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Apr 28 2019

Inauguration of Upgraded Computer Centre at Parmarth

“Education means not only theoretical knowledge, but also learning mental, physical, emotional, intellectual and scientific development.” So declared HH Pujya Swamiji Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, at the recent opening of the modern and well-equipped computer lab at the ashram’s divine Gurukul, a place of scholarship and inspiration for disadvantaged and/or orphaned youth. He added, “By surfing the web pages and the Ved pages, this centre will help them bridge the gap between computer and culture between technology and traditions.” Inauguration of upgraded computer centre at our Gurukul by @PujyaSwamiji,...

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Apr 23 2019

Earth Day Celebrated: Beautification of the Rishikesh Railways

On Earth Day, the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance came together with Swarovski WaterSchools, Parmarth Niketan Ashram, other local schools and organizations to organize a beautification campaign that began with the Rishikesh train station. Hundreds of school students from across the region converged at the Rishikesh Train Station to paint and beautify it in honour of International Mother Earth Day. They were joined and guided by artists from across India and around the world to send a unified message of love for the natural wonders of the Ganga and the Himalayas...

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Apr 20 2019

Hanuman Jayanti 2019

Special Hanuman Jayanti Celebrations at Parmarth Niketan took place in the divine presence of HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, who returned back home to Rishikesh after two weeks of being abroad. The celebrations included special Hanuman Chalisa, divine yagna, Ganga Aarti and Sundarkand Path. During the Ganga Aarti, Pujya Swamiji emphasized the message and the teachings from Hanumanji's divine example sharing, "When we live with the attitude of gratitude, an attitude of what through me me not what for me, when we live in the service of the...

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Mar 23 2019

Protecting the Future through Culture & Nature: India & Indonesia

Padmasana to be established at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh RISHIKESH: Resonating with the message of oneness and harmony, one of the largest ashrams in Rishikesh, Parmarth Niketan Ashram, welcomed a high level delegation from Bali, Indonesia. Leading the delegation of mostly Parliamentarians was Head of the Parliament, Dr Putu Parwata and Indra Udayana, Founder and Chairman, Ashram Gandhi Puri, Indonesia, who were welcomed by HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji (Pujya Swamiji), President of Parmarth Niketan, and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, President of the Divine Shakti Foundation, to their Himalayan home with a sacred...

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Mar 22 2019

WaterSchool Champions Make World Water Day Sparkle

Hundreds of young water champions gathered on the banks of the River Ganga today to celebrate a World Water Day of pageantry and joy The program, held at Parmarth Niketan Rishikesh, in partnership with the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, Swarovski and Ganga Action Parivar, gathered young water champions to share their own song, dance, art, theater and spoken word performances. Together, they vowed to spread the word that now is the time for all to join together to save water and keep the environment clean. यह न केवल विश्व जल दिवस है...

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Mar 20 2019

MOEF,CC Secy Joins Pujya Swamiji to Inaugurate Woodless Holika

Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Climate Change, Government of India Shri CK Sharmaji joined Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji to inaugurate the Green Holika Dahan celebrations The green Holika Dahan initiative was inaugurated recently during the Ganga Aarti with a special ceremony in which the Hon'ble Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Climate Change, Government of India Shri CK Sharmaji joined Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji to offer the first two biscuits and inspired a mass pledge to make all our festivals, celebrations and holidays into clean and green ones. District Forest...

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Mar 20 2019

Clean & Green Holi Celebrations at Parmarth Niketan

Clean & Green Holi Celebrations at Parmarth Niketan with HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and people from 35 countries Pujya Swamiji shares that by Kumbh 2021 Woodless Havan with Cowdung Biscuits would be propagated widely across the region and inspiration to make all our festivals and celebrations clean and green by reducing our carbon and water footprint. He adds, on World Happiness Day, only by protecting our Nature and Culture can we truly be happy and thereby protect our Future. #Holi at its best! Clean, Green & Serene #celebrations! Pure joy, happiness...

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Mar 10 2019

Symposium on Meditation & Cardiovascular Diseases/AIIMS Rishikesh

A beautiful conference on the role of Medicine in Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases took place at AIIMS Rishikesh, inaugurated by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Dr HR Nagendraji, Chancellor of SVASYA, Dr Subodh Tiwariji, CEO, Kaivalyadam, and others, presided on by Dr Ravi Kantji, Director of AIIMS Rishikesh, Dr Indranill Basu, Cardiologist from America and Prof Bhanu Dugal, Head of Department, Cardiology, AIIMS Rishikesh. Dr Indranill Basu set the tone of the conference by sharing, “The science of meditation has slowly dissipated over the years. The purpose...

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Mar 10 2019

Inauguration of the Rishikesh Railway Station Bio Toilet

“Meditation and Sanitation come together in yoga capital of the world with message of India First then Toilet Must!” says HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, Co-Founder, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance BHEL Executives, FICCI Representatives and GIWA Volunteers are blessed by the presence of Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji for the inauguration of the public, bio-digester toilet complex at the Rishikesh Railway Station RISHIKESH: Today saw the auspicious inauguration of the Bio Digester toilets* at the Rishikesh Railway Station, supported and sponsored by CSR initiative of BHEL, in partnership with...

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Mar 07 2019

International Yoga Festival – Day 7

SPREAD YOUR LOVE becomes anthem and message of the 30th International Yoga Festival as Hon’ble Governor of Uttarakhand, Smt. Baby Rani Maurya blesses and wishes farewell to over 1500 participants from 80 nations. Participants journey to the Maharishi (Beatles) Ashram for meditation, song, and dance; Closing ceremony is blessed by Smt. Baby Rani Maurya, Hon’ble Governor of Uttarakhand. RISHIKESH- On Day 7, the International Yoga Festival at Parmarth Niketan, being held in association with Incredible India, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, celebrated its final day on and off the mat. At...

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