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Jun 07 2021

World Food Safety Day

Today on the occasion of World Food Safety Day, raising awareness about the diseases caused by contaminated food and polluted water, Parmarth Niketan's President Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji Maharaj said that for us to have pure food, pollution-free earth, water, and air are needed. If these three elements are polluted, then life starts to be in trouble. Parmarth Niketan Ashram distributed rations to the needy in the surrounding areas of the ashram. Many people are unemployed at this time, and the first thing they need is food. If everyone comes forward...

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Jun 06 2021

International Yogakon USA 2021

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati, President of Parmarth Niketan, addressed the inaugural session of a month-long online yoga festival, International Yogakon USA-2021.  He said that yoga is not only the name of physical asanas, but is the coinciding of body with soul.  Yoga is not limited to asana but can take a person to spiritual heights. Pujya Swamiji said that in the Gita, Lord Shri Krishna said "Yoga: Karmasu Kaushalam" - Yoga, brings skill in our every work; makes life balanced and disciplined. Yoga is an excellent medium to establish balance and...

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Jun 04 2021

Pujya Swamiji’s 69th Birthday Celebrations

This year amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji's 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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uiCvJV50nY 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 to service of all creations and to protect the environment. Continuing in the spirit...

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Jun 03 2021

Honouring Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji’s 69th Birth Anniversary

Join is for a Special Webinar an online gathering of revered Faith Leaders, eminent speakers, dignitaries, devotees and family to celebrate HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji’s 69th Birthday, as we honour Pujya Swamiji’s presence here on Earth, celebrating His incredible life and the powerful global impact of His service and divine example! This webinar will begin with a moment of silence and prayer for peace to the divine souls who have lost their lives, for their families - may they stay strong during this time, those struggling from coronavirus currently, and...

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Jun 02 2021

Project Blue Online Summit

The Blue Economy - what the World Bank defines as the "sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods, and jobs while preserving the health of ocean ecosystem" - contributes 4.1% to the Indian economy, and is an important source for renewable energy. So maintaining and preserving this system is of vital importance to us, and to future generations. The Vivekananda Youth Connect Foundation recognizes the importance of this economy, and is doing its part to ensure that others recognize it, too, through an impressive initiative dubbed "Project...

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Jun 01 2021

200 Life-Saving Medical Kits to Communities

Appreciating the Uttarakhand government and administration for providing medical facilities in even the smallest villages of the region, Parmarth Niketan President HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji today presented 200 life-saving medical kits to the Deputy Chief Medical Officer of the Pauri Garhwal District, Dr Rajeev, so that the community and primary health centers of the area can provide exemplary, and the villagers can continue to get improved medical services. In presenting the equipment, Pujya Swamiji assured the hardworking MLA of the Yamkeshwar region, Ritu Khanduriji, and Dr Rajeevji that Parmarth Niketan...

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May 30 2021

“Yoga: Preparing Youth for Tomorrow” on IDY Discussion Series

In recognition of the upcoming International Day of Yoga on 21 June, the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, the AYUSH Virtual Convention Center, the MDNIY, New Delhi and Assocham came up with an idea - an Idea Series, presented every Sunday in the weeks leading up to the Day. And, today, Parmarth Niketan President, HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji, addressed the Series as keynote speaker to discuss the need to prepare Youth for tomorrow through Yoga. Pujya Swamiji said that "it is very important to prepare the youth...

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May 30 2021

First Consignment of Oxygen Concentrators Reach Parmarth

For more than one year, Parmarth Niketan has handed over Parmarth Yoga and Meditation Centre, all convenient rooms, the Parmarth Swami Shukdevanand Charitable Hospital, and Parmarth Covid Care Center to the government to serve people affected by coronavirus. Services are running smoothly there with the cooperation of Pauri administration and Uttarakhand government, and Parmarth has been providing accommodation and food facilities to doctors and other health workers serving in the Covid-care centre. The first 25 oxygen concentrators have just reached Parmarth along with oximeters, thermometers, nebulizers, and steamers, which will be...

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May 27 2021

Feeding the Hungry

Tomorrow is World Hunger Day and, on its Eve, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji took a moment while serving at the daily Ganga Ghat Bhojan Vitra to express His deeply-felt concerns about the food conditions for Indian families - especially during Covid's long-lasting second wave. "The people of India," He shared, "have not only lost employment due to the corona epidemic but many have lost their loved ones. This means that there are many households in which single women are the head of the family and the burden of the entire family...

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May 25 2021

Giving Tuesday: Ganga Ghat Bhojan Vitra

One of the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic extended curfews and lockdowns is the number of people who are going hungry each day. HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji recognized the need, and immediately set-out to inspire volunteers and sevaks to serve. Now, every day on the Ganga Ghat across from Parmarth Niketan, in-need residents, Saints and Monks of the Swargashram neighbourhood are provided with fresh, hot & nourishing meals to ensure nobody has to go hungry. And, on this particular day, SDM for Yamkeshwar, Shri Manish Kumar...

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