Swami Dayananda Ashram is a famous ashram located in Rishikesh. This Ashram is situated on the banks of the holy Ganga river. This ashram is a centre of the study of Vedanta and Sanskrit. This ashram was established in the year 1960 by Swami Dayanand Saraswati. Swami Dayanand Saraswati was an internationally recognized teacher of Vedanta and the most famous scholar of Sanskrit. The ashram also has a library, which includes more than 5000 books like Vedanta, Sanskrit grammar, Indian and Western philosophy, religion and Yoga on various topics. Regular Iyengar Yoga Camps are organized in the Ashram. Regular residential courses are organized in the ashram with the meditation on the Bhagavad Gita and ten major Upanishads. During of the course, the Vedic Mantra is also taught in the ashram. This ashram is known for purity, spirituality and high ideals. Swami Dayananda Ashram is one of the main ashrams of Rishikesh..
The nearest airport to Rishikesh is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 20 km from Rishikesh.
The nearest railway station of Rishikesh is Rishikesh, which comes under to the Northern Railway Zone of Indian Railways.
Swami Dayananda Ashram is located at a distance of about 3 km from Rishikesh bus stand.
The journey of Swami Dayananda Ashram can be done throughout the year, but the best time to visit here is between the months of October to April. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to cold in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of rains.