Experience simplicity & joy in service

Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Delhi Branch was inaugurated on 12th February 1956 with the blessings of the mother. The mother graciously granted the first sacred relics of Sri Aurobindo to be enshrined here on 5th December 1957.

We have expanded our footings at Van Niwas, Madhubhan and The Mountain Paradise in the sylvan hills of Uttarakhand and at the Auro-Mira Vidya Mandir in Kechla, Odisha.

Our beckoning to volunteers

Come as a resident volunteer to any of our centres to spend an enriching time with your inner ecology and discover who you are. Offer us your time and skill so that together we may carry on the work envisaged by The Mother and Sri Aurobindo.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram -Delhi Branch

Services you can offer as a volunteer

  • The Mothers Integral Health Centre:

We provide free medical services to people in need.

  • Research and resource wing:

You can work on a research project on the integration of the higher consciousness in several areas of human endeavor.

  • Flour and spice mill:

We grind our own flour and spices and you can help in the process.

  • Handmade paper unit:

We produce high quality paper for stationary, greeting cards and decorative items.

  • SABDA:

Here we handle the sale of all ashram (Pondicherry and Delhi Branch) publications, photographs and products.

Talla Ramgarh -  Madhuban

Residential volunteering in the Himalayas

If you have ever dreamt of wanting to serve the divine in a place of beauty and silence, a residential volunteer ship at Madhuban beckons you to choose:

  • Creatively helping to shape our gardens
  • Cooking up a storm in our kitchen
  • Teaching & working with the local children
  • Start a new project.
  • You can also bring your own group and conduct workshops.
  • Residential camps on Vedanta, self growth, yoga & integral living. Youth programmes and adventure camps for children.

Talla Ramgarh -  Mountain Paradise

Located in Talla Ramgarh far away from the hustling crowds is the mountain paradise. If you like your quiet and want to live and tend to the fruit orchards on a quaint mountain top, painting, creating music or just being  by yourself then this is the place for you.

The current activities include:

Fruit growing, plucking, picking, packing and sending the fruits to the markets.

Nainital -  Van Niwas

Set as a serene mountainous abode nestled in the Uttaranchal hills is the Van Niwas

Present activities

Services you can offer as a volunteer

  • Any administrative support you can give for facility and property management.
  • Start a new project.
  • You can also bring your own group and conduct workshops.

The Auro-Mira Vidya Mandir, Kechla, Odisha

Kechla is a conglomeration of several hamlets of primarily tribal populace. The area abounds in natual scenic beauty and clean unpolluted & bracing air.

You could help us with the following:

  • Primary teachers proficient in English/ Hindi.
  • If you are an artist and specialize in any art form, join us in sharing these with our children.
  • Science & environment science mentors.
  • Sports enthusiasts.
  • Administrative assignments.
  • Water and waste management.
  • Writing and whetting  your creative skills for our varied documentation work.
  • Kitchen and bakery where simple, but nutritious meals are prepared.
  • At skills in works: this is a workshop complex that takes care of construction and maintenance work. Volunteers with a background in architecture would help.
  • At the Sri Aurobindo Ashram Institute of Vocational Training, we need teachers for our 3 months to 6 months vocational courses in:
    • Library science,
    • Paramedical training
    • Cookery, baking and fruit processing
    • Housekeeping, carpentry & plumbing
    • Photo framing and lamination
    • Book binding and screen printing,
    • Computer software and hardware teaching
    • Typing
    • Tailoring
    • Mobile repairing
    • Solar lighting


You can also volunteer at any of our centres and help us with...

If you are looking to make a difference in your own life and in the life of others, do write and share what you would like to offer.



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+91 11 8130075079

You can offer your own individual offering of seamlessly merge in the fabric of our work.