Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram & Retreats

The Ashram is an uplifting East-meets-West retreat for yoga enthusiasts from around the world. Yogrishi Vishvketu co-founded the Ashram in 2007 as the hub for Akhanda Yoga and an ideal residential setting for our YTT programs.

The Ashram is located in Tapovan – Rishikesh, a dynamic international village of spiritual seekers about 250 km north of Delhi. Tapovan means forest of the yogis and is considered the gateway to the Himalayas. The Ashram is on a headland above the banks of the Ganga (Ganges River) and is surrounded by mountains on three sides.

Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram & Retreats

The Ashram is an uplifting East-meets-West retreat for yoga enthusiasts from around the world. Yogrishi Vishvketu co-founded the Ashram in 2007 as the hub for Akhanda Yoga and an ideal residential setting for our YTT programs.

The Ashram is located in Tapovan – Rishikesh, a dynamic international village of spiritual seekers about 250 km north of Delhi. Tapovan means forest of the yogis and is considered the gateway to the Himalayas. The Ashram is on a headland above the banks of the Ganga (Ganges River) and is surrounded by mountains on three sides.

A Nurturing Sanctuary for Yoga Enthusiasts

A Nurturing Sanctuary for Yoga Enthusiasts

Yoga Halls

With two spacious Yoga halls, a rooftop, and an expansive marble ceremony terrace, the Ashram offers a unique, in-house YTT experience. The Nataraj Yoga Hall (1900 square feet) on the third level has a wooden floor and a vaulted bamboo ceiling, creating an authentic and natural space for Yoga and YTT sessions. The Patanjali Sadhana Hall (1300 square feet) is a cool marble space on the lower level that provides a convenient break-away space for practicum classes. Each hall is supplied with cushions, bolsters, blocks and yoga mats.

Yoga Halls

With two spacious Yoga halls, a rooftop, and an expansive marble ceremony terrace, the Ashram offers a unique, in-house YTT experience. The Nataraj Yoga Hall (1900 square feet) on the third level has a wooden floor and a vaulted bamboo ceiling, creating an authentic and natural space for Yoga and YTT sessions. The Patanjali Sadhana Hall (1300 square feet) is a cool marble space on the lower level that provides a convenient break-away space for practicum classes. Each hall is supplied with cushions, bolsters, blocks and yoga mats.

Guest Rooms

YTT participants stay in neat, shared double rooms with two single beds and bedding appropriate to each season. Guest rooms all have night tables and shelves as well as an adjoining bathroom with hot water, shower head and a Western toilet. Most rooms also have a balcony or shared terrace.

Guest Rooms

YTT participants stay in neat, shared double rooms with two single beds and bedding appropriate to each season. Guest rooms all have night tables and shelves as well as an adjoining bathroom with hot water, shower head and a Western toilet. Most rooms also have a balcony or shared terrace.

Library and Sitting Rooms

The Ashram has a Library and two Sitting Room for you to enjoy during your stay. The library has desks for independent study and a selection of English, Japanese and Hindi books on Yoga and spiritual fiction that you may borrow for use during your stay. The sitting rooms have sofas and armchairs and YTT participants often gather here to read or socialize during free time until lights-out.

Library and Sitting Rooms

The Ashram has a Library and two Sitting Room for you to enjoy during your stay. The library has desks for independent study and a selection of English, Japanese and Hindi books on Yoga and spiritual fiction that you may borrow for use during your stay. The sitting rooms have sofas and armchairs and YTT participants often gather here to read or socialize during free time until lights-out.

Tasty Vegetarian Meals

The Ashram provides three freshly cooked Sattvic vegetarian meals a day complete with Gluten Free and Vegan options. The menu varies daily and includes organic foods sourced from the Ashram farm. Breakfast includes Ayurvedic herbal tea, homemade muesli, porridge, parantha or fruit samosas, and fruits. Lunch and Dinner often consist of Dal (beans), vegetables (pumpkin, carrot, cauliflower, peas, spinach), rice and chapatti.

Tasty Vegetarian Meals

The Ashram provides three freshly cooked Sattvic vegetarian meals a day complete with Gluten Free and Vegan options. The menu varies daily and includes organic foods sourced from the Ashram farm. Breakfast includes Ayurvedic herbal tea, homemade muesli, porridge, parantha or fruit samosas, and fruits. Lunch and Dinner often consist of Dal (beans), vegetables (pumpkin, carrot, cauliflower, peas, spinach), rice and chapatti.

Laundry Service

A laundry service comes to collect and deliver washing for Ashram guests daily. For a small fee per item, the laundry will wash, dry and press clothing with the exception of undergarments.

Dress Code

To respect the local culture, the Ashram has a dress code. Shoulders should be covered – no tank tops or singlets. Please avoid shorts and tight leggings. White clothes are traditional.

Wi-Fi and Silence

Guests have access to Wi-Fi throughout the Ashram from 9AM – 9PM. We observe silence (mauna) from 9PM until after breakfast. This ensures the maximum peace for spiritual practices and rest in the Ashram community.

Laundry Service

A laundry service comes to collect and deliver washing for Ashram guests daily. For a small fee per item, the laundry will wash, dry and press clothing with the exception of undergarments.

Dress Code

To respect the local culture, the Ashram has a dress code. Shoulders should be covered – no tank tops or singlets. Please avoid shorts and tight leggings. White clothes are traditional.

Wi-Fi and Silence

Guests have access to Wi-Fi throughout the Ashram from 9AM – 9PM. We observe silence (mauna) from 9PM until after breakfast. This ensures the maximum peace for spiritual practices and rest in the Ashram community.

Extended Stay

Akhanda YTT and Retreat participants may be able to stay at the Ashram for additional stays either before or after their program. To book an extended stay, please contact the Ashram Office at ashram@akhandayoga.com.

To visit the Ashram website, please visit www.anandprakashyogaashram.com.

Extended Stay

Akhanda YTT and Retreat participants may be able to stay at the Ashram for additional stays either before or after their program. To book an extended stay, please contact the Ashram Office at ashram@akhandayoga.com.

To visit the Ashram website, please visit www.anandprakashyogaashram.com.