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Swarg Ashram

Rishikesh, India
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Ranked #6 of 20 attractions in Rishikesh
Type: Religious Sites
Most recent review
- Apr 14, 2014
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paris
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Atmosphere, the chants, the Ganges at my feet. The agni ceremony, the participation of the faithful and all attending...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I like ashrams, people, chai, cows, dogs and ganges, its all, part of bliss. Walkmaround, chat with fellow travelers, hire a bike and explore around, hike, do yoga, meditation its all part of a lovely journey

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Uttar Kashi
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Shops, ashrams, restaurants, sadhus, beggars dressed like sadhus, the riverside trail to Lakshman Jhula. It's all here.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

its ideally located on the otherside of ganga river, its quite big, you can walk to the river from the rooms, bath/swim can be had there,

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Varkala, India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

magic atmosphere, i suggets you to try a banana or chocolate samosa at the office, the place to go for a good breakfast

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Chandigarh
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81 reviews 81 reviews
38 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

This place if good place to stay for a couple of days to enjoy the peaceful environment. This place is best to practice Yoga, meditation and foe self reliance. Gives you mental relaxation from your daily routine and hustle bustle of life and recharges your mind and body. One can enjoy pure vegetarian food at very nominal prices and can... More

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københan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Wonderful peaceful besides for monmeys playing out side the door in the morning. Great big rooms, hoping they will install a burner for cooking, that would be awesome

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New Delhi, India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

We were told, you can stay here with family for free (donation upto you). Basic rooms with cooking facility and utensils. Otherwise thali available for Rs 25 per person.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Swarg Ashram is perhaps the oldest ashram in Rishikesh. It is located in the center of Ram Jhula, right at the bank of Mother Ganga, at the foothills of the "jungly" Himalayas. The best place to stay in for a long time is definitely Akash Ganga and Ganga Niwas. Most probably, they'll deny you a room as they are permanently... More

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newdelhi
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

A place where one can come and live when one loses all worldly desires and there is nothing to look forward while the thoughts of afterlife take over . peaceful

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