It is a matter of great happiness that 21st June is declared as the “Vishva Yoga Dinam –International Yoga Day”.  It is the longest day of the year, the day full of brightness, sunshine and nature.

Yoga is the term derived from Sanskrit word ‘yuj’ meaning “to unite- mind, body and soul”. It is the widely done practice in Indian heritage. It is been an integral part of Hinduism culture from an ancient times. It can be done   by all irrespective of caste, creed, culture, and gender and overall by all age groups.  Yoga, indeed an asset and luxury gifted to you in order to feel the power of supreme nature. It involves the technique of detaching oneself in isolation in serene and calm environment and breath slowly and rejuvenating yourself to keep fit and healthy.


Yoga is also becoming popular in the western world. Adopting this power in you brings immense peace, balance, control, self-culture, fitness and last but not the least mental discipline, longevity and happiness. There are numerous benefits of doing yoga. It improves blood circulation, makes your body flexible and detoxifies your body. It makes you beautiful by enhancing renewal of skin radical cells. The more you practice yoga, the more your mind becomes productive and relaxed.


June is the month of holiday for many and the month of arrival of monsoon too. If you are planning to go out this monsoon and searching for destinations in India where you can easily shed off your anxiety and escape from the humdrum of your stressful and busy schedule and apart from it can try some thrilling adventure sports accompanied with yoga activities amidst the beautiful portrait of heavenly nature, so here are some must-see places to visit India to make your adventure-cum-yoga journey the most magical and unique of all.



Rishikesh is the perfect destination to the soul pleasing yoga in the calm and peaceful nature. It is the most famous place in India having varieties of yoga ashrams to choose from. Centres like Rishikesh Yog Peeth, Anand Prakash Ashram, Parmarth Ashram Niketan and Omkarananda Ganga Sadan are few popular centres to do yoga. While adventure activities like trekking, skiing, rafting and paragliding are also present. Rishikesh with it’s intrinsic calm environment is the most ideal place in India to do yoga.


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Ladakh a land of calm and peaceful environs where you can loosen up your mind a bit and get lost in the heavenly pleasures of this world. It is at an altitude of 11,562 feet above sea level and is one of the ideal destinations of practicing yoga along with adventure sports and places to visit. It is widely known for its splendid monasteries like Spituk Gompa, Shanti Stupa and Namgyal Monastry. It is a place where many foreigners come to learn the science of meditation. Along with centers for meditation it is a great place to spot wildlife, for doing camping, rafting in the sparkling shinning Indus River and a great pave for trekking.


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3. GOA

Goa known for its jaw dropping site, exotic beaches, scrummy Goan delicacies, adrenaline pumping water sports and lastly this eternal city is been an ideal place for yoga too which many of us don’t know. There is a wide variety of ashrams and yoga centres like Swan Yoga Retreat, Shiyana Yoga Resort, Purple valley Yoga Retreat, Kranti Yoga School and many more. You can try out the sun rise yoga over here. Excursions include wildlife seeing in Bondla Wildlife, Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary, and Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary. You can visit monasteries like The Ganden Tibetan Monastry and try out various water sports like riding motor boats, canoeing, surfing, jet skiing, parasailing and scuba diving.


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 Kerala is a fascinating place to visit at, known for its calm chaotic nature and majestic world to experience, with its lashing bay’s backwater sumptuous heritage to look at and picturesque view with rich flora and fauna. Wow! Isn’t that it attracts you to live at? Literally, it is the admirable place for many. Various yoga and ayurveda centres are located in Kerala which include Kalari Kovailakam Ayurveda, Ayurveda Yoga Villa in the middle of lush green forest, Sharanagati Yogahaus- a resort for spending yoga vacations and the list continues to be with many more. Peril in Kerala like canoeing, trekking, catamaran sailing, parasailing, scuba diving, snorkelling and wind surfing are few of the sports to try your hand on. You will have the full time to enjoy with uninterrupted world as far as you want.

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Mysore the yoga capital which has not only attracted the people of Indian origin but also, the people from all over the world come and practice yoga. Mysore is the Ashtanga Yoga Capital of India. Ashtanga Yoga Institute is the most popular. Adventure activities to de done in Mysore include rock climbing, river crossing, rafting, parasailing at Mandakalli Airstrip and trekking.

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So do yoga at some of your favorite destinations in India and be the part of International Yoga Festival this weekend.

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