You are your attitudes. Therefore in this way we may accelerate our own spiritual evolution by visiting an Ashram. Thereby opening ourselves to receive direct guidance on how life works.
Rules of entry to Ashram is sacrifice of ego desires or motivations. Which is firstly to abstain from all forms of intoxicants (i.e. alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, all illegal drugs and even prescription mood altering drugs); that will only dull the mind and hinder receptivity in gaining spiritual truth.