Hi travelers. I am very interested in learning pranayama(art of breathing)/meditaion/silence in an ashram in India. Preferably in the mountains. Do you have any recommendations? Not looking for a spa-like retreat nor a place that lives on "donations".
Thanks for your help
You must visit Rishikesh for it. It is located 200 kms from Delhi and it takes around 8 hours to reach there. There are multiple ashrams in the city that offer residential yoga and meditation courses. These ashrams are very economical and not pricey as resorts. Here is link to top ashrams there:
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Yes, try the Sri Devpuriji Ashram, Kailashwhich is up on a fairly big hill.
Rishikesh is the best location which highly suits your desire in meditation with hilly surrounding.
I have been there before.
The place is quite magical.