Rikhiapeeth is situated in a remote village, twelve kilometres from the renowned temple town of Deoghar, Jharkhand. It is the tapobhumi of the great spiritual luminary and exponent of Yoga, Paramahansa Satyananda, founder Bihar School of Yoga Munger, who is renowned world-wide for his specialised and unparalled contribution to Yoga, Tantra and the spiritual sciences.
Rikhiapeeth is where Swami Satyananda lived the life of a Paramahansa Yogi, for twenty years performing long and arduous yogic sadhanas before taking Samadhi here in 2009. In keeping with the yogic and spiritual legacy he left behind, the sprawling ashram has evolved into a vibrant epicentre where serious yoga lovers and sincere spiritual seekers from all walks of life, flock to experience the peace, harmony and true joy of living a Yogic lifestyle.
Ideal for those who wish to live yoga rather than just practise it, Rikhiapeeth caters to sincere aspirants looking for a wholistic approach to Yoga. Rikhiapeeth is also the official headquarters of Sivananda Math and Sivananda Ashram. Under the umbrella of these organisations the ongoing activities vary from Yoga courses, Yoga sadhana retreats, Yajnas, Discourses on Yoga, Tantra and Philosophy to extensive seva (service) of the rural communities.
Swami Satyasangananda the spiritual acharya of Rikhiapeeth guides its multifarious activities which are based on the teachings of Swami Satyananda and his Guru Swami Sivananda.
The uniqueness of Rikhiapeeth also lies in the fact that it is set in a pure, serene, rural environment which lends fullness to the yogic life emulated here. A great place to simply detox and inhale Yoga while being of service to others.
Tel: 09102699831 / 09204 080006 (8 -11 am and 2-5 pm)
Address: Rikhiapeeth, PO Rikhia, Dist Deoghar, Jharkhand, 814113, India