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Jul 06 2021

International Plastic Bag Free Day

The recent International Plastic Bag Free Day commemoration was the perfect opportunity for HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, to remind us that "plastic pollution is a global crisis! The environment is being polluted and, unfortunately, this pollution is man-made. The solution, though, will also be man-made. "Over 500 billion plastic bags are used globally," Pujya Swamiji continued. "So many plastic bags are spreading on our Earth and, due to this pollution, biodiversity is in catastrophic crisis. Plastic is fouling and defiling our waterways, and toxins are increasing...

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Jul 01 2021

Pujya Swamiji’s Divine 69th Birthday Webinar: A Gathering of Friends and Family

We started this month with a beautiful day of celebration of HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji's divine 69th Birth Anniversary, and carried-forth those celebrations with Ganga Dussehra and International Yoga Day fesitivities to make this month of June one filled with love, joy, hope and deep and meaningful connection to God and to each other. It's been such a fulfilling and fruitful time, and as we look back at some of the highlights and memorable moments from His birthday with all of the wonderful messages and special visits, we...

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Jun 27 2021

Third Consignment of Oxygen Concentrators Reach Parmarth

The third consignment of oxygen concentrators reached Parmarth Niketan Ashram, following the second wave of coronavirus outbreak in India and the emergence of the Delta variant. Previous consignments, as well as medicines and other medical supplies, have already reached community health centres in Yamkeshwar, Kimsar, Lakshman Jhula, Dwiyuli, Bharpur Banchuri, Hirakhal and Bhrigukhal hospitals, and visits were made to villages to further empower community and primary health centers in Rishikesh and surrounding areas. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji said that at this time, so much of India has been affected by...

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Jun 22 2021

Yoga Day Celebrations

Special International Day of Yoga live Morning Session from the world famous Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, on the holy banks of Mother Ganga, in the lap of the Himalayas, with the divine presence, blessings and inspiration of HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji, inspiring message of Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji on the occasion, who is currently travelling abroad but joined the celebrations online. The Common Yoga Protocol session was conducted by Pujya Sadhvi Abha Saraswatiji, Yogacharya Dr Indu Sharmaji, Ganga Nandini, Parmarth Rishikumars and Family at the...

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Jun 22 2021

Israel and India Together for Water Conservation

It was beautiful to welcome the Charge d'affaires of the Embassy of Israel, Rony Yedidia-Clein, and her husband, Goeff, to Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh for International Day of Yoga weekend. While at the ashram they participated in daily Yoga & Meditation Sessions, Special Ganga Dussehra Aarti Ceremony, Sacred Yagya ceremony and many other activities within the Ashram over the weekend. This was their second visit to the Ashram from their earlier visit in March this year. The highlight of their stay were their meetings with HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji,...

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Jun 20 2021

Ganga Dussehra 2021

Today, on the auspicious occasion of Ganga Dussehra, in Parmarth Niketan, in the presence of Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji, worship of Mother Ganga and a divine ceremony of Havan was organized. Pujya Swami ji, while calling upon the people of the state, said that the water level in Mother Ganga has increased a lot at this time, so bathe in the Ganges carefully and do not do it alone. On the auspicious occasion of Dussehra, let us all take a pledge as a society that we will contribute...

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Jun 16 2021

Parmarth Niketan joins Dainik Jagran in nationwide campaign of interfaith prayer for health and healing

Parmarth Niketan was proud to join Dainik Jagran in their nationwide campaign for offering interfaith prayer for the health and healing of the world. In the divine presence of HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji and with His blessings, permeated by the beautiful chanting of Pujya Sadhvi Abha Saraswatiji, the Parmarth Rishikumars, ashram family in Lockdown came together to chant, pray and meditate. Join us this Sunday for our LIVESTREAM of our Special Ganga Dussehra Sacred Sunday Yagya! Start your morning with prayer and fill your life with grace....

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Jun 11 2021

Giving the Gift of Trees to Recovered COVID-19 Patients

Parmarth Niketan's President Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji Maharaj has started a new initiative entitled "Mission Oxygen", in which people who have recovered from Covid-19 are being bid farewell from Rishikesh hospitals with a gift of plants!  Soon, this campaign hopes to extend to Covid-care hospitals and centers throughout the state. Speaking about the new initiative, Pujya Swamiji said that there are many who have returned after defeating Covid who continue to struggle for their breath.  We all understand that with no breath, there is no life, and so by planting trees...

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Jun 09 2021

Hygiene Kits and Masks Distributed in Ayodhya

With the blessings of Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji Maharaj, Parmarth Niketan distributed cleanliness kits and masks, hand sanitizers, etc. in the surrounding settlements of the spiritual city of Ayodhya, Tihura Manjha, Banwari Purva, Madrahiya, Dharmapurva, Chakrasenpur, Dharmpurva, Chakrsen. Pujya Swamiji said that there is a widespread effect of the epidemic in which a large part of the society has become unemployed, and their first need is food. Many people are finding it difficult to have two meals a day at the moment, and needy families are finding it difficult to gather...

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Jun 07 2021

Highlights of Pujya Swamiji’s 69th Birth Anniversary Celebrations

Enjoy this special 69th Birthday Highlights Album from recent Praktya Diwas Celebration of Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji’s Birthday. This year amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, His 69th Birthday was celebrated with prayers and morning yagya for World Health & Healing and a special pledge to protect Mother Earth and Mother Nature, which are core tenets of Pujya Swamiji’s life and teachings. Pujya Swamiji took part in a special Gow Puja (worshiping of the Mother Cow) at Parmarth’s Gaushala, sacred Ganga Snan and undertook a special tree plantation as a symbol of His commitment...

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