The weekend is almost here and we all crave for some time off from this fast-paced and stressful life. While you need not travel miles to some exotic meditation resort in Bali or Hawai to find your inner peace, you can simply move in or around Delhi to rejuvenate yourself. Here is a list of 6 meditation centers in and around Delhi/NCR which you can visit:
Tushita Mahayana Meditation Centre: Situated in Hauz Khas, Tushita Mahayana Meditation Center was established in 1979 under the spiritual guidance of the late Ven. Lama Thubten Yeshe and by the present Spiritual Director, Ven. Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche. This tranquil meditation center is a stop for every Buddhism enthusiast in the city as it regularly conducts workshops and programs for people who want to learn about the Mahayana tradition of Buddhism and the various Buddhist meditation techniques. The workshops are conducted by eminent Tibetan monks.
Where: No. 9, Padmini Enclave, Hauz Khas
When: 9:30–11:30AM, 12:30PM–4:30PM
Phone: 011 2651 3400
The Art Of Living Foundation: The Art of Living Foundation was founded by spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Though its main international center is located in Bengaluru, its various local branches are spread all over the world. As most of their workshops are conducted by certified teachers in and around Delhi, you can simply find a center near you online. Their 3-day Happiness Program is a must try for all the beginners!
Brahma Kumaris Omshanti Retreat Center: Brahma Kumaris is a worldwide spiritual movement dedicated to personal transformation and world renewal. Founded in India in 1937, Brahma Kumaris has spread to over 110 countries and you can find their center near you very easily. While a sprawling meditation retreat is located in Gurugram, its branches are spread across all over Delhi-NCR.
Where: NH – 8, Bhora Kalan, Pataudi Road, Bilaspur Chowk, Gurugram
Phone: +91 – 124-2667000
Osho Dham, Osho Dhyan Mandir: Located on the outskirts of Delhi, Oshodham offers a clean, green, aesthetic and peaceful environment for those on the journey of finding inner peace. With Buddha sculptures and Zen Art placed with such precision everywhere, Osho Dham is the place for every mediation lover. Facilitators herein teach the meditation techniques devised by the spiritual leader Osho Rajneesh and we strongly recommend you to visit this place atleast once!
Where: 44, Jhatikra Road, Near Najafgarh, Pandwalan Khurd
Phone: 011 2531 9026
Isha Foundation: Isha Foundation is a non-profit, spiritual organization founded in 1992 by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. Guided by Sadhguru, it is an essential resource for exploring the ancient science of yoga in all its depth and dimensions. The foundation offers a variety of programs that provide methods for anyone to attain physical, mental and spiritual well-being.
Where: 4 Osho Drive, Mandi Road, Gadaipur
Phone: 096549 93333
Vipassana Sadhana Sansthan: Vipassana, which means to see things as they really are, is one of India’s most ancient techniques of meditation. It was rediscovered by Gautama Buddha more than 2500 years ago and you can practice this ancient meditation technique at their center near Chhattarpur.
Where: Vipassana Sadhana Sansthan, Village Bhatti, Chatterpur Temple Road, Phase IV
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