Stay at Yoga Niketan AshramYoga Niketan is one of the oldest Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh. It is situated on a gentle hill by the bank of the holy river Ganga. It was estabilished in the year 1964 by Yogacharya Swami Yogeshwarananda Saraswati Maharaj Ji with the sole purpose of spreading yogvidya and spirtuality in the world..
Yoga Niketan Ashram was founded by one of the greatest yogis Swami Yogeshwaranand Paramhansa.
Swami Yogeshwaranand Paramhansa formaly known as Vyas Devji was one of the greastest Yogis of the 20th century.He left a comfortable home at the tender age of 14 to live a life of extreme austerity mainly in the Himalayas practicing all that is laid down in Hindu Scriptures for the realiastion of soul and God.He spent his entire life time reviving the ancient science of Yoga and imparting valuable knowledge that he had gathered from many great ascetics and his own spiritual experiences. Swamiji merged with the Brahma on April 23, 1985.
Ruslan ERYT 500 is a founder of Akhila Yoga, integrative style of yoga. He is a devoted yogi, gifted body worker, martial artist and avid acroyogi. Ruslan is a permanent student of Spirit, Life and Movement Arts. He traveled extensively the world and in search of spiritual guidance and studied with prominent Masters in Ashrams and Monasteries in India and South Korea. On his spiritual path he met Swami Mrityunjaya Tirth ji, the master who initiated him through Shaktipat into the system of Siddha Yoga. Ruslan has taught workshops at major Global Yoga Conferences and Festivals, he has been featured in major publications, including Yoga Journal and Mantra magazine.
Rishikesh India /HimalayaA sacred town at the convergence of rivers Ganges and Chandrabhaga. Rishikesh, the gateway to Garhwal Himalayas, is considered the mecca for yoga and meditation. It is believed that meditation in Rishikesh brings one closer to attainment of moksha (liberation), as does a dip in the holy river that flows through it. Rishikesh has been declared a vegetarian city by law; it is also an alcohol-free city.
Many accommplished yogis have studied and lived here- Swami Vivekananda, Swami Rama Tirtha, Swami Shivananda, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi just to name few. India is the stuff legends are made of. But it can be quite challenging to navigate. Join us on this retreat to experience the best of India. You will be accompanied by a knowledgeable, dedicated guide, and fellow yoga students. Nourish your soul in serene and spiritual environment and explore all aspects of living a life of balance and harmony.