24 February – 24 March 2024
22 October – 20 November 2024
Group transportation from Delhi to Rudraprayag
Enjoy a yoga vacation in the beautiful Monal Resorts in Rudraprayag, hosted by the Swamis and staff of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres Europe.
The area carries the spiritual thought currents of generations of spiritual seekers and pilgrims who walked and prayed in this pristine mountain region.
Monal Resort is located 3 km from Rudraprayag, on 3 acres (1.2 hectares) of pristine land, surrounded on three sides by the lesser Himalayan Range.
38 km distance. The Kartik Swami temple is dedicated to Kartikeya – son of Siva. It can be reached by a 3 km trek from Kanak Chauri village, which is located on the Rudraprayag–Pokhri route. You can have magnificent views of the snow-clad Himalayan range from the Kartik Swami temple.
At a distance of 3 km from Rudraprayag and on the holy bank of the River Alaknanda is situated the Koteshwar Temple in a cave. There are many idols, which have been formed naturally. It is believed that before going to Kedarnath, Lord Siva meditated here. During the months of August and September, thousands of devotees come here to worship Lord Siva.
2 km distance. Right above the river confluence. According to mythology it is here that Lord Rudra (Siva) taught music to the sage Narada. All worship in this temple is done by female priests.
About 23 km from Rudraprayag, in the glorious valley of Mandakini, lies the popular town of Agastyamuni – a miniature paradise. Here, on the banks of the murmuring deep blue Mandakini sat the great sage Agastyamuni in deep meditation. The Agastya temple honours the great sage and is an ideal place to relax on the banks of the river.
3 km distance.
With Guest of honour Sri Venugopal Goswami, Bhakti Acharya, Vrindavan, North India
8–15 March 2024 (Sivaratri concert and Saptaha)
A 7-day journey to the meaning of life with live classical Raga music.
Sri Venugopal Goswami has visited the European Sivananda Centres since 1998. His teachings come from a 500-year-old family tradition, which teaches this classical scripture. Sri Venugopal Goswami studied Sanskrit and Indian philosophy at the Hindu University in Benares. He also studied classical singing under the world-renowned Indian vocalist master Pandit Jasraj.
Ayurvedic lectures and optional consultations with Shanti Kumar Kamlesh
2024 dates coming soon
Shanti Kumar Kamlesh is a 7th-generation Ayurveda Master. He graduated from Nagarjun Ayurvedic College in Lucknow, and has been teaching the fundamentals of the Ayurveda science of life, Ayurvedic cooking classes, and giving personal health consultations for over 40 years.
|Triple with AC||€105||€665|
|Double with AC||€115||€735|
|Single with AC||€145||€945|
Price includes: all yoga vacation activities, accommodation, buffet lunch and dinner and afternoon tea.
Excursions cost: 1000–4000 INR for transportation.
Rudraprayag is an ancient pilgrimage town (20,000 inhabitants) at the point of confluence of the Alaknanda and Mandakini, which are both tributaries to the River Ganges. Altitude of 890 m, 370 km away from Delhi.
Transportation: Individual and group transfer from Delhi or Dehradun can be arranged through a Delhi travel agency.
Main Badrinath Road,
246 475 Rudraprayag
Mobile telephone for emergencies only: +91 98 37 24 06 75