In about 2003 I asked my teacher Acharya that I wanted to learn more about yoga, his advice to me was to go to India and see what you find.
I asked him where in India should I go and his response was Rishikesh.
Rishikesh is said to be the “Yoga Capital of the World”, made famous to the west by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi who became the guru of the Beatles in the late ’60s and spread the teachings of transcendental meditation. Ever since, Rishikesh has been a magnet for spiritual seekers.
Acharya told me of this wonderful place at the foothills of the Himalayas along the banks of the sacred river Ganges lies the town of Rishikesh. A place where sadhus and Religious people lived as true yogis.
He even explained to me a good place to stay ‘Swiss Cottage’, a very small Ashram run by an old Swami …