"Wellness A WAY OF LIFE"
Golden Healing Journeys® helps in the dynamic process of moving towards our natural state of harmony. Gold in alchemy signifies transformation, and transforming through healing is our mission.
Yoga and Ayurveda are ideal for helping us return to our inherent state of health and harmony. We offer Yoga and Ayurveda programs and activities to share the knowledge of these two ancient sciences with as many people as possible around the world, so that everyone can return to their innate state of well-being.
Set against the backdrop of the Himalayas and with the pristine Ganga flowing through it, the ancient town of Rishikesh is one of the major tourist and pilgrimage hubs in northern India. Rishikesh has numerous ashrams, some of which are internationally recognised as centres of philosophical studies, yoga and other ancient Indian traditions of wellness.
There are several legends associated with Rishikesh. It is said Rishikesh finds a mention in the ancient text Skanda Purana, and in the epic Ramayana. It is said Lord Rama, along with his brothers, came to Rishikesh to do penance after killing Ravana.
Known as world capital of yoga and meditation is the holy town with pleasant weather throughout the year. Most loved place for all Beatles’ fan across the world with unmatched white water rafting and other adventure sports. In the evening, an almost supernatural breeze blows down the valley, setting temple bells ringing as sadhus (‘holy’ men), pilgrims and tourists prepare for the nightly ganga aarti (river worship ceremony).
- Walk along the banks of Ganga River
- Neelkanth Temple
- Vashishtha Cave
- Beatles Ashram
- Mountain trekking
- Kunjapuri temple & sunrise view point
- Visit to Women’s help project (handmade products)
SWAMI MADHAV ANAND
With his unique style of teaching Yoga and Ayurveda, he shares his knowledge that is easy to apply in everyday life and practical for modern life. Both with its various ways of creating and healing through cooking, as well as teaching simple daily habits that can generate great benefits.
Swami Madhav graduated as a Yoga teacher with international certifications from Ananda Prakash Ashram and Kaivalya Dharma.
Having been educated in Haryana, India, Madhav left his home at the age of 15 to be with his Guru in the pilgrimage town of Vrindavan.
For 15 years he stayed with his Guru, learning the scriptures, teaching, traveling singing and playing drums.
Later, with the blessings of his Guru, he began his independent walk with the aim of promoting the study and knowledge of Ayurveda and spiritual growth.
Madhav has managed large-scale International Events, Yoga and Ayurveda Conferences, as well as retreats and tours of India from 2007 until now.
He is actively dedicated to promoting all the values he believes in, in all areas and levels of human life and has been teaching Yoga since 2009.
With over one and half decade of professional hospitality experience specializing in Business Development, Sales & Marketing Division, Food & Beverage (F&B) Operations and Quality Assurance. Mohit has done his graduation in International Hospitality Management from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, U.K. followed up with the MBA (Hospitality Management) from International Management Institute Luzerne, Switzerland. During the professional life-cycle, he has been associated with few international brands like Hyatt, Marriott, IHG, Taj, Four Seasons, erstwhile Alila, Starwood and more
We will do our best to provide you with a comfortable and enjoyable stay in a lovely home. Whatever we can do for you, just ask and we will do our best. We want to host like minded people and for you to enjoy your stay with us – if we’re not already friends of friends, then we hope by the time you leave you will feel like we are. Just a gentle note, we are an exclusive homestay not a hotel so if you would prefer hotel facilities we will do our best to suggest alternative options for you.
Check in time is at 1400hrs, early arrival is subject to availability. For guaranteed early check-in, a reservation needs to be made starting from the previous night.
Check out time is at 1200hrs, late check – outs are available on request and subject to availability at additional cost.