Category: What was hermitages?

What was hermitages?

A hermitage is a type of monastery. Typically it has a room, or at least a dedicated space, for religious devotion, very basic sleeping quarters and a domestic cooking range, suitable for the ascetic way of living of the inhabitant.

Different types of Hermitages in Ancient India

Anga Ashrama
Gautama Ashrama
Bharadwaja Ashrama
Valmiki Ashrama
Atri Ashrama
Sharabhanga Ashrama
Suteekshna Ashrama
Agastya Ashrama
Matanga Ashrama