Interior Hall at Siva Yoga Peet, Rishikesh. Photo Credit: Debra Galvin
BY DEBRA GALVIN
India was always my chosen destination for a Yoga Teacher Training course and my super-star husband Mike made it a reality this July – September. The 500-hour course was my birthday present. Based on Internet reviews and feedback, he chose, from the myriad ashrams, Shiva Yoga Peeth. (more…)
Main Lecture Hall of the Yogshala
BY ADITHI MATHEWS
Set in the Yoga capital of the world, Rishikesh Yogis Yogshala has it’s heart set on spreading the message of authentic Yoga. The founders of the shala, Uttam and Sushant met while teaching Yoga at Ananda in the Himalayas. After a few conversations about the lack of authentic Yoga schools in India, the duo decided to open their own Yogshala in their hometown Rishikesh. (more…)
Image Courtesy: internationalyogafestival.org
The Yoga capital of the world, Rishikesh is all set to host the International Yoga festival from the 1st – 7th March, 2017. The festival is organised by Parmarth Niketan ashram along with The Ministry of Ayush (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy), GMVN, and The Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board. Held annually, this year marks the 18th edition of the world renowned event.
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…)
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.”
Article by Hazem Abu-Ghazaleh
On 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…)
Phool Chatti Ashram is located on the banks of the Ganges River near Rishikesh but far enough away to be secluded in nature. In the past, this was a place for weary travelers on their pilgrimage. Today, they still maintain their traditional character while also providing minor comforts for the western traveler. The ashram has a Guru, but you will be guided by the kind and knowledgeable Lalitaji who will also guide you through our new video!
We invite you to read more on Phool Chatti Ashram in our yoga directory and in our book on the best yoga centers in India.