General guidelines on visit, stay and participation in courses @ Aliyar
Location: The Ashram is situated at a distance of about 65 kilometers from Coimbatore, a major city of Tamil Nadu in South India. Coimbatore is well connected by Air, Rail and Road. The town of Pollachi is 45 Kms, south of Coimbatore. The ashram is situated on the Pollachi Vaalparai main road, 2 Kms. beyond the Aliyar Dam. One can take a taxi from Coimbatore Airport, Railway station or bus stand which would cost between Rs.600 and Rs.800. Those who wish to travel by bus should get to the Coimbatore Ukkadam bus stand and board a bus to Pollachi, which plies every three minutes. From Pollachi bus stand one can take the town bus (route number 37A and B) or take a bus to Navamalai or Vaalpaarai, or get a taxi for a fare of about Rs. 250. Similarly, from Cochin and other cities one can reach Pollachi and proceed to the Ashram. (Pollachi is a 3-hour drive by car from Cochin Airport.)

Day Visit:
The Temple of Consciousness is open for visitors from 7.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 3.30 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. every day. All are welcome.

Special attraction: On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Maharishi gives a Public lecture from 5.00 - 6:00 PM.

Overnight Stay:

For staying overnight you should:
  For staying overnight you should:
Have taken training in SKY meditation in any of the branches of the Trusts affiliated to the World Community Service Centre (WCSC) in India or abroad.
Bring an introduction letter from the Master-in-Charge of your meditation center giving details such as requested duration of stay and purpose of visit.
  Bring your SKY Identity card issued by the meditation centre.

  Please note:
Aside from special courses, maximum duration of stay is 3 nights.
As we have limited accommodation, visitors cannot be accommodated when courses are going on. Generally, courses are held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday (up to noon). Occasionally, special courses or other programs are held on other days also. So, it is advised that prior information is obtained about the availability of rooms and also to book your room(s) in advance.
Women who wish to stay overnight must be accompanied.

Types of Accomodation:

There are two types of accommodation available:

Rooms with attached bath

  Double Occupancy (per bed/ per day) Single Occupancy (per bed/ per day)
Rs 100
Rs 200
Special Non A/C
Rs 125
Rs 250
Special A/C
Rs 175
Rs 350