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Shriyantra Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas Swami Omkarananda



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Omkarananda Shiva Shishu Niketan, Jakhi Gavana
   Date of Foundation : 1996
   Classes : Nursery to Class V
   Strength : 100 Students
   Teaching Staff : 5 Teachers
   School Timing : Summer: 7:00 am to 12:00 pm
  Winter: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
   Catchment Area : Up to 2 km, from 4 villages
   Extracurricular Activities : Dance, Music and Sports. Taking part in local competitions.
This place is located on the slope of a beautiful mountain of Garhwal and surrounded by agricultural fields. It takes 1½ hours drive from Dangchaura on a difficult mountain track to reach there. The route to this School is full of Temples dedicated to different Deities. This is really a calm, cool and divine place. The climate of this area is very healthy.

The School is situated in the middle of terrace fields. The village is composed of sparse houses between the fields. This School was set up by some energetic and educated people of Jakhi-Gavana to provide Basic Education to the children of the village and nearby areas. Children are coming from 4 villages, in a radius of 2 km, on foot. In this School they are morally and spiritually trained besides their curriculum. The Management and Teaching Staff of the school is very sincere and dedicated.



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Geographic Information
Altitude: 1200 m
How to reach:  On a mountain road, 20 km from Dangchaura, i.e. 1½ hours drive
Location: 400 metres below the road in the middle of fields
Holy Places: Bhairav (Shiva) Mandir in the fields, Karthikeya Mandir in village Jakhi, Shiva Mandir in a cave, 8 km from Jakhi
Cultivation: Wheat, Rice, Potatoes, Vegetables

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