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Apr 22 2022

HH Param Pujya Swamiji and Pujya Sadhviji Welcome HH the Ambassador of Israel and His Family to Their Himalayan Home

Israel's Ambassador to India, HE Naor Gillon, and his beautiful family were very special guest visitors to Parmarth Niketan on World Earth Day, and HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji took great pleasure in welcoming them to their Himalayan Home. Israel and India have been drawing closer and closer to each other over the past several years - due somewhat to the cooperative efforts between the two countries in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic - and that has resulted in a growing cooperation between the...

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Apr 21 2022

Happy Earth Day!!

On Mother Earth Day, Pujya Sadhviji shared her beautiful and inspiring thoughts about what the celebration of our Home means - or, should mean - to all who care about our future! She says that there's one powerful way that we can commit to preserving and protecting our planet. Read on to learn more: Happy Mother Earth Day! What a beautiful and exquisite opportunity to celebrate the glory and miraculous majesty of this planet. Her mountains, oceans, rivers, trees, flowers, sunrises and sunsets, the nearly innumerable variety of species each so special in...

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Apr 19 2022

Sadhviji Addresses India’s Youth at the 2022 Vivekananda Sustainability Summit

The 2022 Vivekananda Sustainability Summit in New Delhi brought interfaith leaders and environmental activists together from across India to address the growing need for sustainable development in all areas of our lives. The Vivekananda Sustainability Summit aims to strengthen the implementation of sustainability goals by blending the Indian concepts of sustainable development with other ongoing global goals into a unified initiative. Organized by Vivekananda Youth Connect, a non-profit charitable organization created to develop a society - particularly in our Youth - where self-worth is the strongest foothold upon which lies the...

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Mar 31 2022

Welcoming Legendary Actor Amitabh Bhachchanji Home to Parmarth Niketan

While filming his latest film, "Good Bye," in and around Rishikesh and at Parmarth Niketan, legendary Indian actor Shri Amitabh Bhachchanji, the film's Director Vikas Bahl, Actors Sunil Grover, Pavail Gulati and Actress Elli Avram, as well as the rest of the cast and crew of the production, joined HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati, Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji and the Parmarth Parivar for a very special Sacred Ganga Aarti on the holy banks of Mother Ganga. Shri Bachchanji is regarded as one of the most influential actors in the history of Indian...

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Mar 22 2022

World Water Day 2022

On a beautiful morning along the holy banks of Mother Ganga, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance Co-Founder and Chair, HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, GIWA Secretary-General Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, our Acharyas, Rishikumars and Sevaks welcomed students and faculty from schools across Rishikesh to celebrate one of the most consequential United Nations Days, World Water Day - an occasion that honours the beautiful and life-giving gift of water while bringing attention to the fact that, in countries around the world, this vital resource is dwindling at alarming rates. In...

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Mar 16 2022

Sadhviji Speaks in the high-level Panel Discussion, “From the Global to the Grassroots: Why Climate Action Needs Women, Religious Actors and Local Partners” during United Nations Convention on the Status of Women

Secretary-General of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, played an active and important part in a vital UN CSW66 Side Event, "From the Grassroots to the Global: Why Climate Action Needs Women, Religious Actors and Local Partners", that was organized by Global Affairs Canada and the International Partnership for Religion and Development (PaRD) to broaden the discussion about the importance of these group's active participation in dealing with the climate crisis. She joined Moderator Shahin Ashraf, MBD, Head of Global Advocacy for Islamic Relief Worldwide; Jennifer Heys, Head...

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Mar 12 2022

“Wings of Success” Conference of the International Rotary in Ghaziabad

Described as a "Life-changing talk" by those that experienced it, Pujya Sadhviji offered her inspiration and wisdom as a distinguished guest at the "Wings of Success" Conference of the International Rotary, District 3012 in Ghaziabad, sharing about the importance of selfless service to humanity and the enormous benefits that we can derive from the simple act of giving. In her discourse, Sadhviji lauded the gathered Rotarians for the incredible work that they do to uplift and empower people, and especially the necessary work that they are doing in raising awareness about...

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Mar 08 2022

International Women’s Day

International Women's Day is celebrated around the world to shine light on the beauty and power of the Divine Shakti. Because women's empowerment and upliftment is so central to Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji's and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji's teachings and global outreach efforts, the day takes on a heightened significance at Parmarth Niketan, with special ceremonies and celebrations throughout the day to honour women. Beginning with the Sacred Morning Yagya puja, and ending with the renowned Ganga Aarti and a special Shakti-focused award ceremony along the holy banks of Mother...

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Mar 03 2022

Sadhviji Speaks at the National Ladies Wing of the Friends of Tribal Society

Conserving! Empowering! Protecting! Educating! Sadhviji Speaks at the National Ladies Wing of the Friends of Tribal Society At the inaugural session of the Ekal Vidyalaya Annual General Membership meeting in Rishikesh, Chief Guest Pujya Sadhviji joined the beautiful gathering of Shakti for an important discussion about protecting and educating women and girls so that they can play a leadership roll in building and protecting their communities. The august group - part of the National Ladies Wing of the Friends of Tribal Society - promotes education and motivation for tribal and village...

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