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International Yoga Week

A March 2006 trip to Uttarakhand by HimalayanGuide

Paramarth Niketan Ashram Photo, Rishikesh, India More Photos
Quote: Rishikesh is known the world over as International Capital of Yoga & Meditation. Every year it hosts International Yoga Week in March.

Paramarth Niketan Ashram

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Paramarth Niketan Ashram Photo, Rishikesh, India
Get your asanas truly sorted during Rishikesh's annual yoga week at the much-loved Parmath Niketan ashram. The so-called "yoga capital of the world" is an appropriate setting for a whirlwind tour of the major types of yoga, and happens to be an awesome place to visit as well. This annual festival is now being organized by Parmath Niketan with Uttranchal Tourism. It always attracts great yogic masters from all over the world who arrive by the banks of the Ganges to demonstrate and explore the major traditions of yoga (hatha, raja, karma, bhakti, mantra, laya, and jnana). The town boasts numerous yoga schools to view (of varying standards, ethics, and expense), as well as plenty of places to visit wh...Read More

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Paramarth Niketan Ashram
P.O. Swargashram
Rishikesh, Himalayas, India 249302