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Aug 18 2023

Sadhvi Bhagawatiji at the Parliament of Religions in Chicago

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Secretary-General of Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and President of Divine Shakti Foundation, based at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh was an esteemed speaker at the renowned Parliament of the World's Religions which just concluded today in Chicago, Illinois, USA. In the same city as the original Parliament of 1893 at which Swami Vivekanandaji gave his historic addresses, the Parliament again took place this year. With more than 6500 people in attendance from nearly 100 countries, the theme of the Parliament was A Call to Conscience: Defending Freedom and Human...

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Aug 11 2023

Guru Purnima Retreat in Dorset: Come to Nature, Be in Nature, Discover Your True Nature

We are so happy to share with you highlights from the wonderful and transformative Guru Purnima retreat, in early July in Dorset, England with the powerful theme of: "Come to Nature, Be with Nature, and Discover Your True Nature,”. It was an experience filled with grace, beauty, and profound moments of self-discovery. Pujya Swamiji and Pujya Sadhviij led inspiring and uplifting satsangs each day which were a true blessing. They led us on a deep journey toward inner peace, conscious, connected and nurturing relationships, and understanding human suffering as well as...

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Jul 26 2023

Pujya Swamiji and Pujya Sadhviji Grace Film Screening on Adi Shankaracharyaji at Ganesh Temple in New York

At the end of July, in New York City, HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawatiji were chief guests at a very special event hosted by Dr. Bhupendra Kumar Modi, Chairman of Smart Group, that included a screening of a film on the life and message of Adi Shankaracharyaji followed by a beautiful bhajan performance by renowned Indian singer Bhajan Samrat Shri Anup Jalota. The event was held at the beautiful Ganesh Temple in New York in honor of Anupji's birthday! Pujya Swamiji and Pujya Sadhviji gave beautiful...

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Jul 25 2023

Pujya Swamiji and Pujya Sadhviji Grace DGB Pittsburgh Indian Senior Center

Parmarth Niketan President, HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, and Divine Shakti Foundation President, Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, participated in a beautiful special event at the DGB Pittsburgh Indian Senior Center today that honoured and celebrated the Pittsburgh area's many NRI families, senior citizens and retirees. The Center, which was established to help senior citizens of Indian origin continue to live independently, also helps the Indian diaspora in western Pennsylvania to feel comfortable and at home in their later years. In His beautiful discourse with the residents of the facility, Pujya...

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Jul 24 2023

Hindu and Jewish Communities of Greater Pittsburgh Area Come together at Hindu Jain Temple

In a powerful display of solidarity, HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati and the Hindu and Jewish communities of the greater Pittsburgh area came together at the Hindu Jain Temple in Monroeville to mark the 5th anniversary of the tragic shootings at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. The event aimed to emphasize oneness, togetherness, and unity, while standing against religious violence and promoting peace. In October 2018, the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill area of Pittsburgh witnessed the deadliest attack on the...

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Jul 06 2023

Kanwad Yatra Free Health Camp

With the blessings of Pujya Swamiji and Pujya Sadhviji  a special Kanwad Yatra Free Health Camp began on 3rd July, on the auspicious occasion of Guru Poornima. This camp is dedicated to the yatris who travel from various places of India to visit the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple in Rishikesh. Along with this camp, we are working to spread awareness about water, sanitation, hygiene, and the importance of keeping our Ganga clean. We hope this brings change to our community and our society!  We conducted a special awareness session where yatris were...

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Jul 04 2023

Pujya Swamiji and Sadhviji at House of Lords in UK

Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji met with Lord Richard Layard and Alexander Felix Nunn of Action for Happiness at the House of Lords in the UK.  They engaged in discussions about their remarkable initiative aimed at fostering happiness and peace worldwide, embracing people from diverse backgrounds, regardless of their religious, political, or commercial affiliations. Their vision extends a warm welcome to individuals of all faiths or none, from every walk of life, transcending gender, race, color, creed, and sexual orientation. Sadhviji presented Lord Layard and Alex each with a copy of...

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Jul 03 2023

Guru Purnima Retreat at Gaunts House in United Kingdom

The Guru Purnima Retreat at Gaunts House in the United Kingdom was such an extraordinary opportunity for devotees and disciples of HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati to come together and be a part of the divine darshans and satsangs that they led. Our dear parivar, the Lakhani family, offered such beautiful seva to ensure that the event was uplifting, enriching and memorable! Enjoy these beautiful images of the event, and connect with us on all of our social media platforms for more beautiful events scheduled throughout the summer! परमार्थ निकेतन के अध्यक्ष...

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Jun 23 2023

International Yoga Day Celebrations at Parmarth Niketan Yoga enthusiasts from around the world came together at Parmarth Niketan in the spirit of Vasudhaiva Kutumbukam to celebrate the 9th International Day of Yoga on the holy banks of Mother Ganga, in the lap of the Himalayas at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh. As HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji, President of Parmarth Niketan, graced and blessed the occasion joining in the morning yoga practice, the divine atmosphere was filled with excitement for this special day for spreading and sharing the gifts of Yoga. The beautiful morning began with sacred vedic...

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