Sharada Kutir, Gangotri

As the great Yogi Tapovan Swamiji Maharaj once stated, Gangotri is the place for Yogis and Sadakas who want to dedicate their lives to realization through meditation. Sivananda cave and Sharada Kuteer are located in Gangotri,Pujya Gurudev Swami Sivananda Maharaj‚Äôs sishya Swami SharadanandaJi Maharaj had constructed Sharada Kuteer before 1970 and had done his sandhana there. Thus, it was named Sharada Kuteer. and Kashika was blessed with the opportunity to serve sadhus here. Poojya Chidananda Swamiji Maharaj also used to spend some time here every year for meditation and discourses and share Gurudev’s teachings with devotees and spiritual seekers. 

Sharada Kutir


From the very beginning, Pujya Gurudev Swami Sivananda’s guidance has been instrumental in all the seva activities of Kashika. We have tried to imbibe and put into practice the spiritual instructions and the sadhana tattva of Gurudev.

Gurudev Swami Sivanada