six of the best spiritual retreats in India 

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 

Known as the "Yoga Capital of the World," Rishikesh offers numerous ashrams and retreat centers along the banks of the Ganges River

Dharamshala  Himachal Pradesh:

Home to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan community in exile, Dharamshala and McLeod Ganj offer Buddhist monasteries

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh:

One of the oldest cities in the world and a major spiritual hub for Hindus, Varanasi offers ashrams and retreat centers along the ghats of the sacred Ganges River

Auroville, Tamil Nadu

An experimental township founded on the principles of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother, Auroville is known for its spiritual community, meditation centers

Bodh Gaya, Bihar:

The place where Buddha attained enlightenment, Bodh Gaya is a significant pilgrimage site for Buddhists, offering meditation retreats, monasteries, and temples

Art of Living International Center, Bengaluru, Karnataka

Founded by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, this center offers a variety of spiritual and wellness programs