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Exprience & Learn the Art of “Sat-Chit-Anand” at Yoga Essence Rishikesh

Meditation Teacher Training India | Specialized Yoga Teacher Training India| Yoga Nidra Training India

A unique outlook on Meditation, Yoga, and Yoga Nidra as taught by Anand Bodhisattva and Team in the most simple and essential way. Yoga Essence Rishikesh, a renowned meditation teacher training and specialized yoga teacher training Ashram in India, provides the knowledge and science of meditation, yoga, and yoga nidra in pure form while delivering high experiential and transformational benefits to the aspirants, seekers in the path of their inner journey. Our courses impart the holistic benefits of the yogic science which compliments the contemporary lifestyle to integrate the body-mind-heart allowing a free flow of joy, equanimity, and peace in all parts of life. Our certifications allow you to be a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) and Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Training (YACET) by opening the possibilities to teach Meditation, Yoga & Yoga Nidra in the different parts of the world.

Anand Bodhisattva

Anand Bodhisattva

Meditation Master & Spiritual Mentor

Anand Bodhisattva, an experienced meditator and spiritual mentor who provides depth and clarity in mastering the true essence of meditation, mindfulness, yoga. He dedicated over 25+ years of his life mastering the art of meditation, mindfulness, yoga through many prominent ancient & contemporary spiritual traditions, paths and schools.

His Teachings deeply focuses on Meditation, Mindfulness, Yoga for Transformation of Life, Holistic Living, Consciousness Growth, Inner Journey, Self-Enquiry, Self-Realization

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“Path of Yoga is the Path of Wisdom, Seek Experience, not Information.
Seek Wisdom not Knowledge, You will hold the True Essence of Yoga.”
~ Anand Bodhisattva

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Yoga Essence Ashram Rishikesh

A haven of Blissful Experience, Transformational Learnings & Teachings

Yoga Essence Rishikesh, a premium meditation and yoga ashram in India provides a firm ground for the yoga aspirants, meditation lovers, and seekers on the path from all over the world to get the deeper learning, understandings, and practical experiences of numerous yogic practices. Our courses allow the students to learn the science and mechanism of meditation, mindfulness, specialized forms of yoga, yoga nidra in their pure form. The core theme of our teachings is to impart the experiential, life-transformational, and spiritual aspects of yogic practices for holistic growth and consciousness journey. Our courses hold a unique combination of insights and practices of many ancient and modern traditions and paths that have been developed and designed since thousands of years by masters and yogis.

Meditation Teacher Training Courses

Meditation Teacher Training Courses

Meditation is the “master key” or “golden key” which open doors to all abundance of life. At Yoga Essence Rishikesh, we provide a solid ground to learn and experience the abundance of energy, wisdom, joy and expansion of consciousness through different types of meditation teacher training courses listed

Our Meditation TTC programs in India provide a great opportunity to all meditation lovers to gain knowledge and experience of various mediation techniques ranging from ancient to contemporary times. Our courses are deeply embodied with experiential and transformational aspects while focusing on one’s conscious inner journey. Our courses cater to all levels of meditation seekers, who are welcome to dive deep and get a glimpse of the vast availability of knowledge, wisdom and experiences ahead to be explored.

Key Features of Meditation Teacher Training

  • Meditation techniques from different traditions and paths
  • A Profound combination of contemporary and ancient meditation practices
  • Mastering guided practices with our specialized Yoga Nidra Training (level I, II, III)
  • Kundalini meditation to work with subtle energy bodies
  • Chakra meditation to deepen the connection with the inner self

Specialized Yoga Teacher Training Courses

Yoga is the science of integration & union. It teaches us how to integrate our life forces and experience the oneness with divine consciousness. Keeping in mind our core value of delivering authentic experiences of yoga and the art of yogic lifestyle to anyone who joins us, we offer many specialized yoga teacher training courses to explore in depth according to each individual’s interest in the journey of Life Transformation, Spiritual Awakening and Self-Realization with Anand Bodhisattva;



Key Features of Specialized 200 Yoga Teacher Training

  • Study of Science & Mechanism of Traditional Hatha Yoga
  • Chakras, Kundalini & Subtle energy awakening practices
  • An extra beneficial additional 50 hours of yoga nidra training
  • Experiential & transformational spiritual journey throughout the training
  • Introduction to many contemporary and ancient meditation techniques
Specialized Yoga Teacher Training Courses
Yoga Nidra Teacher Training Courses

