Yoga Essence Rishikesh is a very good platform to de-stress, rejuvenate, and revitalize with help of many classical and contemporary meditation techniques and yoga. These meditation practices help to deepen your insights, awareness, stillness, support and make you in tune with life to live peacefully, joyfully, and harmoniously. Regular practice of meditation becomes light on your path and encourages you to follow your heart and inner voice to fully manifest your potentials.
Yoga Essence's venue has a garden and surrounded by many huge lush green trees with beautiful Himalayan mountain view. Each room features an en-suite bathroom with western toilet, shower with hot/cold water, and AC (available at an extra in loco).
06:30 - 08:00 Asana, pranayama, mantra practice
08:30 - 09:30 Breakfast
10:30 - 11:40 Meditation practice (yoga/shiva)
11:40 - 13:00 Active meditation practice (osho)
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:30 - 15:30 Self study
15:15 - 16:00 Karma yoga, tea time
16:00 - 17:15 Meditation practice (yoga/Buddha/sufi)
17:15 - 18:00 Yoga Nidra/guided relaxation
18:00 - 19:00 Yoga philosophy/yogic lifestyle/ethics
19:00 - 20:00 Dinner
20:15 - 21:00 Kirtan/group mantra chanting/celebration
Rishikesh is an entry to Deep Himalayas and a gateway to those seeking to go deep into their inner journey. It is known as “Tapo-Bhumi” meaning the practicing land of yoga and meditation of Sages and Saints since ancient times. Thousands of sages and saints have visited Rishikesh to meditate in search of higher knowledge and Self-realization. The yogic energy fields and its vibration, the spiritual power of Rishikesh makes our inner journey easier and faster like going with the flow of a river, not against it. It can be felt easily by every seeker on the path.
During the course, the participants will get the opportunity to visit and meditate in nearby sacred places, on the bank of river Ganga, cave, mountain, and nature to experience the true yogic energy field and vibration of Rishikesh under the instructions and guidance of the teacher.
Yoga Essence Rishikesh is in a quiet, clean, and safe resort located ten minutes’ walking to the main touristic area of Rishikesh but still served from local shops, cafes, and organic stores. Rishikesh, the birthplace of yoga, is a popular place to come and meditate, do yoga, and learn about other aspects rich yogic culture. It’s situated on the banks of the Ganges River, surrounded by hills on three sides.
Rishikesh lures those seeking knowledge and peace with its numerous ashrams, yoga institutes, ancient and new temples, meditation caves, samadhi places of yogis (temples of final resting place of yogis after death). It's particularly popular with spiritual seeking foreigners. The evening Ganga Aarti holds a special appeal.
You will enjoy daily Indian yogic vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.
From there, you can book a domestic flight to arrive at Dehradun Airport (DED).
Alternatively, upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) or Dehradun Airport (DED), you can hire a taxi. Rishikesh is a six-hour drive away from the Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Known taxi is available on request.
You can also opt for Volvo service from Delhi, however, traveling by bus could cause inconvenience for the first time travelers.
You can take a train to Haridwar from New Delhi Railway Station. From Haridwar, there are many transport facilities available to reach Rishikesh. Transfer from and to this train station is available upon request.