Oh the festivals! From formidable city parades celebrating auspicious events or simple harvest fairs paying homage to local worshiped deity, India hosts some of the world's most impressive devotional celebrations.
Ready to be enthralled by India's bustling spice markets. The wonderful colour and smell of nuts and herbs will blaze in your memory long after you leave. Huge sacks of spices and herbs.-Eye-catching display of giant jars of chutney, pickles and tea.
The Sanskrit root of Ashram is srama which means 'making an effort towards realisation.' In India, you'll find many ashrams serve as sanctuaries for yoga, music study, religion, meditation and spiritual development.
This traditional Hindu medicine has become a contemporary alternative medicine. Translated as 'Life-Knowledge', Ayurveda is a 5000-year-old natural healing system. Its philosophy and practices guide people pursuing spiritual goals.
In India each region offers a smorgasbord of unique creations, both irresistibly tasty and flavourful! You'll learn about a variety of cooking techniques and presentation styles; it's absolutely heavenly for the hungry retreaters.
Evening is when the street comes alive with shining lights, street vendors and people preparing arti
(light) ceremony for worship. Smell the spices and light incense to attract Lkshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity.