14 Days 100-Hour Certified Meditation Teacher Training in Rishikesh

  • location Hotel Vishla Palace, Lower Tapovan, (Behind Dewa Retreat), Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India 249192

Multi-Style Meditation Teacher Training Rishikesh

Join this engaging training program to learn, experience, and practice more than 20 meditation and Mindfulness practices. Meditation is considered to be a supreme phenomenon as far as the union with reality is concerned. You will be led by expert teachers and awarded a Yoga Alliance accredited certificate on successful completion of this captivating program.

14 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English; English;
The maximum participants in the group is 20


  • Daily yoga practice
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • Opportunity to learn and practice more than 15 meditation techniques
  • 100-hours Meditation Teacher Training Certification of Yoga Alliance, USA (YACEP)
  • Meditation teacher training handbook and course material
  • Guided meditative excursions in the lap of nature
  • 3 daily healthy yogic Indian meals
  • 13 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Advanced
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Retreat Style

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Nidra Yoga
  • Karma
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Overview of 100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh India

In our life, we are continuously looking outside for the joy and fulfilment. By our surroundings we have been conditioned to believe that outer attainments can give us what we want in life. Yet, again and again, our experiences and observations remind us that nothing external can completely fulfil and satisfy our life. Knowingly or unknowingly we are continuously looking for the solution of Body, Breath, Mind and Heart issues. Usually, we repress them or trying to replace them with positive ones or dump them on someone else. However, we don’t have any access to the main source of answers unless we look within.

Meditation is considered to be the most powerful tool in the field of yoga to connect within and also to experience the union with reality as yoga talks about. This meditative awareness or observation becomes the central thread or core practice of all eight limbs of yoga.

Yoga Essence Rishikesh provides a solid platform to experience the state of meditation and also find out the source of answer to important issues of life with help of huge varieties of meditation practices from different traditions and paths, Mantra Chanting, Kirtan, practical application of Yoga Philosophy, psychology etc. through 100 hour meditation teacher training course. This 100-hour Meditation teacher training course mainly focused on experiential and transformational aspect along with imparting the skill and methods to teach the meditation practices to others. These meditation practices are normally taught by combining both the core principles of yogic science and modern medical science to make it complete, systematic and contemporary.

Practice Styles of 100 hours Meditation Teacher Training Course

  • Trataka Yoga
  • Mantra Yoga
  • Chakra Yoga
  • Kundalini Yoga
  • Nada Yoga
  • Hatha Yoga
  • Mindfulness Yoga
  • Osho Meditation Practices
  • Meditation Practices of Shiva
  • Meditation Practices of Buddha
  • Meditation Practices of Patanjali

In this 100-hour meditation teacher training course you will experience and be trained in many different meditation techniques and exercises, yoga practices that have been developed or recommended by Yogis, Shiva, Buddha, Contemporary masters like Gurdjieff, Osho and Sufi Mystics along with self-growth techniques.

Some of the techniques and exercises are more active, others more passive; some are done with a partner, some alone, some as a group. Some techniques use the senses like sight, sound, touch and all will help you to connect with your inner world. This will involve consciously exploring the possibilities beyond the familiar center that you live in and function from. You will need to be open to and welcome the new dimensions of life that will begin to unfold and manifest as you move within. And, all these methods are done in a non-serious and joyful way so that you will enjoy the learning process and transformation.


  • How to transform the misery and painful emotions into more creative and nourishing energies.
  • How to take responsibility for our own healing and happiness in everyday life.
  • How to get clarity of mind to take decisions even in complex and stressful situations of life.
  • How to experience the joy of liberated energy, the joy of living a whole life; a life of totality.
  • How to increase our ability to deepen your self-awareness and strengthen our intuitive power.
  • How to improve our skill to relate to all that surrounds us.
  • How to connect to our inner wisdom and life purpose.

