FAQ



About Mahatantra Yogpeeth ?

The Mahatantra Yogpeeth is in Rishikesh located at the foot hills of great Himalayan region and alongside holy river Ganges. Rishikesh is also called as yoga village and is also the source of yoga and meditation. World famous gurus and saints have taken their spiritual education from here. Every year the International Yoga Festival is being held here which is attended by high dignities across the world.


1. What is yoga ?

It is a way of life which helps to control mind, physique, body and maintains personality.


2. What is the suitable time for yoga ?

Morning time is most ideal for yoga before sunrise. Yoga can be done in the evening after lunch having a break of 4 hours. In the evening you can have tea or juice 30 minutes before starting yoga. Yoga can also be done anytime but with empty stomach.


3. What are the benefits of yoga ?

Yoga reduces different kinds of stress, gives us relaxed body, happiness and peace of mind and reduces mental disorders.


4. Any age limit for doing yoga ?

Yoga reduces different kinds of stress, gives us relaxed body, happiness and peace of mind and reduces mental disorders.


5. Any do’s and don’t during yoga ?

You have to attend the sessions regularly during practice and do not split the study time in the morning and evening.
The study place should be spacious, cross ventiliated with no pollution, warm and with no bright lights.
You need to bring a carpet or the mat, towel and a bottle of water.
As per the ancient times one should face either east or north at the time of study.
During the study, the phone, television and door bell etc should not be the used which can disturb you.
Wear loose clothes when in practice and not the tight ones.


6. How much time is required for yoga ?

Basically one should spare 30 minutes to one hour for yoga. You will forget the time if you do yoga continuously and will really enjoy the pleasure of yoga.


7. What will be the strength of the classes ?

The volume of the classes will depend upon the availability of the students. There might be small or big classes.


8. Does any certification is provided after completing the course.

Yes of course you will be given government approved certificate which will greatly help you to open your own yoga centre or to become a certified yoga teacher.


9. Why Rishikesh is chosen as a prime centre for yoga ?

Rishikesh is chosen by the ancient time yoga gurus. The other major reason is that it is surrounded by Great Himalayan region and by the holy river Ganges which creates world class environment.