How to reach Sanatan Ashram?

How to reach Sanatan Ashram?

Sanatan Ashram is nestled between the famous temples of Shri Shantadurga Devi and Shri Ramnath, in Bandivade village of Ponda (Goa). Situated about 33 kilometers from the capital city of Panjim, the Ashram is easily accessible by road, rail and air. 

We are located at

Sanatan Ashram,
24/B, Ramnathi, Bandora,
Ponda, Goa – 403 401

Drop us an email

[email protected]

Give us a call

+91 832 2312664

(We speak Marathi & Hindi. Assistance is also available in other languages on request)

A request

Please inform us in advance if you would like to visit the Ashram so that we can make necessary arrangements to attend to you.

By Road

Travelling from the North of Goa, via Panaji

Panaji is well connected to all major cities through both state run and private mass transport. If you are travelling by bus, you should get down at Panaji bus stand and take a shuttle to Ponda (approximate travel time is 1 hour). Taxis and rental bikes are also easily available. Your route should take you through Panaji – Old Goa – Mangueshi (Temple) – Ponda – Sanatan Ashram

Travelling from the south of Goa, via Margao

Margao also has a state run bus stand from where you can catch a bus to Ponda. You can also hire a taxi or a bike (pilots as they are called locally) to take you to Ponda. (Approximate travel time is 45 minutes). Your route should take you through Margao – Borim – Ponda – Sanatan Ashram

From Ponda

If you have reached Ponda, you can board a local bus or hire an autorickshaw / taxi / bike to the Sanatan Ashram (approximately 20 minutes). By bus, you will have to ask the conductor to drop you off outside the Sanatan Ashram.

By Rail

From Margoa (Station code MAO)

Margao is the railway hub of Goa. The station receives trains with all classes of travel (Vande Bharat, Rajdhani, Duronto, Express, Passenger etc.) and is well connected to most major cities of Bharat. From Margao Railway station, you can hire taxis (through a convenient pre-paid taxi stand) or take a shuttle to the Kadamba Bus stand from where you can take a bus / taxi / bike to Ponda. Travel is approximately 22 kilometres.

From Karmali (Station code KRMI)

Karmali (also known as Carambolim) is another railway station from where you can hire a prepaid taxi to Sanatan Ashram. Please note that there is no bus facility from the Karmali station. Also, fewer trains have scheduled halts here. Travel is approximately 20 kilometres. 

By Air

From Dabolim International Airport (IATA: GOI, ICAO: VAGO)

Dabolim airport is approximately 32 kilometres from Ponda. It services daily flights from major domestic as well as international airports. There is a prepaid taxi stand where you can hire taxis to take you to Ponda / Sanatan Ashram.

From Manohar International Airport (IATA: GOX, ICAO: VOGA)

Manohar International airport, also known as the Mopa airport after its location, is about 60 kilometres from Ponda. You will be able to hire a pre-paid taxi from the Airport to Ponda / Sanatan Ashram. 

Our Other Ashrams

Sanatan Ashram (Devad)

107 ‘Sanatan Ashram’, Post – ONGC, Devad, Panvel, Navi Mumbai, District – Raigad, Maharashtra 410206
Phone : +91 2143 233120

8 thoughts on “How to reach Sanatan Ashram?”

  1. Namaskar,
    My humble salutations . Am seeking your guidance on knowing if the sansthan offers courses where one can learn the various topics as described in Shri Athavle Guruji’s books and also how can one register for the classes if being offered?
    Thankyou so much. With all gratitude at the Divine Feet.

    Koti koti Dhanyawaad

    • Namaskar Pradnya ji,

      Thank you for contacting us.

      Sanatan Sanstha conducts free online weekly satsangs. Here, along with spiritual guidance, attendees are also helped to implement the Personality Defect Removal (PDR) Process. You can register for these satsangs at

      Or you can fill your details at so that seekers can personally contact you. Under other, please mention that you would like to attend our satsangs.

      Sanatan Sanstha

  2. Please allow us to make auto payment as monthly donation to sanatan sanstha account. This is very usefull & easy to make one fixed date for auto payment every month.
    Hari om🙏

    • Namaskar Vinodkumar ji

      Gratitude for your desire to help Sanatan’s cause. We will try to implement your suggestion.

      Warm regards,
      Sanatan Sanstha


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