All year round
The Yoga tour can also be combined with sightseeing some of the relaxing activities for stress relief - like jungle safari, bird watching. Please email us for more details.
The word Yoga comes from a Sanskrit word ‘Yuj’, meaning to unite or to join. Many people have the opinion that yoga is a series of physical exercises, but in reality, yoga helps to connect one with his inner spirit. Yoga creates a balance between the body and the mind and to attain self-enlightenment. It helps to maintain a balance between the body and the mind to achieve inner peace. Yoga brings stability to your body and wandering mind through the use of movements, breathing exercises, relaxation technique and meditation resulting in a healthy life and a mentally sound approach to life. Yoga is practiced by using physical postures and poses, Known as ‘Asana’ in Sanskrit.
Our modern-day lifestyle is too hectic and puts a lot of stress on us which in turn causes a lot of lifestyle problems like obesity, hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, etc. Yoga is the answer to all these problems. It offers harmless solutions to these problems in the form of relaxation. Yoga provides complete exercise to the body as it involves the various aspect of art, science, and philosophy as well. It is one of the most effective and integrated systems for gaining control and experiencing supreme joy in life. It helps to obtain physical and psychological health. It is a system of physical, mental and spiritual techniques and is a practical, lively approach to life. It is the master key to open the realms of everlasting bliss and deep-residing peace.
Major branches of Yoga in Hindu philosophy include Raja Yoga, Karma Yoga, Janna Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, and Hatha Yoga. Yoga is getting popular among many people throughout the world irrespective of which religion they follow. According to the statistics, more than 30 million people practice this art of spiritual living. It has become a global health movement of today, despite having existed for thousands of years already.
Discovering Buddhism - Short Introductory Meditation Courses
The regular 10-day introductory courses are held in March, April, May, June, July, September, and October. The courses give an introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, teach meditation skills, and include a two-day single-point and analytical meditation retreat. The courses are led by Western Sangha, with daily teachings from a Tibetan Lama. If you are just interested in Buddhism, or experience problems in your life such as uncontrolled emotions, dissatisfaction, etc - this course will give you some skills to address these problems and make your life more fulfilling and meaningful. The daily schedule starts at 6.30 am and finishes at 9 pm. It encompasses sessions of meditation, teachings and discussion groups. The course leader, as well as the Tibetan Lamas of the monastery, is available for personal guidance. The daily schedule. The participants are expected to attend all sessions. Half-day silence is kept as a course discipline. Please contact us for the dates.
Daily Hatha Yoga Classes
For those who have limited time but are still looking to experience the benefits of Yoga, then this program is ideal for both the beginners and advanced alike. It is our belief that even just by participating in one of our daily Hatha Yoga and Yogic Cleansing classes, will help to restore some of the harmonies and balance back into the body, mind, and soul; which is so often lost due to the hectic lifestyle many of us lead today. Classes begin at 8:30 am each morning and finish around 10.30 am. The course includes An hour of the Yoga session, mountain hiking & breakfast.
Introduction to Hatha Yoga | 3 Days - 4 Nights
This is an excellent introduction to the principles of Hatha Yoga. You will learn many pre-asana (pre-posture) practices and more than 20 different asanas (postures) and breathing techniques. You will also get to experience Yogic Cleansing and deep relaxation. This is one of the tailor-made courses, especially for trekkers. Trekkers can come before trekking to stretch and strengthen muscles and joints or to learn breathing exercises to help with acclimatization. Steam baths, mud baths, and muscle and joint stretches are wonderful ways to relax the whole body after much strenuous climbing up and down. Ayurvedic massage is provided on request which heals the pains and aches of the body. You are most welcome to visit before and after your trek. The course includes accommodation, dinner on the night of your arrival, clean water, breakfast, tea, lunch, snacks, and dinner each day and breakfast on the day of your departure.