Yoga is India’s best known import to the World and the world gets ready to celebrate the International Yoga Day onÂ June 21.
A tranquil trip to one of these yoga retreats might not just relax you but pave way for some instant Nirvana.Â
NewsMobile brings to you five inspirational and luxury yoga retreats, in India, to calm your mind, body and soul. Â
So Go Yoga Go Fit.
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.
To reach your Yoga destination: You can take a flight and then a car journey of 1 hour 30 mins
Ayurveda Yoga Meditation Resort, Coonoor
Discover the traditional Indian healing wisdom of Ayurveda (“knowledge of life”) in the Nigril mountains of southern India at Ayurveda Yoga Meditation Resort.
The resort is located on a green tea plantation belt, surrounded by Eucalyptus forests — focuses on personalised individual care programs and targeted holistic treatments for a number of health conditions, including alcoholism, stress-related disorders and hypertension.
To reach your Yoga destination: Nearest airport is Coimbatore and 2 hours 10 minutes drive from the airport
Ananda in the Himalayas, Narendranagar
If you’re looking for a relaxing luxury escape in the stunning Himalayas — with a little meditation and yoga on the side — escape to Ananda in the Himalayas, one of the world’s most highly ranked destination spas.
Ananda teaches the techniques of the Bihar School of Yoga, and offers classes in a variety of different forms of meditation and shuddi kriyas.
To reach your Yoga destination: A 6 hour drive journey from New Delhi
Osho Meditation Resort, Pune
If you’re looking for a quiet corner of the world to relax and reflect, plan a trip to the famous gardens at Osho Meditation Resort.
The 28-acre campus is located a short flight from Mumbai in Koregaon Park, Pune. The resort offers a mix of a traditional ashram experience and a luxury getaway, with meditation classes, lush gardens, swimming pool, marble pathways and tropical foliage.
To reach your Yoga destination: 20 min drive from Pune Airport
Tushita Meditation Centre, Dharamsala
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.
To reach your Yoga destination: 9 hour drive from New Delhi