Santhanantha Ashram is located at Mangad, a small village on the outskirts of Kollam. Founded by His Highness Swami Santhanantha Giri, the ashram is a humble abode without any pomp and show. Visitors are captivated by the serenity of the atmosphere. Swamiji has written many famous books, which include Mauna Madhuri, Poornanubhoothi and Dhyanam Thanne Enthinu.
Mangad is around 5 km away from Kollam.