Rishikesh is one of the most ancient cities of India having religious and tourist importance.Sometimes also referred to as “Yoga Capital of World” Rishikesh is the best place for the Yoga and Meditation practitioners from all over the world, and reigns supreme for spiritual sadhana, and the development of spiritual consciousness.
From the time immemorial, this sacred place has been a source of inspiration for students from all disciplines; Rishikesh shines as a city of knowledge and enlightenment. It is said that the Great Raibhya Rishi did severe penance to please God, Who appeared as “Bhagwan Hrishikesha”, hence the name “Rishikesh”.
The town is a paradise for students and knowledge seekers as the spiritual atmosphere at Rishikesh is very supportive to the Teaching and Learning. It is a city of sacrifice, surrender, and self-realization for all the aspirants of truth and wisdom.
A place of scenic beauty, Rishikesh is situated on the western bank of most sacred river Ganga in the state of Uttarakhand. Surrounded by Shivalik Ranges, the foothills of Himalayas, it is the “Gateway to the Himalayas. Rishikesh is 220 KM from the National Capital New Delhi and 42 KM from the state Capital Dehradun. It is well connected by Roads and Railways. The Jolly Grant Air port is 17 KM from Rishikesh.