Gandhi Ashram - Chhatarpur, INDIA


Our Mission

To develop a self-sustaining way of life based on Mahatma Gandhi’s principles of Swaraj and nonviolence.


In particular, the community seeks to apply these principles to the problems of the 21st century to find universally applicable solutions. A communal society and economy is fostered through a self-reliant organic and rural lifestyle. An environment for learning is created and enriched through constructive activities and supplemented by nonviolent social and ecological activism.

Secluded in the small city environment of Chhatarpur, the Ashram’s primary campus comprises 34 acres of mixed-use land with a community of nearly one hundred. It is located in the north-central part of the state of Madhya Pradesh, 40 km from Khajuraho and 130 km from Jhansi. It can easily be reached by bus and rail via the Harpalpur (45 km), Khajuraho (40 km) or Jhansi (130 km) stations.



Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh