Swami Sivananda's Birthday

Swami Sivananda was born on 8 September 1887 in Tamil Nadu, South India.

 

After working for years as a physician in Malaysia, he dedicated his life to yoga and its dissemination. He founded the Sivananda Ashram and the Divine Life Society in Rishikesh in 1936, and established the Yoga Vedanta Forest Academy there in 1948.

 

He expounded the teachings of yoga and Vedanta in over 200 books.
His teachings were based on the concept of all religions being one.

 

Swami Sivananda taught the yoga of synthesis, which combines Hatha and Raja Yoga, Jnana Yoga, Karma Yoga and Bhakti Yoga.

 

Swami Sivananda

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Daily rates

2017 daily rates for yoga

Yoga: €49

 

Accommodation and meals:

Room 
Dormitory: €37
Shared room: €43
Double room: €58
Single room: €70

 

Minimum stay: 2 nights
Triple rooms on request for 3 people staying for the same dates.
All rates include VAT and are subject to a €1.80 visitor's tax per person per night.

 

Online registration and online payment for yoga
The registration is valid upon full payment of the yoga costs.

 

Prices valid from 8 January 2017 until 31 December 2017

 

Hotel closing times:
5 November / 2pm – 15 December 2017 / 2pm

Daily schedule

  • 6 am: Meditation, mantra chanting, lecture (90 min)
  • 8 am: Asanas and Pranayama (90 min)
  • 10 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • 11 am: Karma Yoga (selfless service)
  • Noon: Workshop, lecture or free time
  • 4 pm: Asanas and Pranayama (90 min)
  • 6 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 7:30 pm: Meditation, mantra chanting, lecture (90 min)

 

Programmes are subject to change or cancellation.

 

Room and board

Room and board are in the non-smoking eco-hotel serving wholesfood organic vegetarian meals.
All guest rooms have wooden floors and furniture, health mattresses, shower, toilet, hairdryer, telephone and radio. Most rooms have a balcony. more

What you will need for your stay

A meditation pillow for the morning and evening meditation sessions is recommended. A meditation shawl is also advantageous. 

 

To practice the yoga poses you will need a non-slip yoga mat or wool mat. You will need a blanket to cover yourself at the end of the yoga class during the so-called final relaxation.

 

Pillows, shawls, blankets, mats and much more can be purchased in our online shop or in our boutique after arrival.

 

For your stay you should bring comfortable clothing, slippers, walking shoes, rain gear, torch (flashlight), bathing suit and towels. Eyeglass wearers should bring a hard case for safe storage during the yoga classes.