Yoga in Rishikesh
Known as the World Capital of Yoga, Rishikesh is a spiritual mountain town in northern India, is one of the most popular yoga destinations in the world. India is the birthplace of yoga.. A yoga retreat in Rishikesh can be a life changing experience and, not surprisingly,
Rishikesh is located about 5 hours north from India’s capital Delhi in the Indian state of Uttarakand, a place of myths and mountains known as ‘The Land of God’s’ by Hindus. Rishikesh is a magnet for spiritual seekers so you’ll meet lots of interesting and like minded people here. It’s not just the yoga that brings people to Rishikesh but also the soul stirring scenery with the beautiful holy Ganga River coursing through Rishikesh and the views to the Himalaya mountains beyond.
Adventure in Rishikesh
Rishikesh also offers thrilling white water rafting and trekking opportunities and also has many cafes serving healthy western and local food, bookstores, and plenty of shopping opportunities. Don’t miss the nightly ‘Ganga Aarti’ ceremony and exploring the now abandoned ashram that The Beatles stayed at. See here to read my quick Rishikesh Travel Guide.
Hotel Green by One Hotels a well known and one the the biggest hotel situated at 2 minutes walk from Holy River Ganga offers all facilities under one roof such as, yoga Classess and yoga retreats in Rishikesh, River Rafting and other adventure sports activities.
Rishikesh’s spiritual energy and atmosphere cannot really be explained in words – you really have to experience it and feel it for yourself. Rishikesh is always a soul stirring experience and a yoga retreat can have a transformational and positive impact on your body, mind, and soul, and is an experience that you’ll remember forever.
Meditation in rishikesh
Rishikesh is one of the holiest places for Hindus. That’s why sages and saints who master the yogic arts have been visiting the city for thousands of years. Reputed yoga gurus and spiritual leaders like Guru Vashishtha, Adiguru Nilkantha, Swami Shivanand, Swami Dayanad Saraswati, Jatawale Baba, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Swami Sukhdevanand, and Swami Aatm Prakash have chosen Rishikesh for their spiritual practices.