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Oct 15 2022

Global Handwashing Day Celebrated at Parmarth Niketan

United We Stand in Global Hand Hygiene with a Beautiful Awareness Raising Handwashing Day Programme to Engage School Children and Faculty, Faith and Political Leaders, Educators and Academists in the lap of the Himalayas in a programme organised by the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, with the technical support of UNICEF India and in partnership with Divine Shakti Foundation, Ganga Action Parivar, Religions for Peace and others. Hon’ble Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishankji,” HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji  & Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawatiji join Faith Leaders for a Day of Advocacy for Global Handwashing...

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Oct 11 2022

Hollywood to the Himalayas Now Available in India!

Great news! ‘Hollywood to the Himalayas’ NOW available in India from Jaico Publishing House (India) ! Most of you know that my deep, raw, open-hearted memoir, ‘Hollywood to the Himalayas: A Journey of Healing and Transformation’, was published last summer in the USA by Mandala Publishing and Insight Editions. By God's Grace, it became a #1 Bestseller. It's been an extraordinary opportunity and blessing to share my story of the ecstasy, awakening, and indescribable spiritually expansive experiences along with the challenges, struggles, suffering, and trauma I had experienced prior to coming...

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Oct 09 2022

First Ever Nari Sansad Concludes today at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh

The second day of the first ever Nari Sansad (Women's Parliament) concludes with Chief Guest Hon'ble Governor of Kerala Dr Arif Mohammad Khan Saheb, President of Parmarth Niketan  PujyaSwami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Environmentalist Dr. Vandana Shivaji, Dr. Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Mayor Rishikesh Smt. Anita Mamgain and others Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji dedicated the tricolor made of bamboo and khadi to the Honorable Governor of Kerala Dr Arif Mohammad Khan Saheb he was conferred with Nataraj Award for his exceptional service to the Nation They were presented with resolution letter for building a world...

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Oct 08 2022

Hon’ble Governors of UP and Kerala inaugurate First Ever Nari Sansad at Parmarth Niketan

NARI SANSAD (WOMEN’S PARLIAMENT) MOVEMENT INAUGURATED AT PARMARTH NIKETAN HH Param Pujya Swamiji Welcomes the Hon'ble Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Smt Anandiben Patelji; the Hon’ble Governor of Kerala, Shri Arif Mohammad Khanji; Nationalist Thinker, Shri KN Govindacharyaji; Divine Shakti Foundation President, Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji; Nari Sansad Executive Convenor and Senior Journalist, Shri Ravishankar Tiwariji; Delhi University’s Dr. Rachna Bimalji; and, Others. Two-day Summit Focuses solely on Women - their Dreams and Challenges, their History and their Future, their Needs and their Contributions. Women can, will and must empower the world - but first...

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Sep 15 2022

Faith Leaders Capacity Building Workshop

Citing the need to raise awareness in the public and in our Youth about climate change and Covid-19 vaccinations, HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji yesterday welcomed religious, civic and social leaders and stakeholders to the Faith Leaders Capacity Building Workshop organized under the aegis of UNICEF, the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and Parmarth Niketan to devise a strategy to create and implement action plans to address these two pressing issues. Joining Pujya Swamiji and Pujya Sadhviji were Pujya Madhavpriyadas Swamiji, President SGVP Gurukul Parivar, Ahmedabad;...

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Sep 09 2022

Protecting Our Glaciers: A Himalaya Diwas Sankalp

As we celebrate Himalaya Diwas today, we do so recognizing that these majestic peaks that have protected us and nurtured us for thousands of years are in grave danger from the relentless effects of man-made climate change. For millions of years, these sacred mountains have flourished, providing the planet and its inhabitants with literally everything that it needs to survive. And, in just a little over 100 years, humans have created an environment that threatens their very existence. But, it's not just the Himalayas. This is a global issue - one...

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Sep 08 2022

Sadhvi Bhagawatiji at the International Conference on Cohesive Societies in Singapore

Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati traveled to Singapore as Co-President of Religions for Peace International to share her inspiring insights into How Faith Can Bridge Divides at the International Conference on Cohesive Societies, inaugurated by the President of Singapore, Ms. Halimah Yacob. Organized by the Ministry of Culture, Communities and Youth, Government of Singapore and the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies the three-day conference - operating on the theme “Confident Identities, Connected Communities” - aimed to bring together over 800 policy makers, academics, civil society and religious leaders to build...

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Sep 04 2022

Sadhviji attends special event focused on organ donation with Hon’ble Vice President of India in Delhi

Today at the Ambedkar Center in Delhi, on Maharishi Dadhichi Jayanti - celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Dadhichi Deh Dan Samiti and the launch of the new Swasth Sabal Bharat campaign - a special event focused on organ donation was held in the gracious presence of the Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri Jagdeep Dhankharji. President of Divine Shakti Foundation and Secretary-General, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, was the Chief Guest. Other distinguished guests on the dais included former Minister of Health, Government of India, Dr....

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Aug 28 2022

Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji Visit former President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind in Delhi

Calling him "not a former but an unprecedented President of India," HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji paid a visit to Shri Ram Nath Kovindji in Delhi, surprising him with the Green Gift of the Himalayas, a sacred Rudraksh sapling. "You did," shared Pujya Swamiji, "an important job of making Indians living abroad proud by calling them the cultural ambassadors of India. And, you kept the relationship between India and other nations alive. During my travels abroad, I saw that the warmth you always convey continues...

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Aug 27 2022

Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji meet first civilian President of India Smt. Droupadi Murmu

In the highlight of a string of important meetings since His return from abroad, HH Param Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Global Interfaith WASH Alliance Secretary-General Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji met the first civilian President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmuji, and offered her best wishes for being elected as the 15th President of India. परमार्थ निकेतन के अध्यक्ष स्वामी चिदानन्द सरस्वती जी ने भारत की प्रथम नागरिक राष्ट्रपति श्रीमती द्रोपदी मुर्मू जी से की भेंट माननीय राष्ट्रपति जी को परमार्थ गंगा आरती में सहभाग हेतु किया आमंत्रित भारत की प्रथम नागरिक को रूद्राक्ष...

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