Learn from scratch the basics underlying asanas, pranayama and meditation, yoga philosophy and anatomy and more through the best yoga retreat in Cambodia – Himalayan Yoga Association conducting quality 5 Days yoga retreat in Cambodia. Aimed particularly for beginners and also other levels of yoga enthusiasts, Himalayan Yoga Association’s yoga retreats in Cambodia for beginners follows a step-by-step , simple-to-understand approach for the learners to grasp the concepts faster within a short duration through a personalised approach and small batch sizes of only 15 to 20 . So if you want to join yoga retreat in Cambodia, here is a story that might interest you further:
Cambodia- the legend
Once upon a time, Kaundinya – an Indian priest saw an arrow in his dream. He had a strong urge that made him follow the arrow and that made him sail towards the southeast till the moment he discovered an island that was simply breathtaking. With the passage of time, the island flourished into the homeland of one of the significant empires that Southeast Asia had ever seen – the Khmer Empire that reigned the region for beyond 600 years.Today, this stands as the beautiful country of Cambodia with the major tourist attraction – Angkor Wat which is the biggest sacred monument that the world has witnessed in this era.
Indeed, the mysticism, the amazing spiritual vibes and the scenic and breathtaking scenario surrounding this land add to the best experience that a yogi is looking for via 5 days yoga retreat in Cambodia.
Why choose Cambodia for a yoga retreat
Continuing the story of Kaundinya, his discovery of the island was followed by his conquering of the army of Princess Soma as he also won her heart! They tied the knot and in the form of dowry , her father gulped down all the waters that surrounded the island to such an extent that the land ultimately became completely bare! Thus the new land thereafter came to be known as Kampuchea more popularly called in English as ‘Cambodia.’
The folks of Cambodia known as Cambodians or ‘Khmer’ have had a fair share of expedition that dates back to the centuries.To know further why Cambodia should be chosen as the ultimate destination for 5 days yoga retreat in Cambodia, let us take:
A glimpse into the History of Cambodia……
Initially colonised by France in 1863, followed by almost a century post independence, a civil war broke out. This era was marked by the Cambodian genocide that witnessed the death of a significant population force in that period.
Moving on to the more positive, Cambodians are amongst the most hospitable people on earth! You will realise this while walking on the streets of Cambodia as smiles and waves greet you in terms of warm regards and love. This is probably the manifestation of the teachings of Buddhism of the Khmer style which entails the integration of Theravada Buddhism with Shamanism and Animism , as followed by them. These teachings preach the perception of life as a never-ending cycle of change that allows human beings to contribute in order to end suffering.
Feel the historic era while also staying with your present! You can fulfil both and the best of these two apects via 5 days yoga retreat in Cambodia. And to recharge and to re-energise yourself as well, the ultimate 5 days yoga retreat in Cambodia is your gateway and the elite yoga school Himalayan Yoga Association – your ultimate guide.