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Neem Karoli Baba Ashram

Neem Karoli Baba Ashram is located in Kainchi, at the foothills of Himalaya Mountains, in Uttaranchal. This Ashram was setup by a saint named Neem Karoli Baba.

Neem Karoli Baba was an unassuming person believed to possess divine powers. He is believed to be the incarnation of Lord Hanuman. The saint is said to have performed many miracles. His devotees came from every strata of society. He preached universal love. He died in 1973. Shree Ma, the principle disciple of the Baba heads the ashram which is open to visitors in her presence. The ashram is a refuge for seekers of peace.

Trains are available upto Katgodham after which visitors have to make a two-hour bus ride to Kainchi. Simple vegetarian food is served from the ashram kitchen and donations are accepted. Apart from a prayer routine two or three times a day, no set practices are observed.

The renowned hill station, Nainital, is a couple of hours by bus from the ashram.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Nainital


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