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Yoga & meditation centers in Kathmandu

Yoga and Meditation has an inter relationship. Yoga denotes simple physical exercise to a larger spiritual value of life. Likewise Meditation is a concentration connecting human value to super consciousness. In fact we learn a real art of living performing yoga and meditation. The word Yoga has come from Sanskrit word Yoga which means to Join Yogis (the practioner of yoga) say that the proper physical exercises take you to the sublime where you can experience eternal delight and happiness. Yoga has eight fold paths. These paths looks deeply into the morality of living. They are Yama (self restraints), Niyama (self observances) Asana, Pranayama (breath techniques), Pratyhara (withdrawal of the senses), Dharana (concentration), Dhyana (meditation) and Samadhi (identification with pure consciousness). This eight fold clears that meditation is also a part of yoga. For practicing yoga and meditation we need proper place otherwise we cannot achieve what we desire. Himalayan region is a most appropriate place for Yoga and meditation. Lots of great saints and people got self realization in this holy place. Actually this region is isolated place from the world.

We proudly announce you that Himalayan Smile Treks and Adventures has been arranging different meditational and yoga programs as our guest interest. We have a good connection with numerous spiritual institutions. So please let us know your interest and time period. Accordingly we arrange you programs.

Mahayana Buddhist Himalayan Yogic Institute

This institute is located in Baluwater, Kathmandu.  It conducts regular evening meditations and weekly   dharma teachings (donation) and hosts a revolving  schedule of day-long workshops and courses in   Tibetan Buddhist meditation and related Tibetan arts. The center has a library and meditation room.   HYI is affiliated with Kopan Monastery, north of  Boudha, where it offers seven-to ten-day meditation  courses during the autumn and spring.

Kathmandu Buddhist Centre

This centre holds introductory talks in Buddhism. It   also conducts one-day courses in Buddhism and   two-day meditation workshops at its premises ,  Chhetrapati Kathmandu. This center offers retreats at Nagarkot, a renowned and five day residential  courses in Patan, the city of fine art closed to the Kathmandu.

Kapan  Monastery

Kopan Monastery offers short residential courses of Tibetan Buddhist meditation throughout the year.   These courses give a theoretical and practical  introduction to Buddhist philosophy related to Tibetan Mahayana Tradition. They combine lectures  and teachings with meditation practice and  discussion of relevant topics in a more informal  way.

Nepal Vipassana Center

Nepal Vipassana is meditation course centre, located on the periphery of Shivapuri national park which is 15 km north of Kathmandu. The surrounding area of this place is peaceful and isolated. Vipassana is one of the most ancient techniques of meditation. Once this technique was lost to people, then it was rediscovered by Gautam Buddha before more than 2500 years ago.

Vipassana course involved with concentration on body, mind and its feeling. This process makes you to follow the art of living which frees the individual from all the negativity, anger, greed and ignorance. Vipassana course help to be an optimistic, creative and betterment for individual and society. Ten full days vipassana meditation is most popular and widely accepted course in Nepal. Every participated can join the meditation course. This is like for beginner or first time for and 20- days, 30- days and 45- days, Vipassana meditation course are available, however one has to go through this course respectively.

Vipassana meditation is also available for children and teenagers. From 8-12 and 13- 18 year of age groups who are willing to learn and meditate, Vipassana course is available. For this their parents/guardians do not have to be Vipassana Mediators.

Vipassana mediation itself is a unique method and procedure to developed relaxation, peace love and generosity and forgiveness to yourself and other. Here you find the acceptable days for the meditation course.

  • 10 days Vipassana meditation course
  • 20 days Vipassana meditation course
  • 20 days Vipassana meditation course
  • 45 days Vipassana meditation course
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    Osho Meditation Centers

    Osho – Tapoban is an international commune and spirituality meditative center located on Nagarjun Hills, Kathmandu. The place is very quiet and peaceful, surrounded by forest called Tapoban.Osho is renown from his philosophy regarding spirituality and mysticism and his disciple spread his philosophy through their Ashram.
    The centre provide different meditation course which are invented and inspire by Osho and related to his philosophy.  The mediation camp is coordinate by swami (monk) and such spiritual teacher will provide guideline to get in deep meditation through mystic spirituality. Osho – Meditation centre provide various form of meditation with obtainable period of time. Here, simply people came to learn meditating and get enlightenment. Osho Tapoban centre has various activities throughout the year ranging from Daily Meditations to weekly or servable days meditation retreat. If you are curious about Osho and his life and participated in Meditation, then choose the best suitable course from the list.  For your reference please find below the meditation program.

    Daily Meditational course

  • 7 days meditational course package
  • 21 days intensive transformation meditational package
  • Weekend meditational camp (start from Friday morning and ends on Sunday morning)
  • Various kinds of massage (i.e Deep tissue massage, Ayurvedic Himalayan Herbal Massage, Hot Stone Massgae, Crowning Glory e.t.c)
  • Daily meditation schedule

    This is one day meditational course package offered for any individual for one day meditation retreat. Normally a day meditational course has following activities in which each meditates got participated.

