The Yoga Capital of the World, Rishikesh is all set to host the 20th edition of the world famous International Yoga Fest 2019 from 1st – 7th March, at Parmarth Niketan Ashram. The official government festival for Yoga and spiritual learning. The International Yoga Fest is a platform where all traditional and modern versions, styles and practices of yoga can come together and learn from each other and unites yogis of every culture, creed, color to one word yogic family.
Uttarakhand, is the land of Yogis, International Yoga fest helps in maintaining its spiritual image and also enhance it by further giving birth to more yogis who could manifest the power of Yoga, as stated in our ancient yoga texts by our saints through years of practising and nurturing the skills of Yoga. It is important for everyone to believe and take inspiration as Yoga is an inseparable part of our Indian culture.
The aim of International Yoga Fest is not just to promote yoga aasans but all the limbs and types of yoga and explore deeply and bring forth the forgotten secrets of yoga for the enrichment of one and all. Another important task of this fest is to maintain the originality and authenticity of yoga, with the help of experts. Participants in the yoga fest may be able to attend various seminars and lectures on interesting subjects such as : The Yogic Way of Life, Traditional v/s Contemporary Yoga, Goal and foundations of Yoga, Significance of Shatkarma in Yoga. Along with these, the IYF 2019 will also have Bhakti Fest, demonstrations and open challenges, theme based classes ( traditional yoga, contemporary yoga, therapeutic yoga etc.)
The seven day long fest holds a symposium on Yoga, as in present times the popularity of Yoga has reached far wide and along with that it is very important for the people to understand the Do’s and Dont’s of yoga and whether Yoga is only about aasans or therapies. The fest will have yogis, yoginis from around the world who are well versed with the yogic texts such as Hath yog pradipika, Gherand samhita, Patanjali yog Sutra, Shrimad Bhagwad Geeta and are putting sincere efforts to bring the wisdom of these texts into practice.
The program offers an opportunity of extensive learning, starting with Kundalini Sadhana at 4 am for the intensely committed and ending at 9: 30 pm with traditional, cultural song and dance, kirtan and entertainment at the banks of Ganga.
Come to Rishikesh to connect with like minded, concious yogis and evolutionary thought leaders from every part of the world and experience the transformation which you are seeking for.
The International Yoga Fest is organized by Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh is association with Incredible India, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Ayush and The Government of India.
For more information and bookings visit: https://www.internationalyogafestival.org