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Rishikesh is a holy city of Hindus in India, which has had religious significance for centuries. Rishikesh is situated in the Himalayan mountain range, beside Holy river Ganga, also known as the pilgrimage town, city of saints, and the world capitol for Yoga and Meditation.
The tradition of Ashram in Rishikesh was started by Hindu monks and gurus from ancient times, And even today there are many ashrams in Rishikesh and almost all offer yoga and meditation facilities, and these are non-profit organizations. In the last few years, people's attraction towards yoga and meditation has increased and the number of domestic and foreign tourists coming here for learning yoga and meditation is rapidly increasing. If you are interested in yoga or meditation in India, then this is the best place for you, know here 21 best ashrams which offer yoga learning, practicing and meditation facilities.
1. Abhayaranya Yoga Ashram
Abhayaranya Yoga Ashram is a subsidiary of Rishikesh Yogpeeth, located in Rishikesh that provides health & wellness retreat facilities, study to understand yogic life and philosophies and meditation for awakening of body, mind & spirit. Rishikesh Yogpeeth functions at two different locations in Rishikesh, India. One of its locations is called Abhayaranya Yoga Ashram and the other one is known as Vithal Ashram.
Details about Abhayaranya Yoga Ashram
- Founded in Year : 2005
- Founded By : Shahin Azha and Roshan Singh
- Website : Abhayaranya Yoga Ashram
- Address : Abhayaranya Rishikesh Yogpeeth, Neelkanth Temple Road, Patna, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249302
- Phone: +91- 8445882197
- Email: email@example.com
2. Anand Prakash Ashram
Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram is the hub for Akhanda Yoga Institute to provide study and practice of Yoga in India that includes Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram and Jungle Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh. That is basically a Yoga Institute for Yoga Teacher Training, Yoga workshops, courses, and events.
Details about Anand Prakash Ashram
- Founded in Year : 2007
- Founded By : Himalayan Master Yogrishi Vishvketu
- Website: Anand Prakash Ashram
- Address: Tapovan, shivananda nagar, Badrinath Rd, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249192, India
- Phone: +91 135 244 2344
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Andhra Ashram, Rishikesh
Andhra Ashram is about 2 Km away from Laxman Jhoola in Rishikesh, which is run by group of South Indian people. There are total 65 rooms in this ashram, out of which 8 rooms are well furnished with modern facilities.
Details about Andhra Ashram, Rishikesh
- Founded in Year : 1930
- Founded By : Sri Sachchidananda Saraswathy
- Website: Andhra Ashram
- Address: 110, Shop No. 10, Laxman Jhula Rd, near balaji mandir, Chandreshwar Nagar, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249035, India
- Phone: +91 135 243 0353
- On-line booking contact no. : Call Us For booking on +91-8894404523, +91-8894917116 Or +91- 7060507245, +91-5832-267070.
4. Beatles Ashram
The Beatles Ashram, also known as Chaurasi Kutia, or the Ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, located in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, a unique ashram to attend a special meditation programme. This Ashram gained popularity after the Beatles band of Liverpool came to stay there in the year 1986.
Details about The Beatles Ashram
- Founded in Year : Officially Opened in public, Dec. 2015
- Founded By : Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
- Website : Beatles Ashram
- Address : 4876+4V3, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249304, India
- Email: email@example.com
5. Himalayan Yog Ashram
Himalayan Yoga Ashram undertakes Yoga Teacher Training and has in place an Ayurvedic healing program, meditation and inner contemplation. Its Situated at Tapovan, walking distance from the river Ganga. The Himalayan Yoga Ashram is a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance, and its founder Yogi Ram is a certified E-RYT 500 and YACEP® provider.
Details about Himalayan Yog Ashram
- Founded in Year : 2012
- Founded By : Yogi Ram ji (And Swami Hanuman Giri ji, Mentor of Yogi Ram ji)
- Website: Himalayan Yog Ashram
- Address: Himalayan Yoga Ashram 256 Tapovan, Rishikesh-249192, India
- Phone: +91 9557016661
6. Jai Ram Asharam
The Jairam aanashetra was established in Haridwar, to address the social issues like collective poor girl, marriages, free education, arrangements of the various spiritual festivals, arrangement of yoga, publicity and dissemination of the Sanskrit education and the many other works has been served by the Jairam trust for the last hundred years. And later in 1891, Jairam Ashram was extended to Rishikesh that Ashram complex has 512 rooms along with charitable hospital, library and a Granary. The trust also provide Yoga, Meditation trainings. .
Details about Jai Ram Ashram
- Founded in Year : 1889
- Founded By : Shri Jairam ji Maharaj
- Website: Jai Ram Ashram
- Address: 473W+CWH, Mayakund, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201, India
- Phone: +91 135 243 0065
7. Kailash Ashram
Kailash Ashram is one of the oldest and first big ashram in Rishikesh. It is also known as Shri Kailash Brahmvidhya Peeth., located in Muni Ki Reti in Rishikesh. It's a place of spiritual practice like Meditation, study, service, singing and recitation of texts.
