Travellers looking for spiritual renewal and serenity have made their way to India’s retreat centres and ashrams to learn the wisdom of ancient practices, such as meditation, Ayurveda healing and meditation. Whether you’re looking for a disciplined meditation routine at a spiritual centre or a luxury spa, India has many wellness tours that promise self-discovery, stress reduction and an escape from the busy urban lifestyle.
Tushita Meditation Centre
Live simple and reconnect with your inner self at this northern India centre for Buddhism. The place emphasises stillness as a major part of its offerings, and encourages tourists to participate in meditation and spirituality classes daily. The place has the kind of energy that would settle your mind, and take you away from the worldly distractions into absolute happiness and peace. Stop bythe Dalai Lama’s residence in Dharamsala, as it’s near the centre.
Ashiyana Yoga Retreat
Relax and recover from the negative effects of your busy, stressful lifestyle by visiting Ashiyana Yoga Retreat. Through yoga, relaxation and holistic therapies offered in the centre, you’ll clear your mind of all the worries and reduce stress. The yoga centre has different packages tailored to visitors’ preferences.
Yoga Vidya Spiritual Retreats
Yoga Vidya Spiritual Retreats in Kerala teaches traditional Ayurveda, hatha yoga and meditation. The place offers retreats and courses, such as yoga teacher training and art retreats, taught by monks and scholars worldwide. You can learn from a 10-day yoga immersion retreat, and advanced students are advisable to join its yoga intensive detox retreat.
Ananda in the Himalayas
Ananda in the Himalayas is one of the most highly ranked destination spas in the world. An escape to the place is an ideal option if you’re seeking a relaxing getaway in the stunning Himalayas. Ananda in the Himalayas also offers classes in different forms of Shuddhi-kriya and teaches the techniques of the Bihar School Yoga. You can also pamper yourself and enjoy total relaxation at its full-service spa. It offers special retreat packages, such as yoga detox and stress management.
More and more tourists book luxury wellness tours to India annually to imbibe the Zen lifestyle. To accommodate this growing demand, many wellness retreats and spas are cropping up in the country.