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Sep 11 2016

Pujya Bhaishriji’s Green Birthday & the Gift of Ganga Rights Act

Pujya Swamiji arrived in Mumbai just after His trip to Ladakh, after the beautifully successful Global Interfaith WASH Alliance-UNICEF Worship for WASH Summit, for the auspicious occasion of Pujya Bhaishri Rameshbhai Ozaji’s 59th Birthday. The divine celebrations was graced and blessed also by Pujya Karshnipeethadeshwar Swami Gurusharananandaji Maharaj, Raman Reti, Pujya MM Vishveranandji Maharaj, Pujya Raghumuniji Maharaj, Bhagwatacharya Pujyashri Shardbhai Vyasji and Pujya Rajguruji and many other saints. Pujya Swamiji shared in His loving and inspiring address, “Pujya Bhaishriji’s Prakatya Divas is truly a Prerna Divas for all us, inspiring us...

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Sep 01 2016

International Peace Day Celebrated

Everyday the service projects and initiatives blossoming and thriving under HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji’s leadership are centered and geared towards not just praying for peace but also providing and serving to bring about long-term, sustainable peace in our own lives and within our communities. Today, on the beautiful occasion of the International Peace Day yoga students in Parmarth Niketan’s Intensive Yoga Course from many different countries, including but not limited to Germany, India, United Kingdom, China, America, Hawaii, Spain, Czech Republic, Russia, Sweden, Argentina and many others, joined Pujya Swamiji...

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Aug 31 2016

Conclusion of the 2-day GIWA-UNICEF Summit in Leh-Ladakh

The second day of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA)- UNICEF Worship for WASH (Sarva Dharma Swachhta Evam Sadbhavna Sankalp) Summit concluded with a historic pledge and water blessing ceremony on the banks of the Sindhu River, at the Sindhu Darshan Ghat,in Leh-Ladakh. GIWA’s leaders representing India’s diverse faith traditions gathered together to offer the water of the Indus River onto the globe as a symbol and a prayer that all of humanity should have access to safe and sufficient water, sanitation and hygiene. Hon’ble Dr. Harsh Vardhanji, Minister of Science and...

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Aug 31 2016

March for Peace and WASH in Ladakh

Providing Facilities to Nuns and Girls in Ladakh During the Worship for WASH Summit in Ladakh, DSF’s President visited the Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre with interfaith leaders and the Hon’ble Science & Technology Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhanji to inaugurate a special Interfaith Peace Garden and ceremoniously perform the ground breaking of a toilet structure near the centre’s Meditation Hall, which previously lacked access to nearby sanitation facilities. At the ground-breaking, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji said,“This toilet structure symbolizes the union of Meditation and Sanitation, which is the need of the hour. No...

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Aug 30 2016

Sarva Dharma Swachhta Evam Sadbhavna Sankalp Ladakh

The Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA) India, in association with UNICEF India, held a two-day Summit in Ladakh. The “Worship for WASH” GIWA-UNICEF Ladakh Summit initiated a dialogue on critical issues of WASH (Water, Sanitation and Health), specifically in the Ladakh region. The Summit discussed the inter-linkage of multiple issues of inequity, lack of access and other related issues in the region, with special focus on minority populations. Speaking at the summit, the convener of the programme, Founder of GIWA India and the President of Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, Pujya Swami Chidanand...

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Aug 25 2016

Wishing Everyone a Clean & Green Krishna Janmasthmi!

Krishna Janmasthmi celebrations at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh) started with a massive clean up, inspired and led by HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, with a message that in addition to the global celebrations of this auspicious day, reenactments of Krishna’s Birth, we should also simulatneously work to make the world we live in a place which Baby Krishna would like to inhabit, play and lead his beautiful leelas. Hence, we started our massive clean up along the Neelkanth Yatra Marg, in the Rajaji National Forest, where tons of waste laid strewn from...

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Aug 18 2016

International Green Raksha Bandhan Celebrations

The first ever International Green Raksha Bandhan was held at Talkatora Stadium, Delhi. It was conceived and led by Mananiya Indresh Kumarji, National Executive Member of RSS, and HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji. The theme of the celebration was World Peace & Preservation and Protection of the Environment, organized jointly by DSF and FANS. More than 100 groups with participants from more than 40 countries participated. Pujya Swamiji said “There can be no protection of our sisters, our mothers and our daughters without simultaneously ensuring that they have adequate, safe and...

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Aug 01 2016

Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji at the Grace Cathedral

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji led a beautiful program at the Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. The program began with meditation, chanting and pledges of oneness and unity in the Cathedral hall with Yoga on the Labyrinth, and then led into a longer, in depth panel on Living with Grace in our lives. The panel was also graced by the presence of the Dean of Grace Cathedral Rev. Malcolm Young and moderated by renowned yoga teacher Darren Main. Shri R. Venkatramana, Deputy Consular of India to United States for...

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Jul 28 2016

Hari Mandir Celebrates 40 Years with Pujya Swamiji’s Blessings

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati gives the inspiration and the message of the 4T’s on the HARI Temple’s grand 40th anniversary celebration in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. He said, “On the occasion of the 40th Anniversary, you must commit yourself to serving Bhartiya Sanskriti and Bharat with 4Ts – your Time, your Talent, your Technology and your Tenacity.” Under Pujya Swamiji’s inspiration, the temple Board of Trustees committed to planting 40 trees at the Temple and each person would plant a tree also at their home. Further Pujya Swamiji led everyone in a...

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Jul 26 2016

Kanwad Mela: Jal Mandir Inauguration

Every year the Kanwad Yatra & Mela takes place during the Hindu month of Shrawan Mas, in which devotees and pilgrims, mostly young men, from all over Northern India, a majority from Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, offer their devotion and the holy waters of the River Ganga to Lord Shiva as a means to please Him so that He may fulfill their wishes. This year, with Pujya Swamiji’s divine vision and inspiration, the Ganga Action Parivar and Parmarth Niketan, in association with Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, carried forth various interventions to...

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