Asaram Bapu Ashram was first built at the place Asaram Bapu Gurukulwhere he used to meditate by his followers. This was in the year 1971. Thus, first Asaram Bapu Ashram was built at the banks of River Sabarmati in Ahmedabad. Today there is no dearth of Asaram Bapu Ashram all over India. The Asaram Bapu Ashram situated in Delhi is also very popular being centrally located. Moreover, there are so many devotees of bapu in Delhi that it was very important to have one Asaram Bapu Ashram in Delhi. There are 111 Asaram Bapu Ashram in different states of India and 1200 centers for meditation throughout the world. The Asaram Bapu Ashram has just one aim and that is to teach people the ultimate truth of life. The Asaram Bapu Ashram also work for the upliftement of underprivileged and many independent organizations are part of Asaram Bapu Ashramupliftment works to help him carry out his social work all over India.
The Asaram Bapu Ashramis secular in nature. No matter what caste, creed, religion or part of the world you are from, will always provide you the real path of life. According to the Asaram Bapu Gurukulself-realization takes one close to God. Thus, his devotees practice Seva and Sadhana at Asaram Bapu Gurukul. There is one Asaram Bapu Gurukul dedicated to women folks. It is situated in Ahmedabad and here women are trained under his wife and daughter. Asaram Bapu Gurukul for women teaches them that there is a Goddess hidden inside them. Women do sadhana in this special Asaram Bapu Gurukul to reach that stage where they could understand their real power.
Giving peace and happiness to mankind is the aim of Asaram Bapu Gurukul. The Asaram Bapu Gurukul also aims at organizing programs for children and youth where they teach them to lead a stress free life as a student and later a satisfied and happy life as a youth. Asaram Bapu Gurukul organizes camps in schools and colleges where even parents of the students are invited.
Asaram Bapu Delhi Ashram is most active in conducting such activities along with relief activities. Relief programs are carried out under Asaram Bapu Delhi Ashram for underprivileged and natural disaster hit states. These programs are also carried out for tribals by Asaram Bapu Delhi Ashram and children. Even financial aid is offered to needy by the Asaram Bapu Delhi Ashram and other ashrams all over India. One every interesting program for inmates on Delhi jail has recently been carried out by Asaram Bapu Delhi Ashram, wherein they were taught the reason for their existence. Asaram Bapu Delhi Ashram conducted lecture or Satsang for the inmates where they were told to leave all their sins and lead a happy and satisfying peaceful life. Asaram Bapu Delhi Ashram has also organized many anti- drug campaigns in the past.