Dress Code & What to Bring

Program participants are advised to wear clean, loose-fitting, and modest clothing.

  • Dressier clothes for Satsangs and special programs
  • Respectful attire at Ashram shrines
  • Men must wear shirts

Please refrain from wearing:

  • Shorts during special programs, Satsang, or meditations at Ashram shrines
  • Tight pants or tops, low-cut tops, halters, thin straps, or mid-riff-revealing clothes
  • Short shorts, low-rise pants or mini-skirts
  • Unclean or ragged clothing
  • Bikinis


  • Alarm clock
  • Bathing suit and beach towel for swimming (optional)
  • Flashlight
  • Hats—to protect against summer sun or to keep the head warm in the winter
  • Hatha Yoga Clothes—loose, comfortable, and modest
  • Hatha Mat—or a large towel—for classes (optional)
  • Toiletries (soap, shampoo, dental items etc.)
  • Satsang Clothes—Dressier, more formal clothing (many wear white but it is not required)
  • Slip-on shoes such as clogs, mules, or sandals, since we do not wear shoes indoors
  • Closed-toed shoes for serving in the kitchen
  • Umbrella (optional)


  • Alcohol, illegal drugs, and tobacco (abstention from alcohol, illegal drugs, and tobacco applies on and off grounds during your participation in the LYT program)
  • Projects or anything that may draw your attention away from your inner journey
  • Any more items than are needed for a month’s stay. Space is limited and rooms must be kept clean and neat. Storage space is limited
  • Pets

Thank you for your cooperation in helping to maintain a yogic environment here at the Ashram.


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