Welcome to the Art of Living International Center (AOL), your home away from home! Situated on the top of the Panchagiri Hills, 24km southwest of Bangalore (Bengaluru), near Udipalya village. The campus is spread over 65 acres, with an abundance of flowering foliage spread along winding footpaths, a peaceful lake and the exquisitely beautiful Vishalakshi Mantap, the central meditation hall. Started in 1986, the ashram is an exquisite blend of the old and the new. While enjoying meditative walks, satsangs which are held every evening where minds unite through music, meditation, and wisdom to experience a higher state of consciousness and exploring the ashram, one can choose to undergo from the various residential programs offered at the Ashram every week.
The campus is also the focal point of many service projects such as rural development and education, organic farming initiatives, scientific research into the benefits of Sudarshan Kriya. Seva (voluntary service) is an integral part of the activities in the ashram. One can experience the humble satisfaction that comes from doing selfless work here in various departments.The Ashram is an ideal location for reflection and retreat, where people from all backgrounds, religions, and ethnicity come together in knowledge, celebration, and service.