Rishikesh, the sanskrit name means ‘lord of senses’. The Indian holy city resting besides divine Ganges holds the title of birthplace of yoga. Every year, millions of devotees visit its ghats for a cleansing dip and thousands of overseas yoga enthusiasts visit the yoga capital of the world to learn traditional yoga and become certified yoga teachers.
While Rishikesh has religious significance and hence the rush of tourists is justified, very few know why it attracts tens of thousands of yogis and yoga enthusiasts every year. What it has to offer that other places don’t? In this blog, Ekattva Yogshala will answer these questions and share why Rishikesh is different and better from the other similar yoga destinations in India and also abroad.
Let’s begin with a brief introduction to the world’s yoga capital, Rishikesh.
Rishikesh (also known as Hrishikesh) is a town in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun District of India. The yoga capital of India has mythological associations with Lord Rama and Laxmana from the epic Ramayana. Rishikesh is known as the yoga capital of the world because it is the birthplace of traditional yoga and has literally hundreds of yoga training institutes and ashramas all across.
Rishikesh is quite famous for yoga teacher training schools and every month thousands of international yoga enthusiasts come here to brush up their yoga skills and become trained yoga teachers.
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Not only yoga, there are several other reasons that makes Rishikesh a perfect place to visit as compared to other similar destinations.
India is a vast continent and there are thousands of tourist destinations, adventure sports and yoga retreats spread across the country. But what makes the yoga capital of the world different from rest of the India? Let’s take a look at it.
Whether you are looking for a getaway trip, holy visit or want to learn yoga, Rishikesh is the right place to relax all your senses. What else makes it different from others? It has world class traditional yoga teacher training schools which you won’t find anywhere else.
The birthplace of yoga has to offer a lot and Rishikesh, the yoga capital of the world has various yoga courses for yoga enthusiasts who are planning to become a trained yoga teacher. If you are planning to stay in India’s yoga city to learn yoga, Ekattva Yogshala recommends 200 hour teacher training course is the best for you.
The internationally certified course includes:
There are thousands of international students who every year come to Rishikesh, India to learn yoga the perfect way and walk out becoming a certified yoga teacher from yoga capital of the world.
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