Kashi Ashram is an interfaith spiritual community founded in 1976 by Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati.

The teachings of Kashi are based on kindness, compassion and service, embracing the sacred practices of many traditions. With roots in the lineage of Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati and her guru, Neem Karoli Baba, Kashi's values exemplify the ideal that all paths followed with a sincere heart lead to one's own God within.

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Kashi is a sustainable, contemporary ashram and spiritual destination providing an oasis for every heart, as inspired by the teachings of Ma Jaya.


Kashi’s purpose is to awaken a radical awareness about one’s spiritual self and the issues that face the world today.


Kashi follows the philosophy of kindness and service – as inspired by the profoundly simple words of Neem Karoli Baba to “Feed Everyone”. Kashi is committed to interreligious and interfaith dialogue, envisioning a world in which all are treated with kindness, dignity and respect. Ultimately Kashi is about living life from the place of the open heart. Kashi welcomes people from all walks of life and circumstances to share and find refuge in love and kindness without distinction as to religion, race, gender, color, creed, sexual orientation or gender expression.