Our retreat Centre ‘Sree Sankara Tapovanam International Yoga Training Centre’ is nestled in a nature sanctuary nurtured by the blessings of Lord Rama- Lakshmana from famous Vilwadrinatha Temple. Nothing is more captivating than enjoying a stroll around the Tapovanam which stand tall from the foresights of great saints like Swarg. Swami Sivananda and Swarg. Swami Nirmalanda Giri Maharaj. On the abode of Punarjeni hills, enlightened by the fresh air and cool breeze from the Tapovana lake embrace Nature inspired yoga presented to you by Athreya Research Foundation. Our yoga retreat is an ideal program designed to recharge your energy and rejuvenate your body and mind to leave you feel inspired, refreshed,  centred and peaceful.


  • Fresh hustle free atmosphere to get the ultimate connection of mind and body .
  • Right place for beginners to start practicing Yoga and meditation.
  • Perfect vibe for veteran yoga practitioners to extend and fine tune their knowledge.
  • Training and talks from renowned Yoga guru Bhamashree Kaithapram Vasudevan Nampoothiri.
  • Classes by renowned Acharyas and gurus
  • Peaceful environment away from the hustles and chaos of urban living will give our place a unique standing.
  • Trekking Punarjani hills, various meditation spots and mundapas, cottages/ rooms facing the beauty of lake and evergreen trees, nature interwoven abode with the peacock, hornbills and many other birds.
  • Daily practice of ‘Karma Yoga’ for an hour to give you utmost mental satisfaction from the selfless service.


Pranayama / Meditation

Yoga Guru Talks


Stay in the midst of nature

Organic balanced diet


OPENING DAY- 26 th December’2017
2:30 pm onwards : Registration and check in
5:30-6:00 pm Opeining Ceremony
6:00 – 07:00 pm DINNER
7.00-8.00 p.m General Introduction and instructions
Day 1to 4 : 27 th to 30 th December’2017
5:00 am Wake up call
5:30 am. Hot Ayurvedic drink
06:00 am -07.30 am Satsang , Meditation and Mantra Chanting
07:30am Tea Break
8:00am–09:30am Asanas
10:00 am – 11:00 am BRUNCH
11:00 am – 12:00 noon Karma yoga
12:00 noon – 1.30 pm Lecture classes by renowned scholars
1:30pm – 1:45 pm Tea Break
1:45 pm-3:00 pm Talks by Yoga gurus
3:00pm- 4:00pm Free Time
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Asanas
6:00 pm- 7:00pm DINNER
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Satsang
8:30- 9:00 pm Open forum
9:15 pm Closure of day’s program
Day 5- 31 st December’2017
5:00 am Wake up call
5:30 am. Hot Ayurvedic drink
06:00 a.m. -07.30 am Satsang , Meditation and Mantra Chanting
07:30am Tea Break
8:00am–09:30am Asanas
10:00 am – 11:00 am BRUNCH
Classes and training lead by:
Kaithapram vasudevan namboodiri
  • Renowned Yoga guru with more than 32 years of teaching experience
  • Social Worker and Sanskrit Scholar.
    UGC NET in Yoga, MA (English), MSc(Yoga), MEd.
  • Certified Yoga Teacher by AYUSH, Govt. of India
  • Director of Pathanjali Yoga Training and Research Centre, Ernakulam
  • Yoga Columnist in Malayalam Newspaper – Mathrubhumi.
  • Yoga teacher in Malayalam TV channel – Janam TV.
  • Author of 3 books on Yoga and 9 other books
  • Editor of Yoga Paitrikam and Devahara


Advisor – Swami Thyaganandaji

Patron – Shri P. N. Chandran

Convener – Mr. Anup Chandran

Organising secretaries

Dr. Anju T R, Director, Centre for Advanced Research, Athreya Research Foundation

Dr. Anima Ashok, Chief consultant Physician, Athreyam ayurvedic Hospital, Thiruvilwamala

Organising Chair – Brahmashree Kaithappram Vasudevan Namboothiri

Registration details


INR 5,500/- * per head for the 5 day camp including registration, food and accommodation.
*Special Inaugural Offer @ 50% Discount.


  • All yoga training sessions and classes under dedicated teachers
  • Vegetarian healthy food
  • Accommodation (on share basis)
  • Id badge
  • Entry pass to all special events
  • Trekking to Punerjani hills

Mode of Registration


Bank transfer , DD/ Cheque:

Account details:

Account No: 67160700319, Account holder: Athreya Research Foundation ,Bank: SBI Branch,Thiruvilwamala, IFSC Code: SBIN0070294

For sending DD/ cheque address is: Athreyam Hospital and Research Centre, Pampadi West, Thiruvilwamala, Thrissur, PIN: 680588

Cash payment:

At cash counter of Athreyam Hospital and Research Centre, Thiruvilwamala or Athreyam, NAD P.O. , Nochima, Aluva.

Refunds of the registration fee: Applicants has to inform at least 5 days before the event for refund. Only 50% of the amount will be refunded.

All participants are requested to give the e- mail ids and mobile number.

For Booking Details: 09446002071.
General enquiry: 09947043791



The Retreat starts on Tuesday 26th December 2017, and you can arrive anytime after 2:30 pm. The retreat program commences at 5:30 pm with our opening ceremony. Evening tea and dinner will be arranged on the date of arrival.


The retreat ends at 11 am on 31st December 2017. The retreat program concludes with the closing ceremony.



For Booking Details: 09446002071.
General enquiry: 09947043791


Brunch : 10:00 am (wholesome delicious, vegetarian meal)
Dinner : 6:00 pm (vegetarian meals)
Special Ayurvedic drink : 5:30 am


Shared accommodation (3 or 4 persons / room) separately for men and women will be provided.

* Family accommodation in one room will be considered, if required, based on availability and first come first served basis.


  • Casual clothing/ Yoga gear; Mandatory Dress code is golden yellow top and white pyjamas (will be available for purchase at the retreat centre)
  • Yoga mat (will be available for purchase at the retreat centre)
  • Bath towel
  • Toiletries
  • Blankets
  • Slippers
  • Personal items etc.
  • Participants can bring additional Yoga equipments like bolsters, straps, eye pillow and blanket if you wish so. But it is not mandatory for our classes.


  • All meals as specified
  • Accommodation
  • All sessions under dedicated teachers
  • Id badge
  • Entry pass to all special events
  • Trekking to Punerjani hills
  • Access to the meditation mandapas at lower and upper Tapovanam, Sri Vinayaka shrine at Tapovanam and Tapovanam kavu


  1. Please note that attendance for all Yoga classes and Satsangs is mandatory.
  2. Special events organized will be informed to all participants.

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