Certification of 100 Hour Meditation Teacher Training Course

Yoga Essence Rishikesh is an affiliated Yoga school of Yoga Alliance (RYS) and also a Continuing Education Provider (YACEP). At the end of the training, you will get completion certificate of 100 Hours Meditation Teacher Training. This certification is valid and acknowledged all over the world for teaching meditation. Yoga Essence Rishikesh follow the basic principles and ethics of teaching standard of Yoga Alliance to make the courses more professional and experiential.

Daily Schedule

  • 05:30 Wake up
  • 06:00 Yoga asana and pranayama practice
  • 07:15 Pranayama and mantra chanting
  • 08:15 Breakfast
  • 09:30 Meditation practice (Patanjali/Buddha/Osho)
  • 11:15 Active meditation practice (Osho/Shiva/Sufi)
  • 12:50 Lunch
  • 14:00 Self-study
  • 16:15 Meditation practice (Buddha/Tantra/Shiva)
  • 17:20 Tea break
  • 18:00 Applied yoga philosophy, psychology/yogic lifestyle
  • 18:45 Dinner break
  • 19:45 Q&A session, inner journey guidance, Kirtan, meditation
  • 21:00 Self-study
  • 22:00 Lights off and rest

What is included

  • 100-Hours Meditation Teacher Training Certification of Yoga Alliance, USA (YACEP)
  • More than 15 meditation and Mindfulness practices
  • Meditative excursions and mediation in nature and sacred places
  • Meditation teacher training handbook
  • Meditation book
  • Music for meditation and other useful materials for the course
  • Wi-Fi internet
  • 1 yoga bag
  • 13 nights accommodation
  • 3 daily Indian vegetarian meals, filtered drinking water, tea, and hot drinking water

Additional Details



  •  Spa
  •  Air-conditioned rooms
  •  Dining area
  •  Garden
  •  Restaurant
  •  Free Wi-Fi

You will stay at Hotel Vishla Palace. The place is quiet, clean and safe. The hotel is located just ten minutes walking to the main touristic area of Rishikesh including local shops, cafes and organic stores. The location is surrounded by many lush green trees with beautiful Himalayan mountain view. Each room has an en-suite bathroom with a western toilet and shower with hot/cold water, and air-conditioner.


Included excursions

On selected days you will go for meditative excursions to meditate in a sacred place, cave, mountain, or nature under the instructions and guidance of your teacher. Rishikesh is an entry to the deep Himalayas and a gateway to those seeking to go deep into their inner journey.

It is known as 'Tapo-Bhumi' meaning the practicing land of yoga and meditation of sages and saints since ancient times. Thousands of sages and saints have visited Rishikesh to meditate in search of higher knowledge and self-realization. With its yogic energy fields and vibration Rishikesh offers the spiritual power making your inner journey easier and faster like going with the flow of a river and not against it.


 Retreat location

This training program will be conducted at Hotel Vishla Palace, Rishikesh, India. Rishikesh, the birthplace of yoga, is a popular place to come and meditate, do yoga, and learn about other aspects of rich yogic culture. It is situated on the banks of the Ganges River and surrounded by hills on three sides.

The place lures those seeking knowledge and peace with its numerous ashrams, yoga Institutes, ancient and new temples, meditation caves, and samadhi places of yogis (temples of the final resting place of yogis after death). It is particularly popular with spirituality seeking foreigners. The daily evening Ganga aarti holds a special appeal!

Nearby places

  • Rishikesh main city - 10 minutes
  • Dehradun Airport (DED), 25 kilometers
  • Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), 210 kilometers


 Unique features


  • Massage
  • Spa


  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Garden
  • Restaurant


  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Parking lot
  • Tour assistance
  • Valet
  • Wireless internet


Things to do (optional)

  • Attend the famous Ganga aarti
  • Engage in self-study
  • Visit the temples and other nearby places of interest
  • Enjoy water rafting and trekking



The prices include three daily yogic Indian vegetarian meals throughout the tenure of your training. Tea, filtered drinking water (equivalent to bottled mineral water), and hot drinking water will also be available at all times.

