Program

International Yoga Festival is grounded in the authentic origin of Yoga. Practice and learn from masters from traditional yoga lineages of India, as well as masters of international yoga schools & styles.

During the one-week Festival, you will have the opportunity to participate in over 70 hours of Yoga classes from world-class Yoga teachers practicing multiple styles of Yoga including Kundalini Yoga, Power Vinyasa Yoga, Iyengar Yoga and Kriya Yoga. The participants will also be blessed with the presence, satsang and divine words of revered saints and spiritual masters from within India.

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While each day’s class offerings vary from day-to-day, the IYF includes:

Daily Yoga Classes   Divine Satsang   Ganga Aarti   Cultural Performances & More   Beautiful Ashram Grounds   A Family of Yogis

Daily Yoga Classes

Strengthen your practice with over 70 hours of Yoga classes from world-class Yoga teachers practicing multiple styles including Kundalini Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Power Vinyasa Yoga & Iyengar Yoga starting from 4am and running through to 5pm every day.

Divine & Inspiring Lectures from Revered Saints and Yogacharya

Be blessed with the presence, satsang and divine words of revered saints and spiritual masters from around the world on a variety of uplifting and inspiring subjects.

Special Evening Ganga Aarti Lighting Ceremony

Ganga Aarti transcends the borders and boundaries of language and culture, diving straight into one’s heart, carrying one to Heaven. The Yagna puja allows for devotional offerings to be made into a sacred fire. All on the banks of the Ganges and led by Pujya Swamiji, Sadhvi Abhaji (Mataji) & our Parmarth Rishikumars.

Evening Satsang, Cultural Performances, Campfires and More

Listen, watch, sing & dance along to ecstatic drumming, moving kirtan and beautiful cultural performances that take you through the night until 10pm.

Beautiful Ashram Grounds

Parmarth Niketan is a true spiritual haven, lying on the holy banks of Mother Ganga in the lap of the lush Himalayas, with a clean, pure and sacred atmosphere as well as abundant, beautiful gardens.

A Family of Yogis from Around the World

IYF hosts hundreds of yogis from around the world, all coming to grow in their practices and breathe the spiritual atmosphere of Rishikesh.

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Information on IYF 2018 coming soon!

About IYF 2017!

 Download the IYF 2017 Schedule

Learn about the daily classes offered in yogasana, meditation and healing practices, as well as talks with renowned spiritual leaders.

Download the IYF 2017 Sacred Sound Schedule

Learn about IYF’s Sacred Sound classes in mantra, kirtan, sound healing, sound meditations and more.

Download the IYF 2017 Brochure

Learn about the renowned yogacharyas and spiritual leaders and the yoga styles in the festival, delve into the true meaning of yoga in daily life, and much more.
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Download the IYF 2017 Special Newsletter

Highlights from the world-renowned 29th annual International Yoga Festival, held every year at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh)