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Oct 21 2019

Star Studded Launch of Dr Sadhvi Bhagawatiji’s New Book

MUMBAI: Hosted by the Honourable Governor of Maharashtra, Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyariji, in the divine presence of H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh and Founder/Chair, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and in the august presence of Bollywood actors Anil Kapoor and Vivek Oberoi, internationally acclaimed musicians Kailash Kher and Sivamani, and Bollywood actress and UN Ambassador for the Sustainable Development Goals Dia Mirza, the dazzling and inspiring launch of Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji’s new book, ‘Come Home to Yourself*" - a transformational book with teachings on the...

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Oct 21 2019

Mumbai Launch of Sadhviji’s Come Home to Yourself

Beautiful video of the Mumbai launch of Sadhvi Bhagawatiji's new book Come Home to Yourself, at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai by the hands of the Hon'ble Governor of Maharashtra Shri BS Koshyariji, in the divine presence of Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and with celebrity dignitaries Anil Kapoor, Vivek Oberoi, Kailash Kher, Dia Mirza and Sivamani as well as many eminent and distinguished people of Mumbai. Watch the beautiful video above. ...

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Oct 19 2019

Sadhviji Talks Stress with the Student Body of Noida International University

Discussion focused on ways to live a more-balanced and purposeful life. Noida International University welcomed Sadhvi Bhagwati Saraswatiji as a guest speaker recently for a discussion on Redefining Success for Stress-free, Balanced and Purposeful Lives, and it was a chance for her to interact with students and faculty members and to provide insights into the art of living life, divinity and achieving ultimate happiness. The appearance was sponsored by Penguin India, publishers of Sadhviji’s latest book, “Come Home to Yourself,” available at The students and faculty both responded with a...

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Oct 15 2019

Concluding Ceremony of Ras Se Bana Banaras – Kashi Ki Mahima in Delhi

Sadhviji took part in the concluding ceremony of Ras Se Bana Banaras - Kashi Ki Mahima at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi, where she had the beautiful opportunity to share about Ganga, the Mother of All, and her experience of coming to Mother Ganga 23 years ago, an experience which touched and transformed her life. She also shared the teachings of Mother Ganga, and how Ganga gives and gives and gives, as Pujya Swamiji always says, "with no discrimination, no hesitation, no vacation and no expectation."  When we...

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Oct 10 2019

Himalayan States Join Together at Parmarth for Economic & Social Development of Himalayan States

Members of the five Himalayan States of India, Jammu Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Uttarakhand joined together at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh for a special two day Workshop of the Economic & Social Development of Himalayan States. The workshop was inaugurated by Honble Chief Minister Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat and many other State Officials of the Panchayati Raj, NDRP, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India and many others. When our minds are clean then we automatically can keep our street & communities clean. Inner & outer cleanliness is crucial to...

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Oct 09 2019

Safaigiri Awards for Best Sanitation Institute Goes to GIWA

India Today Aaj Tak’s Annual SafaiGiri Awards was conferred to Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Founder/Chair, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, Secretary General, GIWA, for the Best Sanitation Institution for the work Global Interfaith WASH Alliance has done to bring faith into action for water, sanitation and hygiene. It particularly recognized GIWA's World Toilet College to train, educate and build capacity for thousands of sanitation professionals. The World Toilet College is a joint partnership with Reckitt Benckiser and Banega Swasth India- Dettol India. The event also consisted of a...

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Oct 07 2019

Green Himalayas

Call for the Protection of the Himalayas from the Heart of the Nation - Delhi HH Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpocheji warmly-welcomed and invited Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Maulana Mahmood Madaniji, HE Rigyal Rinpoche, Chairman, Green Himalayas, Ladakh Member of Parliament Jamyang Tsering Namgyalji, CEC Ladakh and many others to the beautiful inauguration of Green Himalayas in Delhi recently. The event started with a special lamp lighting ceremony, and was followed by speeches and messages by the Hon'ble dignitaries, as well as a special film screening about the Himalayas. Immediately after the...

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Oct 06 2019

GIWA Hosts Roundtable Consultation with the United Nations Technology Innovation Labs, Alliance India, Global Fund and United Religions Initiative

It was a great joy for our Global Interfaith WASH Alliance to host a roundtable consultation with the United Nations Technology Innovation Labs, Alliance India, Global Fund and United Religions Initiative here at Parmarth Niketan on engaging faith leaders, faith based communities and faith actors against drug and alcohol abuse, and to work to remove the stigma of addiction so that addicts can actually get access to good treatment and high standards of care. People who use drugs are not bad people, wrong people or evil people. They are looking for...

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Oct 05 2019

Pujya Swamiji & Sadhviji Presented India Today Aaj Tak Safai Giri Best Sanitation Institute Award

Pujya Swamiji and Sadhviji were presented with the India Today Aaj Tak Safai Giri Best Sanitation Institute Award by ITA's Rahul Kanwal and Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, for the work that the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, of which Pujya Swamiji is President and Sadhviji is Secretary-General, has done to bring faith into action for water, sanitation and hygiene, and for inspiring changes in behaviour and capacity building. ...

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Oct 03 2019

Sadhviji at World Parliament of Religion, Science and Philosophy at M I T

It was a privilege to offer my thoughts on spirituality at the World Parliament of Religion, Science and Philosophy at @MITWPUOfficial as part of #MahatmaGandhiji's 150 Birth Anniversary Celebrations. I shared that what we learne in school are magnificent tools that help us achieve so many wonderful things in the world but, ultimately, it is spirituality that actually gives our lives direction. Gyan, what we call knowledge or wisdom, is not just the accumulation of facts, but Gyan is actually deep wisdom that assimilates all of that...

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