As Greater Good Magazine puts it, Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and the surrounding environment. Mindfulness also involves acceptance, meaning that we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings without judging them.
If you are longing for something similar, added the beautiful backdrops and great experiences, these places are the solution. To connect with yourself more deeply and mingle with nature, head towards these destinations to escape into a world of tranquillity.
If you yearn for solitude that transports you to the greenery of mountains, Jaiharikhal- a relatively unknown town in Uttarakhand- is the place. Take a nature walk along the lining of sun-kissed hills or set off for nearby Lansdowne or just watch the day go by with a book in hand.
Closest Driving Distance from Delhi: 260 kms
If you want to experience the unique calmness of cliff clad beaches of Kerala, head straight to Varkala. Most visited for its mineral springs and ayurvedic centers, Varkala offers postcard-perfect views of landscapes, complete with brown sand and the sea. To tame the coastal roads, get in your Ford EcoSport that is sure to give the best mileage and let you explore the best of Kerala.
Closest Driving Distance from Kochi: 160 kms
Home to the world’s largest statue of Buddhist Padmasambhava- an 8th-century Indian Buddhist master- this small town of South Sikkim is the place to find the unhindered inner peace. You can walk down these ancient monasteries or take a trip to the Tendong Hill for a relaxing introspection.
Closest Driving Distance from Gangtok: 78 kms
Digha, West Bengal
A beach town away from any hustle, Digha is a perfect escapade to rewind yourself by giving yourself a peaceful break. With diverse beaches, temples, ancient museums and exotic resorts, Digha makes for a hotspot with an array of tranquil places to visit.
Closest Driving Distance from Kolkata: 183 kms
Recharge yourself by loosening up amid nature and peaceful environs in these places. And come back with a re-energized you!
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