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Sep 11 2017

Pashupatinath Bhagimathi Ganga Aarti

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​ and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati​ graced and blessed the Pashupatinath Aarti during their trip to Nepal recently. Pujya Swamiji especially appreciated the dedicated team who had been committed to keeping the Aarti going for the last 11 years. Pujya Swamiji mentioned that he had inspired the Aarti many years ago whilst enroute to Kailash Mansarovar and was so glad that it was continuing to inspire and touch so many pilgrims and yatris. The organisers of the Aarti were so glad to have Pujya Swamiji's darshan and blessings. The singers...

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Sep 08 2017

UNICEF 1st South Asia Religious Leaders’ Platform for Children

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji​ and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati​participated and shared the exciting work of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance India at the UNICEF SOUTH ASIA at their first South Asia Religious Leaders’ Platform for Children in Kathmandu. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji shared, "When 83.6% of our world identifies as belonging to a faith, and in many South Asian countries the role of faith is far greater, with 90-99% subscribing to a faith, faith leaders have a huge role in solving the challenges that face our world. Hence,...

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Aug 12 2017

tGELF’s LIFE 2017 Summit: Interfaith Conversations

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, President of Divine Shakti Festival (DSF), was a keynote speaker at the 2-day tGELF LIFE conference, giving a beautiful session on the importance of spirituality in innovation and entrepreneurship. She also spoke on an interfaith panel moderated by Chairman of tGELF Shiv Khemkaji with faith leaders Salvatore Martinez, President of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, and Syed Salman Chishtyji, Gaddi Nashin of the Dargah Ajmer Sharif for a session on “World Wisdom Traditions: An Interfaith Conversations.” [srizonfbalbum id=98]...

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Aug 11 2017

Sadhvi Bhagawatiji at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji recently spoke at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA, USA, along with the Rev Malcolm Young, Dean of Grace Cathedral. Darren Main moderated the discussion on Grace, Gratitude and Glory and how to bring those aspects into our lives. Grace Cathedral is an Episcopal church in the heart of San Francisco and is also the 3rd largest Episcopal cathedral in the US. The Bishop of California, the Rev Marc Handley Andrus, happens to also be seated at Grace as well. It is an amazing and beautiful cathedral along with being a very...

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Jul 23 2017

Stardust Awards: Fashion, Passion & Compassion

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Founder of DSF, and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, President of DSF, were invited to bless and grace the Stardust Global Icon Award Ceremony at the Plaza Hotel in New York. This year the awards show was also held in support of the Save the Girl Child campaign: Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, a social campaign that aims to generate awareness and improve the efficiency of welfare services intended for girls. Launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modiji in 2015, the campaign focuses on eradication of...

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Jul 15 2017

DSF President meets with Secretary General, DSG and USG of the United Nations

Plan of Action Launched at UN to Prevent Violence & Atrocity Religious leaders gathered at the United Nations (UN) to launch the plan of action to prevent incitement to violence that could lead to atrocity crimes in the ECOSOC chambers. The event was organized by the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and Responsibility to Protect in association with the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID). The event was inaugurated by Secretary General of the United Nations António Guterres, Under Secretary General, Special Adviser on...

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Jul 13 2017

Guru Purnima Celebrations in Hindu Temple Kentucky

Beautiful Guru Purnima celebrations took place at the Hindu Temple of Kentucky. Devotees joined from all across America to warmly welcome Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji home to the temple and a community that has truly flourished and thrived with Their love and blessings. The evening included bhajan/kirtan (devotional singing), satsang (divine discourses), especially focused on the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima, special blessings from Pujya Swamiji and Sadhviji, who in turn gifted everyone a sacred tulsi sapling as Green prasad and Sadhviji led everyone in a pledge to give...

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Jul 12 2017

Guru Purnima Pooja

Divine Guru Pooja concluded the weekend retreat in Henryville, Indiana. Here are some highlights of the incredible, bhakti-filled ceremony with more pictures coming soon...

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Jul 09 2017

Guru Purnima Weekend Retreat in Woodland Glen, Indiana

A special two day Guru Purnima weekend retreat organised by the Divine Shakti Foundation​ and Parmarth Niketan​ took place in Henryville, Indiana, USA. Devotees from many states in America joined with their friends and family to take part in this divine opportunity to be in the presence of HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji​, President of Parmarth Niketan, and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati​ji, President of the Divine Shakti Foundation. The location was a beautiful picturesque countryside setting with greenery, woods and a beautiful lake surrounding the retreat site. It was...

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Jul 01 2017

Wedding Blessings by Baba Ramdevji, Pujya Swamiji & Sadhviji

Pujya Baba Ramdev​ji, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji​ and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati​ji blessed and graced a special wedding in New Jersey of Vidhi and Romell Bhaala. The couple was especially blessed by the saints presence and their families were inspired by their words on the importance of cultivating divine love and maintaining sanskaras in their lives. Georgy Bhaala, Editor-in-Chief Taathasu Magazine, expressed his deepest gratitude for being blessed by the saints. The wedding celebrations were joined by Head of the TV Asia, Shri HR Shahji, renowned bhajan singer Shri...

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