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Bhakti Pilgrimage North India 2016

Bhakti Pilgrimage | North India 2016

Bhakti Pilgrimage | North India 2016. Photograph -Wari Om

Written by Suparni Neuwirth

A scared journey of 10 days through Northern India, discovering the land of Sri Krishna, Radha, Shiva, Buddha and other enlightened beings. The Bhakti Pilgrimage is created for those, who wants to dive deeper into that sacred world.  (more…)

Snapshots of The International Yoga Festival (IYF)


International Yoga Festival 2016 – A global gathering for Yoga

By Yarang Michi

The International Yoga Festival (IYF) represents that yoga is for everyone, irrespective of background, culture or religion. The need for yoga is everywhere, and this festival helps in bringing change and progressing towards a more healthy and peaceful life. The Yoga Festival is an annual event and this year it was scheduled between 1- 7th of March, 2016.  (more…)

Mahashivrathri – The Great Night Of Lord Shiva


Murdeshwara Temple, Karnataka, India. Photo Credit – Coni Hörler

There are many myths that surround the festival of Mahashivrathri, but one in particular which is often repeated and remembered has to be the story of Samudra Manthan, or the ‘Churning of the Ocean’. Infact, this myth still bears a close resemblance to the way it is currently celebrated and has its origin from the ancient book of the Puranas, which when translated means ‘olden times’. (more…)

International Yoga Festival Rishikesh 2016

By Puja Borker

Rishikesh is home to some of the most eminent Yoga schools and ashrams and Parmarth Niketan is one of the most popular Ashrams that attracts thousands of pilgrims from across the globe. Parmarth Niketan Ashram has been organising and hosting the International Yoga Festival since 1999 and has been successful in recreating the essence of the Sanskrit phrase “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” which means “the world is one family.”


Conversations in Yoga – A journey beyond asana

The team are always excited to share news on yoga initiatives that are close to our hearts and beliefs. We were lucky enough to be part of Emil Wendel’s magical and deeply inspiring retreat last year, so when we heard he was back with a group of renowned scholars and yogis (flown in from as far as Tibet), we simply had to spread the word! (more…)

India Yoga Festival 2016 in Goa

The India Yoga Festival is a 3 day celebration of the tradition of Yoga and its evolution around the world. Throughout each day workshops will be held on various Yoga styles inclusive of styles such as AcroYoga and Scaravelli. Each morning begins with chants and meditations.  (more…)

The 16th International Yoga Festival in Rishikesh

Article by Hazem Abu-Ghazaleh

_CHP2052On Saturday 7th March, the 16th International Yoga Festival at Parmath Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh came to a close. It was a truly magical and successful 7-day event with nearly 1000 participants from 60 different countries.  (more…)

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