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Mar 08 2024

Maha Shivratri begins the International Yoga Festival (IYF) at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh

IYF is organised by Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh with the support of Incredible India, Ministry of Tourism, in association with Ministry of Culture and Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India and will be officially inaugurated on 9th March by the Hon’ble Governor of  Uttarakhand Lt Gen (Retd) Gurmit Singhji and will have the visit of other Hon’ble Ministers, Diplomats and Dignitaries throughout the week (please see more below). A special Maha Shivratri was celebrated today with great enthusiasm and joy by the participants of the annual world famous International Yoga Festival who...

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Mar 07 2024

International Yoga Festival (IYF) at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh all set to welcome 1200 Yoga lovers from 75 nations

IYF is organised by Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh with the support of Incredible India, Ministry of Tourism, in association with Ministry of Culture and Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India and will be officially inaugurated on 9th March by the Hon’ble Governor of Uttarakhand Lt Gen (Retd) Gurmit Singh Ji and will have the visit of other Hon’ble Ministers, Diplomats and Dignitaries throughout the week. HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati Ji, President of Parmarth Niketan and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati Ji, Director International Yoga Festival, welcome home Yoga Presenters and Participants from across...

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Mar 05 2024

A Celebration of Education, Culture, and Environmental Stewardship at Parmarth Vidya Mandir

A beautiful program at our Parmarth Vidya Mandir School in the presence of HH Pujya Swamiji, Pujya Sadhviji and philanthropist and industrialist Shri Dinesh Shahra. Scholarship awards were awarded to students excelling in karate, yoga, music, and other offerings at our vocational training centers. The event featured captivating cultural and yoga performances by our students, with Pujya Swamiji and Dinesh Shahra emphasizing the importance of valuing and preserving our environment and protecting Mother Earth. Pujya Swamiji stressed the importance of Indian culture and values. Pujya Swamiji inspired everyone to do their part...

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Mar 02 2024

Sadhviji Graces The Festival of Harmony in Abu Dhabi

Sadhvi Bhagawatiji traveled to Abu Dhabi last week for The Festival of Harmony, an incredible celebration of Art, Culture and Values in honor of the opening of the BAPS Hindu Mandir, Abu Dhabi! Deep gratitude and appreciation to Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan for having the vision and commitment toward harmony, peace and oneness. It was an honor for Sadhviji to be part of the final day of the 7-day Festival, a special day dedicated to Inspiration titled “The Day of Inspiration.” She had the beautiful opportunity to...

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Feb 20 2024

Basant Panchami at Parmarth Vidya Mandir

On the festive occasion of Basant Panchami, the day we celebrate the coming of Spring and the Goddess of Wisdom Ma Saraswati, Pujya Sadhviji, Pujya Swamiji, Shri Dr. Dinesh Shahraji, many other guests and visitors from around the world, and the seva team from Parmarth Niketan and Divine Shakti Foundation gathered for a special celebration at Parmarth Vidya Mandir, one of Divine Shakti Foundation's free schools and women's empowerment centers. The vibrant celebration included songs and dance, prayers and puja and a display of the beautiful clothing, embroidery and...

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Feb 19 2024

Pujya Swamiji and Sadhviji Grace Gita Bhakti Amrit Mahotsav in Pune

Pujya Swamiji and Pujya Sadhviji graced the Gita Bhakti Amrit Mahotsav in Pune, in celebration of the 75th birth anniversary of respected Swami Shri Govinda Dev Giri ji Maharaj. It was a beautiful blessing to join Kanchipeethadhishwar Jagadguru Shankaracharya, Pujya Shri Vijendra Saraswati Ji Maharaj; Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Hon'ble Yogi Adityanath Ji; Yogaguru Swami Ramdev Ji; MM Swami Avdheshanand Giri Maharaj Ji; Sant Shri Bhaishri Rameshbhai Oza ji (Pujya Bhaishri); Acharya Balkrishna ji; Malukpeethadhishwar Swami Rajendra Das Ji Maharaj ji; Deputy CM of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra...

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Feb 13 2024

Celebrating the 200th Birth Anniversary of Maharishi Dayanand Saraswatiji

Celebrating the 200th birth anniversary of the great sage Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati was a momentous occasion marked by reverence and blessings. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati ji, Yog Guru Swami Ramdev ji Swami Ramdev , Sant Ramesh Bhai Ojha ji Bhaishri Rameshbhai Oza , Acharya Bal Krishna ji Acharya Bal Krishna, and Sadhvi Bhagwati Saraswati ji Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati graced the event with their sacred presence and blessings. Acknowledging Maharishi Dayanand's pivotal role as a social reformer and founder of Arya Samaj, the event highlighted his revolutionary message of dispelling superstitions...

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Feb 12 2024

Pujya Swamiji and Sadhviji in Rajasthan for Padmaram Memorial Museum Inauguration

Sadhvi Bhagawatiji joined renowned faith leaders HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji, Hon'ble Governor of Rajasthan, Shri Kalraj Mishraji (online), Yogaguru Swami Ramdevji, Swami Govindadev Giriji, Acharya Bal Krishna, Sant Shri Murlidharji and other leaders in inaugurating a beautiful Padma Memorial, Inspiration Hall, Library and Museum celebrating the life of Sant Padmaram Ji Kulariya in Bikaner, Rajasthan. The event celebrated not only Padmaramji's life but also the great values and ethics of Indian culture that emphasize selfless service and seeing the Divine in all. https://youtu.be/xaL0cQ7UNDA https://youtu.be/S9RV4mdjnxA पूज्य संतों ने नोखा,...

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Jan 30 2024

The Flow of Grace – Opening to the Presence and Power of the Divine

Join Sadhviji live at RA MA yoga Institute in Santa Monica for a special satsang on the Flow of Grace. How can we align ourselves, open our hearts, and receive the presence and power of grace in our lives? Special sacred devotional, chanting by Govind Das and Jacqueline of Bhakti Yoga Shala. This special program is lovingly presented by Bhakti Fest...

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Jan 03 2024

Special New Year Retreat at Parmarth

Each year, Parmarth Niketan hosts a beautiful, annual New Year retreat which offers a number of spiritual activities including yoga, meditation, pranayama, Ayurveda, satsang, Ganga Aarti, and havan. What better way to start the New Year than on the banks of the holy Maa Ganga, in the foothills of the Himalayas in Rishikesh? Enjoy these highlights from our 2023-2024 retreat which included participarnts from all corners of the globe. During the retreat, Pujya Swamiji shared his optimistic vision for 2024, and emphasised valuable insights on eco-friendly living and protecting Mother Earth....

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