They converted an old mansion into an ashram in a rundown part of Philadelphia.
On the trail of her guru, Gilbert stays at an ashram for four months, and she attempts to describe yoga from the mat up.
The exact instant at which our group returned to the ashram, the clouds and rain passed away tracelessly.
It is a serious mistake to order them from the ashram or any other place.
The man, who held a reputation for ruthlessness, had it well within his power to oust us from the ashram.
"We were seated outdoors near the ashram," Prafulla told me.
Outer walls were moss-covered; pigeons fluttered over the flat gray roof, unceremoniously sharing the ashram quarters.
On the evening of March 16, 1936, Ma arrived at the ashram and asked to see her guru.
With exaggerated gravity he questioned all ashram residents.
The ashram now only conducts a weaving-school, which teaches all the processes from ginning right up to weaving.
"religious hermitage," 1917, from Sanskrit asramah, from a-, adnomial prefix, + sramah "effort, toll, fatigue."