The food culture in India is extremely diverse owing to the differences in climatic conditions, religious beliefs and local produce. The kind of dishes that you may find in South India would be completely different from North Indian cuisine or the cuisine in Western India. Indian food is largely dependent on its tradition and religious beliefs, making the vegetarian diet an important aspect of its rich cultural significance. Known to be rich in spices, taste and texture Indian cuisine offers you a multitude of variation for your taste buds. The food culture in Delhi owes its heritage to a number of cultures from different parts of India as well as outsiders.
You will witness a strong blend of history and taste in the food culture . Delhi ,being famous for its wide range of street foods is a gourmet’s delight. Here you will find North Indian, Awadhi, Punjabi, Mughlai , Afghani and street food from food joints operating since generations. What many people do not know is that Delhi also offers a range of healthy and wholesome Yoga foods, beneficial for the mind and body alike.
Yoga and it benefits
Yoga is the union of mind, body and soul. It signifies the divine attunement of the individual to Cosmic Consciousness bringing peace, bliss and harmony. It is an age old Indian regimen incorporating a wide variety of benefits. Not only does Yoga benefit the body by healing various ailments through Yogasanas (Yoga postures) but it also aims at bringing mental clarity and a higher level of awareness. The timeless secrets of Yoga from the ancient scriptures of India can be beneficial to anyone. For tourists who want to learn about this age old Indian spiritual practice offering lifelong benefits, we have a yoga tour/class combined with Yogic food to suit your spiritual needs.
Yoga is not just a couple of complex postures but a way of life. It is the perfect combination of art and science. Yoga believes that along with a balanced life, the right kind of food is of extreme importance. Vegetarian food that is wholesome, nutritious, fresh and delicately spiced forms an integral part of the Yogic diet. Yoga food is essentially vegetarian and preserves the natural benefits of the ingredients. Contrary to classifying food into carbohydrates, fats or proteins the Yoga philosophy qualifies food according to the life force (Prana) energy that it provides to the body. Known as SATTVIC foods these purify the body and calm the mind.
We offer you a complete package covering the basics of Yoga along with Yoga foods in a serene environment.
Yoga food tour
For Yoga enthusiasts this offers a perfect setting to stay away from conventional sightseeing and rushing around and indulge your time in enhancing your spirit. The Yoga food tour can be arranged for half a day or can be accommodated for the entire day (up to 8 hours) as per your requirements. You will learn about the basics and benefits of Yoga along with some breathing techniques and meditation in a Yoga studio or Home to bring peace and calmness. You will also learn about Yoga foods and how to prepare them. We can also include an optional Yoga food cooking class for those of you who are interested. The food yoga packages described below serve as a sample and can be customised according to your preferences.