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Phool Chatti Ashram Yoga Meditation India Ganga River Rishikesh

The Blanket Warriors performing nordic yoga – Indian ashram experience

  Phool Chatti Ashram is a 100 year old ashram located 7 kms north of Rishikesh on the Ganga river bank. Here, you can experience ashram life in…

Laughing yoga Phool Chatti Ashram Yoga Meditation India Ganga River Rishikesh

Belly-shaking laughter yoga – Indian ashram experience

  Phool Chatti Ashram is a 100 year old ashram located 7 kms north of Rishikesh on the Ganga river bank. Here, you can experience ashram life in…

Phool Chatti Ashram Yoga Meditation India Ganga River Rishikesh

Dipping in the Ganga river – Indian ashram experience

  Phool Chatti Ashram is a 100 year old ashram located 7 kms north of Rishikesh on the Ganga river bank. Here, you can experience ashram life in…

Phool Chatti Ashram Yoga Meditation India Ganga River Rishikesh Pooja Shiva temple

Temple ceremony – Indian ashram experience

  Prayer is an important aspect of ashram life. In the Phool Chatti ashram there is a daily evening prayer, or ”pooja” which is performed in the small…

Phool Chatti Ashram Yoga Meditation India Ganga River Rishikesh Neti Pot

Neti Pot – yogic cleansing in the ashram

  The morning routine in the ashram is a 3 hour program starting at 6 am. It contains meditation, pranayama (breathing exercises), chanting mantras, yoga, and: yogic cleansing…

Phool Chatti Ashram Yoga Meditation India Ganga River Rishikesh

Spending a week in a traditional Indian Ashram

  Phool Chatti Ashram is a 100 year old ashram located 7 kms north of Rishikesh on the Ganga river bank. Here, you can experience ashram life in…

Tushita Meditation center Introduction to Buddhism 10 day course McLeod Ganj India

Walking mindfully at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

Yeah.. what can I say? I have still a lot to learn when it comes to being mindful. ūüėČ    

Tushita Meditation center Introduction to Buddhism 10 day course McLeod Ganj India

Calm down that monkey mind at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

Fresh and clean after a refreshing shower I arrive in the gompa at 6:45 am. As the meditation starts: HELLO MONKEY MIND!! Maybe that shower was a little…

Tushita Meditation center Introduction to Buddhism 10 day course McLeod Ganj India

My karma yoga job at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

  For more information about the course please check out the¬†Tushita website

Tushita Meditation center Introduction to Buddhism 10 day course McLeod Ganj India

How silence turned us into peaceful zombies at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

  For more information about the course please check out the¬†Tushita website

Tushita Meditation center Introduction to Buddhism 10 day course McLeod Ganj India

Eating mindful at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

For more information about the course please check out the Tushita website

Tushita Meditation center Introduction to Buddhism 10 day course McLeod Ganj India

Waking up mindful at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

Being mindful is not that easy… ūüėČ “The gong woke me up this morning at 6 and I forgot entirely about ‘waking up mindful’ as was explained yesterday….

Tushita Meditation center Introduction to Buddhism 10 day course McLeod Ganj India

Teachings in the gompa at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

  Teachings on the concepts of Tibetan Buddhism are given twice a day, the first 6 full days of the course. They take place in the Gompa, the…

Tushita Meditation center Introduction to Buddhism 10 day course McLeod Ganj India

Breakfast at Tushita – Introduction to Buddhism

Tushita is at an altitude of 1800 meter and in November it gets quite cold. There’s no central heating so everyone was wearing multiple layers of clothes. Silently…

Tushita Meditation center Introduction to Buddhism 10 day course McLeod Ganj India

10-day Buddhism course & meditation retreat at Tushita – McLeodGanj

One of my reasons for going to McLeod Ganj, in the North of India is to deepen my understanding of Tibetan Buddhism. McLeod Ganj is famous for being…

Meditation Yoga retreat Cambodia Hariharalaya ilustrated travel journal Siem Reap

Meditation: calm down, calm down, calm down – Cambodia

The¬†Hariharalaya¬†retreat center in Cambodia was my refuge turning 30 (see my previous post). And, it was so good that I went back for more. Six days of yoga…

Hariharalaya yoga meditation retreat Cambodia

the Hariharalaya yoga & meditation retreat – Where I turned 30!

Turning 30. Was I trying to escape it, as my brother suggested, by going away traveling? Who knows. While my Facebook news feed gradually turned into a portfolio¬†of…

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