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The following meals are included:
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:
  • Ayurvedic
  • Vegetarian
  • Yogic
The following drinks are included:
  • Tea

Meet The Instructors

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Swami Dhyan Samarth

Swami Dhyan Samarth is an experienced yoga and meditation teacher having many years of practice and teaching experience. He integrates yoga and meditation with a contemporary scientific approach and core insights from various spiritual paths into his teaching. His teaching mainly focuses on the experiential aspect of yoga and the transformation of life. Samarth helps his students to get the knack of yoga and encourages them to explore and experience the whole spectrum of yoga along with its implementation into everyday life.

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Amritesh Prasad

Amritesh is a uniquely inspiring and experienced yoga teacher. His teaching mainly focuses on the connection between body-breath-mind and the subtle effects of yoga on them. He encourages students to be open to all aspects of yoga. His relaxed style of teaching is soothing and uplifting. He takes good care to provide a welcoming and light-hearted environment in his classes where students can feel comfortable learning along with experiencing the essence of yoga. He is also very passionate to share his experiences and practices of yoga with students.

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Yogi Anoop

Anoop is a sincere, energetic teacher in the field of yoga. His energetic and calming presence in the classroom inspires students and feels them at ease to open up and explore their own abilities to experience yoga. His personal exploration to inner world started in order to know the true self. He has received training and guidance from Paramartha Niketan Ashram and Shivananda Yoga Ashram of Rishikesh, India. He further his study by completing Master Degree Yoga in Deva Sanskrit University of Uttarakhand, India. He now teaches st Yoga Retreats in Yoga Essence Rishikesh India.

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Joy Dhyanam

An experienced and enthusiastic meditator started his spiritual journey 9 years ago with Osho as his Guru to find “what he is doing on this planet and who he really is?” He has traveled continuously for years around India, spending most of his time in various ashrams in this search, where he learned different meditation techniques and dived in a deep understanding and meditative state. He loves to bring his experience into existence by sharing it through different techniques and methodologies of Yoga and Meditation from different Traditional schools in the most approachable and scientific way.

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Dr. Hemlata

Dr. Hemlata was born on 08 December 1985 at New Tehri, located in the state of Uttarakhand. In her school years, she had average grades, but her involvement in extracurricular activities like debate or speech and also in some school-level projects was great. After completing her school education, she went on to attend Combined (P.G.) Institute of Medical Science & Research (CIMSR), Dehradun where she is graduated in Bachelor of Physiotherapy. During graduation, she started working in the field of ‘Effect of physiotherapy on Rib-Fracture & Spinal-Cord Injuries.

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Location Hotel Vishla Palace, Lower Tapovan, (Behind Dewa Retreat), Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India 249192

Recommended Airports

(DED)  Jolly Grant Airport 15 km  Transfer available for additional US$15 per person

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). From there, you can book a domestic flight to arrive at Dehradun Airport (DED). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request. Please contact Yoga Essence Rishikesh for details and assistance.

Arrival by bus

You can also opt for Volvo service from Delhi, however bus traveling could cause inconvenience for the first time travelers.

Arrival by train

Take the train for Haridwar from New Delhi Railway Station and from Haridwar there are many transport facilities available to reach Rishikesh. Transfer from and to this train station is available upon request. Please contact Yoga Essence Rishikesh for details and assistance.

Arrival by taxi

Upon arrival to Jolly Grant Dehradun Airport (DED) you can hire a taxi. Alternatively, you can hire a taxi from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Rishikesh is a six-hour drive away from the Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Known taxi available on request. Please contact Yoga Essence Rishikesh for details and assistance.

Airport: Jolly Grant Airport Airport transfer available: Jolly Grant Airport (US$15 per person)Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

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  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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