JANUARY 13 - 18, 2025

subtler living

A unique schedule and environment designed for your spiritual upliftment


This is an opportunity to interact with Academy students and fellow class members from around the world.Experience a holistic lifestyle designed by Swamiji based on the three fundamental spiritual disciplines of Gnana Knowledge, Bhakti Devotion and Karma Action.


Revolutionise the
way that you live
your life

Develop clarity of intellect to deal with the challenges of life and learn the principles of productivity and success. Understand the essential ingredients for building harmonious relationships.


Swami A. Parthasarathy is known as the go-getter's guru. He has been imparting Vedanta and its practical application to life around the world for over sixty years. He has addressed the Young Presidents' Organisation, Oxford, NASA, World Bank, Google et al.



Sunandaji, daughter-disciple of Swamiji has been studying and researching Vedanta for over four decades. She has addressed diverse audiences across five continents including Young Presidents’ Organisation, Harvard Business School, and Ernst & Young.



Disciples of Swami A. Parthasarathy with over a decade of teaching experience will also be conducting sessions. The alumni have been dedicated to the full-time study and propagation of Vedanta to audiences around the world.


Vedanta Alumni

An Academy for
self development

The Vedanta Academy is a place where students from all over the world come to study Vedanta, the ancient Indian philosophy of life and living. The students follow a carefully designed program for intellectual development.

उद्धरेदात्मनात्मानं नात्मानमवसादयेत्
आत्मैव ह्यात्मनो बन्धुरात्मैव रिपुरात्मनः

Let man lift himself by himself, let him not lower himself;
his self alone is his friend, his self alone is his enemy.


Event Schedule

Wake Up (Optional) 4:15 AM
Prayer (Optional) 4:25 AM
Personal Study 4:30 AM
Tea 5:45 AM
Yoga 6:20 AM
Sports/Gym/Jog/Walk 7:10 AM
Shower 8:00 AM
Breakfast 8:30 AM
Video Class by Swamiji 9:30 AM
Break 10:45 AM
Karma: Campus Work 11:30 AM
Break 12:45 PM
Lunch 1:15 PM
Rest/Free Time 2:00 PM
Small Group Discussion 4:00 PM
Tea 5:00 PM
Big Group Discussion by Sunandaji 6:00 PM
Break 7:00 PM
Bhajans: Devotional Singing 7:15 PM
Break 7:45 PM
Dinner 8:00 PM
Retire 9:00 PM

Moments from
past events


  • Personally experience a unique knowledge and environment directed to improving all aspects of life: physical health, emotional strength, intellectual clarity.
  • Get a glimpse of a world which is full of cheer and enthusiasm for work and play.

  • Designed for E-learning students and those who attend regular study classes with our local Vedanta faculty.
  • Prior exposure to Vedanta would be required.
  • All classes are in English, so a basic knowledge of the language is required.

  • Academy is situated in Lonavla – a hill station between Mumbai and Pune. Get Directions.
  • Reach Pune or Mumbai and from there you can avail of independent taxi services. Rates would be subject to distance and type of vehicle.
  • It takes approximately 3 hours from Mumbai and 1.5 hours from Pune to the Academy by road.
  • If you are not a citizen of India, you would require an Indian visa or PIO/OCI card to enter the country. The closest airport is Mumbai International Airport.

  • Attire for lectures, literature sessions, group discussions and meals: Vedanta Academy uniform. The uniforms are available on campus.
  • Other times: Loose fitting clothing. Avoid sleeveless clothes. Ladies are requested not to use shorts or skirts.
  • Yoga: Track pants and not shorts.
  • The temperature in July ranges between 25 and 30 degrees celsius.
  • Waterproof jackets would be recommended.

  • Umbrella/raincoats
  • Waterproof shoes
  • Anti-skid slippers/flip-flops - we remove footwear before entering all buildings
  • Personal toiletries
  • Personal medication (if any)

  • There are 90, twin bedded guest rooms.
  • Participants may be requested to share a room with fellow participants.
  • The campus houses three state-of-the-art lecture halls, two yoga studios, a gym, a jogging track, cricket and soccer grounds, along with basketball, volleyball and badminton courts.

  • 3 nutritious vegetarian meals with vegan options of all cuisines.

  • Smoking, consuming alcohol, non-vegetarian food or recreational drugs is prohibited on Academy premises.
  • Use of mobile phones is restricted to your rooms.
  • On request, the academy provides limited internet access at specified times, in designated areas of campus.

Event Details

Destination: Vedanta Academy, Malavli Hills, India

Dates: 13 - 18 January, 2025

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