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Yoga Vidya Bad Meinberg

Haus Yoga Vidya in Bad Meinberg is a hidden treasure with powerful spiritual vibrations! It is Europe’s largest seminar house, offering over 1.400 programmes each year, as well as a variety of recreational facilities. This idyllic retreat centre provides extensive opportunities for you to work on your body, mind and soul.

Spiritual practice at Yoga Vidya Bad Meinberg

Here you will find programmes that will enable you to:

  • Begin an integral practice of yoga to improve your health and bring more happiness into your life
  • Study particular aspects of yoga in depth
  • Intensify your yoga practice and deepen your spiritual experiences

Practice yoga and meditation in a natural setting with like-minded people. A stay in Haus Yoga Vidya, a powerful place in the Teutoburger Forest of northern Germany, renews your strength and joy. It gives you a positive outlook on daily life, as well as deep self-knowledge. Also - our food is delicious, 100% organic and almost completely vegan. We look forward to seeing you

Location & surroundings

Our Ashram and Seminarhouse in Bad Meinberg is idyllically located at the edge of a big forest to give you a break from everyday life. We are also surrounded by a beautiful little park, called "Silvatikum" which is part of the Teutoburger Forest.

We aim to save resources. Our warm water and electricity for our entire campus is generated by the solar panels on the roofs and a nearby biogas plant. Our guest rooms are simpel but pleasantly designed and welcoming to make the best out of your stay.

Enjoy the unique atmosphere of this peaceful place, which will help you to slow down and leave your busy everyday life behind.

What is Yoga Vidya?

Yoga Vidya is a non-profit association and Europe's leading provider of education and training in yoga, meditation, Ayurveda, massage, holistic health and spirituality.

Why Yoga Vidya?

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Conditions of participation

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Arriving by car

The Yoga Vidya seminar house is idyllically located on the edge of the old spa town of Bad Meinberg. The location is quiet, but also central. It is easily accessible by train or car. Larger cities in the area are Paderborn (27 km away), Bielefeld (35 km) and Hannover (100 km).

Recently our address changed to Yogaweg 7, 32805 Horn-Bad Meinberg. Many navigation systems do not yet know this address. If you have problems, try using the old address: Wallenweg 42, 32805 Horn-Bad Meinberg.

From Oberhausen and Bielefeld on the A2

  1. Take A2 to exit 27 in the direction of Bielefeld-Zentrum
  2. Follow the B66, direction Lage / Detmold until you reach Lage.
  3. Follow the B239 to Horn-Bad Meinberg.
  4. Continue straight ahead at the Bad Meinberg intersection (the B239 turns sharply to the right).
  5. Atthe next traffic light turn right and follow the signs to the "Thermal Bath" and "Yoga Vidya".

From Münster, Hanover, Berlin, Hamburg

  1.  Take tA2 to exit 35 to Bad Eilsen; turn in the direction of Rinteln / Lemgo / Detmold.
  2. Drive via Lemgo to Detmold on the B238.
  3. In Detmold follow the B239 to Bad Meinberg.
  4. Continue straight ahead at the Bad Meinberg intersection (the B239 turns sharply to the right).
  5. At the next traffic light turn right and follow the signs for the "Thermal Bath" and "Haus Yoga Vidya".

From Cologne, Frankfurt, Kassel

  1. A44 to exit 61-Kreuz Bad Wünnenberg-Haaren.
  2. Take the A33 towards Paderborn / Bielefeld until exit 26-Paderborn / Elsen.
  3. From Paderborn / Elsen follow the B1 in the direction Hameln / Detmold / Bad Lippspringe until intersection B1 / B239 Bad Meinberg (do not turn to Horn first).
  4. Turn right onto B239 direction Bad Meinberg.
  5. At the first traffic light turn right, follow the signs for the thermal bath and Yoga Vidya;
    turn right again and continue straight ahead.

We suggest: Carsharing with the Yoga Vidya Community!
Use our rideshare and put your ride online on the internet to find rides and riders.

Arriving by train

Take the train to the Horn-Bad Meinberg station, which is about 5 km away from the Yoga Vidya.

For the way to the seminar house, Yoga Vidya Bad Meinberg offers a free shuttle service from the Horn-Bad Meinberg train station, from 8:30 am to 7:15 pm. If you would like to use this service, please contact reception(at) 1-2 days before your arrival or call 05234-870.

Please note: Free Shuttle service is only available to guests YV Seminars. It is not included for guests of external seminars or guest groups of house shanti.

Arriving by plane

There are flights to Paderborn on low-cost airlines from Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart, Nuremberg, Berlin, London, Madrid, Rome and other airports. The flight times can be found at

From Paderborn airport, take the bus to Paderborn train station. Take the train to Horn-Bad Meinberg station.

The Yoga Vidya seminar house offers a free shuttle from the Horn-Bad Meinberg train station from 8:30 am to 7:15 pm.

Taxi pick up from the airport is possible for an estimated € 75-100 (call 05234/9555)

More information

Taxi from Horn-Bad Meinberg train station

Please order the taxi a few days or at least one day in advance.
Taxi Brandl: 05234-98805 / 0160-98101101,
Taxi Wienke: 05234-98147,
Taxi Blomberger / Henke: 05234-9555,
Taxi Prasse: 05234-89933.

Yoga Vidya Bad Meinberg
Yoga Weg 7
32805 Horn-Bad Meinberg
Tel. +49 (0) 5234 87-0
Fax: +49 (0)5234 87-1875
Email: badmeinberg(at)


Seminars at Yoga Vidya Bad Meinberg (engl.):

Address Bad Meinberg

Haus Yoga Vidya Bad Meinberg - Silvaticum
Yogaweg 7
32805 Horn-Bad Meinberg, GERMANY
phone: +49-5234-870
fax: +49-5234-871875
e-mail: badmeinberg(at)

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