28 Days 300-Hour Meditation Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India

  • Shree Mahesh Heritage,C/O-Khushal Palace,Kunjapuri- Tapovan Trekking Road,Ghugtayni Malli, Upper Tapovan, Rishikesh

28 Days 300-Hour Meditation Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India

  • Shree Mahesh Heritage,C/O-Khushal Palace,Kunjapuri- Tapovan Trekking Road,Ghugtayni Malli, Upper Tapovan, Rishikesh

Meditation Teacher Training in India

The Meditation Teacher Training program at Shree Mahesh Heritage is a 300-hour certification program for beginners or advanced meditation practitioners who wish to become a meditation instructor. It is a 28 days residential course which is derived from Ayurveda or meditation techniques.

Deliver professional meditation instructions

It is the best practice course for self-practice and teaching techniques of meditation designed to prepare individuals to deliver professional meditation instructions to their clients, patients, family, and the general public. The Meditation Teacher Training course at Meditation School is a certified program registered by the government of India.


  • Daily meditation sessions
  • Aarti at the bank of river Ganga
  • Kirtan, satsang, chanting and celebration
  • Daily asana, pranayama or cleansing practice
  • Meeting to Himalayan saints
  • 27 nights accommodation
  • Walk at Ganga beach
  • 3 meals a day
  • 24 days with instruction
  • Sanskrit, English
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Aim and goal

The goal of meditation is to increase happiness and well being within and around. At Shree Mahesh Heritage the ancient teachings of the East are taught in a modern way suitable for the western mind and body so students can flourish in their practice and naturally gravitate to a more meditative lifestyle.

There is no bias to any particular spiritual teachings and teach in a non-dogmatic way. Generally Western students consider meditation as quite challenging practice because they are not used to sitting for long periods in stillness. The focus is more on inner stillness and wisdom and to allow you to continue the same in various positions (sitting, standing, lying) and in activities.

Any aspirant who wishes to become a Meditation Teacher can join the course. As well, it is a very effective course for RYT 200/500 - Certified Yoga teachers who wish to get their certification and specialization in Meditation. The course is designed in such a way that the student will get a complete picture of meditation, knowing well, how to begin, move and progress to achieve the ultimate state of meditation with the signs and symptoms of each stage.

It is believed that the 'real' teachings come from all those who participate in the training discussing, sharing, exploring and debating practice and meditative lifestyle in the philosophy sessions.

If you who have a passion to become a teacher this course provides a supportive arena to access your inner guru and build a strong foundation of confidence and skill which will allow you to teach clearly and precisely from your own experience

Meditation Teacher Training syllabus

  • Applications of meditation for health, healing, well-being and spiritual upliftment
  • Anatomy and physiology of meditation
  • Basic principles and paths of meditation
  • Biography and teachings of some enlightened saints
  • Bhakti yoga, Jnan yoga, Karma yoga and Raja yoga
  • Concentration, meditation and diet
  • Establishing yourself as a meditation teacher
  • Introduction to Eastern concept of meditation and spiritualism
  • Obstacles and milestones of meditation
  • Role of Asana, Bandha, Mudra and mantra chanting
  • Role of pranayama and Psycho-cleansing practices
  • Types of Sadhaka (practitioners)
  • Structuring and sequencing
  • Styles and techniques of meditation
  • Subtle body, Prana, chakra, kundalini shakti, Nada (inner sounds)
  • Teaching ethics and skills

Meditation Teacher Training schedule

  • Monday to Saturday:
  • 06.15: Morning tea
  • 06.30: Practice Asana or pranayama or cleansing leading to meditation
  • 08.30: Breakfast
  • 09.15: Lecture or theory, methodology, philosophy or anatomy
  • 11.00: Chanting and meditation
  • 12.30: Lunch and Rest or self-study
  • 15.30: Group work, teaching skills, Question and Answer
  • 16.45: Tea break
  • 17.00: Meditation practice
  • 18.00: Kirtan, Satsang, Celebration
  • 19.00: Early dinner
  • Sunday:
  • Free time

The benefits

Through your studies and practice, you will gain:

Personal well-being plus more clarity, positivity and peace in life

Experience a variety of meditation types and their applications, confidence, creativity, willingness and an entrepreneurial spirit

An understanding of the core principles and techniques of meditation popular in east and west,

The ability to teach a variety contemporary, secular meditation techniques in group or private settings,

The depth of experience and the breadth of knowledge in your application of meditation t enable you to guide others in the enhancement of their mental, physical, and emotional well-being.


