18. ISHWAR KRIPA ASHRAM
RAJKOT DIOCESE – SYRO – MALABAR RITE
Kileshwar Gate, Bhanvad
Gujarat – 360 510
Phone : (02896) 232956
Founded on 11.07.1984
This Ashram is the first foundation of Shanti Nilayam Abbey. It was blessed by Rt. Rev. Gregory Karotemprel, Bishop of Rajkot. It has adopted Indian traditional cusoms of dress, food and living, in an attempt to dispel the misconceptions that non-christians have of Christianity. Hindus and Muslims of the locality are regular vistors.
The Ashram’s activities includes the holding of inter-faith dialogue, dairy farming and cultivation.
Solemnly Professed Sisters - 3
LOCATION AND ROUTES
On the outskrits of Bhanvad, approx. 50 km north east of Porbander. The Ashram is opposite Kileshwar Gate.
By Car :
From Rajkot, take NH8B towards Porbander. Bhanvad is on the way.
By Bus :
From Rajkot bus stop, take a bus to Bhanvad.
By Rail :
The Saurashtra Express from Mumbai to Porbander stops at Bhanvad railway station. From there, take an auto to Kileshwar Gate.
By Air :
From Porbandhar airport, take an auto to Probander railway stations and follow directions “By Rail” or take a bus to Bhanvad.