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SACRED INDIA TOUR   ITINERARY
 
A typical day begins with Meditation and Yoga Asanas from 6 – 8 AM, followed by a buffet breakfast at our hotel and then ... many adventures! 
 
January 12, Saturday















11 AM Hatha Yoga
Welcoming,Orientation, Luncheon
Complimentary massages and rest
Shopping excursion

Overnight in Chennai 




January 13, Sunday
Meditation and Hatha Yoga 
Tomb of St. Thomas
Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandarin    
Kapaleeswaran temple
Ramakrishna Ashram                 

Overnight in Chennai


January 14, Monday

Meditation                   
Travel to Pondicherry (3-4 hours)
Lunch and walking tour at Auroville
Evening:  Meditation Workshop  
           
Overnight in Pondicherry
   





             
January 15, Tuesday

Meditation and Hatha Yoga
Visit to Aurobindo Ashram     
Meditation at tombs of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother
Film and Discussion with
Dr. Seidlich (schedule permitting)
Lunch at Ashram Dining Hall

Overnight in Pondicherry



January 16, Wednesday

Meditation and Hatha Yoga
Excursion to Chidambaram

FREE AFTERNOON for
beach walks, shopping, rest

Overnight in Pondicherry

January 17, Thursday
               
Meditation and Hatha Yoga
Depart to Auroville
Meditation at Matru Mandhir
Travel to Tiruvannamalai
Walking tour of Rajagiri Fort              Check into Ramana Towers Hotel
Vedaparayana at Ramana Ashram
               
Overnight in Thiruvannamalai


January 18, Friday
                
Meditation and Hatha Yoga
Ascend partway up Arunachala
Meditation in Virupaksha Guha      
Lunch at Ramanashram
Ashram of Yogi Ram Surat Kumar
Arunachaleeswaran Temple

Overnight in Thiruvannamalai


  

January 19, Saturday

Meditation and Hatha Yoga
FREE DAY, HAVE FUN!
Massages, rest, darshans

Overnight in Thiruvannamalai

 

             
January 20, Sunday

5:00 AM  “Girivellam,” traditional walk around the Holy Mountain
(1, 2, or 3 hours - your choice)
Group breakfast and
departure by bus for Coimbatore
(6 - 7 hrs travel time)
          
Overnight in Coimbatore








January 21, Monday, FULL MOON AND A THREE TEMPLES DAY!

Meditation at Perur Temple
Kalyani takes her morning bath
(see photo) at Perur Temple
Darshan at Dhyana Lingam
Visit to Satchidananda Alayam,
birthplace of Swami Satchidananda
Meditation at LOTUS Shrine
Overnight in Coimbatore


January 22, Tuesday


Meditation and Hatha at IYI
PGV Matriculation School Program
Visit to Satchidananda Jothi Nikethan
        
             
Overnight in Coimbatore




January 23, Wednesday  - Travel Day 
       
Meditation and Hatha Yoga                  
Flight to New Delhi (3 hours)                  
Bus to Agra (4 hours)

Overnight in Agra
  
January 24, Thursday

Meditation and Hatha Yoga     
Divine experience of the Taj Mahal
Lunch at Taj Resort
Travel to Vrindavan (one hour)
Darshan at Prem Mandir
Banke Bihari and Meerabai Mandir

Overnight in Vrindavan





January 25, Friday

Meditation and Hatha Yoga
Drive to Delhi (3 hours)
Lunch at Akshardam
Delhi LOTUS Temple
4 PM Flight to Dehradun (1 hour)
Check into hotel
Walk along ghats at Ganges River

Overnight in Rishikesh

  
January 26, Saturday
Meditation and Hatha Yoga at hotel
Meditation in Vashishta Guha
Ritual bathing in the Holy Ganges (optional - it's cold!)
Lunch at Ramana Garden
Darshan with Swami Muktanandaji, schedule permitting
Bhajans at Ananda Kutir, home of
Master Sivanandaji

Overnight in Rishikesh




January 27, Sunday


Meditation and Hatha Yoga
Satsangs with DLS Swamis Vimalanandaji & Padmanabhanandaji, schedules permitting
Lunch at the Madras Cafe       
Beatles Ashram
Meditation at Guru Nivas

Overnight in Rishikesh




January 28, Monday

Meditation and Hatha Yoga at Hotel
Excursion to Haridwar:

Hanuman Mandhir, JainTemple,
Harathi at tomb of Anandamayi Ma
Tour of Ram Dev Baba Ashram
Return to Rishikesh (one hour)

Overnight in Rishikesh



January 29, Tuesday

Meditation and Hatha Yoga
Packing up!
Offerings at tomb of
Master Sivananda 
Farewell luncheon and sharings
Return travel to Delhi Airport         


Good bye!  Bon Voyage! OM Shanti!


        
              


















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