Details about Jai Ram Ashram
- Founded in Year : 1880
- Founded By : Swami Dhanraj Giri
- Website : Kailash Ashram
- Address : Haridwar Road (NH-58), Muni Ki Reti, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137
- Phone: +91 135 243 0065
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
8. Madhuban Ashram
Madhuban Ashram is situated at Muni-ki-Reti or ‘Sands of the Sages’, traditionally considered as the gateway for the Char Dham pilgrimage to Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. The Bhakti-yoga, chanting mantras of Lord Krishna, ancient Vedic scriptures and devotional subjects are taught in the Ashram.
Details about Madhuban Ashram
- Founded in Year : 1956
- Founded By : Bhaktiyog Swami Maharaj
- Website : Madhuban Ashram
- Address : Madhuban Ashram, Kailash Gate, Muni-Ki-Reti,, Rishikesh – 249 201' U.K. Himalayas, India
- Phone : +91 989 789 9970/71, Tel: +91 135 243 1297
- Email : email@example.com
9. Nirmal Ashram Rishikesh
Niram Ashram is related to ‘Nirmal Panth’ founded by Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, and dedicated for those people who want to spend their life in ‘Sewa & Simran’. The Ashram teaches to help & serve humanity, devotion to the Guru & meditating on God’s name. On request of the devotees, Maharaj ji travels extensively in India & abroad to spread the knowledge about God & absolute truth.
Details about Nirmal Ashram
- Founded in Year : 1903
- Founded By : Sriman Mahant Buddha Singh
- Website : Nirmal Ashram
- Address : Nirmal Marg, Rishikesh – 249201, Distt. – Dehradun (Uttarakhand) INDIA
- Phone: 91-135-2431319, 2439611-13, Fax: 91-135-2430457
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
10. Omkarananda Ganga Sadan Ashram
The Omkarananda Ashram is managed by a group of Sannyasis, and dedicated to Education and Vedic Culture, meditation and religious studies that carries its multiple activities through two registered Charitable Trusts - Omkarananda Dharma Samsthan, and Omkarananda Charitable Trust, as well as the Omkarananda Educational Society. The Ashram is awarded by the government of India with Vedic-Rishi-Ratna Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, Shiksha Shiksha Shiromani Award.
Details about Omkarananda Ganga Sadan Ashram
- Founded in Year : 1960s
- Founded By : Paramahamsa Omkarananda Saraswati
- Website : Omkaranand Ashram, Rishikesh
- Address : Omkarananda Ganga Sadan,, Muni-ki-Reti (near Shivananda Arch),, P.O. Shivananda Nagar - 249 192, Distt. Tehri-Garhwal, Uttarakhand, INDIA
- Phone: +91-135-2430763, -2431473 / +91-7300654448
- Email: email@example.com
11. Osho Gangadham Ashram
Osho Ashram was founded by Osho for mental peace and tranquility of the people, the Ashram has a has a large meditation, yoga Hall and meditation camps which are offered throughout the year. The cost per day is INR 1950 for international visitors and INR 970 for resident Indian nationals. The first time visitors will need to pay 100 for a gate pass with digital photo.
Details about Osho Ashram
- Founded in Year : 1990s
- Founded By : Osho
- Website : Osho Gangadham Ashram
- Address : Jaanaki Cottage, Lease No-52, Badrinath Road, Brahmpuri, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201, India
- Phone: +91 - 0914 932 3698, 0925 816 0729
- Email: www.oshoworld.com
12. Parmarth Niketan Ashram
Parmarth Niketan is the largest ashram in Rishikesh with over 1000 rooms, that offer Ashram stay, yoga and meditation. The stay includes morning universal prayers, daily yoga and meditation classes, daily Satsang and lecture programs, kirtan, the world-renowned Ganga Aarti at sunset, as well as Nature Cure and Ayurvedic treatment.
Details about Parmarth Niketan Ashram
- Founded in Year : 1942
- Founded By : Pujya Swami Shukdevanandji Maharaj
- Website : Parmarth Niketan
- Address : Near, Main Market Road, Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249304, India
- Contact :
Ph: (0135) 2434301, 2434302, from abroad, please dial +91-135 instead of (0135)
Mobile: 7830060088, from abroad, please dial (+91) before the number
Fax: (0135) 2440066
- Email: Enquiries
13. Phool Chatti Ashram
The name "phoolchatti" means "land of flowers", This Ashram is established in Rishikesh, 5 Km away from Famous destination Lakshaman Jhoola. PhoolChatti Ashram has designed the Yoga and Meditation Program to be a broad introduction to the yogic path and ashram life.
