5 Best Meditation Retreats in India For Stress-Reduction and Inner Peace.

Stress and anxiety are the major sources of many deadly diseases like heart stroke, diabetes, depression, and many more diseases. When you get in stress your body’s system behaves abnormally and start affecting the vital organs. Apart from physical health detrimental stress effect most the emotional & personal life. Anger, violence, suicidal tendencies, negative outlook are some consequences of stress & anxiety. How to remove stress and fill your life with positive vibes?

Meditation is a natural order of mind when you meditate you actually moving toward the natural state of mind i.e. silence. A silent mind is a powerful and creative one, meditation is the process to gain the complete power of the mind. Meditation keeps a balance in your mind. You become more aware and conscious toward the life. In the condition of stress and anxiety meditation is the best medicine to remove it completely from the root. A peaceful meditation retreat is a soulful experience to explore yourself in a deep silence of meditation.  Meditation is a pure light of awareness that creates inner peace and bliss. A soulful meditation retreat is a subtle way to explore the best within.

India is a famous destination for practicing Yoga and Meditation. There are many meditation retreats program, spiritual retreats program in India conducted in many Yoga ashrams and centers. Here is the list of top five meditation retreats in India to experience the existence of the self.

Osho International Meditation Resort

Ashrams In Pune

The Guru 

Osho Rajneesh

Philosophical Approach

Rajneesh Osho philosophy about, the meditation is a state of awareness to be maintained in every moment, a complete consciousness that awakens the individual from the conditioned mind of belief system & emotional imbalance.

Location

Koregaon, Pune

Space 

This is a beautiful ashram with serenity and fine natural surrounding. The whole ashram is widespread across 32 acres of land, surrounded by beautiful natural scenic landscape. The Osho International ashram offers various meditation retreats from 2days program to1-month meditational retreats. Osho dynamic meditation, Osho Nadabrahma meditation, and Osho Kundalini meditation are quite famous meditation retreats.

Experience –

The Osho International Ashram has a calm, tranquil & serene environment which leads to an inner peace & blissful experience. The combination of various philosophies like Buddhism, Zen in the ashram architecture presents a soulful experience to the meditation seekers.


Matrimandir(Temple of The Mother), Auroville

The Guru –

Sri Aurobindo and The Mother Mirra Alfassa.

Philosophical Approach 

Auroville wants to be a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony, above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities. The purpose of Auroville is to realize human unity. — Mirra Alfassa

Location:
Viluppuram district mostly in the state of Tamil Nadu, India with some parts in the Union Territory of Puducherry

 

Space

“a symbol of the Divine’s answer to man’s aspiration for perfection”.  — Mirra Alfassa

The tranquil environment of the Auroville has everything that nourishes your mind with joy and harmony. The beautiful wide landscape with the neo-architecture based structures inside the Auroville gives a sense of humanity, love, and peace.  Matrimandir is a center of attraction with a huge sphere surrounded by twelve petals like structure. The whole structure is constructed in such a way that the cosmic energy of Sun radiates fully in the Geodesic dome. Inside this central dome is a meditation hall known as the inner chamber – this contains the largest optically-fine glass globe in the world at the center of the chamber which reflects the Sunlight radiance across the chamber.

Experience

Auroville is a beautiful place full of tranquility, natural beauty, and organic life. The place has lots of homestays near the clean and nice Auroville beach. The meditation retreats in the Matrimandir are an awakening experience.


Shree Kalyanika Himalaya Dev Sthanam

The Guru 

Baba Kalyan Das Ji Maharaj

Philosophical Approach 

Kalyanika ashram is based on the core Vedantic philosophy of “sarve bhavantu sukhinah sarve santu niramaya”

Location

Dol, Almora, Uttarakhand

Space

The Kalyanika ashram is located at the Himalayan region of Northern India in the land of God Uttarakhand. The ashram located between the serene natural Himalayan forest, away from the city’s hectic life. The ashram is spread in 13 acres of hilly area with a beautiful landscape. The ashram also has the largest Sri Yantra based Meditation center where the deep level of meditation retreats conducted. in Ashram many meditation retreats conducted for bliss & stress-free mind.

Experience

If you really want to experience the true ashram life with the Indian rituals & lifestyle this is the best place. A must visit place for peace & awareness.


The Art of Living International Centre

The Guru 

Sri Sri Ravi Shanker

Philosophical Approach 

Sri Sri Ravi Shanker has a philosophy to develop a stress-free mind and a violence-free society, to achieve world peace.

Location

The Art of Living International Center, 21st KM, Kanakapura Road, Udaypura, Bangalore South, Karnataka

Space

An ashram campus is an ideal place for meditation and revitalization.  The Ashram has a beautiful of landscape spread along winding footpaths, a tranquil lake, and the exquisitely beautiful Mantap. Ashram has a  central meditation hall.  Every evening spiritual gatherings happen in the ashram where different minds join through music, meditation, and wisdom to experience a sublime state of awareness.

Experience

This is a wonderful place to observe peace and tranquility. The beautiful gardens in ashram sounded by the deep meditation Sanskrit chantings of the boys at the Gurukul nearby.


Isha Yoga Centre

Ashrams In Coimbatore

 

The Guru 

Jaggi Vasudev (Sadhguru)

Philosophical Approach 

 

Location

Velliangiri Foothills, Ishana Vihar Post, Coimbatore

Space

The Isha Yoga center is a piece of architecture with distinctive Spanda Hall and garden, a 64,000 sq. ft. meditation hall and program facility where many retreats and courses organized. The inner engineering & inner transformation are quite famous programs in the center. The Yoga Center includes a meditation facility Dhyanalinga, a unique and powerful energy-form sitting under a pillarless 250,000-brick dome structure.

Experience

Isha Yoga center is a perfect spiritual destination with positive & soulful vibes.


 

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