YOGA RETREAT & TOUR IN INDIA
Originating in ancient India, yoga holds a significance in Indian culture due to its spiritual importance which leads to a state of peace and harmony. There are different types of yoga, but Hatha yoga has dominated mainstream yoga cultures.
Spiritual India, rich in holy places, traditions and rituals, offers much for those seeking knowledge and awareness. Visiting these popular sacred destinations of various faiths to maximize your spiritual experience in India.
Rishikesh, the birthplace of yoga, is a popular place to come and meditate, do yoga, and learn about other aspects rich yogic culture. It’s situated on the banks of the Ganges River, surrounded by hills on three sides, not far from Haridwar. Rishikesh lures those seeking knowledge and peace with its numerous Ashrams, Yoga Institutes, ancient and new Temples, Meditation Caves, Samadhi places of Yogis (Temples of final resting place of Yogis after death). It’s particularly popular with spiritual seeking foreigners, while Haridwar holds more significance for Hindu pilgrims. The evening Ganga Aarti holds special appeal.
Rishikesh is an entry to Deep Himalayas and a gateway to those seeking to go deep into their inner journey. It is known as “Tapo-Bhumi” meaning the practice land of yoga and meditation of Sages and Saints since ancient times, and also known as “Yoga Capital of the World”. Thousands of sages and saints have visited Rishikesh to meditate in search of higher knowledge and Self-realization. The yogic energy fields and its vibration, the spiritual power of the land makes our inner journey easier and faster like going with the flow of a river, not against it. It can be felt easily by every seekers on the path.
Ancient Haridwar (the “Gateway to God”) is one of the seven holiest places in India, and one of the oldest living cities. Located at the foothills of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand, it’s particularly popular with Hindu pilgrims who come to take a dip in the holy waters of the fast flowing Ganges River and wash away their sins. Unlike Varanasi, the water is clean and fresh in Haridwar. The evening Ganga Aarti holds special appeal.
WHY Yoga Retreat Tour in India?
India is vibrating with certain energy fields which no other country can claim. For almost ten thousand years, thousands of people have reached to the ultimate explosion of consciousness. Their vibration is still alive, their impact is in the very air; you just need a certain perceptivity, a certain capacity to receive the invisible that surrounds this strange land.
When you are doing yoga and meditation here and trying to be silent, you are allowing the real India, the land of inner journey to come in contact with you.
Down the centuries, seekers have been coming to this land from all over the world. It is not a question of one person but millions of people; not a question of a day or a month or a year, but thousands of years devoted for inner journey. Naturally, it has created a tremendous energy field around the country. It is all over the place, one just need to be attentive! Conscious! Alert!
Learning yoga and joining Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, India is a truly unique and life transforming experience because of its connection with the Himalayas, the spiritual abode and height of India.
India has such a rich heritage to find ultimate truth that you cannot find in anywhere else. If you can open your eyes and see that heritage, you will be surprised.
Yoga Essence is an excellent training program that fostered great relationships and learning! Completing my teacher training with Yoga Essence is one of the best decisions I have ever made!
I have completed my Yoga Teacher Training with Yoga Essence at Rishikesh, the Yoga capital of the world. It was a great experience. Yoga Essence introduced me to the Spiritual journey and Yogic way…
Samarth Sir is a great meditation teacher. He is dedicated to his practice and his students. He has so many methods to teach and happy to share his expertise. I have very profound Meditations …
With a systematic learning of various Yogic practices and Meditation, by the end of the retreat, participants would have experienced and learnt the following:
- Kriyas- Yogic Purification Processes
- Asana – Body postures
- Pranayama – Breathing Practices
- Yoga Nidra and Art of deep Relaxation
- Meditation and Yoga Philosophy
|06:00–06:30 AM||Cleansing Processes|
|06:30–07:45 AM||Meditation Session-1|
|10:30–11:45 AM||Meditation Session-2|
|12:00–12:45 PM||Pranayama Session|
|03:45–04:45 PM||Yoga Nidra/ Yoga Philosophy|
|05:00–07:00 PM||Asana Practice & Meditation|
|08:30–09:00 PM||Sharing/ Meditation (Optional)|
After completion of Yoga Retreat, the participants will visit, see and meditate in various Spiritual and Holy places in and around Rishikesh and Haridwar. Visiting sacred and holy places has great importance and helpful to our inner journey. There are also opportunities to get acquaintance and experience different spiritual rituals and Indian cultures. Joining rafting on river Ganga, Trekking and Camping in beautiful nature based mountain ranges are also possible and they give additional experience to our travelling.