FAQs

FOOD

Q. How is the food that is served at the institute?
Ans. We follow a vegetarian diet as per the yogic principles. It consists grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds. We also include milk and yogurt. The diet is highly nutritious, balanced and suitable to the environment and needs of the students. We can provide meals without milk and other products for those who do not want it.

Q. Is there the facility of pure water?
Ans. Yes we supply purified mineral water to all the students.

Q. What if I have any allergies for some particular food?
Ans. You can provide us with information on your allergies and food suitable and we can make arrangements on not to serve you the contraindicated meals.

LAUNDRY

Q. Is the facility of washing/laundry available?
Ans. Yes the facility of laundry is available at minimum cost.

BOARDING AND ACCOMMODATION

Q. What should I bring along with me for the period of study ?
Ans.

  • Seasonal clothes and personal items of use.
  • Yoga mats if you want to use your own. We provide mats however.
  • 2 passport size photos with a copy of passport and Indian visa.
  • You can bring your valuables at your own risk. Institute will not be responsible for any such commodities.
    Any medicines that you are taking.

Q. What are the boarding facilities at the institute?
Ans. You will be given a private room with attached bath. The rooms are simple, clean and neat. If we are out of rooms in case of increased batch strength, the facility is provided in the nearby guest house with same standards.

Q. Is there hot water available?
Ans. Yes the hot water is available in all rooms.

Q. How are the toilets?
Ans. The toilets are attached to the rooms and western in style.

COURSE

Q. What is the duration of Teachers Training Program?
Ans. Teachers Training Program is for 200 hours and the duration is 1 month i.e. 30 days.

Q. Is Jeevmoksha Yoga Teachers Training course is registered with Yoga Alliance?
Ans. Yes, Jeevmoksha Yoga Teachers Training course is a Registered 200 hours course affiliated with Yoga Alliance.

Q. What is Yoga Intensive course and its purpose?
Ans. Yoga Intensive course is a specially tailored Yoga course from Jeevmoksha which brings together the traditional components of practice to the present state of individuals giving them a clear insight about where they should be starting and where they should be heading with regards to their individual sadhana. This course is designed with a very definite purpose of providing a platform to all who are aspiring to step on the path of yoga or are looking forward for a transition in their practise, making clear the concepts in an easily adaptable method and manner.

Q. What does the course fee include for Teachers Training and Intensive yoga course?
Ans. The course fee for the above two programs include the accommodation, meals and training and other extracurricular activities.

Q. Do we need to bring stationery?
Ans. No the stationery will be provided by the institute.

LOCALITY

Q. Where is Rishikesh?
Ans. Rishikesh is a small town situated in the foothills of Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand state of northern part of India.

Q. What are the routes to reach Rishikesh?
Ans. Rishikesh is accessible by Road, Air and Railways. The nearest airport is Jolly Grant, Dehradun. There is a continuous commuting from New Delhi through buses, trains and flights available round the year.

Q. What are the nearby worth seeing places of Rishikesh?
Ans. Places of interest around Rishikesh are Dev Prayag, Kunjapuri, Chandrabadni, Tehri Dam, Mussorie, Dehradun, Rajaji National Park (forest reserve), Neelkanth. Guidance for tours and travels is available at Jeevmoksha Institute.

Q. What are the whether conditions in Rishikesh throughout the year?
Ans. The whether conditions in Rishikesh are:

Winters : November to March

Summer : April to August

Monsoon : July to September

Q. Can you help with travel planning and bookings, reservations and foreign exchange facility?
Ans. Yes we have assistance for all the travel needs.

Q. Can you help me to obtain an Indian Visa for the course?
Ans. Yes we can provide you with an invitation letter mentioning your admission to the course for the purpose of applying for the visa only if you are coming for attending the course. However the registration formalities must be completed beforehand.

Q. What type of Visa will i need to attend the course?
Ans. You can come on a regular tourist visa to attend the course.

YOGA

Q. What is yoga?
Ans. Yoga is the ancient Indian system of harmonizing body, mind and self. It stands for combining or merging of the individual consciousness or Atmaa into the universal self which is called Parmaatmaa. In this course yoga tends to work on all the aspects of an individuals personality, bringing about a balance in functioning of all the systems and improving the quality of life.

Q. Why should I be practicing yoga?
Ans. Anybody and everybody can adopt the practice of yoga irrespective of needs, age, conditions, sex, creed or colour. Yoga can be used to keep the physical body in a natural state of health and functioning preventing any disorders and can be used as a cure to certain diseases. It can be very well used for attaining metal calmness and tranquility which brings about a balanced state of emotions channelizing the energy into constructive purposes enhancing the efficiency of the individual.

Q. Does Jeevmoksha has a tradition or a Guru?
Ans. Jeevmoksha follows the traditional pattern of Ashtanga (patanjali) and Hatha Yoga. The teaching are based on the guidelines of guru Rudranath ji and Acharya Ghanendra Kaushik.

Q. Does Jeevmoksha follows any particular style of Yoga like Ashtanga Vinayasa or other popular forms?
Ans. No, at Jeevmoksha we follow the traditional guidelines of Hatha and Raj Yoga with some practices from the Tantra philosophy of contemplation and meditation.

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