Jai Ganga Maiya!
We salute all Rishikesh Lovers and Ganga Lovers with this short video. Dedicated to one of the grandest divinities that blesses Earth: Ganga Ma #ganga #rishikesh #gangarishikesh #yogarishikesh
While Rishikesh belongs to India's TOP 3 most sacred cities (next to Haridwar and Varanasi) and has innumerous temples and ashrams, it would be appropriate to say that the most important and grandest place of worship in Rishikesh is stream of Ganga Ma, the all accepting, all forgiving mother. The river is even personified as Goddess Ganga in ancient texts and art. She is the holy river that flows sometimes peacefully and sometimes turbulently, eager to enrich, purify and sust
“If Ganges is the mother, Himalayas is the father. One nurtures and nourishes, the other provides and protects.”
― Vinita Kinra, author #rishikeshyoga #yogattc #yogattcindia #lilyyogarishikesh #rishikesh #yogapractice #yogaquotes #yogaformillennials #millennialyogis #ganga #gangaquotes #himalayas #himalayaquotes #devboomi #northindia #uttarakhand #himalayadogs #rishikeshdogs #rishikeshyogis
A family‘s offering to #Ganga during the famous #Aarti ceremony in #Rishikesh: a diya (light), fresh flowers and incense afloat on a leaf. The photo was taken during Ganga Aarti which is performed every day in the three holy cities of India: Haridwar, Rishikesh, and Varanasi. Aarti is a powerful and uplifting spiritual ritual. In Rishikesh, the ceremony includes singing of #bhajans (devotional songs), prayers, #hawan (sacred purifying fire ritual) and the actual aarti (oil la
As the main tourist and rafting season in Rishikesh is over, you can now experience the most natural, original side of Ganga. The current atmosphere brings back a sense of ancient times when the great saints of India started their journey into the mighty Himalayas from the banks of Ganga Ma. Enjoy the views and the purifying atmosphere during these monsoon months. #ganga #rishikesh #india #himalayas #meditation #yoga #monsoonindia #monsoonrishikesh #monsoonmagic
A general reminder: Being playful at times is important too. Here you see Deepak Ji, one of our teachers in yoga flow with another intructor on the banks of Ganga Ma. After all, yoga is about communion with nature, and there is nothing static about it. We develop ourselves through playing. Through playfullness, we learn to think creatively and to surrender ourselves completely to one thing. Not part of our schedule, but just for information: in Acroyoga, there usually is one
Gayatri Mantra ॐ भूर्भुवः स्वः ।
भर्गो॑ दे॒वस्य॑धीमहि ।
धियो॒ यो नः॑ प्रचो॒दया॑त् ॥ oṃ bhūr bhuvaḥ svaḥ
dhiyo yo naḥ pracodayāt
– Rigveda 3.62.10 The Gayatri mantra has been translated in many ways.
It is dedicated to Savitr, the sun deity or the one supreme creator light (not the physical sun in our solar system, but the sun of truth in the spiritual heavens). "We meditate on the glory of that Being who has produc
Rishikesh or Hṛṣīkeśa (Sanskrit for god / conqueror of the senses; with hṛṣīka: senses / sentiment and īśa: god) is one of India‘s most ancient, sacred, significant and iconic cities. It is here where since time immemorial yogis and rishis have been doing their tapasya (ascetic spiritual practice for purification and elevation). Tradition asserts that yoga practice as well as a bath in the holy Ganges here, leads closer to salvation (moksha). Hence Rishikesh attracts many pil
Some of you have visited Rishikesh and some are planning to visit for the first time in your life. Let us share our experience and understanding of the place in brief. Rishikesh is not an ordinary tourist place where one comes, stays for few days, takes photos, eats good food, and does some social media cool stuff. You are visiting a holy place. Millions of people are eager to come here. Something attracts them and a percentage of them make it here. It is isolated from distur