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Om Shanti Om Yoga School is an internationally certified yoga school in India registered with Yoga Alliance, that confers 300-hour yoga teacher training. This course is suitable for intermediate and advanced level yoga aspirants. The ultimate aim is to give transformation in the life of students by practical experience. Anybody who is having a strong thirst to go deeper into yoga science, Om Shanti Om Yoga School provides a retreat totally devoted to transform your life.
The accommodation at Om Shanti Om Yoga School includes spacious rooms with stunning mountain or river views. The ashram-based rooms, which are furnished with comfortable beds, study tables and cupboards, hot water bathrooms, and Wi-Fi facilities, are in close proximity to shopping outlets for your personal needs as well as to shopping centers, grocery stores, and restaurants. An ashram is a peaceful place close to nature at in the foot of the surrounding hills.
All rooms are fully ventilated and comfortable winter blankets are provided. Ashram based rooms with comfortable bed, study table, hot water bathroom, a view close to nature, walking distance to any shopping, groceries needs, or restaurants. There are also café, restaurant, and convenience or grocery store nearby. The ashram kept in a silence place close to nature in the foot of the hills. All rooms are fully ventilated to open air and atmosphere.
Ashrams usually represent a return to a simpler way of living, which is very different to a hotel. Generally there is a more communal atmosphere and often an expectation that guests will pitch in with whatever needs doing.
Asanas are yoga postures and the physical movements of yoga practice and in combination with pranayama or breathing techniques, it constitutes the style of yoga referred to as Hatha yoga. Traditionally asanas are positions which make you fit and healthy in all the way. In the Yoga Sutra, Patanjali describes asana as a "firm, comfortable posture", referring specifically to the seated posture, most basic of all the asanas.
Normally asanas will be held for an average of 2 or 3 minutes. Besides being held steadily it should also be held comfortably. No pain should be experienced while holding the posture or in the hour or days that follow. Hindu shastras tell 84 lakhs asanas. A lakh being equal to 100,000, this brings the number of yoga postures to 8,400,000. The asanas are:
Pranayama is a Sanskrit word meaning "extension of the praa or breath" or "extension of the life force". The word is composed of two Sanskrit words: prana, life force, or noted particularly as the breath), and ayma, to extend or draw out. (Not "restrain, or control" as is often translated from yam instead of ayama). It is a yogic discipline with origins in ancient India.
Pranayama is traditionally viewed as a practice involving a lot more than just breathing for relaxation. It is a term having a broad range of meanings and connotations. Pranayama is the foundation for your body because it refreshes your breathing system and makes fit your respiratory system. It is a term having a broad range of meanings and connotations. The sage Patanjali, in Yoga Sutras, defines pranayama as regulation of incoming and outgoing breath coupled with retention. The pranayamas are:
Despite all its popularity, today very few truly know what meditation is. Some regard meditation is the mental concentration on something, others consider that you meditate when you imagine something that gives you peace or satisfaction. All these methods are being with 1 goal to slow down and eventually, completely stop the incessant activity of your minds. These exercises are not really meditation it is the substitute for meditation because it is normally very difficult to stop your minds all-together.
In reality, meditation is a state of thoughtless awareness. The real meaning of meditation is transforming your mind. By engaging with a particular meditation practice, you learn the patterns and habits of your mind, and the practice offers a means to cultivate new, more positive ways of being. With regular work and patience, these nourishing focused states of mind can deepen into profoundly, peaceful, and energized states of mind. The meditations are:
The word "mantra" has 2 parts, "man" which is the root of the Sanskrit word for mind and "tra" which is the root of the word instrument. A mantra is, therefore, an instrument of the mind, a powerful sound or vibration that you can use to enter a deep state of meditation. A combination of certain codified sounds is a mantra. The correct chanting of mantras under the guidance of the Siddha (guru) brings about a manifestation of thoughts and desires, and even of devs and devis.
It is originated from Ved which was written by Lord Brahma. The teachings of the Vedas consist of various mantric chants or hymns cognized by different seers or rishis from the cosmic mind. Your body gets effect from mantra chanting in a good way. It removes all the diseases from your body and keeps away your body from other negative energy. The mantras are:
The main philosophy of yoga is simple: mind, body, and spirit are all one and cannot be clearly separated. Yet there is a multitude of philosophical ideas developed by looking into the deeper dimensions of the body, mind, and spirit.
Yoga is a set of spiritual practices but in itself is not an institutionalized religion, per se. Hinduism is related to yoga through a common recognition of the Vedas as an authoritative source, and both Buddhism and Jainism share many of the core values of the yoga tradition. But classical yoga is best understood as a system of spiritual practice, rather than a particular religion.
Bandha' is a term for the "body locks" in Hatha yoga, treated under the heading of mudra. Specific bandhas are Mula Bandha, contraction of the perineum, Uddiyana Bandha, contraction of the abdomen into the rib cage, Jalandhara Bandha, tucking the chin close to the chest, Maha Bandha, combining all three of the above bandhas.
Among these, it is a short description of the few important ones. You can select that which suits you well and practice regularly. A cough, asthma, enlargement of spleen and liver, sex-sublimation, venereal diseases, consumption, chronic constipation, leprosy, and all sorts of incurable diseases are also cured. The bandhas are:
Ayurvedic medicine is a system of traditional Hindu medicine native to the Indian subcontinent. Contemporary practices derived from Ayurvedic traditions are a type of alternative medicine. Ayurveda is a discipline of the upaveda or "auxiliary knowledge" in Vedic tradition.
The origins of Ayurveda are also found in the Atharvaveda, which contains 114 hymns and incantations described as magical cures for disease. Since then Ayurveda has stood for the wholesome physical, the mental and spiritual growth of humanity around the world. Today, it's a unique, indispensable branch of medicine, a complete naturalistic system that depends on the diagnosis of your body's humor - Vata, Pitta, and Kapha to achieve the right balance. The lessons are:
Kriya most commonly refers to a "completed action", technique or practice within a yoga discipline meant to achieve a specific result. Another meaning of Kriya is an outward physical manifestation of awakened kundalini, such as a spontaneous body movement related to kundalini energy flow. Kriya Shakti is "a power of thought, Purity," said to be greatly studied by.
The purity of body encourages purity of the mind. Yoga has developed six cleansing techniques or “Shat Kriyas” for purification of the physical body. Through these simple exercises, nature is assisted in the elimination of waste products and mucus. Many mental and physical ailments may be alleviated through the practice of Kriyas. The Kriyas are:
The schedule will change on a daily base, including all the indoor and outdoor yoga activities, meditation practices, breathing exercises early in the morning, and the wonderful sightseeing and visits to local cultural sites.
The yoga teacher training will take place in Om Shanti Om Yoga Ashram. The school is located in Ram Jhula Rishikesh at Hotel Surya Palace. Rishikesh is the world famous for rafting and adventure. Rafting season starts from the month of March and ends in July. Rishikesh is also home to the 120-year old Kailas Ashram Brahmavidyapeetham, an institution dedicated to preserve and promote the traditional Vedantic Studies. Prominent personalities such as Swami Vivekananda, Swami Rama Tirtha, and Swami Shivananda have studied in this institution.
In February 1968, The Beatles visited the now-closed Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's ashram in Rishikesh. John Lennon recorded a song titled, "The Happy Rishikesh Song". The Beatles composed nearly 48 songs during their time at the Maharishi's ashram, many of which appear on the White Album.
Rishikesh, sometimes nicknamed "The World Capital of Yoga", has numerous yoga centers that also attract tourists. It is believed that meditation in Rishikesh brings one closer to attainment of moksha, as does a dip in the holy river that flows through it. International yoga week which attracts participation from across the world is held here, every year, in February on the banks of the holy Ganga.
Triveni Ghat is situated bank of the holy river Ganges. This sacred Ghat used for the bath for most of the pilgrims. There will be international yoga festival at Parmath Niketan Ashram every year. It is a world famous gathering of many yoga learners from all over the world who came here to obtain more knowledge in yoga.
Don’t be surprised that in Rishikesh the world-famous yogi. The Great Himalayan Yogi and Swami Yogananda Maharaj Ji are in Rishikesh too in who is currently residing in Himalaya and also a world traveler. He is the Guru Ji for Yogi Dinesh and also the founder of Om Shanti Om Yoga center in Lakshman Jhula, Rishikesh.
You will be provided with breakfast, lunch, and dinner which is pure vegetarian food and yogic diet. Participants will enjoy various kinds of menus such as Indian, Russian, Chinese, as well as Western food combinations. All the food is cooked and served in sattvic ways, as food is essential for the practice of yoga and a healthy way of life.
The menus are always varied so you won't get tired of eating the same food. If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to Om Shanti Om Yoga School when making a reservation.
Two free Ayurvedic body massages are included in this retreat.
Jolly Grant Airport
Indira Gandhi International Airport
Transfer not provided
Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.
Om Shanti Om Yoga School will send you personal taxi directly to Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to pick up you from the arrival gate. The charges of the taxi are on your own and are approximately 60 USD for one way.
The nearest domestic airport to the venue is Jolly Grant Airport (DED). Organizer offer to pick you up from this airport the return transfer is by your own self.
There is a direct railway service from Delhi to Rishikesh railway station.
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