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Mar 11 2021

Parmarth Mahashivratri Rudrabhishek Pooja

Join us for a sacred Mahashivratri Rudrabhishek Pooja and Celebrations from the banks of Maa Ganga, in the lap of the Himalayas, from Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh in the divine presence of HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji. Sacred mantras, meditation and sacred prayers to Lord Shiva at the feet of the iconic Shankar Bhagawan on the Parmarth Ganga Ghat....

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Mar 08 2021

Women’s Day Parmarth Ganga Aarti & Special Satsang

Special #WomensDay​ #ParmarthGangaAarti​ with Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, our Parmarth Rishikumars and global family as we reflect on the importance of celebrating, honouring and revering the divine feminine in all her forms and doing so every day not just on one day. Join us also as we welcome presenters and participants from across India and around the world to the second day of the first ever online International Yoga Festival event! There’s still so much to experience - and, plenty of time to join us from the comfort of your own...

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Mar 07 2021

Reopening of Parmarth Naari Shashakti Kendra Centre for Excellence

It was such an incredible joy to gather at our Parmarth Naari Shashakti Kendra Centre for Excellence recently as Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, President of the Divine Shakti Foundation, graced the reopening of the facility after the Covid crisis shuttered it for almost a year! With the inspiration and blessing of HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji, the Centre has completely transformed, thanks to the DSF teams that have worked diligently to revamp and expand both the school and the curriculum to offer a broader array of vocational training to...

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Dec 23 2020

Online Workshop “Leveraging the Power of Faith to Co-create a Just and Peaceful World”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6smZ7RfSDkI Join us for a unique two-day online workshop entitled "Leveraging the Power of Faith to Co-create a Just and Peaceful World" with eminent Interfaith Leaders representing our diverse faith traditions organized by the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance in partnership with the UNFPA India today. Inspiring messages from Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji, Co-Chair or GIWA, Respected Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi ji, President, All India Imam Organisation, Head Granthi Gurudwara Bangla Saheb Singh Sahib Giani Ranjit Singh Ji, from Ajmer Sharif Haji Syed Salman Chishtyji, Sister Lucy Kurien from the Christian Tradition and...

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Dec 02 2020

National Consultation on Menstrual Health & Hygiene

NATIONAL CONSULTATION ON MENSTRUAL HEALTH & HYGIENE UNITES GOVERNMENT, FAITH, SOCIAL AND NGO LEADERS The Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA) and Water Supply Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) organized a joint event, bringing cohesion and concurrence to ongoing planning and implementation efforts of Menstrual Health and Hygiene Awareness. 2 DECEMBER 2020, RISHIKESH/NEW DELHI: In the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, which has strained the resources and the resolve of hundreds of millions around the world, the important work of sanitation and hygiene takes on an even greater importance - something that the...

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Nov 10 2020

Good Air E-Summit | War Against Air Pollution

Online Event Gathers Corporate, Government and Interfaith Leaders with Youth and Civil Society Organisations for Fighting Air Pollution Deaths from Toxic Air Claim 1.7 Lakh Lives Each Year; Air Pollution 5th Biggest Cause of Death in the Nation. 10 November 2020, Webinar: As news programs continue to offer constant coverage of the ongoing degradation of India’s air – Bharat ranks as the second most-polluted country behind Bangladesh – the Integrated Health & Wellbeing (IHW) Council in collaboration with the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and Parmarth Niketan brought together some of the Nation’s...

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Nov 07 2020

World Peace and Health Yagna from Parmarth Niketan

Join us from the Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh for our sacred Sunday morning for our World Peace Yagna as we pray for the health and well being of the world free from the Corona Virus. We also offer prayers to all of our Corona Warriors and frontline workers working tirelessly around the world. Led HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, joined by Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawatiji with Vedic chanting by Pujya Sadhvi Abha Saraswatiji and our Parmarth Rishikumar....

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Oct 15 2020

Global Handwashing Day Webinar

INTERFAITH LEADERS AND GLOBAL INFLUENCERS UNITE FOR GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY WEBINAR! Collaborative Effort by Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA), the Water Supply Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) joined by WHO, UNICEF India, UNFPA India, United Nations Volunteers and heads of five major faith traditions in India – Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jain, Sikh - come together for an incredible and inspiring panel. 15 OCTOBER 2020, RISHIKESH/NEW DELHI/GENEVA/NEW YORK: Forty percent of the world’s population does not have access to a basic hand-washing facilities. It has been seen, now more than ever during this Covi-19...

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Oct 03 2020

Creating a Covid Secure Gurukul – NDTV and Banega Swasth India Interview Pujya Swamiji

Glad to share this beautiful coverage of our ashram from yesterday on Gandhi Jayanti when NDTV & Dettol India showcased our partnership towards a Covid Secure Gurukul. As we move towards a New Normal, the ashram is instituting measures of greater sanitation, hygiene and health to ensure that we prevent and curb the spread of Covid-19 as well as boost our immunity and promote a greater sense of wellness. In addition to infrastructure we are also committed to capacity building and behaviour change, so you can see our Rishikumars in...

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Sep 22 2020

“Leave No One Behind in SDG 6 VNR Consultations – Lessons Learned” LIVE Webinar

A insightful webinar was held today at the time of the United Nations General Assembly highlighting the success of the Leave No One Behind program in India, particularly around Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. The webinar was organized specifically to share lessons learned during the Consultations, organised in December at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, by Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and Water Supply Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) in association with the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India, United Nations in India, Niti Aayog, and others regarding the achievement of SDG6 (water, sanitation...

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