About Shri Jasnath Asan
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Rajasthan gained its predominance in Education, Dharma, and for the pure behavior of its inhabitants. As the cradle of Indian ancient civilization, it has grown into the land of saints, siddhas and sadhus, and incomparable patriots. Shri Jasnath Asan is best place to learn yoga in India and itâ€™s located in Panchla Siddha, in the heart of the Marwar region of Rajasthan. The ashram is a 16th century medieval fort built by the king of Udaipur, and blessed by the yogis of the Nath tradition. It is one of the oldest educational, social, and religious Yoga institutions in Rajasthan the Marwar region â€“ the trading hub of ancient India. The founder of the ashram and spiritual tradition, Shri Jasnath, was born to a devout and virtuous Jat family at Katariasar, Bikaner in 1482 AD. Legend suggests he was protected by a lion and a snake at the time of birth. Jats are considered one of the thirty six royal races in India, and are credited bringing the river Ganges, the holiest river of Hindus, from Shivaâ€™s matted locks to the north Indian plains. For a long time before his birth, his parentsâ€™ childlessness brought social ridicule. In those days, infertility was a stigma hardly tolerated. Shri Jasnathâ€™s life was spent in the harsh, sandy region of Bikaner-Nagaur, devoid of dense trees and vegetation. The events of his life wasnâ€™t documented for more than 150 years, but was passed on orally from one generation to the next.