The Ashram is located at a distance of just 1 kilometer from Kausani, Lakshmi Ashram was started by Sarlaben (Catherine Hillman who later changed her name) in 1964.
The ashram’s main motto is the development of the rural women of Kumaon region. The ashram is a school for the girls and also a centre for practical trainings to women. In the ashram, women are skilled different things like growing vegetables, catering, tidiness of house etc. The place is located amidst a tranquil location and an essential part of a divine trip is to visit here. The ashram is established in the year 1948 and also known as Sarla Ashram.