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This yoga detoxifying retreat is designed for beginners as well as for the people which are experienced. Yoganandham's yoga retreats will offer you to learn the art of yoga and its deep yoga philosophy, as well as extra activities to enjoy your holidays along with yogic life and ashram living. You can also customize your stay to best to meet your needs. The retreat will explore the concept of yoga and its ways to relax at theoretical and practical levels.
You will be accommodated at Yoganandham in Anand Dham Ashram. It is a yoga ashram with a perfect natural and spiritual setting which helps you a lot through all your spiritual journey. The vision of the ashram is to create a comfortable, nurturing sanctuary for spiritual seekers (sadhaks) from around the world, where they will have safe food, clean water, and guidance for their spiritual journey.
Yoganandham in India runs classes with holistic, integrating with all aspect of yoga: asana, pranayama, meditation, yogic philosophy, sadhana, and Vedic chanting. Yoga classes take place twice daily except on Sundays and are open to the public as well as ashram residents.
There are three yoga halls that allow sadhaks and guests to practice during scheduled special events. One is on the ground level, second is on the third floor, and third is on the roof. All the yoga halls are clean, authentic, and natural space for yoga practice. Each hall is supplied with pillows, bricks, bolsters, and yoga mats. All rooms are with attached bathrooms with hot water.
This retreat is designed to assist students of yoga.It will help them to understand and experience the deeper layers of their personality. The course mainly includes daily yoga asana classes to increase your blood circulation and flexibility so to release tension and relax the guest physically.
The guest will be guided through a very basic level of yoga pranayama practice to increase the oxygen level in body which will help them to relax mentally. The retreat also includes outing to nearby location so that the guest can fell free and enjoy the time completely.
Apart from the yoga asana, pranayama - the understanding and regulating of your breath, and meditation, you will also learn the basic concept of yoga and the lifestyle. It will teach you to integrate your body, mind, and souls for complete living.
The shatkarmas consist of six group of purification practices. The aim of Hatha yoga of the shatkarmas is to create harmony between the two major pranic flows, ida, and pingala, thereby, attaining physical and mental purification and balance.
Yoga poses also purify and help to heal the body, as well as control, calm, and focus the mind. Yoga asanas will be practiced daily two times a day. Hatha yoga and Ashtanga yoga is practiced during the yoga classes.
Yoga philosophy is one of the six major orthodox schools of Hinduism. Ancient, medieval, and most modern literature often refers to the yoga school of Hinduism simply as yoga. Yoga retreat includes basic yoga philosophy sessions which provides knowledge about origin of yoga.
Pranayama and meditation session is very helpful for practitioners to get inner peace in life. Everyone is so busy and they feel there is no time to stop and meditate. But, meditation actually gives you more time by making your mind calmer and more focused.
Ayurveda has stood for the wholesome physical, mental, and spiritual growth of humanity around the world. Today, it is a unique, indispensable branch of medicine, a complete naturalistic system that depends on the diagnosis of your body's humors.
During this retreat, you will have an outing to nearby location so that you can enjoy your free time completely.
This retreat will take place in Rishikesh, India.
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You will be provided with three Ayurvedic, organic, and vegetarian meals everyday.
During your free time, you might want to sign up for various excursions offered at an additional cost, including a visit to Ganga aarti or the waterfall. You can also try to experience practicing yoga on Ganges beach.
Please book your international flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Then, book a domestic flight from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Dehradun Airport (DED). There are daily domestic flights into Dehradun from Delhi airport. AnandDham Ashram is 16 kilometers away from Dehradun airport, by road. You can take prepaid cab from outside the airport or contact Yoganandham for airport pickup facility at extra cost.
Rishikesh bus station is located five kilometers from the Yoganandham. The bus for Rishikesh leaves from Haridwar every hour. You can also take auto-rickshaw from the Rishikesh bus station to AnandDham Ashram.
Please book your railway tickets to arrive at Haridwar Junction railway station. Haridwar is directly connected by rail to all main cities in India. When you reach Haridwar, buy a prepaid taxi from the stand at the entrance to the station. This will save you the trouble of negotiating a price with the driver.
The bus station is situated across the street, where there is regular service to Rishikesh bus stand which is five kilometers away from Yoganandham Ashram. You are advised to book rail tickets as soon as possible. Trains are usually fully booked near the time of travel.
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