Welcome to Anand Shikhar Sadhnalaya

Anand Shikhar Sadhnalaya is a Yogoda Satsanga Retreat, situated in the lap of Himalayas, in the state of Himachal Pradesh. It is about fifteen kilometers away from the Shimla town.
“It is the spiritual poverty, not the material lack that lies at the core of all human sufferings.”
Paramahansa Yogananda

About Anand Shikhar Sadhnalaya

Anand Shikhar Sadhnalaya is a Yogoda Satsanga Retreat. Situated in the lap of Himalayas, in the state of Himachal Pradesh, it is about fifteen kilometers away from the Shimla town.
All the devotees of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India and Self Realization Fellowship are welcome to attend our Retreat programmes and other events.

“He who is persistent will realize God. So try your best to make meditation a regular experience in your life.”
– Paramahansa Yogananda

Special Advisory to Devotees

  1. Since Anand Shikhar Retreat is located at a Hilly area, devotees suffering from physical disability/ heart and respiratory problems may avoid participating in the programme, because one needs to walk up and down in the retreat premises.
  2. In case of couples participating in the Retreat Programme, should carry separate set of daily usable items like soap, tooth paste, creams etc. because they will get separate rooms in the Ashram.
  3. Some of the participants/devotees, who are willing to stay in private accommodation, may book the same directly or through the Coordinator of the Anand Shikhar Sadhnalya, Panti . Click here to have a look on the types of accommodation and their other details.
  4. While applying to participate in any Retreat Programme, please always write your contact number.
  5. Donations will be accepted preferably by A/C Payee cheque or through POS machine.

Managing Committee,
Anand Shikhar, Shimla

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“There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness and thinking of others first. When you learn to live for others, they will live for you.”

– Paramahansa Yogananda

Attendees Feedbacks

I bow to Swami ji thousands times in gratitude for bestowing abundant of wisdom and spirituality on the devotees by organizing the retreat specially in calm, serene and spiritual atmosphere…

– R P Dua, Delhi

This seven days retreat gave me an opportunity for deeper study of Autobiography. There is a definite difference between “individual reading” and “reading and listening” (to CD) in a group…

– Sucharita Pradhan, Kolkata

The explanation and discussion on each chapter after listening it gave a very clear concept and made it more interesting than it was by reading only..

– Y.S. Vashishtha, Agra

From Our Blog

Report on Retreat Programmes organized during the year 2023

During the year 2023, ten Retreats / programmes were organized from January to December, at Anand Shikhar. Out of them, nine were devotee-led Retreats conducted by the Meditation Leaders from Shimla and Chandigarh under the guidance of Swami Sri Krishnananda ji. One...

Dhyana Kendra

The Kendra is located near the Ridge, Shimla.The Ridge is a large open space, located in the centre of Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, India.

It is the hub of all cultural activities of Shimla. It is situated at an elevation of 2,205 Meters, along the Mall Road, which is the famous shopping center of Shimla.

Meditation Session at Kendra