Yoga Festival Uttrakhand October, 2023

Jageshwar, will be venue of Uttarakhand Yoga Mahotsav-2023 organised by Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam (KMVN) is located about 35km from Almora. In the sacred land of Jageshwar, one of the most holy and ancient temples of Himalayas, a special Jageshwar Yoga Festival will be held, in honour of the first International Day of Yoga. The programme will include asanas, pranayama, meditation, divine discourses by yoga masters, sacred fire ceremonies (yagna/havan), divine lighting ceremonies (aarti), nature walks and much more. Lord Shiva is known as the Lord of Yoga and the Jageshwar temple is one of the most ancient and sacred temples of Lord Shiva. In fact, it is said that He and Goddess Parvati reside at this temple for half the year (the other half the year on Mt. Kailash).  Spend 3 days in the refreshing Himalayan climate, enjoy local sattvik food, and be inspired, uplifted and transformed by days full of yoga teachings.

Meditation, is an internal engineering for human Body, Mind and Soul. We welcome you to experience the ancient India science of meditation in a Nature Resort. This 07 & 14 days meditation retreat will cover all aspects of meditation as per ancient Indian knowledge including personal sessions. The sutra or which explains Dhyana or Meditation is “तयकै तानता यानम”् Tatr pratyaiktanta dhyanam. The literal meaning of this sutra is – Dhayana or Meditation is uninterrupted flow (of mind) towards one and single object. Object here can be word, mantra, sutra initiated by qualified teacher or Guru.

What to Expect

7 Days Retreat (Tentative Day Plan)
05:30 – 06:30 am      Nature Walk
06:30 – 07:30 am      Meditation & Yoga
07:30 – 10:30 am       Breakfast and Rest
10:30 – 12:30 pm       Lecture & Discussion
12:30 – 03:30 pm       Lunch & Rest
03:30 – 05:30 pm      Lecture & Discussion
05:30 – 06:30 pm     Sandhya & Meditation
06:30 – 07:30 pm     Open Discussion on Bonfire / Video time
07:30 – 08:30 pm     Dinner
08:30 – 09:00 pm    Gentle Walk

Please note that the Uttarakhand Tourism department has not yet confirmed dates of this event October/November. We will let you all know the new date as soon as it is fixed. You may enquire writing to us on vanyariverresort@gmail.com.