Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Yoga in Nepal
What is Yoga?
Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘yog’ which means ‘to join’. It is to make harmonious integration of mind and body. The simple objective of yoga is to conjure up images of posture (Asanas) to develop flexibility, general body health and, of course, to develop human consciousness.
Yoga and meditation
There is an Inter-relationship between yoga and meditation. You can choose whether to focus- wholly on yoga, or more specifically on meditation, or saturate yourself in both of these. Meditation is to activate the delightful faculty of mind. Moreover, it is proven means to bridge down mankind’s journey to self realization.
Yoga and Meditation Tour Packages
Meditation has gained immense popularity in the last decade. There are many meditation centers in and around Kathmandu. You can make your own choice on the basis of your motive and interest.
First, it is Nepal Vipassana Centre. It runs ten-days courses on meditation. A strict regimen is followed here throughout the course. Daily meditation begins at 4.30 am, and silence is kept for the entire ten days. All courses are funded by donations.
Second, it is Mahayana Buddhist Himalayan Yogic Institute. It is located in Baluwater. It conducts regular evening meditations. Moreover, it runs workshops on Tibetan Buddhist meditation and related Tibetan arts. The center has a library and meditation room.
Third, it is Kathmandu Buddhist Centre. It holds introductory talks in Buddhism several times a week during the tourist seasons. It also conducts one-day courses in Buddhism and two-day meditation workshops.
Fourth, it is Osho Tapoban Forest Retreat Centre. It is located in. circuit north of Nagarjun forest. There are occasional retreats as well as daily meditations and discourses. It is one of the best meditation destinations in complete peace and beautiful environment where different meditation technique based on modern psychology are conducted.
Nepal has always been a centre of attraction for those spiritual seekers who are interested on eastern philosophy. . To meditate in the homeland of Buddha is the matter of pride.
In this context, Above the Himalayas Trekking P. Ltd offers diverse forms of Yoga and Meditation packages that suits the interest and motives of its visitors.