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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…

Rishikesh capital of yoga india

Taking yoga classes in Rishikesh – and relààààx

  And once more I find myself on the yoga mat, this time in Rishikesh, a holy city on the Ganga river bank, world famous for its numerous…

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…

Happy yoga holidays!

A year ago I set foot for the first time in De Nieuwe Yoga School. As a New Years resolution I wanted to practice yoga everyday. January 2nd, 7…

A new day, making new mistakes

On a Wednesday morning in an early yoga class, the teacher that day started off ensuring us that ‘A new day, is making new mistakes.” I was mind…

Stay calm

Drawing a mandala is a calming activity in itself. And so is the Lotus position, practiced for meditation and in yoga. All three nourishing activities to cleanse your…

Open your heart

Beautiful spinning prayer bells at the Monkey Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. While travelling there in 2012, I met many amazing and inspiring people on the way. Many of…

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