International Day of Yoga: India's yoga hotspots

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As the world gears up to celebrate the International Day of Yoga, we bring you the most popular yoga tourism destinations in India.

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Situated in the Himalayan foothills of Uttarakhand, Rishikesh gained international recognition after 'The Beatles' band visited an ashram here. Rishikesh has many pristine yoga hotspots, ashrams, retreats and even yoga festivals.

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The holy city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh has a spiritual atmosphere conducive to practices like yoga. It's also home to many renowned masters, education and meditation centres for the discipline.

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Mysore is recognised as the birthplace of Ashtanga yoga, a dynamic and rigorous style. It also has a rich lineage of yoga teachers, a vibrant community and a tranquil environment for the practice.

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If you are looking to combine yoga with Ayurvedic treatments, Kerala is the place for you. The state also offers different range of yoga retreats, training programmes, wellness resorts and more.

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The scenic Himalayan setting, the numerous ashrams and advanced practitioners, its spiritual aura due to the presence of Tibetan Buddhism and its secluded, tranquil location makes Dharamshala a unique blend of Buddhism and yoga.

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