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Feb 18 2014

Maha Shivratri Celebrations at Parmarth Niketan

Pujya Swamiji blessed and led a very special Maha Shivratri celebration at Parmarth Niketan in which people from over 15 countries, including America, England, Denmark, Canada, Brazil, Indonesia, New Zealand, Russia and so many others, joined together with people from all over the India- in the spirit of Vashudhaiva Kutumbakam-- as one family. The special month long Kundalini Yoga group being held at Parmarth Niketan, headed and inspired by Gurmukh Kaur Khalsaji and Gurshabd Singh Khalsaji, also joined in the divine ceremonies. The celebrations included divine Ganga Aarti, sacred Rudra Abhishek,...

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Feb 14 2014

Fruit Distribution – Happy Valentine’s Day

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji and sevaks visited a newly-adopted school on Valentine's Day to distribute fruit to the beautiful schoolchildren. Everyone got apples AND oranges but most of them didn't realize they were getting both and would take one and then start to walk away. We had to call them back to take the other fruit! We did a show of hands for what they want to be when they grow up. The vast majority want to be doctors, another good sized batch wants to be teachers and also lots of future...

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Jan 27 2014

Global Citizens’ Forum

Earlier this month, the Global Citizen Forum event took place in New Delhi at the prestigious Ashoka Hotel. Pujya Swamiji has blessed the initiative from its inception in January 2013 when the Spice Group's Chairman, Dr BK Modi, a successful businessman and a philanthropist, launched it. A special Global Citizen's Forum event titled ‘Innovation in Spirituality’ was held at Ganga Action Parivar’s camp, led by Pujya Swamiji, during the Allahabad Kumbha Mela 2013. The mission of the Global Citizen's Forum is to promote inclusive development and international collaboration. The vision for...

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Jan 14 2014

PEOPLE’S SAARC: Inter-Faith Meet for Peace, Harmony and Solidarity in South Asia

The “PEOPLE’S SAARC: Inter-Faith Meet for Peace, Harmony and Solidarity in South Asia”, was held in Mumbai last week. It was jointly organised by the Observer Research Foundation Mumbai and Minhaj-ul-Quran International (India). About 10 leaders of different religions were called to guide the foundation of the People’s SAARC. Joining via live video link from Toronto, Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri gave a beautiful speech in which he called upon both Pakistanis and Indians to inaugurate a new chapter of mutual goodwill, friendship and cooperation in their relationship. All the outstanding problems...

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Dec 18 2013

“Engaged Spirituality Panel” at UPLIFT Festival, Australia

Sadhvi Bhagawatiji participated in a wonderful panel at the Uplift Connect Festival in Australia. Sitting and sharing with Guru Singh, Bharat Mitra, Bruce Lipton, Anita Moorjani, Eben Alexander and other, the panel was a question-answer session with the audience on the theme of "Removing the Illusion of Separation between Spirit and Matter." Click here to watch the video....

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Nov 06 2013

Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla come to Parmarth

Their Royal Highnesses, Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, paid an official visit to Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh as the first destination of their nine-day visit to India. Arriving just before sunset, Their Royal Highnesses took part in the sacred evening Aarti Ceremony (ritual of lights), which is an internationally-renowned highlight of Parmarth Niketan's daily activities. Prior to the Aarti, they observed the final offering of a Yagna (fire ceremony) for World Peace and Environmental Preservation, led by the President of Parmarth Niketan, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji. Offering...

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Oct 06 2013

Global Summit of Wellness & Spa

Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji graced the two-day Global Summit of Wellness and Spa in Delhi, which was also attended by eminent leaders such as H.H. the Dalai Lama.  This summit brought together a group of wellness centers, retreat and spa experts, but included a whole section on "Inward," the inner part of wellness, which is what Pujya Swamiji and Sadhviji spoke upon. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CqymIduLQpU  ...

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Sep 26 2013

Launch of Global Interfaith WASH Alliance

Global Interfaith WASH Alliance to Promote Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Launched at the United Nations in Partnership with UNICEF Today a special alliance was launched at the UNICEF headquarters at the United Nations. Religious heads from around the world, joined by the Executive Director of UNICEF and representatives of many organizations officially launched the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA), an alliance of leaders of faith working together to bring clean water, sanitation and hygiene to people of the world. The aim of GIWA is to harness the great power and influence of the...

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Aug 26 2013

Launch of Encyclopedia of Hinduism – International Edition

Launch of Encyclopedia of Hinduism - International Edition Sunday evening the 25th August and Monday morning the 26th August marked a historic moment in the spiritual and cultural history of India: the official launch of the international edition of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism. The launch ceremony was organized and hosted by the University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA. A project of India Heritage Research Foundation, founded, guided, inspired and led by one of India’s most revered spiritual leaders, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, the Encyclopedia of Hinduism is a colossal product of...

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Mar 08 2013

International Yoga Festival 2013

International Yoga Festival ran from the 1-7 March at Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh. There were more than 475 official participants from 41 countries; however, taking into consideration those who came just for a few classes or programs, the total number of participants was nearly 800 people from 50 countries! Parmarth Niketan has been hosting International Yoga Festival since 1999, first in cooperation with Uttar Pradesh Tourism and then in cooperation with Uttarakhand Tourism. The number of participants, the diversity of the countries from which they come and the array of yogacharyas...

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