Price - $82,500
Our Advaita Ananda Samadhi Ashram, in Ellora, India, is now FOR SALE.
Designed & Built (2009-14; updated 2016) by owner, Francis Ananda Love, American contractor, stone-mason & Sadhu.
Facilities: Personal Residence, Guest Quarters, Satsang Hall, Meditation Cave/Temple, Garden, Gym Room and more. Very clean and inviting in a nicely secluded natural setting. We have our own bore-well (150 ft. deep), & drip irrigation with timer for the garden. The Property is mostly surrounded by fruit trees, gardens; one very helpful and quiet neighbor. The northern boundary is on the Village creek ("Ganga").
Crystal Meditation Cave: AWESOME! In the garden, hand-made, with OLD local stone blocks. Fire pit, sleeping/sitting platform, many different crystals embedded in the wall, and a pyramid dome -- it is a superb place for solitude and sadhana (meditation, etc.).
The ashram is a fantastic place, with design, supervision & construction mostly by Ananda's two hands. The stone work "inside & everywhere" is awesome, beautiful, quite incredible ... providing Natural Air conditioning through-out the Main building.
Magical Location: Ellora (Maharashtra, India) is home to the ancient Grushneshwar Mandir (the12th Jyotirlinga Temple); and the Ancient World Heritage Monument: Ellora Caves & nearby Ajanta Caves.
— 10 minutes walk to the east - Ellora Caves ( Bus stop mentioned below).
— 10 minutes walk to the west - Grushneshwar Mandir (Temple).
Nearby City: Aurangabad: 30 minutes by local bus -- for shopping, good medical services, Train & Bus stations, and the Aurangabad Airport (IATA Code: IXU).
PLEASE NOTE: A Foreign Citizen IS permitted to purchase this property in India from myself, because it was purchased correctly by a foreigner (myself) on a 10-year resident permit.