India’s premier health and wellness spa is located on the lush grounds of the palace of the Maharaja of Tehri Garhwal in the Himalayan foothills near the cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar. The region in Northern India is believed to be charged with Shakti, or cosmic energy, and is considered the birthplace of yoga with a history that dates back thousands of years. The Beatles put Rishikesh in the public eye in 1968 when they came to visit their guru, Maharshi Mahesh Yogi. While the area clearly is a mecca for yoga fanatics, you don’t have to be one to appreciate the beauty and rejuvenating spirit of the place. Ananda is the spiritual pathway to the ultimate, discovered through the union of body, mind and soul. It is not just a retreat that will leave you breathless with the enchantment of its surroundings, but assists in redefining lifestyles to include the well-known traditional Indian wellness regimes of Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta combined with best of International Wellness Experiences.
Ananda in the Himalayas Uttarakhand, India