All trainees who successfully complete the course will receive a 300-hour Meditation Teacher Training certificate issued by Shree Mahesh Heritage (registered under Trust act, Government of India) and are henceforth qualified to teach whatever style of meditation they love and practice. However, it must be noted that students must have 90 percent of attendance in all theory and practice session.

Rishikesh is a small town in the northern state of Uttrakhand in India. Scenically located where the Ganges River comes down from the Himalayas. Rishikesh is in close proximity of Dehradun's Jolly Grant Airport, a small, quiet and recently renovated airport.


  • Jolly Grant Airport, 15 kilometers

Local sightseeing



Walk on the Ganga beach

  • 28 night accommodation (private room with attached bath)
  • Aarti at the bank of river Ganga
  • Daily chanting and meditation session
  • Daily asana or pranayama or cleansing practice
  • Daily meals
  • Course materials
  • Kirtan, Satsang, and Celebration
  • Meeting to Himalayan saints
  • Rafting or trekking
  • Walk on the Ganga beach
  • Flights to and from Rishikesh
  • Transfer to and from Shree Mahesh Heritage

Arrival by airplane

Rishikesh being the closest city to Dehradun Airport, a flight is probably the best way to travel. Rishikesh city is about 15 kilometers from the airport (around 15-20 minutes drive)

Arrival by bus

From Delhi, the city is about 230 kilometers away and is well connected with buses. A bus journey may take about 5-7 hours - depending on the traffic - and costs you about 130-350 INR. An AC Bus will cost about 250-700 INR. In Rishikesh, there are several travel agencies scattered around Swarg Ashram and Lakshman Jhula that can book luxury buses to common destinations like Delhi, Jaipur, Agra etc.

Arrival by train

Haridwar is the biggest railway station, 25 kilometers from Rishikesh. There are many trains from Delhi to Haridwar. Some of the better are: Shatabadi Express, Jan Shatabdi, AC Special Express, Mussoorie Express. From Haridwar to Rishikesh, you can come by pre-paid taxi (fare-around 900-1000 INR) or bus (fare 35 INR) or by sharing Auto rickshaw (fare 35-40 INR per person) or through Train (fare 5 INR only) as listed below.

Passenger trains from Haridwar to Rishikesh, approximate travel time 1 hour:

Haridwar-Rishikesh: 05:20

Haridwar-Rishikesh: 10:30

Haridwar-Rishikesh: 17:25

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.


  • Review by Adam
    10 out of 10

    "Learned a lot, even as a yogateacher. Teachers were very passionate. Everything was done by heart and love: classes, teachings, practices, accomodation and specially the food! Specially thanks to senior teacher sri Ram who answered my many and specific questions on pranayamas and meditation-techniques in a terrific way!"

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  • Review by Tatiana
    10 out of 10

    "“I loved the 4 week Meditation Teacher program. The teachers are superb , full of knowledge and passionate and the accomodation, food and love that I received at this place were priceless. This was a step change in my life and I can only be grateful for this wonderful exprience. I fully recommend it for the people I love and for sure I will be back!” I also take this opportunity to wish Ram,Sarvottam and my beloved RIshikesh family a wonderful happy new year!"

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  • Review by Ohad
    10 out of 10

    "In one word: Amazing. In more than one; located in a remote environment up on the hills of tapovan, overlooking on rice fields and ever green view, far away from the busy noisy areas of Rishikesh, the perfect place to disconnect from the outside and reconnnect to yourself. Combination of great deep philosophy background, variety of Meditation techniques and professional teachers will take you along the path of exploration and self realization. The MTTC can truly transform your way of living if only for a month. Last least, wonderful food based on Ayurvedic cooking will nutrit your both body and mind. Happy I gave myself the opportunity to walk this path."

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  • Review by Gabbar Bhandari
    10 out of 10

    "I loved the meditation for Beginner 8 Days Course and surely would recommend everyone who wish to learn and enjoy Rishikesh.Thank you so much for valuable experience for life journey!"

