Conference and Retreat Centre

Visthar’s Conference and Retreat Centre offers a unique facility for hosting your next conference, training session, workshop or seminar.  Visthar, a nonprofit charitable organization, welcomes guests from diverse national and international backgrounds to utilize our facilities, playing a critical role supporting the Visthar cause.  The Conference and Retreat Centre at Visthar is a unique facility for conferences, workshops, seminars and outdoor training. Situated on a 6-acre campus, it is open to guests around the year.

“A place of real beauty- the people, the spaces, the children, the food and above all the spirit – life affirming” – Ms. Diane Salters, South Africa

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Facilities

Visthar Academy of Justice and Peace offers its newly designed Black Box Theatre for intimate theatre productions and movement pieces.  Featuring a  33 x 10 ft change and storage room and a 33 x 36 ft open area, the space serves as the perfect facility for rehearsals, readings, and theatre classes.   The space is equipped with a DVD player and LCD projector along with basic CFL lamps and a roof grid which may be utilised to rig basic lighting equipment.

Photos and more details coming soon!
Please contact us at 080 2846 5294 or at mail@visthar.org for more information or to place reservations for our inaugural performance.

One way of understanding the black-box and its absence of material form is through a collective desire for the modern theatre to embody a primordial space.
- Dority Hannah, Associate Professor, Massey University, New Zealand

Aala

The Aala is an open space across from our sporting court, with a thatched roof and cool concrete and tile finishes that can accommodate over 200 persons. It is most commonly used for large gatherings as well as for groups who require the space for activities such as yoga.

Conference Rooms

  • Two conference rooms – Manthana and Tamarind
  • Equipped with Projector, Television and Video Player.

Dining

Healthy and tasty food is primary to a good living experience.

  • The uniquely designed dining hall facilitates fellowship and interaction during meals
  • May also serve as an additional class room and meeting hall
  • The kitchen at Visthar caters to a variety of palettes from Chinese, Continental and traditional Indian cuisine

Dining-hall-full

“Great Food!! Cooperative people who are flexible about their timings. We felt ownership over the space.” – Mr. Vaibhav Bhavsar

Accommodations

Guests may choose from a number of lodging options situated on the Visthar campus.  Click photos to enlarge.

Lodging options include:

Mallige
Twin sharing with attached toilets (scope for 20 persons)

Mallige Block

Mallige Block

Manjari
Our dormitory style block features four, five and seven bedded rooms (scope for 39 persons)

Manjari

Manjari Block

Sampige
Twin sharing rooms with attached toilets (scope for 26 persons)

Double room in Sampige

Double room in Sampige

Tavare
Two fully-furnished apartments each of which feature a double bedroom, living space, toilet and shower room, laundry area, balcony, and a fully stocked kitchen.

Tavare

“I am deeply impressed by the simplicity, the serenity, the organic lifestyle and the beauty of nature at Visthar” – Dr. Cherian Alexander

Added Amenities

  • Library
  • Taxi services
  • Laundry facilities (Washing Machine)
  • Medical doctor and clinic 10 minutes away for emergencies.
  • Wireless internet available

 

Library

Interior panoramic of our on campus library.