3 Visits to the "Yoga Capital of the World"


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April 28th 2013
Published: April 28th 2013
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Rishikesh has been called the “Yoga Capital of the World” and the “Gateway to the Himalayas”. In 1968, the Beatles stayed at the Maharishi Mahesh yoga ashram, during which they composed 48 songs, some of which appeared on the White Album. The riverside community remains a spiritual center to this day, where local pilgrims and backpackers bathe side by side in the sacred Ganges, with waters... Read Full Entry



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29th April 2013

Thoughtfully written, I enjoyed reading this...and India has been on my bucket list. Can't wait for the day when I'm finally able to go.
30th April 2013
Sadhu

GREAT PICS NICK
This one is my favourite
8th May 2013

Be careful what you wish for...
I too had the feeling after my last trip to Rishikesh that it lived on inside me. Unfortunately I was right... 10 months later I came down with another nasty dose of 'food poisoning' to be told I'd been carrying round a parasite in my gut all that time!!! Luckily cleared up after a dose of good-old western drugs! Great to see you back on the road... looking forward to the next installment.

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