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Sep 09 2023

Protecting Our Glaciers: A Himalaya Diwas Sankalp

As we celebrate Himalaya Diwas today, we do so recognizing that these majestic peaks that have protected us and nurtured us for thousands of years are in grave danger from the relentless effects of man-made climate change. For millions of years, these sacred mountains have flourished, providing the planet and its inhabitants with literally everything that it needs to survive. And, in just a little over 100 years, humans have created an environment that threatens their very existence. But, it's not just the Himalayas. This is a global issue - one...

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Sep 05 2023

Official Declaration of Sanatan Dharma Day at Maha Kumbha Abhishekam Event at Hindu Temple of Kentucky

At a huge event celebrating the Maha Kumbha Abhishekam at the Hindu Temple of Kentucky in Louisville, a proclamation was presented in which September 3 has officially been declared Sanatan Dharma Day! HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, HH Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati ji, along with several other spiritual leaders and dignitaries - including Kentucky's Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman, Louisville Deputy Mayor Barbara Sexton Smith, and Deputy Chief of Staff Keisha Dorsey - graced this sacred occasion. The Deputy Mayor...

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Aug 24 2023

Sadhviji Represents Parmarth Niketan at New York’s India Day Parade

New York's India Day Parade has been a beautiful tradition and celebration of the Indian Diaspora in the Big Apple for over 4 decades, and this year - for the first time - Parmarth Niketan was represented by Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawatiji! Organised by the Federation of Indian Associations NY NJ NE, the annual event beautifully showcases NRI unity among the diverse socio, cultural & economic environment that they encounter abroad. Sadhviji joined the India in New York team; Dilip Chauhan, Deputy Commissioner for Trade, Investment, and Innovation in the NYC Mayor's...

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Aug 18 2023

Sadhvi Bhagawatiji at the Parliament of Religions in Chicago

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Secretary-General of Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and President of Divine Shakti Foundation, based at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh was an esteemed speaker at the renowned Parliament of the World's Religions which just concluded today in Chicago, Illinois, USA. In the same city as the original Parliament of 1893 at which Swami Vivekanandaji gave his historic addresses, the Parliament again took place this year. With more than 6500 people in attendance from nearly 100 countries, the theme of the Parliament was A Call to Conscience: Defending Freedom and Human...

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Aug 11 2023

Guru Purnima Retreat in Dorset: Come to Nature, Be in Nature, Discover Your True Nature

We are so happy to share with you highlights from the wonderful and transformative Guru Purnima retreat, in early July in Dorset, England with the powerful theme of: "Come to Nature, Be with Nature, and Discover Your True Nature,”. It was an experience filled with grace, beauty, and profound moments of self-discovery. Pujya Swamiji and Pujya Sadhviij led inspiring and uplifting satsangs each day which were a true blessing. They led us on a deep journey toward inner peace, conscious, connected and nurturing relationships, and understanding human suffering as well as...

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Aug 06 2023

Sadhviji and Arielle Ford in Conversation

Join Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati and Arielle Ford for this beautiful live conversation on the power of spiritual transformation, the power of the Himalayas, the power of the sacred Ganga (Ganges) river, and the power of Rishikesh, india. In Arielle‘s brand new bestselling novel, The Love Thief, the main character, Holly, travels to Rishikesh, India, heartbroken and betrayed and discovers healing, truth, and so much more in the powerful energies, of Rishikesh, Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji's divine presence, and Sadhviji‘s sacred satsang. Join Sadhviji and Arielle...

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Jul 26 2023

Pujya Swamiji and Pujya Sadhviji Grace Film Screening on Adi Shankaracharyaji at Ganesh Temple in New York

At the end of July, in New York City, HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawatiji were chief guests at a very special event hosted by Dr. Bhupendra Kumar Modi, Chairman of Smart Group, that included a screening of a film on the life and message of Adi Shankaracharyaji followed by a beautiful bhajan performance by renowned Indian singer Bhajan Samrat Shri Anup Jalota. The event was held at the beautiful Ganesh Temple in New York in honor of Anupji's birthday! Pujya Swamiji and Pujya Sadhviji gave beautiful...

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Jul 25 2023

Pujya Swamiji and Pujya Sadhviji Grace DGB Pittsburgh Indian Senior Center

Parmarth Niketan President, HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, and Divine Shakti Foundation President, Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, participated in a beautiful special event at the DGB Pittsburgh Indian Senior Center today that honoured and celebrated the Pittsburgh area's many NRI families, senior citizens and retirees. The Center, which was established to help senior citizens of Indian origin continue to live independently, also helps the Indian diaspora in western Pennsylvania to feel comfortable and at home in their later years. In His beautiful discourse with the residents of the facility, Pujya...

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Jul 24 2023

Hindu and Jewish Communities of Greater Pittsburgh Area Come together at Hindu Jain Temple

In a powerful display of solidarity, HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati and the Hindu and Jewish communities of the greater Pittsburgh area came together at the Hindu Jain Temple in Monroeville to mark the 5th anniversary of the tragic shootings at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. The event aimed to emphasize oneness, togetherness, and unity, while standing against religious violence and promoting peace. In October 2018, the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill area of Pittsburgh witnessed the deadliest attack on the...

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Jul 06 2023

Kanwad Yatra Free Health Camp

With the blessings of Pujya Swamiji and Pujya Sadhviji  a special Kanwad Yatra Free Health Camp began on 3rd July, on the auspicious occasion of Guru Poornima. This camp is dedicated to the yatris who travel from various places of India to visit the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple in Rishikesh. Along with this camp, we are working to spread awareness about water, sanitation, hygiene, and the importance of keeping our Ganga clean. We hope this brings change to our community and our society!  We conducted a special awareness session where yatris were...

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