ashram ashram

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a place of religious retreat modeled after the Indian ashram
  2. (n) (India) a place of religious retreat for Hindus

Usage(s):

  1. The ashram itself uses biogas for part of its lighting requirements, and recycles all of its water.
  2. Maybe we're too busy and too burdened to run off to an ashram, but in the small slivers of time that we hoard for ourselves, we seem to be bringing the ashram to us.
  3. In India she studies meditation at an ashram.

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  1. Chopra told the Sunday Telegraph: "What isn't generally known is that the maharishi had got fed up with the Beatles taking drugs while they were at his ashram."
    on Feb 19, 2006 By: Deepak Chopra Source: Calcutta Telegraph

  2. "Her work at the Gandhi Global Peace Centre at Gandhi Ashram in Delhi is testimony to her deep commitment to the ideas and ideals of the Father of the Nation," Dr. Singh added.
    on Apr 30, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  3. "It would also ease traffic congestion on Ring Road at Ashram, Mathura Road and arterial roads in the city. Increase in average travel speed will reduce fuel consumption, pollution, loss of man-hours and road maintenance costs. The road would serve...
    on Aug 18, 2008 By: Sheila Dikshit Source: Business Standard

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