Simple Definition of ashram
: a place where a person or a group of people go to live separately from the rest of society and practice the Hindu religion
Full Definition of ashram
1 : a secluded dwelling of a Hindu sage; also : the group of disciples instructed there
2 : a religious retreat
Origin of ashram
Sanskrit āśrama, from śrama religious exercise
First Known Use: 1917
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