Welcome to Parmarth Niketan Rishikesh

Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh is a popular spiritual place in Rishikesh. It is an Ashram with accommodation facility for the tourists. The Ashram is located on the banks of holy river Ganga, in Swargashram Area of Rishikesh. 

Just outside the Parmarth Niketan is installed a large Shiva idol amid the river Ganga. The large Shiva idol was washed away in the popular Uttarakhand Floods of 2013, however it was resurrected later.

From time to time, camps are organized at Parmarth Niketan on topics like Reiki, Accupressure, Yoga, Meditation, Stress Management etc.

Parmarth Niketan Rishikesh

Facilities at Parmarth Niketan:
Parmarth Niketan Ashram has around 1000 rooms with modern amenities like air conditioner, geyser, beds etc. There is a small canteen as well in parmarth niketan, offering pure vegetarian food.

About Swami Chidananda Swamiji:
Swamiji is the president and spiritual head of parmarth niketan ashram at Rishikesh. He has a large fan following in India and abroad. Swamiji is personally present at Ganga Aarti performed in the evening, opposite Parmarth Niketan. Swamiji has received multiple awards from Government of India as well as Government of Uttarakhand.

 About Paramarth Gurukul:
Under the inspiration and guidance of Swamiji, there is a gurukul running at Parmarth Niketan. It is boys only gurukul, offering vedic knowledge to the gurukul students. A typical day in the life of gurukul students includes seva, reading the scriptures, meditation, yoga etc.

Parmarth Niketan has a website: http://www.parmarth.org from where online bookings can be done for accommodation at ashram.

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Ganga Aarti is performed at multiple Ganga Ghats of Rishikesh. However, the most popular one is the one performed in front of Parmarth Niketan. 
Parmarth Niketan Rishikesh is in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand.
Parmarth Niketan Rishikesh is in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand.

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Many festivals are celebrated at Parmarth Niketan, including: 1. Holi 2. International Yoga Day 3. Diwali etc
In 1940s a popular saint with the name Swami Shukhdevanandji came to Rishikesh and started performing meditation on the banks of river Ganga. Slowly he started getting popularity, and devotees started coming to see him. Over the period of time, some rooms were constructed and a small canteen (bhojanalaya) was also built.
There is a pure vegetarian canteen within Parmarth Niketan.
Parmarth Niketan has more than 1000 residential rooms for the devotees.

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  • Rishikesh Railway Station: 4km by foot, 14km by car
  • ISBT Rishikesh: 3km by foot, 15km by car
  • Jolly Grant Airport: 32km

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