Chitrakoot is a small town in UP known as one of the important hindu pilgrimage places in north and central India. In celebrated hindu epic Ramayana, it is stated that Lord Rama spend his period of exile at this place.

Ramcharitamanas (Portrayal of Ramayana in poetic and devotional form) was written here by Saint Tulsidasji. Also it is famous for Mount Kamtanathji because of its spiritual significance.

The ashram is spread over 40 acres, located at the outskirts of the city at the banks of Mandakini river (considered to be spiritual offshoot of holy river Ganges). The ashram was established with the purpose of providing a peaceful and religious resting place for pilgrims who visit the area as well as to extend the mission objectives of SRLKT in this region.