Details about Phool Chatti Ashram
- Founded in Year : 1977
- Founded By : Swami Dev Swarupa Nand Ji
- Website : Phool Chatti Ashram
- Address : Neelkanth Temple Road Paliyal Gaon, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249302, India
Calling from Inside India: Enquiries: 941-03-666-05, Land Line: 981-08-894-19
Calling from Outside India: Enquiries: +91-941-03-666-05, Land Line: +91-981-08-894-19
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
14. Sadhana Mandir Ashram
The Sadhana Mandir Ashram is established near to Rishikesh, for sincere aspirants to practice meditation in a spiritually elevating environment that offer a retreat for beginners and experienced practitioners. The Sadhana Mandir, offer daily gentle yoga classes, breathing and relaxation practicums, guided meditation practices.
Details about Sadhana Mandir Ashram
- Founded in Year : 1966
- Founded By : H.H. Swami Rama
- Website : Sadhna Mandir Ashram
- Address : Sadhana Mandir Ashram, Virbhadra Road (Between Ganga Kinare Hotel and AIIMS), Ramnagar, P.O. Pashulok, Rishikesh, 249203, (Uttarakhand) India
Phone: +91-135- 243-1693 & 243-1879
Mobile: +918650464848, +919760507112
- Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
16. Sivananda Ashram
The International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres is a non-profit organization named after Swami Sivananda, that provide Yoga Asanas & Meditation, oga Training Courses. Free Online Yoga Classes. Swami Sivananda has published more than 300 books and pamphlets, and trained over 1000+ yoga gurus.
Details about Sivananda Ashram
- Founded in Year : 1957
- Founded By : Swami Sivananda
- Website : Sivananda Ashram, Rishikesh
- Address : Near, Ram Jhula, Ganga Vatika, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137, India
- Phone: +91-135 243 0040
- Email: For membership and queries: email@example.com, For yoga Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org
17. Swami Dayananda Ashram, Rishikesh
Swami Dayananda Saraswati Ashram was established by the Swami Dayanand Saraswati, who was a renown teacher of Vedanta and foremost scholar of Sanskrit. It is a unique centre for the study of Vedanta and Sanskrit in English, that offer throughout the year, regular retreats take place on Vedanta, Yoga.
Details about Swami Dayananda Saraswati Ashram
- Founded in Year : 1960
- Founded By : Swami Dayananda Saraswati
- Website : Swami Dayanand Ashram
- Address : Dayananda Nagar, Chandreshwar Nagar, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137, India
- Phone: +91-135 243 8769
- Email: email@example.com
18. Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama Ashram
Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama Dhyana Ashram or Gurukulam, is a village from non-profit society. That offer teaching the art and science of Yoga Meditation and carrying out Research and Publications in the field of Yoga and Meditation.
Details about Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama Ashram
- Founded in Year : 2002
- Founded By : Swami Veda Bharati
- Website : Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama Ashram
- Address : Virbhadra Road, P.O. Pashulok, Aam Bag, Birpur Khurd, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249203, India
- Phone: +91-135 245 0093
- Email: Contact Form
19. Swarg Ashram
Swarg Ashram is a little township found 5 km upstream from Rishikesh, is perhaps the oldest ashram in Rishikesh, which has religious sites, temples, Ghats, ashrams. Inside the ashram premises, there are a few sanctuaries and various places of worship, every one of them portraying various Hindu gods and has a huge complex of Geeta Bhawan.
Details about Swarg Ashram
- Established in Year : 1936
- Founded By : Swami Atma Prakash (In the memory of Swami Vishudhanand)
- Website : Swarg Ashram
- Address : Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, 249304, India
- Phone: NA
- Email: NA
20. Shiv Priya Yoga Ashram
The Shiv Priya Yoga Ashram is an institution for Hinduism and spiritual practitioners to get religious education and meditation to escape the stressors of daily life. That offer teaching for yoga asana, pranayama, shatkarma, meditation and philosophy.
Details about Shiv Priya Yoga Ashram
- Founded in Year : Early 2000s
- Founded By : Yogacharya Sandeep
- Website : Shiv Priya Ashram
- Address : Shiva Priya Yoga Ashram, Near Rajiv Gandhi Navodya Vidyalaya Devaldhar, PO-Chamolgaon, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, 249147
- Phone: +91-7533930513
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
21. Vanprastha Ashram
Baba Kali Kamli Wale is the founder of Vanprastha Ashram. It is located at Sawarg Ashram, Rishikesh that was established for Vaanprasthies who wanted to live in the Ashram. The Ashram offers Practical Yoga Training Camp and pronunciation of Mantras (hymns), making people aware of need to perform yoga for purification of the environment, mind, body and spirit.
Details about Shiv Priya Yoga Ashram
- Founded in Year : 1999 (Started in Year, 2005)
- Founded By : Aachaary Gyaneshwerji
- Website : Vanprasth Ashram
- Address : Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249304, India
- Phone: +91-0135 243 0811
- Email: NA
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