     Lemon Tea

     6:30 – 7:00 am

     Yoga & Dynamic Meditation

     7:00 – 9:00 am

     Breakfast

     9:00 – 10:30 am

     Vipassana Meditation

     11:00 – 12:00

     Meditation 3rd Session

     12:30 – 1:30 pm

     Lunch

     1:00 – 2:30 pm

     Meditation 4th Session

     3:15 – 4:15 pm

     Afternoon Tea

     4:15 – 5:00 pm

     Kundalini Meditation

     5:00 – 6:00 pm

     Evening Arati

     6:15 – 6:45 pm

     Shower & Dinner

     6:45 – 8:00 pm

     Evening Satsang
    (White Robe Meditation)

     8:00 – 9:30 pm

    7 days meditational course package:

    7 days meditational package course is for beginners as well as advance seekers. This weekly meditational course itself is an unmatchable experience for every participated, which will helps to find you peace and calm in your body and mind. During this period, spiritual teacher (Swami) will coordinated you for proper way of doing meditational. At the last session of this camp, SANNYAS celebration happens which will help to learn more about Osho philosophy on “to live life in its totality”.

    3 week intensive transformation Meditation Package to balance the body, mind and soul:

    The 3 week meditation package is kind a healing process to bring relax in mind, which lead to rest the body. This meditation will help to explain the relationship between mind body and soul. Meditation gives knowledge that mind and body are so closely related, when mind is still, the body begins to relax and increase compassion.

    Three week intensive transformation meditation package to balance the body, mind and soul has following weekly program:

    I week – Suddhi: Naturopathic body detoxification and No-Mind therapy to cleanse the body mind.

    II week – Sadhana: Intensive meditation camp for inner transformation. III week – Shunyata: Neo Vipassana Retreat to go beyond the body and the mind.

    NOTE: You can also participate in only one week of the any three week package.

    Weekend Meditation Camp:

    Weekend meditation camp start from Friday morning and ends on Sunday morning. It is suitable for those people who cannot participate in longer retreats and yet want to meditate. This 2 nights and 3 days meditation camp provide skills of meditation to new people. It help to developed and maintain the ability for proper meditation even though you practices your meditations where ever you want.

    Osho Arogya Mandir & Spa:

    Massage & Spa believed as holistic approach to health care and Ayurveda. Massage is the manipulation of superficial and deeper and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques. It makes body relaxation, enhance function, promote in the healing process and increase recreation activity. Osho center also provide various kind of massage and Spa facilities by specialist in particular therapy and in special therapy doctor will consult. Such massage and Spa are list below:

  • Ayurvedic/ Himalayan herbal
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Host stone Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Thai Massage
  • Shiatsu Massage
  • Arogya Relaxing Massage
  • Full body Massage
  • Back Massage
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Other service

  • Yoga Package
  • Crowning Glory
  • Katti Basti
  • Steam Bath
  • Sauna
  • Jal Neti
  • Kunjal
  • Enema
  • Shankha Prachhyalan
  • Body Scrubbing:

    Arogya Body scrub/ coffee body scrub.

    Special packages

    Package -1:

    Relaxation massage, Sirodhara, sauna/steam bath, Yogic relaxation techniques.(1 day Package)

    Package -2:

    Detoxification Massage, Steam bath, Malneti, Kunjal, Enema, Fasting ( Liquid diet), Shankha Prachhalan, Doctor consultation.

    Package –3:

    Weight reduction massage, Steam/sauna, Enema, Yoga, Fasting (liquid diet), Dietary management, Consultation.

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    Nepal Ananda Yoga Center

    Ananda Yoga Center is a retreat facility for beginners, intermediate and advance students of yoga. The center is established in 1990 and located at Matatirtha (12 Km away from Thamel). The center is located in peace full area and has its own building, garden with sufficient infrastructure to practices yoga for mass people.
    Yoga is the physical, mental and spiritual practices or discipline that aim to transfer body and mind. Simply it is a practicing of various postures of body to maintain good shape as well as helpful to build strength, flexibility and stamina of body. Yoga is also helpful for those who are suffering from back and joint problems of body.
    Ananda yoga center follow and practices the technique of Bihar yoga. Bihar yoga means, yoga which is generate from Bihar school of yoga lies in India. Here all the teachers have learned and pass the course from Bihar school. Ananda yoga center teach about posture, Pranayam (breathing excises), Meditation, Yoga nidra (relaxation technique), Shatkarma (Yogic cleaning: nasal intestine & stomach cleansing. No matter which course you choose, one can grow spiritually in awareness and self knowledge.

    Ananda Yoga centre offer the following course with specific need, time and Level:

  • Yoga for seniors
  • Health Management Course
  • 5-days Yoga Course
  • 7-days Yoga Course
  • Personalized Yoga
  • Shankhaprakshalana (Washing of the Intestines)
  • Teachers Training Course
  • Kundalini (Chakra) Yoga Course
  • Therapeutic Course Yoga
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