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Feb 03 2022

Sadhviji Joins the “Illness to Wellness: Mind & Body Wellness Through Spirituality” Discussion

ASSOCHAM India, The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India, is a non-governmental trade association that advocates for and represents the interests of trade and commerce in India. One of their most powerful advocacies is in the area of health and wellness and, as part of their Illness to Wellness series of events, they hosted a very special webinar with the theme, "Mind & Body Wellness Through Spirituality" to help spread awareness about the significance of achieving the overall development of human beings through spirituality. Pujya Sadhviji was invited to...

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Jan 09 2022

Geeta Class Inauguration

Pujya Sadhviji joined Parampujya Swami Shri Govinda Dev Giri ji Maharaj, the President of the Geeta Pariwar and the Treasurer of the Shri Ram Janmaboomi Trust, to welcome more than 30,000 Geeta Sadhaks from 51 countries, speaking 10 different languages, who came together to imbibe the sacred teachings of the holy Geeta in a very special inauguration ceremony of the 15th Level-1 of the world's largest Geeta class. The Geeta Pariwar, under the inspired leadership and with the blessings of Parampujyaswamiji, was founded in 1986 to impart value education for youth...

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Jan 05 2022

Advance Stitching Course at Parmarth Nari Shashakti Kendra

Advance Stitching Course began today at our Parmarth Nari Shashakti Kendra as Pujya Sadhviji and the Divine Shakti Foundation and GIWA team joined together to build the enthusiasm of the women selected for the training. [foogallery id="32587"]...

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Jan 03 2022

GIWA Conducts Menstrual Hygiene Management Session During Workshop at Parmarth

Akhil Bharatiya Asha Karamchari Mahaa Sangh, a trade union founded by the 10 million strong Bharatiya Majdoor Sangh, conducted a 2-day workshop at Parmarth Niketan for women members of its organization from 12 states of India that included a Menstrual Hygiene Management session conducted by the GIWA team that offered information about menstrual hygiene and the distribution of various menstrual products with instructions on how to use them. Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji addressed an intimate gathering of the women and gifted them with a Menstrual kit consisting of eco-friendly reusable sanitary...

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Nov 19 2021

Mission Paani | World Toilet Day | Clean Water, Sustainable Sanitation

Join Param @Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati live on CNNNews18 Media ( this morning, World Toilet Day, as India unites for a healthier nation of clean water and sustainable sanitation at the Mission Paani Sanitation Forum, beginning at 9 am. Pujya Swamiji will join the discussion LIVE from the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance Harpic India World Toilet College at Parmarth Niketan to discuss the current sanitation gap and how it can be bridged economically and socially, while Sadhviji will share her insights about women and sanitation, health...

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Nov 19 2021

River Ganga Celebration

Join us from the banks of Mother Ganga at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, in the lap of the Himalayas, on the sacred day of Dev Diwali (when the divine beings come and bathe in the waters of Mother Ganga) for the release of the Ganga Anthem, River Ganga song written by Snatam Kaur and sung by Snatam with Krishna Das, Deva Premal and Miten, C.C. White A Musical Journey, Boston's House, and Ramesh Kannan. Our special event, taking place during the sacred Ganga aarti includes chanting by these world famous singers, our...

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Nov 18 2021

World Toilet Day – The Importance of Sanitation and Menstrual Hygiene.

On World Toilet Day, Sadhviji delivered an inspiring address amongst an august panel of experts at the World Toilet Organization's #WorldToiletSummit. She shared important insights about Menstrual Hygiene Management - perhaps one of the most-important and least-discussed health issues facing so many women across India and around the world and an important element in so many of the United Nations' #sustainabledevelopmentgoals "The average woman," Sadhviji emphasized "spends seven years - seven years! - of her life menstruating. Our sisters, our mothers, our wives spend seven years! But, do we...

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Oct 28 2021

Bi-Weekly Rasan Vitran/Ration Distribution Initiated

In addition to the devastating sickness and the tragic loss of life, one of the major effects of the Covid-19 pandemic has been its economic effect on impoverished and indigent groups and the loss of livelihoods and life's essentials. Interruptions in supply chains, in addition to the more obvious loss of income from a still-shrinking workforce, has created a new class of needy and worsened an already enormous segment of the population that is nothing less than poverty-stricken. In India and around the world, meals are missed and homes lost...

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Oct 20 2021

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award from President of the United States

Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji , PhD, Secretary-General, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and President, Divine Shakti Foundation , based at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement award from the President of the United States of America for her lifelong commitment to volunteer service. The lifetime achievement awards are given by AmeriCorps and the President of the United States. Sadhviji came to India 25 years ago, after graduating from Stanford University and while doing her PhD. She has spent the last 25 years engaged in selfless service for children, women, survivors...

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Oct 15 2021

Global Handwashing Day 2021

Join us for an inspiring and special Global Handwashing Day Webinar, organised by the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance with technical support of UNICEF. This years theme for Global Handwashing Day theme is “Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together.”,” wherein focus on hand hygiene can be used as a catalyst for the recognition of hand hygiene as a fundamental component of health and public safety.. In line with this year’s theme todays’ webinar is entitled “Joining Hands to Reach the Last Mile on Handwashing” in which our diverse and...

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