Yog Niketan Dham

Yoga Ashram in India-Vishranti Kutir

Yoga Ashram in India- Vishranti Kutir

Yoga Ashram in India, Vishranti Kutir, was founded by Sri Swami Yogananda, a disciple of Sri Swami Paramananda, Haridwar. Vishranti means resting in self and Kutir signifies an abode.

Vishranti Kutir runs under donation basis. It is highly dedicated to the teachings of Yoga Philosophy, Dhyan yoga, Vedanta, Upanishads and Bhagwat Gita.

Yoga Ashram in India, Vishranti Kutir, a sister branch of Yog Niketan Dham was founded in 2018. Kutir is situated against the magnificent Himalayas and facing towards the holy Ganga. 


Yoga Ashram in India, Vishranti Kutir is located in the village Lata, 22 kilometres north to Uttarkashi. The ashram is well connected by road from Uttarkashi to Gangotri.

The high-altitude Himalayan terrain makes Vishranti Kutir, a perfect place to stay and to do Sadhana (spiritual practice). Snow-covered Gangotri peaks attract people from around the world to visit here.

Swami Yogananda

A Spiritual Master

A disciple of Swami Paramananda, Swami Yogananda was born in Uttar Pradesh, India on January 10, 1975. Swami Yogananda is a Braham Gyani Guru and met with his renounced Guru in a Satsang (holy celebration) in his hometown. After having this spiritual meeting with his Guru, he moved forward on the way of Sannyasa (renunciation).

Swami Yogananda, a Bachelor’s in Science has also been worked under a project for UNICEF. He left his home at the age of 28 and started to live in his Guru’s ashram in Haridwar. Swami Yogananda attained enlightenment on July 1, 2003, after during meditating in Haridwar. On April 26, 2004, he took Sannyasa in Kumbh Mela on the holy banks of river Shipra, Ujjain

Swami Yogananda enlightened himself after a vigorous practice in Haridwar. He stayed in deep silence for months and attained pure wisdom after meditating under the guidance of his guru. He served in the ashram in different fields and started to teach Vedanta, Upanishads, Bhagwat Gita to the visitors in the ashram.


Vishranti Kutir has open and hygienic rooms for the disciples. The rooms are simple and functional. We have two categories of accommodation: -

Shared Twin Rooms:-

With attached private bathrooms.


5 Beds with adjacent shared bathroom.


Simple, Nutritious and healthy Vegetarian meals are offered on self-service basis.

What to bring:-

Walking shoes, Sandals, Yoga Mat, Toiletries, Torch, Comfortable clothes, Meditation shawls, Personal items.

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