Yoga Nidra Teacher Training Courses

Experience deep relaxation, rejuvenation, healing of the body, mind through yoga nidra. Find your integrity, inner peace and higher meditative state through guided meditation practices. Learn step by step methodology to teach yoga nidra by joining our Yoga Nidra Teacher Training courses with Anand Bodhisattva;

Meditation Courses for Wellness,
Mindfulness & Spiritual Awakening

Heal Your Body-Mind-Heart with Meditation & Mindfulness

Apart from our various meditation ttc programs, our ashram provides solid platform to the seekers and meditation lovers who want to grow more in mediation and spiritual journey through many long-term residential mediation courses. Our Meditation Courses are very effective means to reduce the high level of stress, anxiety, restlessness and worries of our life. Emotional imbalances, mental disturbances and lack of clarity are the key factors that holding us back from living our lives fully. By joining meditation courses in India and practicing meditation with group of seekers under the guidance of meditation master in an ashram atmosphere will help quickly to reset the button of life by experiencing the right tuning for a peaceful and harmonious living. Our meditation courses in Rishikesh provide a great opportunity to the meditation aspirants to move deeper into their consciousness journey & spiritual awakening with Anand Bodhisattva. Our meditation courses cover wide varieties of meditation practices from many ancient and contemporary meditation masters which allow you to learn the knack of managing your stress, anxiety, emotional imbalances along with inner journey.

Meditation Courses for Wellness, Mindfulness & Spiritual Awakening

Ashram Ambience

The whole energy of Yoga Essence Rishikesh is devoted in providing quality experience in all dimensions to impart yoga as a way of life. Our quality of teachings, accommodation, food, right yogic ambience is nurtured to fulfil its vital theme of giving students an experiential aspect of yogic practices and a transformational aspect of life.

We are an ashram at heart and believe in providing a disciplined ashram like environment allowing students to explore deeper into their body, mind, and soul. Our welcoming family-like team is always ready to help and support your all-round growth and make you feel at home during your stay. Read More

Accommodation Facility

Yoga Essence Rishikesh provides neat and clean and comfortable accommodation for your stay during the training course. Our school situated in a peaceful, quiet prime location of Lakshman Jhula, which is just 200 meters distance from the river Ganga. It is surrounded by silent Himalayan mountains and scenic greenery all around. These magnificent mountain views and the flow of refreshing cool breeze coming from the Ganges side help the participants for natural relaxation and meditative awareness.

All our rooms equipped with modern facilities like attached bathroom, hot and cold showers, air-conditioned facility, room Wi-Fi, filtered drinking water, etc. The accommodation provided on double sharing room or single private room basis.

Ayurvedic Sattvic Diet

We serve varieties of delicious, nutritious, freshly cooked meals having rich of Sattvic value, blended with Ayurveda diet science to enhance the yogic experiences and healing of our body-mind. Many of our food items are popular traditional recipes from different parts of India. The meals are made in a simple homely manner with a great loving attitude by the experienced cooks from Himalayan regions. All the ingredients, like vegetables, fruits, and other items, are freshly procured seasonally and locally for good health and healing. Our diets hold a unique combination of the sattvic value of yogic tradition, the healthy and healing value of Ayurveda & natural foods items by keeping also in mind the nutritional value of the modern balanced diet. In this context, a popular Ayurveda proverb says

“When diet is correct, medicine is of no need. And when diet is wrong, medicine is of no use.”
Read more on Sattvic Diet at: How to Eat Like a Yogi

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Why Learn Yoga or Meditation Teacher Training in India

Balance Your Mind, Body & Soul

INDIA is vibrating with Yogic energy fields. For almost ten thousand years, seekers have reached to the ultimate explosion of consciousness here. Naturally, it has created a tremendous energy field around the country.  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 Holistic Yoga Teacher Training and Meditation Teacher Training here, you are allowing the real India, the land of inner journey to come in direct contact with you. It is all over the place, one just needs to be attentive! Conscious! Alert!

RISHIKESH is an entry into the deep Himalayas—  a gateway to those seeking to go deeper into their inner journey. It is known as “Tapo-Bhumi” meaning the practice ground of yoga and meditation of many sages and saints since ancient times. Thousands of sages and saints have visited Rishikesh to meditate in search of higher knowledge and Self-realization. The yogic energy fields and the spiritual power of the land make our inner journey easier. You can have the taste of yogic energy field of Rishikesh India by meditating on many sacred places of Rishikesh and can deepen your spiritual journey by joining our 200 hours, 300 hours, 500 hours meditation ttc in Rishikesh India or 200 hours, 300 hours specialised yoga ttc programs in Rishikesh India.

