The International Yoga Festival is an event that keeps the legacy of Yoga, the ancient science alive. This Yoga Festival has been taking place in India in Rishikesh since 1989. Since 1999, Parmarth Niketan of Rishikesh has been hosting this world renowned event which has grown to international acclaim and which grows in size year after year.Yoga is an ancient science which leads to health in the body, peace in the mind, joy in the heart, and liberation of the soul and the main aim of this festival is to keep the World Healthy and Happy by Yoga. Held annually on 21st of June for a week in the birthplace of Yoga, Rishikesh, the Yoga Capital of India.
About International Yoga Festival
- The International Yoga Festival explores the eight limbs of Yoga and how they apply to our lives whether we consider ourselves Yoga students or not.
- Yogacharyas, teachers, students and seekers come from every corner of the globe to participate in this program. The sessions are full of spirit motivating the crowds and empowering them with the knowledge of the holistic science.
- In the midst of the beautiful Himalayas in Rishikesh along the banks of river Ganga, many learned saints and yogis have practiced yoga and now in this serene sanctified lands, crowds from international locales practice the holistic science. More than 70 presenters, from 20 countries, giving nearly 150 classes or total 60 hours classes.
If you are planning a Travel to India in the month of June then visit Rishikesh, a beautiful and holy place in state Uttarakhand to join this Yoga Festival.