The best ashrams of Rishikesh, India

Parmarth Niketan

One of the most important ashrams in the city thanks to its guru, very socially (and politically): H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji was in fact, the founder of numerous charitable activities. The Parmarth Niketan is the biggest ashram in all of Rishikesh: with its thousand rooms it hosts at the same time many pilgrims and yogis In front of Parmarth Niketan every day, at sunrise and sunset, the Ganga Aarti takes place, the spectacular Hindu ceremony of thanksgiving to Mother Ganga.

Ved Niketan Dham

This ashram is decidedly Spartan, with more basic rooms, with or without private bathroom. Manuel emphasizes that in his yoga hall, however, here are the best yoga classes that are organizing. for the yoga seekers. However, it continues to conduct yoga teacher training programme in the Ved Niketan. So, if you would like to learn Yoga you can contact directly to them through the Internet website.

Sivananda Ashram

A magical place, also and above all thanks to the blazon and the aura of its founder. Swami Sivananda has, in fact, been one of the main teachers at the beginning of the 20th century to promote the propagation of Yoga in the Western world. The Divine Society founded by him for the purpose of bringing peace and joy into the life of everyone through charitable activities and teaching Yoga for free to Indian citizens

Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama and Sadhana Mandir

They were both founded by Swami Rama of the Himalayas, who was one of the most important Indian spiritual figures. In these two ashrams, the focus of teaching, in addition to Yoga, is meditation, according to the teachings of the Himalayan tradition. Swami Rama of the Himalayas founded in the United States the Himalayan International Institute of Yoga, Science, and Philosophy: thanks to this institute.

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