Yoga and Meditation
The Key To Live A Healthy Life.
“Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.” It is a quote by Gautam Buddha, which clearly highlights the sheer importance of Yoga and Meditation in our lives. In fact Yoga Meditation are very much connected to each other. Yoga Meditation is the art and science of systematically observing, accepting, understanding and training of body and mind to be in perfect sync with each other. This practice helps us to realize the union between Atman and Brahma, Jivatman and Paramatman and Shiva and Shakti. No doubt people practicing Yoga and Meditation experience miraculous benefits, both physical and spiritual.
Uttarakhand is a blessed destination where Yoga and Meditation have been practiced since ages. There are numerous ashrams in the state where Yoga and Meditation are taught. Many a tourists from across the world choose Yoga and Meditation tours of Uttarakhand to gain knowledge and a healthy experience. Dedicated to purifying the minds and souls of the human beings, the state organizes an International Yoga Week?Festival in the month of February every year.
In Uttarakhand, Rishikesh is the most famous destination for yoga. It is popularly known as the 'Yoga capital of the world'. Come February and Rishikesh becomes the venue for the famous 'Yoga Week Festival', which is an important festival of the state. During this week spiritual leaders and yoga gurus from across the world flock to Rishikesh to teach yoga and meditation. Discussion programmes and informative lectures are also held during the festival. Visitors can put forward their queries about Yoga and Meditation, therefore enhancing their skills or gaining knowledge about the subject. Although Rishikesh has numerous yoga and meditation centers but the most famous ones are the Parmartha Niketan, Sivanand Ashram, Yoga Niketan, Omkaranand Ashram, Vanprastha Ashram, Ved Niketan Dayanand, Vedanta Ashram and Vanmali Gita Yogashram.
At the same time tourists can also visit the sacred Hindu Pilgrimage, Haridwar, which? is located near Rishikesh and is a great center for Ayurveda. The most famous destination is the Government Gurukul Kangri Ayurvedic College and Hospital in Haridwar.
By learning yoga and meditation in Uttarakhand you can take back with you something precious, which will surely help you live a fulfilling life. After all 'fulfillment' is something we all are pursuing in our lives.