Why Choose India For Yoga Teacher Training?

Yoga has its roots in ancient India that dates back to around 26,000 years, during Sat Yuga also known as the Golden age. That was an era of peace and abundance, and the period when seekers left their wealthy possessions to attain sainthood and indulge in meditation for seeking salvation and attaining the eternal truth.   Yoga was slowly developed and refined by Brahmans and Rishis which was later  passed down to the Yoga teachers of today who are now practicing these forms and passing the knowledge to the young aspirations .

ashtanga yoga teacher in rishikeshHere is what you will get if you join Yoga Teachers Training Course in India

Opportunity To Learn Yoga from Highly experienced yogic Gurus:

In India are born the great yoga teachers who had adopted the ancient scriptures as the source to learn Yoga and now they are spreading the knowledge of the traditional Yoga science to the World.  Among these Yoga gurus to influence the world are B.K. S Iyengar who became the founder of the yoga style known as “Iyengar  Yoga “. He also authored many books on the different practices of Yoga and its philosophy including “Light on Yoga”, “light on Pranayama”, “Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali” and “Light on Life”.  The name ofSri Aurobindo Ghosh cannot be forgotten who made the world his family and spread the essence and importance of Yoga all over the world. His thoughts on Yoga enlightened people to adopt Yoga for their own benefit and benefit of the whole human race. Other yogic gurus like Tirumalai Krishnamacharya,Swami Sivananda, K Pattabhi Jois, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi,Paramahansa Yogananda, Jaggi Vasudev, Shri Shri Ravi Shankar,Baba Ram Dev and many more have been the inspiring souls for the world.  There are many more highly learned yoga gurus who are now delivering comprehensive yogic knowledge to make people understand Yoga in its fullness for the benefit of their body, mind and soul and to make them learn the new way of life that is a life of peace,  pure thought, and simple living.

Learn the importance and knowledge of Ancient Scriptures which are a source of Yoga

Learning Yoga includes learning of Yoga philosophy and gaining knowledge of ancient scriptures like Vedas, Upanishads, and Bhagavad Gita etc. The basic philosophy of Yoga has been explained in Vedas that establishes the connection between the body and soul.  Upanishads also known as sacred teaching or esoteric doctrine have intended to espouse the philosophy of Yoga.  Upanishad constitutes 200 scriptures with some consisting of the minor scriptures which can be abbreviated as Yoga Upanishad for easy explanation. These Yoga Upanishad deals with energy channels (Nadis) and centers (Chakras) of the body, repetition (Jaap) and meditation, the importance of sacred syllable “OM” and about practices like asanas (postures) and Pranayama. These are very deep studies that make you orient towards the spiritual existence of life and many of these directly associated with Hatha Yoga.  Most important scripture considered is “Yoga Sutra” by Patanjali which was compiled around 400 CE.    Almost many forms of yoga have been said to be originating from Yoga Sutra and many yoga gurus are adopting “Yoga Sutra” to study Yoga.  The tradition and knowledge that you would get about Yoga in India you would not get anywhere else in the worldAfter gaining knowledge from here, you can spread this knowledge to the whole world.

 Indian Cities are hub of Yogic Knowledge

India is a hub of yogic knowledge. Rishikesh which is nestled in the Himalayas is a city of Yoga and an instigator of Yoga knowledge.  It is one of the sacred cities of India located near the river Ganges where you will feel close to the divinity and will learn more about Indian religion, culture and tradition wherein lies the roots of Yoga.  It is also a place where nature has blessed its purity, beauty, and serenity in its environment.   Now there are many yoga centers in Rishikesh, making it as the Yoga Capital of the world.

Further South pure soil and environment of Kerala has its roots in the Ayurvedic science of healing making it the best destination for Yoga learning.  Learning Yoga with Ayurveda will give you the double benefit. Just imagine by performing yoga in this environment you will surely be blessed with healthy body, mind and soul and would gain wisdom, Besides Yoga schools are sprawling in many more cities of India with many ashrams being run by Yoga gurus.

Economical Stay and Best Quality Food 

Besides, Food and the quality of living in India would amaze you.  Staying in India is economical in contrast to the other cities of the world and learning is also much cheaper. Many yoga schools offer Ayurvedic prepared food which is highly nutritious in value taking into consideration your body constitution and your schedule and health.   Besides students also gets the chance to learn and explore the rich Indian culture and tradition.

So it is highly suggested to learn yoga from the place in whose environment you can smell and feel the essence of Yoga and from where the knowledge and tradition will nourish you to be a complete yogic guru. After learning Yoga from India, you can spread its knowledge throughout the world.

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About Sunita Choudhary

Destined to weave magic with her words, Sunita Choudhary has been wooing people with her insightful stories, experiences by way of her work. Yoga is her only religion and she keeps her practice lively by learning new methods, forms and types of yoga. Her yearning for the ancient art form brought her to the famous yoga school, Akshi Yogashala and she has been working with them ever since she stepped foot in the yoga capital.

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