R i s h i k e s h
Yoga Capital of the World
Located in the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, Rishikesh is known as the Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas and Yoga Capital of the World. It is known as the pilgrimage town and regarded as one of the holiest places to Hindus. There are many unexplored hikes and small treks in and near Rishikesh. It also supports major adventure activities such as ‘White water river rafting‘, ‘Kayaking‘, ‘Bungee Jump‘, ‘Giant Swing‘, and many more. It proudly presents itself as the “Adventure Capital of India“.
d e v o t i o n
Feel the essence of true devotion and faith in the small town of Rishikesh, located at the foothills of the mighty Himalayas and the holy river Ganges flowing through it. See the evening aarti or prayer every evening worshiping the mother river of the Hindu faith.
y o g a
Rishikesh is well known to everyone as Yoga Capital of the whole world. Yoga has been practiced on this sacred land since thousands of years and it still continues to attract people from everywhere. Come and join us to replenish yourself with the traditional yoga retreats.
m e d i t a t i o n
There is something about the air of Rishkesh that makes you feel at peace, makes you feel like home. With the blessings of mother Ganga and the continuous practice of the sages since years this small town in north India has been the number one choice for meditation.
a d v e n t u r e
Located in the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, Rishikesh is known as the Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas and Yoga Capital of the World. It is also the Adventure Capital of India and houses many adventure activities like rafting, kayaking, camping, bungee jump, flying fox, giant swing and others. Come to this small hamlet for satisfying the adventurist within you.
How to reach Rishikesh?
The closest Airport is the Jollygrant Airport (15 km) in Dehradun and is well connected to Delhi and other parts of the country.
You can board a direct bus, also a Volvo from Delhi to Rishikesh at a cost of 500 – 1000 INR per person. These are pretty frequent, departing every 30 min or so from Delhi ISBT and takes about 5-6 hour time to reach Rishikesh. A Private Vehicle can be arranged on request. The same is applicable for the return journey.
The closest Railway station is Rishikesh Yoga Nagri Railway Station and our ashram is just 15 min drive from there.
We chose Rishikesh, home of the Sages and Yoga Capital of the world, as our home. Sitting in the foothills of the Himalayas, Rishikesh is popular amongst westerners and deeply immersed in spirituality. It is a cross culture of Indian mystics, Tibetan monks, and western spiritual seekers. It has a nearby airport, good healthy food options, a diverse ex-pat community, and stunning natural scenery. It has a nearby airport, good healthy food options, a diverse ex-pat community, and stunning natural scenery.