Sivananda Ashram, Rishikesh

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#6 of 17 in Historic Sites in Rishikesh
Sitting on the banks of the Ganges River, Sivananda Ashram offers peace and quiet to all visitors wishing to meditate, soul search, or ponder the meaning of life. A great teacher of Yoga, Swami Sivananda, founded the ashram in 1936. Visit his meditation room, the walls of which are inscribed with the swami's wise words. Be prepared to climb many steps to reach the ashram from the main road. To visit Sivananda Ashram on your trip to Rishikesh, use our Rishikesh tour itinerary builder .
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  • It was great to set foot in to an Ashram where a great sage lived and helped humanity. This was in my list for a long time. I was filled.  more »
  • Swami Sivananda's ashram is a genuine highlight of visiting Rishikesh. This is as authentic as they come. A place of serious introspection where a lot of good is done without fanfare. Just mind blowin...  more »
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  • Very divine place. Beautifully located on slope. Big place & bring out your deep faith & humanity out. Great place forcing u to look within.
  • The is the oldest and the one of the best ashrams in Rishikesh. The ashram is well kept and taken care of. The rooms are very clean and very nice. The ashram is right at the ram jhula and has very beautiful surrounding. A must visit place.
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