Swami Pranavananda Ashram is situated in Kolli Hills
, in Namakkal District
, of Tamil Nadu
. The ashram is about 400 km from Chennai
. The ashram is situated far away from human habitations. The nearest village is about 3 km away behind a hill. Owing to its location the ashram provides an ideal setting for meditation offering a total peace and harmony with Nature.
Swami Pranavananda Ashram is surrounded with places of religious importance - Sendamangalam, where the Samadhi (tomb) of Swayamprakash Brahmendra Avadutta Swamigal and one of the few temples dedicated to Lord Dattatreya
. Nerur is a small village on the banks of the Cauvery River
where the Samadhi of Sadashiva Bramendra Avadutta Swamigal is located.
The Ashram runs a medical centre and is planning for a free adult education program for poor people.
The nearest railway station is at Salem