Ashrams in Rishikesh
Ram Jhula (Photo Courtesy: Asis K. Chatterjee)
Rishikesh is a hub for spirituality, Yoga and Meditation where guests arrive from all over the world to experience an inner healing. Rishikesh is home to number of Ashrams that are visited all round the year.
Sivanand Ashram has branches in India and abroad. The focus here is on studies of Vedanta and Yoga. There is a hospital and herbal medicines are made here as well.
Parmarth Niketan conducts religious programmes. It has hundreds of rooms for disciples to stay.
Omkaranand Ashram known as Durga Mandir. The complex comprises a school, temples and here classes related to Sanskrit language, Indian music and dance are conducted.
Swagashram: One of the oldest and largest ashrams in Rishikesh
There are many other Ashrams and institues in Rishikesh that look at Yoga, Meditaton, Transcendental Meditation etc.