Tranquility at Meditation Centres in India
Whether you're looking for a disciplined daily meditation routine at a spiritual center or a luxury spa with a focus on wellness and healing, India’s many retreat centers all promise visitors stress reduction, self-discovery and an escape from a busy urban lifestyle.
Osho Meditation Resort, Pune
This lush greenery, clad, clean roads, rooms and paths define the world of Osho. Osho International Meditation Centre built in the City of Pune, is leading a life which is against the Contemporary lifestyle. Osho International is one of the largest growing Spiritual Centers of the World.
Tushita Meditation Centre, Dharamshala
Visitors to Tushita Meditation Center live simple and reconnect with themselves at this northern India center for the teaching and practice of Buddhism. The center emphasizes silence as a major part of its offerings, and invites guests to participate in a number of spirituality and mediation classes each day. Before you leave, be sure to stop by Dalai Lama's nearby residence in Dharamshala.
Ashiyana Yoga Retreat, Goa
At Ashiyana Yoga Retreat, visitors come to relax and recover from the negative effects of busy, stressful lifestyles through a combination of yoga, holistic therapies, nutritious meals and relaxation. The retreat centers offer three different packages tailored to visitors' needs, but with a focus on stress reduction and returning to balance. Start with the popular "Urban Antidote" option and choose between seven, 14 and 21-day stays. Guests reside in beach huts on the Mandrem River or in houses in a nearby palm grove.
Shreyas Yoga Retreat, Bangalore
This luxury center in Bangalore is one of the world's most upscale yoga retreats, offering a variety of classes, rejuvenation spa, stunning grounds, meditation sessions, organic vegetarian cuisine and infinity pool. Shreyas prides itself on attentive staff and excellent service, and a philosophy of yoga as the pathway to self-discovery and spirituality. Located on a 25-acre property an hour from the Bangalore airport, the retreat center merges natural beauty and modern luxury.
Ayurveda Yoga Meditation Resort, Coonoor
Discover the traditional Indian healing wisdom of Ayurveda in the Nigril Mountains of Southern in the Ayurveda Yoga Meditation Resort. The center located on a green tea plantation surrounded by Eucalyptus forests, focuses on personalized individual care programs and targeted holistic treatments for a number of health conditions, including alcoholism, stress-related disorders and hypertension. Guests fill their days with yoga, meditation, organic farming, volunteer work and communal vegetarian meals.
Isha Yoga Centre, Tamil Nadu
Founded by Sad guru Jaggi Vasudev, the non-religious non-profit Isha Yoga Center has been attracting visitors from around the world for the past two decades. Try a three- to seven-day introduction to the Isha Yoga program for a yoga-intensive retreat or a rejuvenation retreat for a more general program focused on health and wellness. The center is located at the base of the Velliangiri Mountains.