Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, PhD, is global spiritual leader, speaker, author, and social activist, beloved for her teachings on discovering the truth of who we are—expansive love, perfection, and an embodiment of the Divine.

Sadhviji’s Life Story

Sadhviji is a renowned spiritual leader and motivational speaker, based in Rishikesh, India. She’s the author of newly released #1 bestselling memoir, Hollywood to the Himalayas: A Journey of Healing and Transformation.   Originally from Los Angeles, a graduate of Stanford University, and a PhD in psychology, Sadhviji has lived on the banks of the sacred Ganga river, in the lap of the Himalayas for more than 25 years engaged in spiritual service, wisdom teaching, sacred action, and deep spiritual practice.

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How do I let go of guilt and self-hatred?

On our spiritual journey we learn to forgive others, but ironically, we forget to forgive ourselves.  And that is CRUCIAL for peace, joy and freedom.

Why do I struggle with willpower?

Is sticking to your goals just a simple matter of willpower? If it is, then why do we so often fail? And if it’s about more than willpower, what is the secret to fulfilling our goals?

Fear of death keeps us from living

It seems these days as though we are all perpetually wracked with stress and worry.  Fear is everywhere. But, what are we REALLY afraid of? What is at the root of all of our fear, and how can we break free?

Releasing childhood trauma

Are childhood traumas holding you back from living a fulfilling life?  Neurology shows us that we can change our brains and thought patterns, so it’s time to question whether the beliefs we hold are true or not.


Hollywood to the Himalayas:
A Journey of Healing & Transformation
An enlightening memoir of a reluctant spiritual seeker who finds
her true self and lifelong calling when she travels to India.
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Come Home to Yourself:
Teachings from Parmarth Niketan
Sadhviji covers the most pertinent issues affecting all of us - how to
discover inner peace, find love, let go of anger, know your purpose,
and connect with God, regardless of your religion.
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Mother Ganga:
The Holy River
Mother Ganges is a book of observation, love, and inquiry. In the
reading, we are invited to look at our lives and values with new eyes
—a new way of seeing.
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From Illness To Wellness:
Health Wholeness And Holiness
In this book, Sadhviji delves into the Eastern and Western methods
and models of health, healing and wholeness.
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By God’s Grace: The Life And Teachings
Of Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati
The inspiring, uplifting and transformative stories of Pujya Swamiji’s
life — from meeting His Guru at the tender age of eight to His life at
Parmarth Niketan as head of one of India’s largest spiritual institutions.
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Journey of PeaceA beautiful publication covering the numerous projects and initiatives
undertaken under the vision and leadership of H.H. Pujya Swami
Chidanand Saraswatiji and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji.
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Pathway to Freedom

Letting Go And Living In The River Of Love

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Hollywood to the Himalayas: The Experience

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Ego Death: Restore Your True Self Identity

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Life, Death & the River of Knowing

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Let’s Do What is Right, Preserve Water

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Spirituality is becoming you

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The Purpose of Prayer

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