Our Buildings Projects

<strong>Palazzo Doria</strong>
Palazzo DoriaThe World Center
Situated in the village of Cabella Ligure, this 15th century palazzo is home to Shri Mataji and Her family for many months of the year. Today it also functions as an ashram and as the operational headquarters of the Foundation. Its extensive grounds are used for agricultural research.
<strong>Albera</strong>
AlberaHangar
Purchased by Shri Mataji in 1995, this complex of land and buildings is the venue for major international gatherings, most of which have been attended by Shri Mataji Herself. The property is continuously being developed to better meet the needs of the Foundation and at present there is a project for a building that would allow people to gather comfortably for seminars and meditation in the winter months.
<strong>Albera</strong>
AlberaMill
The old mill where it is normally during the seminars international meals are served. It ‘also the area for shopping, and to the playground for children.The property is continuously being developed to better meet the needs of the Foundation and at present there is a project for a building that would allow people to gather comfortably for seminars and meditation in the winter months.
<strong>Daglio</strong>
DaglioSummer camp
The most isolated of all the properties, Daglio is truly a piece of paradise on earth. Once a fully functioning goat farm, building projects are now underway to transform it for use as a school, retreat centre, youth camp and as a temporary wellenss centre for alternative treatments.
<strong>Centrassi</strong>
CentrassiCentrassi Ashram
Centrassi is a large villa with extensive gardens and magnificent views of the Val Borbera. Ideal for smaller gatherings of people, especially in the winter months when it is too cold to use the Albera complex. It is the location of the Cabella Summer Wellness Camp, and of the Nirmal Arts Academy.
<strong>Casa Forme</strong>
Casa FormeCasa Nirmala
The building of Casa Forme, renamed “Casa Nirmala”, was bought by the World Foundation in 2009 with a generous contribution of €600,000 from Shri Mataji’s family. It has been restructured into a poly-functional building to host the many activities of the World Foundation.
Since 2013, it has been the place where the children are hosted during the months of the School. Throughout the rest of the year, Casa Nirmala opens its doors to many other activities such as the Arts Academy, the Wellness Camp and a variety of Seminars.
It meets all the legal requirements of the various Italian regulations regarding Health & Safety, Fire Security, etc…