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At Yoga Essence Rishikesh, we place special value on the experiential and life transformational qualities of yoga, yoga nidra and meditation. Rather than focusing merely on the informative and technical aspects of the practices we teach, we aim to help students to develop new insights for a peaceful, joyful and harmonious life so they can pass on these insights to others.

Our school is home to yoga lovers from around the world who have called our programs “a true spiritual and life transformational”. This is because we take great care to provide a safe, comfortable, and welcoming space for students to work deeply within the layers of their Body-Breath-Mind-Heart for the expansion of Consciousness.

Yoga Essence Rishikesh has got special expertise and status for imparting high standard meditation ttc programs and specialised yoga ttc  programs based on many higher yogic practices like meditation, yoga nidra, guided relaxation & meditation, teachings on chakras and kundalini, yoga psychology, yoga philosophy and many more. Hence, all our specialised yoga teacher training courses and meditation teacher training courses at Yoga Essence transmit the high experiential and transformational value of eight limbs of yoga as outlined by Rishi Patanjali than any other meditation ttc in India or yoga ttc programs in India.

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A. Yes, it would be wise to join meditation teacher training or yoga teacher training to deepens your practice and skill of meditation or yoga for integrating and harmonizing your body-mind-heart. Your experiences in meditation or yoga will move to the next level by practicing with group energy and also with the support of experienced teachers. Our meditation teacher training India or yoga teacher training course also focuses greatly on the need of seekers and aspirants of yoga and meditation to take their understanding deeper into yogic science and inner journey.

A. Yes, you can start your meditation journey or yoga journey by joining 200 hours meditation teacher training course or 200 hours yoga teacher training Rishikesh. 200 hours teacher training programs provide a great opportunity to a newcomer for a systematic, scientific, and stepwise introduction to the foundations of meditation or yoga. For the newcomers, these 200 hours training courses can develop a great clarity of yogic science by getting the right understanding in respect of yoga psychology, philosophy and practical dimensions. This helps a newcomer to start and give right direction to his yogic journey.

A. To become an internationally certified meditation or yoga teacher, you should join first a 200 hours meditation teacher training course or a 200 hours yoga teacher from a Registered Yoga School (RYS) of Yoga Alliance. After successful completion of its curriculum and the course you will be entitled with 200 hours yoga teacher training or 200 hours meditation teacher training certification of Yoga Alliance, USA. With 200 hours meditation or yoga training certification, you can teach all over the world. You are also eligible for a registered yoga teacher (RYT) with this 200 hours certification at Yoga Alliance USA.

A. Yes, we do have a pick-up service facility from the airport. Our known taxi person can pick you up from either the nearest international airport i.e., New Delhi airport or the nearest domestic airport i.e., Dehradun Airport having placard mentioning your name and Yoga Essence Rishikesh.

A. Yes, we do provide homemade, freshly cooked  Ayurvedic Sattvic Foods that are Vegan and gluten-free.


Nowadays, modern man faces many forms of global health crisis like the high level of stress, tensions, anxiety, depression, and emotional imbalances that quickly turn into many chronic, fatal physical & mental diseases. Without exceptions, everybody is looking for some shorts of remedies or solutions for the following questions like:

How to find the physical, psychological & emotional balances?
How to get relief from the high-level stress, anxiety, tensions?
How to stay healthy, happy & peaceful?
How to stay creative & equanimous during a challenging period?
How to find higher clarity, integrity, and be decisive in adverse situations?

The answers to the above questions point towards meditation, a most time-tested and scientifically proven yogic tool. For thousands of years, the masters and yogis from different traditions have been using meditation as an effective practice to attain physical, mental, emotional wellbeing and to attain a higher state of consciousness. Meditation is one of the ancient most yogic practices that has been helping & serving human beings to find health, happiness & peace:




To make mediation part and parcel of life and bring the meditation practice into daily life, one needs to learn and understand the science and mechanism of meditation from an experienced mediation teacher under his direct physical guidance. For that, it is wise to join long-duration mediation courses or mediation ttc programs to learn different types of mediation techniques in detail and experience the transformation of one’s body, mind, heart, and energy. The online or offline meditation courses and meditation ttc of Yoga Essence Rishikesh incorporate many forms of active expressive mediation practice, silent guided relaxation meditation practices, breathing mediation practices from many prominent ancient and contemporary mediation traditions, paths, schools. One can join our live streaming online meditation ttc in India or online mediation course which is very suitable for the modern man and his lifestyle especially for those who are doing more sitting. It is a great opportunity for those who want to learn the science of meditation and practice under the guidance of lead mediation master from home and bring back their health, happiness, peace from their home:

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