Ashrams In Rishikesh

Since time immemorial, Rishikesh was land for spiritual practices for Rishi's Sadhu's from different part s of India. With crystal clear beaches and forest areas on the banks of the holy Ganges, Rishikesh is  now the world capital of yoga & spiritual practices for peace seeker from all over the world.

Some of the Guru's have found Rishikesh an  ideal place to practice spirituality and service to mankind, which has  resulted in  the building of many Ashrams on the banks of the holy Ganges.

Today Rishikesh has many ashrams felicitating the peace seeker as window to the spiritual world through their daily & residential programs.

Some of the best ashrams are as below.

Shivananda Ashram- The Devine Life Society

Shivananda Nagar, Near Ram Jhula, Muni Ki Reti area – Rishikesh

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Shivananda Ashram or the Devine Life Society is one of the oldest Ashram in Rishikesh.  The ashram runs daily  yoga classes as well as advance residential courses for the Indian Students who wish to take yoga as carrier.

The ashram as big residential facility with langar ( meals ) for everyone who wish to participate in their programs. The Ashram runs a big and active charitable hospital for the poor for the area as well provide food to the poor people on daily basis.

Kailash  Ashram-

Kailash gate , Muni Ki Reti  area – Rishikesh

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kailash Ashram is one of oldest Ashram in Rishikesh and is well known for vedic Studies.  The ashram is one of the active Ashram in the area and runs religious courses, discourses of famous saints from all over the country.  The Ashram provides food to the poor and has  big residential facility  for Indian Guests from different parts of the country.

Yogada – In the Himalayas  

Village Shivpuri  Rishikesh

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Yogada  - In the Himalayas is one of the new Ashram retreats running Yoga classes, Yoga & spiritual courses, wellbeing retreats, and teachers training Courses practicing the ancient knowledge of Yog in its original primitive forms.

Yogada is located 15 kms upriver from Rishikesh at the foothills of Himalayas on the banks of holy Ganges amidst green reserve forests.  Yogada is an ideal Ashram retreat for tourist's who wish to experience the Yoga & Ayurveda at its best form.

Omkarananda Ashram

Muni Ki Reti   Rishikesh

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Omakrananda in one of the Biggest  Ashrams in Rishikesh with few best located Guest houses on the banks of the Ganges providing accommodation and yoga classes to tourists.  The Ashram is active mostly in education to the locals of area and have many schools of lower, medium & higher education.

Parmarth Niketan Ashram

Geeta Bhawan (Pauri Garhwal ) Other Side of the holy Ganges  RISHIKESH

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Situated on the other side of the Ganga River, Parmarth Niketan is one of the most active ashrams in Rishikesh. Parmarth Niketan runs various program round the year including the International Yoga week from 1st to 7 March every year where most important and famous gurus from world over meet and teach thousands of peace seekers from different part of the Globe.

Daily evening Ganga Aarti on the Ghats of Ashram is the highlight of activities in Rishikesh. 

Ved Niketan Ashram

Geeta Bhawan (Pauri Garhwal ) Other Side of the holy Ganges. RISHIKESH

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Ved Niketan Ashram is also one of the big ashrams on the other side of the river. The Ashram provides yoga classes with budget accommodation to  the seekers.  

Beatles Ashram or Mahrishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram   ( Ruins only)

 (Pauri Garhwal ) Other Side of the holy Ganges.

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Mahrashi Mahesh Yogi's (Transcendental Meditation) Ashram,   where Beatles visited on their spiritual journey to India,  is located at the remote corner on the other side of the river.  Situated on a hillock,  the ashram overlooks the Ganga and Rishikesh town. The big forested area has 84 cottages used for transcendental meditation while the ashram was active.  The ruins at the site glorify the importance of the ashram and can be visited by the permission of the care taker.

Kriya Yoga  Ashram

 Tapovan – Rishikesh  

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Kriya yoga is one of the important Ashrams in Rishikesh providing budget accommodation to tourists who wish to stay in the Ashram.

The ashram is designed as per the astrological patterns and organizes special Global Astrology retreats every year.  

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