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5 Ideal Yoga Destinations
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5 Ideal Yoga Destinations in India

Originated in India, Yoga has become a way of life for many people across the globe now. World Yoga Day is celebrated on February 21 every year and we bring to a list of the most ideal Yoga cities in India. So what are you waiting for? Just take out your mats and head to these beautiful destinations for a fulfilling yoga experience.


Rishikesh has always been a magnet for all spiritual seekers not just in India but for people from all over the world. Touted to be the 'Yoga Capital of the World', Rishikesh boasts of many ashrams, meditation and yoga centers. To the swiftly flowing Ganges to the stunning and lush green forested hills, Rishikesh provides the perfect setting for yoga.


It's known as 'God's Own Country' and very rightly so because Kerala is blessed with glossy backwaters, dazzling sea and hills drenched in rich spices and tea. Kerala is a beautiful yoga abode. Thanks to the spiritual balm that this southern state provides, it qualifies to be a brilliant destination for yoga in India. There are over 80 ashrams in Kerala that help to attain physical, mental, and spiritual health through a classical system of Yoga.


Dharamshala is a scenic city in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. One of the most famous tourist destinations in the north of India, this spectacular city offers some really stunning views of the wide valley sweeping away towards the plains. Studded with many meditation centers amidst the beautiful hills, Dharamshala is a perfect yoga getaway.


Goa is the land of pristine, soothing and sun soaked beaches. While you enjoy the vibrant vibe of Goa,you may even practice yoga on the most gorgeous beaches of India in Goa. Arambol in North Goa is popular for Yoga whereas South Goa also boasts of some peaceful yoga retreats.


Known for two of the most popular spiritual centers in India, Pune is billed to be an ideal Yoga destination in India. While on one hand there is the headquarter of Iyengar Yoga Center on the other hand there is the center for modern spiritual movement known to be the popular Osho Meditation Center.

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