• Arsha Vidya Gurukulam
    651 Rte 115, Saylorsburg, PA 18353
    Phone: (570) 992-2339

    Arsha Vidya Gurukulam is located at the foothills of Pocono and it is about 80 miles from Newark Airport in New Jersey. A serene 14 acres setting in the Pocono Mountains, the Gurukulam offers short- and long-term programs of study for guest and resident students of all ages. The campus is adorned by a beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Dakshinamurti, considered the first teacher of Vedic knowledge. Apart from Vedanta, classes on Sanskrit, Vedic chanting, Vedic astrology, Ayurveda, meditation and Iyengar Yoga are also offered. There are ongoing meditation and Vedanta classes on weekends which anyone can attend without prior registration. Arsha Vidya Gurukulam has excellent lodging and boarding facility with a walking trail, a yoga center and close to Route 33 in Pennsylvania.

    Driving Directions:

    If you are driving from New York City on Route 80 West, you should take exit 304 in Pennsylvania for Rt 209 South to 33 South and take Exit for Saylorsburg. At the ramp, take left and Arsha Vidya will be on your right after 1/8th of a mile, next to Saylorsburg Lumber Yard.

    If you are driving from Newark Airport, take Rt. 78 West and then 33 North after paying tolls in Pennsylvania at Delaware River Bridge. After about 15 miles on Rt. 33 North, you will see Saylorsburg Exit. Take right at the ramp and left at the T-junction. Arsha Vidya Gurukulam will be on your right after 1/4th of a mile.

    Public Transport

    There are buses from Port Authority of New York to Stroudsburg and Easton, Pennsylvania, which are very close to the Ashram.

    For buses from Port Authority, New York City to Stroudsburg/DWG, PA

    For buses from Stroudsburg/DWG, PA to Port Authority, New York City

    For buses to and from Easton, PA the bus schedule is given in this link.

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    For more information, call Rakesh Sharma
    (917) 299-4128
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