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Govardhan School of Yoga Rishkesh

Yoga is a journey of inner transformation. Our aim at Govardhan School of Yoga Rishkesh to lead life of spiritual harmony and physical well-being by sharing the wisdom of the ancient scriptures and Indian tradition.

We’re her to help you explore these traditional teachings and practices of Yoga and to facilitate a supportive environment for your personal journey.


Govardhan School of Yoga Rishikesh

Govardhan School of Yoga Rishikesh ia project of ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness). We’re located in the footsteps of Himalayas, in the Yoga Capital of the World and one of the holiest locations in India. Rishikesh is known for its numerous ashrams and temples and has been attracting sincere spiritual seekers and yoga students for decades.

Since the ancient times the sages and rishis have visited the Holy town to practice austerities and meditate in search of Higher knowledge. The presence of the sacred river Ganga together with e natural surroundings and Holy vibrations creates an auspicious atmosphere for one’s spiritual life.

Our Philosphy

Govardhan School of Yoga Rishikesh helps you to delve deep into the traditional science of yoga, based on the teachings of Bhagvad Gita, Srimad Bhagvatam and the Yoga Sutras by Patnjali. The teachings are very universal and applicable to everyone in today’s modern world.

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Our Practice

At Govardhan School of Yoga Rishikesh, we are taking care of the physical and mental wellbeing with emphasis on the needs of the soul. In the Bhagavad Gita the path of yoga is described as ladder, leading towards the highest rung called Bhakti Yoga.

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Our Purpose

At Govardhan School of Yoga Rishikesh, we’re sharing the wisdom and techniques from the ancient Vedic scriptures with a modern understanding. Our approach is holistic, and our aim is to encourage people to apply the teachings in their everyday lives, leading to harmony and discovering divinity within and others.

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Our Community

Our mod in Govardhan School of Yoga Rishikesh is warm and inclusive. We have experience of bringing together seekers from different backgrounds and traditions to connect with teachings of Bhagavad Gita.

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Retreats & Courses

Yoga Alliance Certification

Govardhan School of Yoga (GSY) the Yoga & Mindfulness Education project of ISKCON is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance. Students who complete a verified training.

This Certificate entitles you to teach Yoga in any part of the world. Many insurance companies all over the world provide liability and professional indemnity insurance to the students who complete our Yoga program.

Yoga Teacher Training Course

200 Hours Residential Certified Program at Rishikesh

This scientifically designed course offers expert information on how to live a healthier, happier, more fulfilling life both on and off the mat; engaging the students with top teacher insights and in-depth understanding of asanas, breathing, meditation, nutrition and health. We present the pristine teachings of Yoga based on ancient scriptures like Yoga Sutras & Bhagavad Gita.

Ask a Monk

Do you have a philosophical question about life and its purpose, are you going through a dilemma or are you perhaps in a middle of transformation in your personal life? Hare Krisna Das is an experienced spiritual practitioner and a very liked teacher among his students, living a monastic life since nearly the past wo decades and would be happy to answer your questions with a deep understanding of life in the light of spiritual scriptures. Connect and get connected!

Ask a Yoga Teacher

Are you new to yoga or already a seasoned practitioner? Are you interested to know how to get stared with yoga, how to incorporate the practice of Bhakti in your daily practice or how to start deepening your path? Wherever you are on your journey, if you have general or personal questions and would like to be part of a supportive community, Heidi would love to be of help. She is an experienced practitioner and a yoga teacher, sharing her understanding of life’s lessons through compassion and joy. Connect and get connected!



Yoga Teacher



Yoga Teacher


Hare Krishna Das

Bhakti Yogi



"Hare Krishna Prahbu has such an understanding and welcoming energy. He delivers wisdom authentically in a natural manner. Always, seeing and having the gift of expressing the truth. It is very apparent Hare Krishna Das is seasoned in his practice and studies. I feel blessed to have been in his presence."​

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Our Blog

Modern Day Spirituality

By Heidi Sokka Has modern-day spirituality become a feel-good business, a marketplace with unlimited options for mixing the desirable combo individually to satisfy our current taste buds? Has the essence been watered down and lost while packaging the thousands of years of traditions into more easily understandable products, selling partial

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November 28, 2022
Spiritual Bypassing – hiding behind spirituality to avoid or reject something uncomfortable

By Heidi Sokka Spiritual bypassing - a term familiarised in the spiritual circles in the past few years. It refers to “a tendency to use spiritual explanations to avoid complex psychological issues”. We’ve all been on that road in one way or the other, haven’t we? As the spiritual scriptures

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November 28, 2022
Yoga – A Journey through the Layers

By Heidi SokkaYoga – a word familiar around the world today. Wherever we are, we’ll find yoga studios and advertisements for yoga classes with different names and styles to choose from. It can be almost overwhelming to navigate in the ‘yoga jungle’, not knowing which direction to choose. Becoming consistent

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July 6, 2022
Bhakti Yoga Experience – A seeker’s story

By Heidi Sokka Here's a little story of a wonderful spiritual seeker who came in contact with us online and travelled all the way to India from Spain. She didn't know anyone else here, but wanted to experience the life of an inner transformation and learn about the remarkable spiritual

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July 6, 2022


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Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

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