Babuji Memorial Ashram is situated in Mannapakkam, Chennai
. This ashram belongs to the Ram Chandra Mission. People from all walks of life from around the globe gather here to meditate. The system of meditation practiced here is the Sahaj Marg system.
The system of Sahaj Marg (the natural path) preaches simple living. Meditation is the routine in the ashram. By ignoring unwanted thoughts, the mind is trained to relax enabling better concentration.
Sahaj Marg system of meditation was founded by Guru Ram Chandra
Maharaj of Fatehgarh (1783-1834). His disciple Sri Ram Chandra of
Shahjahanpur established the Ram Chandra Mission in 1945. The mission has now grown into a global organization with centers all over the world. The present Guru is Parthasarathy Rajagopalachari of Chennai.