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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 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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Feb 14 2022

Infinite Awareness Summit

Pujya Sadhviji joined 31 of the world's leading spiritual mentors and teachers who all came together to help us to be free of uncertainty, suffering and anxiety, and to help us to step into a life of deep joy and unshakable peace.  It was all part of the Infinite Awareness Summit that included Swami Sarvapriyananda, Dr. Sue Morter, Jack Canfield, Lisa Nichols, Marci Shimoff, John Gray and Hale Dwoskin, and it was all designed to help us all to see just how much better life can be! To learn more and...

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Feb 05 2022

“Role of Religious Leaders in Fostering Inclusive and Peaceful Societies in India” Webinar

On the auspicious occasion of Vasant Panchami and during the ongoing Interfaith Harmony Week, we are so glad to share with you this special webinar on the ‘Role of Religious Leaders in fostering inclusive and peaceful societies in India,’ organized jointly by the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and the Religions for Peace. This webinar brought together religious leaders and actors from India to discuss and reflect upon their role in building and sustaining a harmonious, inclusive and peaceful societies. It discussed how the pandemic...

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