AUM Kurzentrum für Ayurveda und Naturheilverfahren


As one of the first ayurveda centers in Europe, the AUM Health Resort has been offering its fairly priced traditional ayurveda treatments in harmonic, peaceful surrounds, since the early nineties. All under the supervision of Reinhard Ravidas Korn.

Morning Yoga practice, and evening music therapy with meditation, are as firmly integrated into the daily routine, as are group meetings and lectures. Individual consultation is of the highest priority on the patient’s journey of rediscovering vitality and zest for life.

The AUM Health Resort specializes in traditional ayurveda, especially the 14-day Panchakarma purification treatment. Otherwise, for a shorter, trial stay, it is also possible to book individual oil massages and steam baths.

The center presents itself as a humble facility focusing on the essence: that of holistic healing through a well-structured ayurvedic program.

The clinic is managed by Reinhard Ravidas Korn, a natural health professional and psychotherapist/psychologist, who completed a six-year education with Dr. Shri Balaji També at Atmasantualana Village. Mr També is co-founder and current patron of AUM Health Resort.

Mr Korn lives in-house and is always accessible to his patients whenever he’s not on a study trip to India.

Individual care is taken seriously here, as psychological facets may come up and require attention during such a treatment.

At AUM Health Resort emphasis is put on satisfying body, mind and soul with purely ayurvedic, lacto-vegetarian dishes. Ingredients are freshly picked and mostly organic. The competent German chef creates truly delicious meals, with consideration taken to any individual food allergies and intolerances. Avoidance of acid-forming foods is a focal point of the diet offered here, as it is a typical characteristic of modern-day diseases.

Complementing the treatments nicely, is the before-breakfast breathing and Yoga practice at 07:30AM, held in the beautifully bright, in-house Yoga room.

Exercises are easy to follow hence making the sessions suitable for everyone.

Before the evening meal, it is time to meet for a healing music session at 7PM, appropriately followed by lovely meditation.

As part of Dr. Shri Balaji També’s spiritual approach it is recommended to patients to participate in the Yoga and meditation sessions. Though attendance may be skipped due to health concerns or during menstruation.

The homemade ayurvedic products - such as the herb-enriched ghee based on respective ayurvedic constitution - that are available here are a true rarity and usually only available in India.

Information-packed (informative) and vividly illustrated lectures on ayurveda are awaiting the patient every other day, and are designed in a casual Q&A style.

Further recommended is the cooking course that comes with great advice on how to prepare ayurvedic meals at home! Otherwise, visitors may sit down, read and hang out in the sociable boutique, or go hiking, or rent a bicycle for exploring the idyllic and relaxing surrounding landscape.

The 17 guestrooms are basic and functionally furnished, without TV, phone, or radio; but they are very clean and cozy. Most rooms come with a generous garden view. There are also two new apartments, for visiting families.

Two-week panchakarma treatments including food and accommodation start at the moderate price of 2100 Euro.

The design and renovation of the health center is Vastu inspired, a method of optimizing the energetic field of the center, similar to the Chinese Feng Shui.

Another jewel of the center is the beautifully landscaped garden! Always beckoning to the visitor for walks and relaxation.

WLAN is now available at the center.

About The Area: Heilbronn

Surrounded by charming fields, small lakes, mixed woodland, meadows, and fruit groves, AUM Health Resort is located on the outskirts of the small village Gleichen, in southwest Germany. The closest "larger" city is Heilbronn. Traveling here via tramway or regional train needs to be accurately planned.

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Ayurveda offer
  • Medical treatment
  • Panchakarma (Detox) cure
  • Massages/rejuvenation/wellness
  • Meditation
  • Shop
  • Yoga Asana classes
  • Cooking classes
  • Ayurveda Lectures
  • Café
  • Airport Transfer
  • Internet/WLAN
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Nature
  • Indian
  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
  • Individual diet
  • Single
  • Double
  • Shared
Price category
  • Moderate
What we love
  • The fact that the German chef hasn’t only studied the loving preparation of ayurvedic meals, but also guides the morning asana practice
  • The personal and family-like atmosphere being maintained by a limited number of patients
  • The fact that the in-house living therapists are always available to the patients
  • The in-house library with over 1000 books inviting the guests to extended reading sessions
What to know
  • No treatment during menstruation – to be factored in when scheduling a stay
  • The center director often travels to India – to be considered if personal treatment by him is favored
  • Center is quite remote. The shops in the village are difficult to reach.
  • Bicycles can be rented on site
Why go
  • Very good value
  • Spiritual supporting program
  • To enjoy precious tranquility
  • To combine an ayurveda treatment with beautiful bicycle rides around the area
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