Yoga Retreat Sri Lanka
Updated: May 31, 2019
Planning to attend a yoga retreat Sri Lanka?
This post might provide a few fresh ideas on yoga in Sri Lanka.
In modern times known as an era of information Yoga is everywhere – it is popularized in social media, propagated among the young and old, the weak and strong, the poor and rich. Almost every town and city will have a yoga studio or school where you can get yoga guidance for money. You do not need to search far and wide to attend a yoga class - google search will quickly provide directions of the nearest yoga center to your location. Don’t get confused by a variety of Yoga styles, trends and brands. Yoga became a part of the market that inevitably leads to versatility with the essential goal of selling. And yoga (union, oneness) turns into multiplicity, competition and opposition.
One of such products in the market that is growing in demand and popularity is yoga holidays: when you travel to another place, country or continent to experience different environment, surroundings, culture, food, climate, people and all of the above seasoned with the yoga gravy. Let us look at what yoga travel has to offer to customers and what has made it such an attractive product in the market. And to be more precise let us take yoga journeys to the island of Sri Lanka and enumerate reasons for a great variety of Yoga Retreats and Centers that have sprung up in recent times.
Nature of Sri Lanka promotes quietude of the mind and links you towards your own nature.
Water element manifested in the Indian Ocean, innumerable lakes and life-sustaining rivers purifies both thoughts and bodies.
Earth element manifested in magnificent mountains and eye-catching scenery and landscapes.
Fire element expressed in 365 days of summer with a climate that keeps your body warm and open for transformation.
Air element boosts your creativity and adaptability giving new insight and point of view to contemplate over your life perspectives.
Either element promotes meditative state of the mind.
Many people arrive to Sri Lanka to learn more about spiritually and meditation as a means to establish connection between human world and spiritual world.
Inhabitants of the island are more than friendly and open, eager to help and chat.
English is quite well understood by locals and smiling is a never ending way of communication here.
The island is of medium size though astonishes with diversity of wilf-life, vegetation, terrain and even climate.
Buddhism with all its virtues and ideals is still in the air and which can be the reason why the island bears the name of Sri Lanka – Sacred Land.
Ayurveda is an intrinsic part of Sri Lankan nature that naturally sprung up from itself. Ayurvedic education on the island is the most comprehensive and offers theory and all conditions to put it into practice.
The climate of Sri Lanka gives life to a great variety of herbs and plants with ayurvedic properties and healing powers.
All the year round fresh fruits and vegetables are available on the island.
Coconuts are in abundance here and there is almost no meal without scraped coconuts or coconut milk.