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Nov 21 2018

World Toilet Summit & World Toilet Day in Mumbai

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​ inaugurated the two day World Toilet Summit, organized in Mumbai on World Toilet Day by the World Toilet Organisation, Singapore; with the support of Lixil Group, Japan; Reckitt-Benckhiser​, UK; in association with the Global Citizen, USA; India Sanitation Coalition; Eixon Services Foundation; Water.org​, and other reputed institutions. The event began with a beautiful lighting the inaugural lamp ceremony with vedic chanting with Pujya Swamiji, Jack Sim​, Founder of the World Toilet Organization; Representative from the Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation, Government of India; Shri Madhusudan Lohia,...

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Nov 15 2018

Making Friends Across Religions – Leaders Testimony and Counsel

A special series of panels entitled “Making Friends Across Religions – Leaders Testimony and Counsel’ were held throughout the Parliament of the World's Religions​. These discussions required each Presenter to share a story of a friendship across religions and offer practical advice for practising friendships between peoples of different faiths. Discussions also were followed by a brief interaction between the presenters and the audience. The eminient panelists included Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​, President of Parmarth Niketan, Co-Founder of Global Interfaith WASH Alliance​, Rabbi David Rosen​, International Director of Interreligious Affairs of...

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Nov 06 2018

Pujya Swamiji recieves Parliament of Worlds Religions Ahimsa Award

Pujya Swamiji receives prestigious Ahimsa award by Parliament of World Religions TORONTO: Today was a moment of historic pride for India when Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji was awarded the special Ahimsa award by the Parliament of World Religions in Toronto. This evening, Dr. Robert P. Sellers, Chair of Parliament of World Religions, Dr Kirit Daftary, Trustee and representative of the Jain religion, Parliament of World Religions, honoured HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji​ for his exceptional contributions that enhance and strengthen the interfaith community through non-violence, his unparalleled service to...

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Nov 01 2018

Inauguration of the Great Shravasti Cultural Centre

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​ was the Chief Guest at the Inaugural Ceremony of the Great Shravasti Cultural Centre, on the opening day from the 31st October to the 4th November in Shravasti, Uttar Pradesh, under the direction and blessings of HH Drikung Kyabgon Tinle Lhundup. The ceremony began with the unveiling of the Cultural Centre followed by a divine butter lamp lighting ceremony at the feet of Bhagawan Buddha. It continued into the main stage event in which there was a special Welcome Address by Shri KT Gyalsten, Executive Secretary of...

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Oct 29 2018

Meeting with Hon’ble Minister of Railways & Minister of Goal, GoI

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji had a beautiful meeting with Hon'ble Minister of Railways and Minister of Coal, GoI, Shri Piyush Goyal recently speaking on a host of different topics for a clean and green India, including developing Sewage to Selfie points to clean the wastewater going into the River Ganga, implementing green technologies such as Agriboard, woodless crematoriums and many others. They also discussed the different ways in which the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, Ganga Action Parivar and Parmarth Niketan are committed to a Swachh Kumbh and making this a Mela with a Message. They...

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Oct 25 2018

Yamunaji Ki Aarti on Sharad Purnima

The pictures and updates are NOW ONLINE from the gorgeous and breathtaking Yamuna ji ki Aarti in Raman Reti, Mathura- Vrindavan. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji​ joins a galaxy of saints on #SharadPurnima on the banks of the #Yamuna River in #Vrindavan-#Mathura under the leadership of Karshnipeethadeshwar Pujya Swami Gurusharananandji in a pledge to protect #water, #nature, #culture & our #future! Gorgeous, breathtaking pictures now online of #SharadPurnima #Yamuna Aarti in #Vrindavan #Mathura with Pujya Gurusharananandji Maharaj, @yogrishiramdev, @PPBhaishri, @PujyaSwamiji, @AvdheshanandG, @SriPundrik & others! #KartikMas #IncredibleIndia See more: https://t.co/GdYSgqBTKW pic.twitter.com/D8SIAqae9T — Parmarth...

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Oct 20 2018

Pujya Swamiji Addresses Thousands of RSS Path-Sanchalan

Chief guest and President of Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​ addressed thousands of swayamsevaks (volunteers) participated before their path-sanchalan (route march) taken out by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to mark Vijayadashami on Friday in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. The marchers making their way through the main roads of the city were welcomed at many places enroute and their discipline was an impressive site to behold by all. Over 7000 swayamsevaks attired in new uniform of RSS white shirt and khaki pants, took part in the path-sanchalan. RSS flag...

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Oct 20 2018

Saryu Aarti Blessed by Pujya Swamiji

The beautiful evening Aarti held on the banks of the Saryu River in Ayodhya was graced and blessed by HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​ at the warm invitation of the Mayor of Ayodhya, Shri Rishikesh Upadhyay​ and the organisers of the Ayodhya Kala Utsav​, co-curators of the Festival Shri Shantanu Gupta​ji and Shri Pushkar Sharma​ji. Pujya Swamiji who has been the inspiration behind countless Aartis across the banks of Mother Ganga, as well as popularising the ancient ceremony overseas and is most noted for the incredible Ganga Aarti He leads at...

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Oct 19 2018

Pujya Swamiji Meets with Niti Ayog CEO

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji met with NITI Aayog CEO Shri Amitabh Kant this week along with other officers of Niti Ayog including Shri Yaduvendra Mathur, Addtnl Secy, Shri Sanjay Kumar Singh, Director and others. During this important meeting, Pujya Swamiji shared: Ganga Rejuvenation: Implementing Decentralized Treatment Technologies and utilizing innovative "Sewage to Selfie" point models to engage local communities to radically transform dialogue around wastewater management. Watch the incredible launch of the pilot plan in Rishikesh: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGmIk7tje84&t=85s: Read more about the launch of a pilot plan in Lucknow here. Abating Climate Change & Conserving Water:...

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Oct 17 2018

Meeting with Maulana Dr. Kalbe Sadiq Saheb in Lucknow

Pujya Swamiji had a divine meeting at the Unity College with Maulana Dr. Kalbe Sadiq Saheb, Vice President, All-India Muslim Personal Law Board, Chairman of Unity College, in Lucknow.  Pujya Swamiji prayed for his long life and good health so that they may continue to walk together and work together, hand in hand and heart in heart, for true “Hariyali” and prosperity in the nation! Pujya Swamiji also welcomed him home to Parmarth Niketan to heal with Ayurveda, Panchkarma, the fresh air of the Himalayas, and the sacred waters of Ganga.  He also met...

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