Add-on Cultural Activities

In addition to receiving the best Ayurvedic treatment in an all-women’s environment at Rasa Ayurveda…

…can you imagine …?
…strolling through the largest wooden palace in India
…learning temple etiquette and visiting Ganesha, Devi and Shiva temples
…letting the sand tickle your toes on world-famous Lighthouse Kovalam Beach

…glimpsing the site of the world’s largest treasure find — the Padmanabhaswamy Temple of Thiruvananthapuram (exterior and surroundings)
…walking the lanes of the vegetable and spice bazaar early in the morning with your camera–or the fish market after dark–to catch real life in full color
…shopping for beautiful, unusual local clothing

…shopping for rare gifts & Kerala-cuisine kitchen items
…shopping for South Indian musical instruments
…meeting an Indian elephant… Face to face!

…selecting from thousands the sari that calls to you, then learning to wrap and wear the stunning native dress? (with matching blouse stitched to fit you perfectly!)
….enjoying an soul-stirring classical Karnatic music concert or dance performance

…sitting for a private classical Karnatic music lesson, or learning to arrange your hands in a traditional dance mudra
  • … asking questions about your life and spiritual development in a Jyotish session with a well-respected Vedic Astrologer
    … learning to make traditional jasmine garlands by hand
    , smelling sweet for hours afterward
    … sharing stories, games and smiles with girls at an orphanage
    Your participation makes a difference in keeping Malayalee culture – and your own good self – vital and alive!

Cultural immersion is always eye opening… Perspective-challenging… And sometimes, life changing!
That’s a kind of healing, too!

So, in addition to soaking up the Ayurvedic treatments, cuisine, cooking classes, Ayurvedic training and personal retreat time Rasa Ayurveda is known for all over the world–we invite you to dive even deeper into all the ancient capital of Kerala has to offer!

Time changes all things, and Kerala is subject to the forces of modernization and westernization, just as the rest of the world. Enjoy the riches, the cultural treasure while you can, on your next visit to Rasa Ayurveda.

If you choose, upon your arrival at Rasa Ayurveda, we’ll help you find time for some of these valuable and extra-amazing experiences, along with your authentic Ayurvedic treatment. Let us hear from you now!

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