International Yoga Festival is upon us. Learn what its about

Category : Spiritual Knowledge | Chardham Tour Posted on 09 March 2024

International Yoga Festival is upon us. Learn what its about

Embark on a journey of self-discovery and well-being at the International Yoga Festival in Rishikesh, where ancient wisdom meets modern practices. Rooted in the teachings of the great sage Patanjali, Yoga offers a pathway to harmonize body, mind, and soul, transcending mere physical exercise to become a way of life. Experience the transformative power of Yoga as renowned masters guide you through traditional techniques and holistic practices.

History and Tradition:

Since its inception in 1999 at Parmarth Niketan Ashram, the International Yoga Festival has been a beacon of authentic Yoga teachings. Under the guidance of esteemed mentors like Pujya Shri Swami Veda Bharat Ji and Yogacharya Shri Bharat Bhushan Ji, participants delve into diverse Yoga lineages, from Iyengar to Kundalini, enriching their understanding and practice.

Daily Schedule Highlights at the festival:

  • Classes start at 4 AM.
  • One-hour yoga class at 6.30 AM, followed by a simple breakfast.
  • Several two-hour hour yoga sessions start at 8.30 AM.
  • Inspiring lectures from revered saints and Yogacharyas at 11:00 AM.
  • Traditional Indian lunch from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM.
  • After short rest, three Yogasana classes from 3.30 PM to 5.00 PM.
  • From 6.00 PM to 7.00 PM, attend the Aarti, on the banks of the river Ganga.
  • Dinner at 7.00 PM.
  • Special evening programs of Satsang, cultural song and dance performances, campfires, etc.
  • Lights out at 9.30 PM.

Programs of International Yoga Festival:

  • Daily Yoga classes
  • Divine Satsang with spiritual leaders
  • Ganga Aarti
  • Cultural performances in the evening

Location and Access:

Nestled along the serene banks of the Ganga River, Parmarth Niketan Ashram provides a tranquil setting for the celebrations of this festival. Accessing this haven of Yoga is convenient, whether by air to Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun or by train to Rishikesh Railway Station, followed by a short taxi ride to the ashram.

Embark on Your Yoga Journey

Take part in the International Yoga Festival and embark on a transformative journey towards holistic well-being. Discover the profound benefits of Yoga as you nurture your body, expand your mind, and awaken your spirit. Embrace the ancient wisdom of Yoga and unlock the limitless potential within you.

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