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Dec 10 2018

Muslims, Hindus Unite at International Summit in Rishikesh

Show of Unity in advance of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Birthday Anniversary Two Day Inter-religious Summit & Two Day Training inaugurated at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh), with the joint collaboration of KAICIID​, the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance​ & Parmarth Niketan​ RISHIKESH: Prominent Hindu and Muslim leaders and youth joined forces at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh) in a first ever, historic event on strengthening interreligious collaboration of Hindu and Muslim leaders and youth. The historic event was organized by KAICIID the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID), Vienna, the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA) and Parmarth Niketan as...

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Dec 01 2018

Kumbh Art Fest Begins!

The Kumbh Kala Mahotsav (#KumbhArtFest) launched to recognise, give credit and offer gratitude to all the artists who have worked under the Mela Admin's Paint My City' campaign. Fest continues till 7th Dec and in the next 4 days the iconic Indira Bhavan will be the canvas for the artists brush. Please join, witness and celebrate this spirit of Kala Sangam at Sangam! @PujyaSwamiji along with Shri Girdhiar Malaviyaji, Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University, Commissioner Allahabad Ashish Goelji and others launched the social media campaign to recognise these efforts. [srizonfbalbum id=11]...

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Nov 24 2018

Kashi Ki Dev Diwali: Celebrating Festival of Lights with the Gods

Highlights and updates from the incredibly special and divine Dev Diwali celebrations are now in and we are glad to share an extraordinary evening with Hon'ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Shri MYogiAdityanath​ ji, Hon'ble UP Tourism Minister Prof Rita Bahuguna Joshiji, Hon'ble State BJP President Shri Mahendra Nath Pandeyji, HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji​, Hon'ble Principal Secretary, Shri Awanish Kumar Awasthi​ and many others gracing the divine occasion to ceremoniously inaugurate Sur Ganga's 143 day celebration with cultural programmes from renowned artists and folk artists, as a...

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Nov 23 2018

World Youth Summit and Sri Sathya Sai Awards

The World Youth Summit, organized by the Sri Sathya Sai Vrinda, in Muddenahalli, Bangalore, in honour of the 93rd Birthday of Revered Sri Sathya Sai Babaji, was held from the 19-23rd November and was graced and blessed, from the 22nd-23rd November, by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji. Pujya Swamiji joined Pujya Baba and Pujya Sri Mudhusudan Rao Naiduji in the morning of the 22nd November to flag off 10-15 trucks with 300-400 students and 500 devotees who traveled to 10 villages with food, clothes, cleaning drinking water and more as part of...

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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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