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  • Review by Eugeniki E
    8 out of 10

    "I have spent 1 month in the SMH School, studying yoga and meditation and would like to thank Ram ji and all the team for the knowledge they have shared. It was a great month, full of lessons - not only lessons of yoga, meditation and pranayama, but some life lessons also.The course definitely helped to understand and clarify many issues regarding yoga and meditation practice and also to understand the opportunities and potential of self-practice and self-development. Currently for my students I use many techniques which were discussed and practiced during the course.Separately I would like to thank Rajni and Govind ji for taking care about our stomachs during the course. :)There were some points to be improved regarding the course. For me I would prefer to have some more advanced information, but still the course was rather balanced and very useful. Also some improvements in the menu could make the stay even more marvelous. But we were the 1st group, based in the new building, so some gaps could be normal for that time. I believed that currently all of them are solved and the course became even more balanced, interesting and useful."

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  • Review by Chirag Gupta
    10 out of 10

    "Pranayama lesions personally from Ramji helped me so much to develop my practice at home after spending two weeks at meditation school, Rishikesh India. Thank you Rajnee, you cooked various food and I enjoyed them very much. I would like to visit the school again."

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  • Review by Silvio
    10 out of 10

    " I like to thank all the staff of the Shree Mahesh Heritage / Kushal Palace. Everyones effort to make students course flow as smooth as possible didnt pass unnoticed. Food was delicious, the staff kind and lovely, teachers professional and inspiring! I found the course itself very helpful in giving a broad picture of such a vast argument as yoga and meditation and Ram made sure everyone left with an understanding of the foundation of this ancient yet complex practice. Personally I joined the course almost as a mistake, as it wasnt planned, but it helped a lot pushing me to bring issues up to the surface and face parts of my personality I wasnt completely aware of. I was already on the path of meditation, wandering, and this course gave me direction and inspired me to expand my horizon further, and it did it with gentle loving kindness. This course drove me through different philosophies/schools and it was of invaluable help to find out what meditation technique is most suitable for my personality.Thank you again :)Om Shantih Shantih Shantih "

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  • Review by Frederique Ricordeau from France
    9 out of 10

    " I wonder how many more things Ill have to demonstrate to you, I have to remind you that within 14 months, you made me stop smoking, stop drinking alcohol and wine, lose 20 kgs, practice yoga and now meditation, drink incredible quantities of hot water and last but not least, stop eating meat (which would have seemed to me 6 weeks ago, just impossible to imagine). What will be the next step, I cant think of anything but Im sure youll find. God gave you such exceptional gifts for teaching, for explaining complicated concepts simply and easily, for passing on your enthusiasm , knowledge and truths to other people, that you have to keep using your talent, one way or the other, to help other people improve themselves and get better .. "

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  • Review by Matthew Hugo from United States
    9 out of 10

    " Over the duration of this course, Ram shared his knowledge and became a friend. I feel much more prepared to continue on my spiritual journey. We only had five short days together, he gave me the tools to help me experience much greater success in my meditation and yoga, thanks to his teaching.. "

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  • Review by Roni Averashi from Israel
    9 out of 10

    " I have been doing 8 days cleansing program with Ramji. I am feeling very light and happy with the results. Very recommended. "

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  • Review by Jackie from Canada
    10 out of 10

    " Thank you Ram for your kind and gentle care. I wish I would have more time here in Rishikesh to continue my treatment with you. I highly recommend ram for anyone looking for guidance for their healing journey. A very enjoyable experience overall. Namaste. "

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  • Review by Hakima from France
    10 out of 10

    " I came here second time to learn from RamG and help my condition. This program was rich in knowledge and gave me a complete different awareness of my body. Thanks to him for great practice and tools. I also feel that my structure is changing gradually and that is inspiring me a lot. I understand that if I continue my practice, may be one day I will be able to help others. Yoga is becoming really part of my life. I thank Ramji for the precious help and let the nature guide me. Thanks a lot for Rajnee and her beautiful presence and healthy and delicious food (I will miss it!) thanks to both of you for patience, care and support. "

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  • Review by Linda
    10 out of 10

    " Just a word to say hello and let you know that I am practicing my yoga. Not as much fun without you and certainly not as good without you. However, I am encouraged to continue since my last visit. I felt like I made some real progress with all your help and patience. I am still having trouble getting the right nasal breathing without your guidance but I will do what I can until my next visit. "

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