We are located at :
24/B, Ramnathi, Bandora,
Ponda, Goa – 403 401
Tel. : (0832) 2312664
Fax : (0832) 2318108
E-mail : [email protected]
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Welcome to the Sanatan Ashram!
The Sanatan Ashram (Ponda) is located in between the famous Temples of Shri Ramnath and Shri Shantadurga in Ponda village. Located 33 Kilometers from the Goan capital city of Panaji, the Ashram can be reached easily by road, rail and air.
To Ramnathi from major cities of Goa
If you are travelling from the North of Goa, via Panaji
Panaji is well connected to all major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur, Ahmedabad etc. 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 bikes are also easily available.
Panajim -> Old Goa -> Mangueshi (Temple) -> Ponda -> Sanatan Ashram
If you are travelling from the south of Goa, via Margao
Margao also has a state run Kadamba 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)
Margao -> Borim -> Ponda -> Sanatan Ashram
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.
Margao is the railway hub of Goa. The station receives trains with all classes of travel (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. The two cities are around 20 kms apart.
Karmali is another railway station from where you can hire a prepaid taxi to Sanatan Ashram. Please note that there is no bus facility in Karmali station.
Dabolim airport is approximately 32 kilometers from Ponda. It services daily flights from major cities like Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata etc. (direct or with a single stopover in few cases). There is a prepaid taxi stand where you can hire taxis to take you to Ponda / Ramnathi.
We request you to intimate us in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements for your arrival.