Yoga, as an integral part of Indian culture, has been practiced in India for centuries as a way of freeing the mind, body & spirit. In recent years, yoga has also become popular in the west, inspiring increasing numbers of people to come and study yoga in India in traditional setting. Since Yoga and meditation has become fashionable in west, travelers will find an array of courses and treatments in India that strive to heal mind, body and spirit. So whether you are seeking a guru, therapeutic relief from various diseases, enlightenment or just a really good stretch, Swasti Yoga offers you all.
Pune is a sprawling city in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. It was once the base of the Peshwas (prime ministers) of the Maratha Empire, which lasted from 1674 to 1818. Pune is the eighth-largest urban agglomeration in India. It is also considered to be the cultural capital of western India.
It’s known for the grand Aga Khan Palace, built in 1892 and now a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, whose ashes are preserved in the garden. The 8th-century Pataleshwar Cave Temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva are also famous.
World Famous Yoga Institutes in Pune
Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute
Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute & Research Center, Lonavala
Osho International Meditation Resort