Maharishi Ayurveda Gesundheitszentrum

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The Maharishi Seelisberg is the first Ayurveda center in Switzerland and one of the first centers in Europe. Visitors can expect quality-controlled Ayurveda treatments under the supervision of experienced Western doctors and the attention of a yogic values-living team.

Supervising physician Dr. Sophie Beall has over 20 years of experience in conventional medicine as well in ayurveda and directs the health center Seelisberg. She consults patients from all over the world in German, English and French language. All therapists of the center are very well educated and live in exemplary manner the principles of yoga and ayurveda.
A wide range of different treatments and ambulant therapies are available. To get to know the method of ayurveda, it is possible to book single consultations and treatments such as synchronized massages or cosmetics. Short-term stays from two to four days can be dedicated towards relaxation, fitness and stress-management. After completion of ayurvedic health check, massages and other treatments there is always enough time to go for a walk in the wonderful surroundings of Seelisberg, or to practice yoga, meditation, attend evening events or listening to Gandharva music.
For a thorough panchakarma treatment one should plan eight, ten or 12 days here.
Maharishi Seelisberg uses products from the worldwide famous brand “Maharishi Ayurveda” to guarantee a high certified standard. These herbal preparations are produced and monitored in India and are used to enrich the oils and treatment pastes according to the respective constitution.
Ayurvedic diet is taken seriously as a main component of treatment and therefore ayurvedic delights of light and warm quality are served. The cuisine is strictly vegetarian and uses fresh and mostly organic ingredients.
The buffet is organized for self service with five different meals provided. In the colder months meals are served in the beautiful dining room while the terrace is open during the summer.
In the morning simple yoga exercises are being instructed. One may also learn transcendental meditation if interested. This method aims at calming the mind activity through the use of mantras.
Live concerts with Indian musicians and evening lectures with various Ayurveda topics take place at the center occasionally.
Further forms of therapy include color healing with gemstone radiators, aroma therapy with VedAroma oils and cosmetic facial treatments using products of their in-house cosmetic line topping off the offer.
Trainings to become an ayurveda therapist as well as ayurvedic introductory programs for Western medicine doctors can be completed here.
Patients may choose between two lodging options: Hotel Pilgerheim and Vastu Chalet. The more simple and family-run, cozy Hotel Pilgerheim is located in the same building as the health center. It offers rooms with balcony and a good view over the mountains and the lake. Vastu Chalet is fancier and pricier but more tranquil.

About the area: Seelisberg

Seelisberg is a village in canton Uri in the center of Switzerland with the view of Rütli where Switzerland originated in 1291. The health center is situated in 850m altitude, overlooking and located directly at the foot of the Vierwaldstätter Lake. To follow the call of the mountains, take the little cableway above the "Seeli" to "Alpweid" up to 1300m and enjoy a refreshing tea with alpine herbs from the garden.
The pilgrimage village Seelisberg is easily accessible from Luzern by cab within 30 minutes.

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Ayurveda offer
  • Medical treatment
  • Panchakarma (Detox) cure
  • Massages/rejuvenation/wellness
  • Ayurveda training courses
Extras
  • Meditation
  • Shop
  • Yoga Asana classes
  • Ayurveda Lectures
  • Spa/Cosmetics
Services
  • Internet/WLAN
  • Library
Scenery
  • Mountains
Food
  • Indian
  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
  • Individual diet
Accommodation
  • Single
  • Double
  • Shared
Price category
  • Upscale
What we love
  • During the summer the meals are served on the terrace with a fantastic panoramic view of Urner See
  • Noticeable tranquil and yogic atmosphere in the team
  • All oils and garbage are ecologically disposed
What to know
  • It is possible to study transcendental meditation here
  • No physician-supervised treatments available on Sundays, therefore check in for short term treatment is only possible from Monday until Saturday
  • Listed treatment prices do not include lodging. Lodging costs depend on the chosen hotel category.
Why go
  • Traditional Ayurveda with proficient medical staff and therapists under the supervision of a very experienced Swiss Western medicine physician
  • Monitored standards of treatments, oils and medication
  • Intensive panchakarma treatments
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