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

  • The ashram itself uses biogas for part of its lighting requirements, and recycles all of its water.
  • 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.
  • In India she studies meditation at an ashram.
Quotes

  • Deepak Chopra in Calcutta Telegraph
    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."
  • Manmohan Singh in Thaindian.com (blog)
    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.
  • Alan Tait in WalesOnline
    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... Sheila Dikshit http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheila_Dikshit&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFMSPGyS0lYT7IeERxcgHHQKxVwfg Business Standard http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.business-standard.com/india/storypage.php%3Ftp%3Don%26autono%3D44854&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEp87eXOzJwBPLZSTsB97CUjqdaLg Aug 18, 2008 5786 8612 ashton He's extremely tough, very physical in contact and an outstanding finisher," said Falcons assistant coach Alan Tait. "Danny would fall into the same sort of bracket as Chris Ashton, who has been such a success at Northampton, admittedly at a...

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