Rishikesh Ashram

Rishikesh has been a center of saints, sages, rishis and for time immemorial. This pilgrimage center situated on the banks of Ganges also houses a number of ashrams. People come from near and far to seek peace of mind in the Rishikesh Ashrams. Many ashrams in Rishikesh offer courses on Yoga or meditation.

Rishikesh is situated 26 km from Haridwar. The Rishikesh Ashrams can be reached by a 6 hour ride from Delhi to Rishikesh.

Some of the ashrams in Rishikesh are

Swami Dayananda Ashram:
Swami Dayananda Ashram is located in the banks of Ganges. This ashram is a place to take recluse from the stress and strain of everyday life. A panorama of scenic beauty is available from this ashram. It has been a center for teaching Sanskrit and Vedic learning.

Parmarth Niketan:
Parmarth Niketan's serene atmosphere helps one to realize the divine calmness. There ashram has 1000 residential rooms but they are equipped with modern amenities. The spiritual location of this ashram aids in rejuvenate onself in mind and body.

Sri Ved Niketan Ashram:
While a stay in the Sri Ved Niketan Ashram, one can undergo the Yoga courses offered by this ashram. Other than catering classes on Yoga, it also offers courses on Hindu philosophy.

Yoga Niketan Ashram:
Yoga Niketan Ashram also offers classes on meditation. They follow a traditional teaching style. They even allow people to attend these classes not staying in this ashram.

The ashrams of Rishikesh situated in the lap of nature, with the holy Ganges and the mighty Himalayas are ideal place to spend the holidays. Rishikesh being a haven for the pilgrims is always filled with people coming different places of India as well as from abroad.

Last Updated on 17/06/2013