Activity – Yoga Programs

Quote – Being a sadhu means…

Being a sadhu really means being a person whose mind is resolved about his life.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Growth is to become a full-time devotee

Growth is progress from being a part-time devotee of Isvara to being a full-time devotee.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – To grow spiritually

To grow spiritually is to recognize and appreciate Isvara as the creation and the laws that govern it.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – The basis for prayer

The basis for any form of prayer is the acknowledgement of our helplessness and then seeking help.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Wise man is happy by himself

A wise man is the one who is happy by himself and because of himself.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Goal of Life

The goal of life is to know that the goal has already been accomplished.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Nothing more Sacred than Knowledge

In this world, there is nothing more sacred, more purifying than knowledge.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – You are the whole

That you are the whole is the view of the Vedas.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – The Self is full and complete

The Self, being full and complete, is not isolated from anything. This teaching is Vedanta.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Vedanta is a means of knowledge

Vedanta is neither a theory nor a practice. It is a means of knowledge to know the truth about you.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Everything is given

No one has authored anything in the creation, for everything is given.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – About original sin

  ‘I am the role’ is the original sin, ...if there is something like an original sin.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Wisdom is fresh

Wisdom is fresh, coming as it does from a teacher to a student like even the Ganges.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –


That you are the whole is the view of the Vedas.​

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Listen to Pujya Swamiji talking about how the study of Vedanta helps a person in his/her life  …

Yoga Programs and Retreats 2022 / 2023

You can find listed below Yoga courses and retreats which are taking place at Swami Dayananda Ashram in Rishikesh.

PLEASE NOTE: Swami Dayananda ashram is not the organizer of the activities listed here.
The ashram is only providing its facilities to the organizers of the various camps and retreats. In some of the programs, teachers of the ashram take classes in mantra chanting, Sanskrit, Yoga Sutra and Vedanta.

To participate in any of the yoga programs, please contact the organizers directly (not through the ashram!) through the contact details provided below.

|| December 2022 ||


Organizer: Amit Sharma (Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher)

Course Date:  2nd to 31st December 2022

For booking details please DM:  98979 76502, 75000 48509 

“Yoga does not just change the way we see things,
it transforms the person who sees.”
- B.K.S Iyengar

|| January 2023 ||


Organizer/Yoga teacher: Rakesh Upadhyay

Course Date: 3rd – 12th January 2023

For inquiry/registration mail to:

For inquiry/registration call: +91  8510080330 

“Yoga has the power to transform and heal a person. It helps us to re-evaluate our old patterns and initiate change. Being a means of transformation, practicing yoga is an expression of respect and responsibility for one’s own life and for the world as a whole…”