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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

What are the famous Yoga centers and Ashrams in Rishikesh?

Sergei Vorobei Jan 23 2013
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Agree totally with Team ixigo's answer below !

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Manavi Kapur DEC 10 2012
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Rishikesh is famed as the World Capital of Yoga. The place shelters many ashrams and yoga centers including the ashram of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (now closed). The spiritual fame of the place has attracted the most popular band in the west The Beatles. The most famous ashrams and Yoga centres in Rishikesh are listed below:

  • Swami Dayananda Ashram

    Swami Dayananda Ashram is a famous center for yoga and spirituality. This ashram teaches the arts of Iyengar yoga, a type of hatha yoga that focuses on the correct posture of the body making use of straps, wooden blocks etc. They also offer the knowledge of Vedanta, Meditation, and Sanskrit studies for those who are interested. The ashram has about 150 rooms with attached bathrooms and is located in a serene and beautiful location. This is an ideal place to refine your body and soul. The ashram offers courses for all level and for accommodation you can contact them directly.

    Address: P.B. No.30, Purani Jhadi, Rishikesh 249201, Uttarakhand

    Telephone: +91-135-2430769 | 2431769

    Official Website:http://www.dayananda.org

  • Sivananda Ashram

    Practise ahimsa, satya, brahmacharya. Be selfless.” that is the primary avocation of the Sivananda Ashram. Founded by the great Swami Sivananda, the Ashram is solely dedicated to vocational purposes. The ashram not only teaches you the art of yoga but also how to be selfless, attain contemplation and ego-annihilation. A part of the global scale organization, the ‘Divine Life Society’, this ashram is dedicated to the service of society and is benefited by humble donations of people who seek knowledge from it.

    Address: P.O. Shivanandanagar, District Tehri-Garhwal, 249192, Uttarakhand

    Telephone:+91-135-2430040

    Official Website:http://www.sivanandaonline.org


    From the official website

  • Parmarth Niketan

    The largest ashram in Rishikesh, Parmarth Niketan welcomes thousands of pilgrims every year into the world of serenity and peace. The ashram has over 1000 rooms, all well equipped with an air of spirituality. The activities in the ashram include morning universal prayers, daily yoga and meditation classes, daily satsang and lecture programs, kirtan, world renowned Ganga aarti at sunset, as well as Nature Cure and Ayurvedic treatment and training.

    Address: P.O. Swargashram, Rishikesh, 249304, Uttarakhand

    Telephone: +91-135-2434301/4302

    Official Website: http://www.parmarth.com/



    By Rajkumar1220


  • Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram

    Founded by Yogi Vishvketu jiang Chetana Panwar, Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram is dedicated solely to teaching its disciples the art of yoga and asana. They have various courses available, for both beginners as well as for experts. They have both residential and nonresidential programs.

    Address: P.O. Tapova, Shivananda Nagar, Rishikesh 249192, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand

Telephone: +91-135-2442344

Official Websitehttp://www.anandprakashashram.com



From the official website


Go ahead! Rejuvenate and revitalize yourself in Rishikesh..!

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Should i book a train ticket from New Delhi to Rishikesh or is possible to get one in the minute
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Sandesh Saini Sep 26 2016
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Tattvaa Yogashala is a world renown yoga school specialising in the traditional Ashtanga system of yoga. For years our school has dedicated itself to sharing and spreading the knowledge of this miraculous lineage, continuing to inspire and evolve yoga practitioners around the world. Our objective is to deliver an authentic Ashtanga yoga experience to our students and through our training programs and courses transform them into certified teachers as well as experienced and passionate yoga practitioners. http://www.tattvaayoga.com/
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