Discovered by great Indian sages, Yoga is an ancient health discipline. Quiet your mind, relax and embrace silence. Similarly Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years. It provides a deep sense of relaxation and a tranquil mind.
Yoga & Meditation offers lasting transformations to people and help in their spiritual growth and development. Yoga was originated in India; hence it has lot of prospect to develop yoga tourism. Yoga has immense potential to draw significant number of travellers if well marketed.
Himachal Pradesh is a home of various Yoga centers, ashrams and schools. Dharamshala is the prime destination for boosting Yoga & Meditation in the state which is attracting travellers not only from within the country but also on a global level. The place is an ideal location for meditating. Yoga all over the world is gaining popularity and the demand for yoga tours is growing day by day extensively Vipasanna Dhama needs a special mention here which is 10 days of silent meditation. Practiced in India from ancient times Vipassana is a form of meditation where one will maintain utter silence for 10 days as a part of its discipline so as to gain inner peace. And you are a changed person after completion of the one.
There are 78 Vipasanna centres all over India out of which 18 are in North India. In Himachal it is based at Dharamkot, Dharamshala in the Dhauladhar range of Himalayas. Dharamkot is just a 1.5 Kms walk from Mcleodganj Square. All courses run solely on a donation basis. The applicants however need to fulfill registration formalities to be a part of the meditation course. So if you want to eliminate mental impurities, attain a peaceful state of mind and practice self-control, this meditation technique will surely help one.