Immerse yourself in yogic lifestyle & transformational study
Connect with a conscious community & global sangha
Nourish your travel spirit by visiting holy temples and ashrams of many well-known teachers and gurus
Take home tools and techniques to ignite a lifetime of sustainable and inspired practice
Dive into the roots of Bhakti through sacred conversations with spiritual Luminaries about the sacred wisdom traditions of India
Learn ancient Vedic chants and the Art of Puja (Fire Ceremony)
Experience and attend the famous FLOWER FESTIVAL at Radhanath Swami’s Ashram
Share this experience with magical kirtan musicians and yoga teachers, Kirtaniyas, Yogrishi Vishvketu, Allison Eaton, Nancy Montes, and many more!
Opportunity to do Seva Service with our children’s school in Vrindavan for Food For Life and the Ramana Gardens in Rishikesh.
Take a holy ritual bath in the famous GANGES River near Rishikesh
Day River Rafting on the Ganges and so much more!
Sridhar has been visiting and traveling throughout India since 1980 and enjoys personal relationships with some of the most revered teachers from the East and West. His deep, unparalleled association with these saints allows you access that many Western visitors do not have!
Asoul journey to the spiritual heart of India. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience India from an insider’s perspective. Our intimate group will be escorted on a sacred adventure around some of the most fantastic locations in India—Mumbai, Ganeshpuri, Govardhan Ecovillage, Vrindavan, Govardhana Hill, Devprayag, Kanjipuri, and Rishikesh. Experiences include a day of river rafting on the Ganges, attending the famous Flower Festival, and indulging in Therapeutic Ayurvedic spas.
It is a profound honor to be joined on our path by Radhanath Swami, Swami Chidanand Saraswati, Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, Sadhu Maharaj, Avdhoot Swami, Indrayumna Swami, and many others. Kirtan musicians and yoga teachers will join us along the way, including the Kirtaniyas, Yogrishi Vishvketu, Sita Devi Dasi, and more.
This is a LIMITED CAPACITY and 18+ retreat, spots will go quickly so reserve your space now!
ARRIVAL: Fly into Mumbai (BOM) on Thursday, January 26th, 2023. We will meet at the Hotel Kemps in Mumbai on the afternoon of January 27th to check in with each other.
DEPARTURE: Our Trip ends in Rishikesh, Check out is at 11 am on Sunday, February 12th, 2023.
If you are considering arriving in Mumbai a day or two early for travel recovery and adjustment. We think that’s a GREAT idea! If you decide to stay at the Kemps Hotels prior to the Yatra, please ensure they are aware you are part of our BHAKTI YATRA group to lessen the possibility that you will have to change rooms once the Yatra begins. Of course, any room costs incurred prior to January 26 will be the traveler’s responsibility. Another hotel recommends is the Mumbai House near the airport.
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Traveling to India poses a potential risk consider getting a tetanus shot if you haven’t had one in the last 10 years. While there are no vaccination requirements, we believe a tetanus shot is important for this trip to a foreign country, and make sure you have travel clearance from physicians or specialists, as a precaution. We recommend obtaining a traveler’s cancelations insurance and travel medical insurance for the duration of the trip.
Our journey begins on January 26th, 2023 – We will all meet at the Hotel Kemps in Mumbai around 2 pm for orientation and a temple visit, followed by dinner at Govindas Restaurant nearby.
Address: 131, August Kranti Marg Near Pedder Road Flyover Bridge, Kemps Corner, 4000036, Mumbai India
Phone: +91 22 23 634646
This will also be the address and phone you use for your visa application.
This Yatra is very well organized with top hotels and three vegetarian meals a day with strict adherence to cleanliness and health. However, if you have any healthcare concerns and cannot travel with total mobility, this might not be the Yatra for you.
COST OF TRIP
$ 3200 (early bird) shared accommodations only
**if you would like private accommodations please email email@example.com for more info.
All accommodations, excursions, guided tours, taxis, buses, and entry fees into the holy temples and ashrams are all included.
NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TRIP:
Any flight to or from India
Personal expenses such as laundry, phone calls, spa services etc
Tips for driver/ guide
Domestic Flight within India
For any additional questions regarding this retreat, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org