International Yoga Festival 2020 to begin in Rishikesh from March 1

The popular International Yoga Festival is back in Rishikesh and will be held from March 1 to 7, 2020. The festival will be connecting yogis from across the globe and different cultures in a one-world yogic family. The International Yoga Festival will be organized in Rishikesh, which is believed as a birthplace of yoga. Also, the sacred Indian town set on the banks of the Ganges has been home to ancient yogis and gurus.

The fest is held every year and has been growing since its inception, encompassing more and more people. Last year, the festival was joined by more than 2000 participants from nearly 100 countries.

This year, the festival in Rishikesh will celebrate the age-old Indian practise of Yoga, with conversations and discussions about the science of fitness and wellness. The practice of Yoga was primarily developed to achieve harmony of body, mind and soul.

Here, one can link with like-minded yogis and expand their horizon. Those interested in attending this week-long event of cleansing and purification must book their tickets beforehand.

International Yoga Festival 2020 – the celebrations

The festival will be held on the coastlines of the Ganges, so it will inevitably be a spiritual experience of a kind. This year, the festival will see some practices from the very old-fashioned techniques. The one thing to look ahead to will be the sessions on Pranayama, Hatha Yoga and Yog Nidra.

Meditation sittings of Agnihotra, Ajapa Japa, Antar Mauna, Chakra Sudhi, Chidakasha Dharma. The yoga sessions will be taken by qualified yoga practitioners in the ashram. The attendees will get to learn about the ancient art of purifying body, mind and soul.

There will be sattvic food and simple lodging in the ashram. Bhajans and kirtans will also be organized in the evening during the fest.

Quick facts

  • International Yoga Festival 2020 Dates: March 1 – 7, 2020
  • Venue: Parmarth Niketan Ashram on the banks of River Ganga, Rishikesh

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