Sevagram, the place
hallowed by the "Father of Nation" Mahatma Gandhiji, is in Wardha
district in the state of Maharashtra, and is located right at the
Center of India. The district headquarter, Wardha is 10 Km
Sevagram / Wardha is 80 Km from Nagpur (1.30 Hrs Journey), which
is the nearest airport.
Sevagram / Wardha
is well connected by trains, as it is at the intersection of
Delhi-Chennai, as well as Mumbai-Howrah railway route.
about 6 Km from Arogyadham is located on the Delhi-Chennai trunk
route. It has daily train connections with Delhi, Itarsi, Hyderabad,
and Chennai. Trains from Lucknow and Patna also halt here.
Wardha Jn. which is
about 10 Km from MGIMS, on the Mumbai-Howrah line. Trains from
Mumbai, Ahemadabad, Howrah, and Raipur stop here.
Direct bus services
for Wardha are available from Nagpur, Pune, Amravati, Akola, Latur,
Nanded, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, and Gadchiroli. Taxis are available
at Nagpur Airport as well as both railway station. Auto-rickshaws
run from Sevagram and Wardha stations to Arogyadham.
Things to Bring:
Medication if any prescribed, past & resent medical records, Torch light, towel, umbrella (July - September), comfortable wollen clothings (November - February), Comfortable clothes for Yoga practice.
A valid Photo ID has to be carried by every person above the age of 18 staying at Arogyadham. The identification proofs accepted are Aadhar card, Drivers License, Voters ID Card, Passport. Without valid ID the guest will not be allowed to check in.
Places of Interest around Sevagram:
Gandhi Ashram: Sevagram was Gandhiji’s headquarters from April 1936 during struggle for independence. From Sevagram he guided the Nation for attaining freedom of India.
Paunar Ashram: Paramdham Ashram just 4.5 Km. from Sevagram was established by Acharya Vinoba Bhave in 1938 on the bank of river Dham. While excavation, 1500 yrs old sculptures were unearthed and are displayed at the Ashram.
Magan Sangrahalaya: Magan Sangrahalaya is a museum situated at Wardha city, where everything about Khadi and Village industries related equipments are displayed. After leaving Sabarmati Ashram, Gandhiji came to Wardha and stayed at Magan Sangrahalaya in 1934.