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Dec 03 2019

Saints 125th Birth Anniversary Inspires Green Pledge for Planet

The 125th Birth Anniversary of Pujya Swami Brahmanand Ji Maharaj was commemorated by a sacred lamp lighting ceremony by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji, Umashri Bhartiji, Gangotri Swami Raghavanandaji, eminent scholar Acharya Govind, Vande Mataramji, Mahamandeleshwar Dayaram Dasji, Mahant Swami Suresh Dasji, Saints of the Lodhi Samaj/Brahmapuri tradition and other eminent dignitaries at Brahmapuri, Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh. Pujya Swamiji shared that Pujya Swami Bramanandji was a great saint who dedicated his life to the improvement of the society. He dedicated himself to the independence of the country and also went...

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Nov 24 2019

Vocational Occupation Teachers Gather at Parmarth Niketan

It was a beautiful day at Parmarth Niketan when dozens of Divine Shakti Foundation school and vocational training centre Adminstrators, Teachers and Wardens gathered together to meet with DSF Founder, President of Parmarth Niketan, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, and DSF’s President, Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, to review their successes and to plan for the future. After beautiful blessings for the continued health and happiness of the dedicated educators – many of whom have been sharing their wisdom and experience as DSF and Parmarth’s instructors with generations of students - Pujya Swamiji and...

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Nov 22 2019

Toilet Complex Inaugurated and Blessed on World Toilet Day

This year's #WorldToiletDay proved to be the perfect opportunity to inaugurate a new toilet complex at one of the many schools in Rishikesh for which the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance works to provide sanitation and hygiene facilities. On the day, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatii, along with the Mayor of Rishikesh, Anita Mamgain, and other dignitaries, school faculty members and students, gathered together to celebrate the inauguration, and to encourage and empower the children to not only utilize the new facilities, but to care for...

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Nov 18 2019

Ragpickers in Rishikesh: Gujarat to Ganga Paryavaran Yatra

Inauguration of the Paryavaran (Environment) Yatra at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh The Hon’ble Governor of Uttarakhand, Smt Baby Rani Mauryaji graced Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh to join the President and Spiritual Leader, HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, and Secretary-General of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji in welcoming one hundred Paryavaran Mitras, women serving in Gujarat as ragpickers and sanitation workers, to the banks of Mother Ganga at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh). Pujya Swamiji shared His opening remarks and blessings, “To me you are not just Ragpickers but Rashtra Sevaks, doing the real...

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Nov 17 2019

Sunday Morning Clean Up on Banks of Maa Ganga

A well spent Sunday Morning, when #SparshGanga team was welcomed by the Ganga Action Parivar, Parmarth Rishikumars in a beautiful Clean Up on the banks of Maa Ganga at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh. Blessed by the presence and example of HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, the team of young people and children enthusiastically cleaned a stretch of the banks of Maa Ganga, layers of plastic and a underground drainage system in just two hours! .@sparshgangaoffc, @gangaaction, @wash_alliance bring together #youth, #children & concerned citizens for a beautiful #Sunday morning clean up along the...

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Nov 02 2019

Inauguration of Bio-Toilet Clusters at Pantdeep Parking, Haridwar

HARIDWAR: HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Co-Founder of The Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, Founder Ganga Action Parivar and President of Parmarth Niketan, graced and blessed the official inauguration ceremony of two new eco-friendly, public bio-digester toilet clusters just completed at Pantdweep Parking, Haridwar. He was welcomed by Shri Anil Kapoorji, Director (HR), BHEL, Shri Deependra Kumar Chaudhary, District Magistrate of Haridwar, Shri Sanjay Gulati, GM(I), BHEL Haridwar, Shri Nirankar Saxenaji, Dy Secretary General, FICCI and many others. This public toilet complex is one of 25 complexes that are to be inaugurated...

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Oct 29 2019

Warm Blankets Wrap Rishikumars with Love & Care

On the auspicious occasion of Bhai Dooj during a special five day Diwali celebrations, as the weather begins to turn colder in Rishikesh, beautiful, soft and fluffy blankets were distributed by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, devotees and sevaks from India and abroad to all of our young Rishikumars as gifts to help keep them warm during the upcoming winter season. A few of the very first blankets this season were distributed earlier a few days ago on Dhanteras when the Hon'ble Chief Minister...

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Oct 29 2019

Bhai Dooj Celebrations at Parmarth

Today on the fifth day of Diwali, we celebrated the auspicious occasion of Bhai Dooj. This tradition honors the sacred and beautiful brother and sister relationship. In it sisters apply a tilak on their brothers forehead honoring his presence in their lives and wishing for his long and healthy life. They then perform Aarti of their brothers, further praying for light to be upon their brother and upon all. The two then exchange gifts and sweets to honor the bond between them. In honor of this beautiful tradition, Pujya Swami Chidanand...

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Oct 28 2019

Special Diwali Aarti, Pooja & Satsang

Special Diwali Ganga Aarti and Satsang with Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji straight from the banks of Maa Ganga, in the lap of the Himalayas, inspires us not only to light lamps in our homes but to be the light for others. Divine wisdom, vedic chanting, sacred bhajans, and Lord Ganeshji and Maa Lakshmi Pooja concluding with a #GreenDiwaliPledge make the evening a truly unforgettable and inspirational one! Then a special diya lit divine Satsang in Pujya Swamiji's Kutir further added to the magical evening and encouraged us...

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Oct 27 2019

Dhanteras Saw a Special Inauguration of a Vijay Yatra

Hon'ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Pujya Swamiji and Mayors of Rishikesh and Dehradun among others in attendance Pujya Swami Sri Sri 1008 Narmadanand ji was warmly welcomed and received by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji to Parmarth Niketan and together they welcomed Honble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Shri Trivendra Singh Rawatji, Mayor of Dehradun Shri Sunil Uniyalji and Mayor of Rishikesh Smt Anita Mamgainji and many others. They began the visit with a beautiful plantation ceremony, thereafter offering purnahuti to the sacred yagna ceremony on the banks of Maa Ganga. During the world...

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