Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, has given the world a destination, which provides all the ingredients of a balanced and healthy life and all under one roof. Today under the guidance of the venerated Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji Maharaj, it has become a world renowned name, as the place which hosts the well-known annual International Yoga Festival. This Festival is visited by important delegates, yoga practitioners, yoga teachers, philosophers, musicians, students and many others in order to gain knowledge and get valuable lessons on yoga.
The fact that yoga is considered as a holy
wisdom, which provides spiritual and mental well-being capable of
controlling such human vices as anger, ego and jealousy, Parmarth
Niketan, Rishikesh has based the daily rituals and classes on the
rules of this ancient tradition. From Hatha Yoga, Pranayama and
meditation to stress management, Acupressure and Reiki, classes are
provided on all the various types of Yoga practices directed for
different areas. Apart from these, other lessons on Bhagavatgita,
Patañjali's Yoga Sutras and Hatha Yoga Pradipika are also
provided on a daily basis. The yoga classes and meditation camps are
held for beginners, women, as well as advance practitioners.
Parmarth Niketan's tolerance towards all races, nationalities and
creed and caste, draws thousands of visitors every year.
Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh has been actively involved in many humanitarian causes such as helping the downtrodden, providing food to the hungry, education to the illiterate, keeping Rishikesh green forever and spreading the message of peace and love across the world. Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh has endeavored in instilling in us, the feeling of utmost devotion and submission to God, who alone can provide spiritual fulfillment and render lifelong peace of mind and it is Yoga which unites the mortal with the divine.
How to Reach Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh
For more information please contact -
Yoga and Meditation Section, Parmarth Niketan P.O. Swargashram,
Rishikesh (Himalayas) 249304, & India.
For spiritual studies and classes on meditation, you should head straight to the many ashrams in Rishikesh. In any case, you shouldn't miss visiting the popular ones including Sivanand Ashram, Paremarth Niketan, Yoga Niketan and Vithal Ashram among others.
Ganga ghats are highly revered. One of these is the Triveni Ghat in Rishikesh, known for its divinity. You can visit this ghat in the evening when the much popular Ganga Arti is performed here on the banks of the divine Ganges. A must-watch indeed!
Among many tourist attractions in Rishikesh, the Lakshamn Jhula has its own significant place. Hindus believe that this is the place from where Lakshman (Rama's brother) had crossed the river. Today, it stands in the form of a beautiful suspended bridge.