Omkarananda Ashram, run by a group of
Sanyasis (sages) and located at a place Muni-Ke-Reti the bank of
river Ganges, is established long back in 1967. The Ashram is under
the dynamic leadership of Shri. Omkarananda, a recipient of many
awards and is engaged in many social activities for the
accomplishment of spiritual and physical well being of the society.
The activities are mainly in the fields of cultural, social, religious and educational.The Ashram is hosting a kindergarten and a school, where classic Indian music and dance classes are also conducted. This ashram offers yoga classes for benefit of public.
Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas is a spiritually focused non-political, scientific, cultural, educational, humanitarian, Charitable Trust, which persistently strives to provide untiring selfless service for spiritual enhancement and to create an infinite source of happiness and bliss through God realization in daily life.The Ashram was established by Sage and Philosopher Swami Omkarananda who is an embodiment of highest spirituality, with the prime objective to love, serve and help all equally.
The Ashram aims to create a sanctum where spirituality encompasses every action, where truth attains a personality, divine love becomes an all-pervading reality and peace becomes an eternal constant companion.
The Ashram has personally volunteered various service projects and activities to serve and uplift the various communities through its 2 registered Trusts -
Swami Omkarananda Saraswati Charitable Trust
Swami Omkarananda Dharma Samsthan.
How to Reach Omkarananda Ashram in Rishikesh
For more information please contact -
Swami Omkarananda Saraswati Marg, Muni-ki-reti Rishikesh,
Uttarakhand 249192, India
For spiritual studies and classes on meditation, you should head straight to the many ashrams in Rishikesh. In any case, you shouldn't miss visiting the popular ones including Sivanand Ashram, Paremarth Niketan, Yoga Niketan and Vithal Ashram among others.
Ganga ghats are highly revered. One of these is the Triveni Ghat in Rishikesh, known for its divinity. You can visit this ghat in the evening when the much popular Ganga Arti is performed here on the banks of the divine Ganges. A must-watch indeed!
Among many tourist attractions in Rishikesh, the Lakshamn Jhula has its own significant place. Hindus believe that this is the place from where Lakshman (Rama's brother) had crossed the river. Today, it stands in the form of a beautiful suspended bridge.