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Join Shri Jasnath Asan in a unique 10-day desert yoga retreat. Their mission is to deliver yogic wellness practices, education, and spiritual upliftment to all, in the pursuit of a world that is harmonized by love and peace. They teach and live the yogic lifestyle. For 9 nights, you will be staying at the ashram palace that features modern amenities. Daily vegetarian meals are provided. This retreat will offer you a sense of peacefulness and you will return with a firm yoga wellness practice. All faiths are welcome to celebrate the mystery and wonders of life.
There are 12 rooms within the ashram itself, equipped with all the necessary facilities for the comfort of the visitor. Pure drinking water is provided by a rain water collection tank, and there is a solar heating system for consistent hot bathing water.
Rooms in the main house are equipped with contemporary, luxurious, European bathroom facilities, and cotton sheets on single or double beds. If your stay is planned for the winter months, air conditioning is not required.
Within the outer wall is a Dharamsala (pilgrims rest home) providing additional basic accommodation as well as a spacious newly constructed meditation hall for yoga practice.
Shri Jasnath Asan is a 500-year old ashram on the edge of the Thar Desert handed down through the Hatha lineage from one guru to the next. Yoga classes are from Monday to Saturday at 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. with another relaxing session in the evening before dinner.
This retreat includes a tour to the Thar Desert sand dunes, a guided tour to Nagaur, Jodhpur and Mehrangarh Forts, an overnight Camel Safari and a tour of the Sachiya Mata temple in Osian.
Shri Jasnath Asan ashram lies in the heart of western Rajasthan in the village of Panchla Siddha (place of deep meditation) near Khimsar, approximately 100 kilometers from Jodhpur and 60 kilometers from Nagaur. It is one of the oldest ashrams in the Marwar region. The great saint, Shri Boyat ji Maharaj and the direct disciple of Shridev Jasnath ji, founded the ashram more than 500 years ago.
Rajasthan has a special place in every international travelers diary. Famed for its desert forts and safaris, brilliant palaces and mansions, spectacular temples and wildlife, Rajasthan attracts people from all corners of the globe. Whether to catch a glimpse of medieval ruins, to behold the dexterity of immaculate craftsmanship, to soak in the old world charm, or to enchant oneself with the colorful bazaar - Rajasthan beckons one and all.
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Rajasthan is a desert region so the insufficiency of water has a great impact on cooking practices. Yet there is never a shortage of fantastic, vegetarian food. Local vegetables are rich sources of minerals and vitamins as are the dried lentils and beans from indigenous plants. Do not miss the delectable desserts and mouth-watering, spicy snacks - each region is renowned for its specialties. Cooking demonstrations are available and encouraged by the kitchen staff.
Breakfast: Bread, sandwiches, cake, biscuits, tea, coffee, fruits, yoghurt, boiled green vegetables, and baked potatoes constitutes a typical breakfast.
Lunch and dinner: Regional, unique, distinctive cuisine consisting of bread and vegetables. These meals are characterized by delicacies like gaate ka saag, mustard leaves, green onions, ker and saangri, gwaarfali, bajra chapati, daal-baati-churma, mawa kachori, kaaju katli, sesame seed laddoo, chilly pickle, karhi, khichr and camel milk ice-cream.
Participants of this retreat will have the chance to be escorted through tours of Meharangarh Fort in Jodhpur and Naguar Fort. Overnight camel safari tours will also be organized and you will get to experience the famous fire dance. Sand dunes excursions and much more will also be prepared just for you for an additional fee. Local outings can also be arranged.
Bird watching: this region is home to your lists more elusive breeds. Telescopes can be arranged.
Fairs and festivals
Osian: Sachiya Goddess temple
Jodhpur: Umaid Bhavan Palace and Mandor garden
Invest in your health and relaxation with a selection of Ayurveda services from Shri Jasnath Asan's a-la-carte menu. They have male and female technicians who can deliver specific interventions for ailments such as knees and spine, headache and digestive disorders. You can also simply float away with a whole-body oil massage. The treatments are included in the price.
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