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About Maunvan

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Silent Forest (Sanskrit: मौन , Maun Van) is a traditional Yoga village located near Rishikesh, on a beautiful mountain ridge. Our Maun Van ashram offers short and long-term Yoga retreats, 200, 300 & 500 hours Hatha Yoga Teacher Training (YTT), Naturopathy, Ayurveda & Reiki healing. It is an ideal space to explore and cultivate your connection to your body, mind & spirit. Silent Forest Yoga Village ashram offers a calm & peaceful refuge from the "hustle and bustle" of the city. You will enjoy a natural environment amidst an abundance of wildlife, trees, flowers and Ayurvedic herbs and plants. It is a wonderful place for anyone from across the globe interested in experiencing the Yogic way of life.

Our Teacher

Dr. Yogi Vijay Rayal was born into a Brahmin family and started his journey into Vedic philosophy of Mantra, Tantra, Yantra & Hatha Yoga from the age of 8, as a part of his family tradition. Throughout the years, Vijay continually practiced and further developed a scientific-therapeutic understanding of Hatha and Tantra Yoga. Dr. Vijay earned his Doctorate degree in Yoga & Naturopathy and after teaching in India and abroad, he established Maun Van – Silent Forest Yoga Village, where he is currently teaching the practice of Hatha Yoga, Reiki & Naturopathy for over 20 years.

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3 BED Shared Room

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ALL INCLUDED (yoga, meals)
WC, shower
Advanced plan


couple ₹2500/person/night
single ₹3500/night
ALL INCLUDED (yoga, meals)

Daily Schedule

  • 7:00AM – Mantra Chanting, Shuddhi Kriya (Purification Techniques)
  • 8:00 AM – Yoga Asana Practice
  • 10:30 AM – Breakfast
  • 11:30 AM – Karma Yoga
  • 1:00 PM – Lunch & Rest
  • 3:30 PM – Lecture on Yoga Philosophy
  • 4:15 PM – Tea Break
  • 4:30 PM – Karma Yoga
  • 6:00 PM – Yoga Asana Practice
  • 7:30PM – Pranayama / Mantra Chanting / Meditation
  • 8:30 PM – Dinner
  • 9:00 PM – Sitting by the Fire
  • 10:00 PM – Resting Time
Schedule can be adjusted to specific needs of the practitioners

How to get to Maun Van ashram

Maunvan Silent forest Yog village

From Rishikesh – The most economic way to reach our center is by a shared van from a taxi stand in Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula or Tapovan to Neelkanth Temple. Ask the driver to drop you off at Maun Van, from there it’s a 5-minute walk. It should cost around 200-₹300.

There is also an option to take a private taxi to the center. It should cost around 1,200-1,300 from Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula or Tapovan.

Please contact us before arriving, we will be happy to assist you with getting here.

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