May All Beings Experience Blissful Oneness!


Advaita Ananda Samadhi Ashram
(The India branch of the Samadhi Hermitage, Inc., Madrid, New Mexico, USA)

Francis Ananda Love (Ananda Baba)
Personal Residence, Guest Quarters, Satsang Hall, Small Garden, Gym Room …
Samadhi Hermitage Crystal Meditation Cave.
Ellora, Maharashtra, INDIA

Ellora is a place of fantastic ancient Buddhist, Hindu & Jain Spiritual Caves
(the "Ajanta & Ellora Caves" - A World Heritage Monument)
beautifully carved into a Volcanic Hillside, 900-1200 yrs ago.
ell-worth the visit.



Advaita Ananda Samadhi Ashram


*** Facilities for sadhana ... satsang, meditation, yoga … and "spiritual lodging"
for visitors and friends who wish to visit Ellora and its famous caves ***
  *** An Indian home-base for Ananda, who now prefers to live in India, more-so than in USA ***
*** A place for Ananda to host his friends .. Sadhus and those who are not .. who wish to visit him at Ellora; and ***
*** A future place for our four adopted kids in India, for their own social work, in whatever ways they choose to develop theirselves in. ***
Local volcanic stone
was used
for internal walls, the Meditation Cave, and certain garden stone walls,
giving an ancient temple/cave-like atmosphere.
Quite a variety of local-area crystals are embedded in the walls through-out, and thus …
the name
"Samadhi Hermitage Crystal Cave".

An on-and-off 6-year construction project, t
he final stage being a small gym-room,
to replace construction work, as the 50 years of exercise & yoga which kept Ananda's body
fit and strong!
His stone hammer hangs
on the gym wall, with ribbon, as a memorial to such!
Your visit is most welcome.

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    View of Entry Way, Garden, main ashram building, and our wonderful "Samadhi Hermitage Crystal Cave". Behind the cave (to the right) is the ashram entry gate.
Behind the windows is the Satsang Hall; that's the front half of the building (kitchen, sleeping, computer, etc., are backside).
The Heart Mandir (photo, below center) is in the middle of that wall, facing the windows.
A guest room, a small outdoor kitchen-deck, and the gym room are on the lower level, overlooking Ellora's mostly dry creek bed.

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Satsang Hall Heart Mandir (Temple) in the Satsang HallAshram Kitchen

Samadhi Hermitage Crystal Meditation Cave - India

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Samadhi Hermitage Crystal Meditation Cave
(small sink lower right corner)

Night-time view from Bed Platform
View from Bed Platform
(Doorway to right; small sink  below)


"All Religion Batik" greeting all visitors!
Behind, is the guest room; to the right, the gym Room.

That's our Sita, on our brand new Gym Machine!!
Guest room is behind; Gym room to the left.
Guest Room
Night view - Gym-room entry, and Aloe Vera garden.
Outdoor Kitchen-Gym Room entry-Guest Room Window



Meditation seat … verandah, backside, upper level.
  Ashram kitchen is inside the door.
Ananda's Stone Hammer,
on pillar in gym room.
A memorial & affirmation that ...
"Construction work is finished!!"
Everyone got some exercise
on this job!!

Our most precious Sita and Sagar visiting the Hermitage from nearby.  We built their home, remodeled their restaurant, and give support since 2002.

The Pictures above, are of the finished work.
The construction-work photos are also quite impressive!
Click here to see the story …
Link to photos of the Construction Days!
7/2005 (Pillars & Slabs); and 12/2008 - 12/2014 (everything else!! - 6 years).


Thanks for the visit!!

Please come again … Maybe I will see you in India??

The "Samadhi Hermitage-India" is here to serve your visit to India.
If you are coming to India, and this feels of interest to you, then please do come for a visit.

email: ananda (@)  samadhihermitage.org
Ananda's phone # in India is 95451-63039.


Ellora is a place of fantastic Ancient Buddhist, Hindu & Jain Spiritual Caves
beautifully carved into a Volcanic Hillside, 900-1200 yrs ago.

Ellora is a 45 minute bus ride from Aurangabad, which is
Approx. 3 hours bus from Ahmednagar (Meher Baba's Ashram);
6 hours bus from Pune;

 7 hours train from Mumbai;
24 hours
train from New Delhi (basically, noon to noon, one train).

"Ajanta & Ellora Caves" are a World Heritage Monument, well-worth the visit.

Thank you for your interest and caring; and,
may all forms of blissings and blessings be upon you.

Om Namo Narayan.

Jai Maa!



Samadhi Hermitage, Madrid, New Mexico, USA
Home Page
Samadhi Cave - Introduction
Samadhi Cave - Page Two
and Logistics
Hanuman One-Month
Meditation Cave
Our Monk
Hermitage Photo Collage
More Fun Photos
Charitable Services
A Month in Samadhi Cave
by Lynn B.
Dwadash Pradeep's "Twelve Lights"
Bhaiji's 12 special instructions to devotees of
Shree Shree Anandamayee Ma

Other Spiritual Links you might like
Vegetarians and Antibiotics
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Three Spiritual Healer Friends
Coaching, Counsel, Guidance, Healing, Insight, Intuitive.
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Advaita Ananda Samadhi Ashram - Ellora, Maharastra, INDIA

Advaita Ananda Samadhi Ashram
= now -- FOR SALE =
Ananda's Ashram and the
Samadhi Hermitage Crystal
Meditation Cave
Construction Days - 2009-2014
Six years, on and off,
our India Ashram. 
Stone walls, construction folks, etc.
Glimpses from the Past - 1994-2002
Collages and Stories of two
Indian families.
Still we are with two children from each!
Jyoti & Sagar in Mishra family;
Sita & Sagar in Tambe family.
Hearts and Faces in Stone
India Ashram Stone masonry fun!
"Miles  of Smiles"
Families & friends… in bliss!
 Samadhi Hermitage - India Trust
We are officially non-profit in India.
Shivani Puri
  Kids and families
at her Ashram
in Amar Kantak, headwaters of the Narmada Ganga.
The Roy Family, in West Bengal
  A true Gandhian family totally dedicated to village service and uplift.
Sita's Family
Sarubai Tambe Family Residence.

Would you like to help with Social Work in India?
$10-20/month is NOT a hardship for most of us; yet it can do wonders in 3rd world countries!
For assistance to poor folks in any 3rd world country, no amount is too small.
Click here … for a visit to "Social Work in India"

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Telephone: (505-473-3560)

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