Location: Situated in the lap of lush Himalayan ranges, Parmarth Niketan Ashram is a spiritual center located along the banks of River Ganges in Rishikesh.
Description: In the year 1942, Parmarth Niketan Ashram was founded by Pujya Swami Shukdevanandji Maharaj. One of the largest ashrams in Rishikesh, it has over 1000 rooms for pilgrims. Clean, pure and serene environment of ashram attracts thousands of pilgrims from all corners of the globe. Ornamented with abundance of manicured gardens, it is a great place for mediation. Ashram keeps on hosting several activities, including universal prayers, Yoga and meditation classes. You can take part in the daily satsang and lecture programs arranged by the ashram for pilgrims. If you are looking for natural cures and Ayurvedic treatment, then this facility is available in the ashram for you. An idol of Lord Shiva, 14 ft in height, is installed in the ashram. It is just the right place from where you can enjoy the picturesque view of ashram and its surroundings. Kalpavriksha, a divine tree of heaven is also planted in the premises of ashram, so do not forget to wish something special.
Activities: During sunset, Ganga Aarti is observed here and a large number of devotees participate in it to worship holy River Ganga.