Root Institute for Wisdom Culture
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Root Institute for Wisdom Culture information
Located in a tranquil, tree-shaded corner of town, this foreign-run institute holds various meditation courses (from two to 21 days) between October and March. Courses cost around ₹1000 per day, including meals and accommodation. The 6.45am meditation session is open to all; you can also catch drop-in yoga classes at 11.45am Tuesday to Saturday.
There's a charitable health program running six days a week; volunteering is welcome.