Yoga Teacher Training Courses in India at Rishikesh

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“Rishikesh” is a name of Vishnu that means ‘lord of the senses’. Rishikesh has been a part of the legendary ‘Kedarkhand’ Rishikesh is a holy city for hindus located in the foothills of the Himalaya in northern India. Legend states that Lord Rama did penance here for killing Ravana, the demon king of Lanka and Lakshmana, his younger brother, crossed the river Ganges, at a point, where the present ‘Lakshman Jhula’ bridge stands today, using a jute rope bridge. It is also known as the gateway to the Himalayas Rishikesh is the starting point for traveling to the sites that form the chardham pilgrimage – Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotari and Yamnotari. The sacred river Ganges flows through Rishikesh. It is here that the river leaves the Shivalik Mountains in the Himalayas and flows out into the plains of northern India. Several temples ancient as well as new, can be found along the banks of the Ganges in Rishikesh. The city attracts thousands of pilgrimies and tourists each year, from within India, as well as from other countries. Rishikesh, also known as the “World-capital of Yoga”, has numerous Yoga centres. These are the main destinations of thousands of yoga seekers.

It is believed that Practice of Yoga & Meditation in Rishikesh brings one closer to attainment of Moksha, as does a dip in the holy river that flows through it.. Rishikesh is home to the 120 year old Kailas Ashram Brahmavidyapeetham, an institution dedicated to preserve and promote the traditional Vedantic Studies. Prominent personalities such as Swami Vivekananda, Swami Rama and Swami Shivananda have studied in this institution. During the mid-sixties, The Beatles and several other artists, including The Beach Boys and Donovan visited the site to contemplate and meditate.