Parmarth Niketan Ashram
It is one of the top yoga centers in India and the biggest ashram in the area which is situated on the banks of the holy Ganges River. It has now blossomed over 70 years of its existence into the largest ashram in Rishikesh. It was founded in 1942 by Swami Shukdevanand Saraswati. This ashram is open for all, with no discrimination on the basis of race, gender, nationality, religion, caste or creed.
Ashram is famous for its Hawan on the Ghat of Parmarth and Ganga Aarti that takes place daily in the morning and evening. The ashram also runs a school, which follows the traditional and cultural Indian Patterns. Number of visitors visits the ashram at the time of the International Yoga Festival.
Many travelers visit for Ayurvedic treatments which includes exercises, music therapy, healthy diets and yoga to name a few. The ashram also provides the travelers with accommodation facilities. Parmarth Niketan located at Swargashram in Rishikesh.
Rooms Facilities and Services:
Ashram Offers more than 1,000 rooms along with all modern facilities to devotees
Doctor on call, western style bathrooms with hot running water.
Courses on yoga, pranayam, stress management, acupressure, reiki and other ancient Indian sciences.
Ashrams rooms are neat and clean with positive aura.
Everyday devotees of ashram organize Bhandhara for the people.
Activities at Parmarth Niketan
The world renowned Ganga Aarti at sunset is popular among devotees.
Morning universal prayers.
Daily yoga and meditation classes.
Daily satsang and lecture programs.
Kirtan at ashram.
Nature Cure and Ayurvedic treatment.
Events in Ashram
Parmarth Niketan organizes two major events, one is famous Ganga Aarti everyday at evening which is filled with devotional songs and prayer. And other is International Yoga Festival every year in March first week.
How to Reach Parmarth Niketan Ashram
You can go by taxi, by bus & by your private vehicles. The ashram is located at the banks of river Ganga. Its only 500 mts from Ram Jhula, 30 km from Haridwar and 20 km from Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun.