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Welcome to the beginning of a profound transformation in your life.
Welcome to our Ayurveda Retreats!
Ayurveda, the ancient Indian Holistic Medicine, is prevention-oriented, free from harmful side-effects and capable of treating disease at its source.
It can legitimately claim to be both scientific and truly holistic. It employs 20 systematic approaches to health from the perspective of mind, body, behavior and environment.
These therapies do not conflict with either conventional or complementary methods, so they can be successfully employed alongside other systems of healing if desired.
The basic Ayurvedic philosophy is that the whole universe consists of five elements: air, fire, water, earth and ether. Ayurvedic Medicine believes that the well-being of humans at any given moment has strong bearing on the quality, quantity, and configural pattern of these elements.
An analysis of this pattern can give accurate insight into the metabolism of the person and facilitate faster recovery from ailments. The extended agenda of Ayurveda is to prevent the onset of imbalance altogether.The director of our Ayurveda Retreat is Yogi Dr. Amrit Raj, a 4th generation Ayurvedic Doctor and certified yoga 500 teacher with a deep commitment to helping people attain a balanced mind, body and spirit so that equilibrium can be established and optimal health and happiness can be achieved.
The power of Yogi Dr. Amrit Raj’s approach to health is that it looks beyond the changing physical structure of the human body to the value of intelligence that directs and orchestrates this continuous flow of matter. You will definitely feel this during your Ayurveda Retreat.
Maa Yoga Ashram offers Ayurveda Retreats, Ayurvedic Treatments, Panchakarma, Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Retreats in Rishikesh, India, under the guidance of Yogi Dr. Amrit Raj. Join us for Self Transformation, Self Realisation and Inner Growth based on Spiritual Vedic and Scientific Knowledge for Healthy Mind and Body.
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Ardella Martin December 16, 2017
I was at Maa for a teacher training course from October 2nd to October 28th, 2017. I could go on about how this program violated the Yoga Alliance standards in so many ways. I could also share the frustrations that the ladies in the Ayurvedic practitioner course experienced with their program. However, this site focuses on retreats. Maa Yoga offers both yoga and ayurvedic retreats. During my month long stay, I met numerous individuals who came for both; some for a few days, others for a week or more. We shared meals, yoga and meditation classes. There were several instances when strangers were asked to share accommodations because the Ashram had overbooked. Guests expressed frustration that the yoga classes were not meeting their needs (no adaptations provided for physical conditions, limitations or experience). This was largely due to the fact that instructors were trying to focus on the teacher training students (even though, according to Yoga Alliance guidelines, these hours would be considered unallowable hours because they included the general public). The Ashram seems more concerned with saving money by combining programs than serving the needs of their guests. One poor lady had just had hip surgery and had contacted Dr. Amrit several times to be sure her physical needs could be accommodated. She was put in a nearby building, up several floors without an elevator. Yoga classes were on the third floor of the Ashram. When she finally got moved to the main building, she did not have a shower in her room because the hot water heater had exploded on the previous guests belongings and had not been replaced. (Did I mention the ever present sewer gas smell in the rooms. Many guests (myself included) were made very uncomfortable by his guided motivational yelling from the third floor balcony of the yoga studio. While the poor homeless people living in tents below us watched, we were asked to yell “Thank you for making us millionaires! Thank you for making us billionaires!” If you are truly looking for a spiritual place whose leaders follow the yamas and nyamas of yogic philosophy in their own lives, please keep researching.