If you think yoga is just various postures and breathing techniques, then it’s time we told you about the International Yoga Festival!
A harmonious event held on the shores of River Ganges, the International Yoga Festival is held to unite yoga enthusiasts from across the world and promote yoga as a way of life.
When: The week-long celebration is taking place this year from March 1 till March 7, 2020.
Where: The Festival is taking place at the Parmarth Niketan Ashram on the banks of River Ganga in the yoga capital of the world, Rishikesh.
The festival practices some very ancient techniques of yoga and features sessions on Pranayama, Hatha Yoga and Yog Nidra.
Along with all branches of Yoga, there are numerous meditative sessions carried on by experienced yoga practitioners in the ashram complex.
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But wait, that’s not all! The festival is also the perfect occasion to explore the Indian culture by eating Sattvic food, staying in humble lodgings and singing Bhajans to celebrate the true religious spirit of Rishikesh.
And While in Rishikesh…
Don’t forget to pay a visit to Laxman Jhula and the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple. Also, since Rishikesh is home to a plethora of adventure activities, indulge in white water rafting, bungee jumping and trekking.
How to Reach:
Travellers can take a flight to the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun (35 km from Rishikesh) from all major Indian cities like Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai and Chennai. The nearest railway station is Haridwar Railway Station, about 25 km from Rishikesh.
So what are you waiting for? Head to the International Yoga Festival today and celebrate the traditional Indian science of health and wellness!