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Mahavatar Babaji Cave: A Spiritual Odyssey Near Dunagiri Retreat

Updated: Dec 11, 2023

Mahavatar Babaji cave sign near Dunagiri Retreat
Mahavatar Babaji cave sign near Dunagiri Retreat

Embark on a spiritual journey to Mahavatar Babaji's Cave, a place shrouded in the sacred aura of the Himalayas. This revered destination is not just a geological marvel but a spiritual nucleus where the ancient practice of Kriya Yoga was rekindled. In this mystical cave, Mahavatar Babaji imparted his timeless wisdom to Lahiri Mahasaya, sparking a spiritual awakening that continues to resonate across the globe.

Journey to Mahavatar Babaji's Cave

Your pilgrimage to Mahavatar Babaji's Cave begins from Dunagiri Retreat, located just 25 km from Dwarahat in the quaint hamlet of Kukuchina. A rejuvenating trek through verdant forests takes you to this hallowed site. It was here, in the serene seclusion of the cave, that Babaji initiated Lahiri Mahasaya into Kriya Yoga, marking a pivotal moment in the spiritual history of the Himalayas.

Dunagiri Retreat: Your Sanctuary in the Himalayas

Nestled within the grandeur of the Himalayas, Dunagiri Retreat serves as your serene base for this spiritual expedition. Our accommodations, marrying rustic elegance with comfort, provide a haven for reflection and rejuvenation. Immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of Dunagiri, where each of our 24 thoughtfully appointed rooms offers a peaceful respite, aligning with the teachings of Mahavatar Babaji and Paramahansa Yogananda.

Spiritual Exploration at Dunagiri

Dunagiri Retreat is more than just a retreat; it's a gateway to the profound spiritual tapestry of India. Our curated experiences deepen your connection with this land's rich heritage. Explore the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda and the legacy of Neem Karoli Baba, delve into the essence of Kriya Yoga, or read Chapter 34, "Materialising a Palace in the Himalayas," from 'Autobiography of a Yogi' for inspiration.


As you contemplate a visit to Mahavatar Babaji's Cave and seek solace at Dunagiri Retreat, a transformative journey awaits. Here, amidst the spiritual resonance of the Himalayas, you can experience the blessing of Mahavatar Babaji and the profound message of Kriya Yoga. Your path to inner harmony and spiritual discovery begins in the heart of the Himalayas, at Dunagiri Retreat.

To learn more about Mahavatar Babaji, read "Mahavatar Babaji: The Eternal Yogi of Dunagiri Retreat". 

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