Beautifully located on the banks of Bhagirathi river, this School is 4 kilometers before hustle bustle and traffic jams of Uttarkashi town. This location have 18 luxury rooms that are river facing and have all modern amenities. All the rooms have queen size beds, air-conditioning, LCD TV, hot geysers in the toilets.
This school have access to the Bhagirathi( Ganges) river and located in the high range of Himalaya Mountain which is highlight of this location and practicing yoga at the bank of Ganges river itself is so divine and mystic experience for the life time.
Shiva temple in the premises is another highlight of this retreat.
“Pooja” and group “Yagya” at Shiva temple is our traditional way to start a day followed by indoor and several out door Ashanas practice and training session.
Apart from scenic beauty of this School one can also have privilege to visit many scenic location like Gangotri,Gowmukh,Harshil,Nachiketa taal during Sunday/Day Excursion or after completion of there course .
Situated at an elevation of 1,220 meters above sea level, Barkot Retreat is one of the popular destinations situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand and also a favorite and convenient stopover for Yamunotri. The Barkot city is surrounded on the north by the Dehradun district, on the northeast by Tibet, on the east by Chamoli, on the southeast by the Rudraprayag district and on the south by Tehri Garhwal district.
This Retreat with its 16 luxury camps ensures optimum comfort for the yogi and yoga practice. The experience and facilities provided in the ashram is superior to that of any hotel or resort in the surrounding and not the least enjoy a dip into the holy Ganga water kund (spring) at the resort campus.The Ganga Kund has been recognized by A.S.I (archaeological survey of India).
The Confluence of Ganga, Yamuna & Saraswati is one of the major attraction of the ashram. Yamuna flowing as its main course, Ganga water emerging out of the ganga kund (cold water spring) merges with Yamuna and a stream of Kedar Ganga confluences with the Yamuna. (the source of kedar ganga is said to be from where river Saraswati emerges).