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Jun 14 2018

Graduating with a Green Beginning and Giving Back to Mother Earth

Maharishi Markandeshwar University​, Maulana Ambala held it's convocation yesterday. HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​, President of Parmarth Niketan​ (Rishikesh) graced the occasion with his presence as the Chief Guest and delivered an inspiring and green convocation address. Hon'ble Chancellor Dr Tarsem Kumar Garg presided over the function. Ceremony started with lighting of the lamp followed by Saraswati Vandana. After that Chancellor declared the convocation open. 93 students were conferred Doctoral degrees, 591 students received Master's degrees and 1568 received Bachelor's degree from the University in various fields, ranging from Engineering, Medicine,...

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Jun 07 2018

International Yoga Day Curtain Raiser in Dehradun

Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat​ thanked the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi​ for choosing Dehradun for this year’s official national function of International Yoga Day on the 21st June during a curtain raiser event in the nation's capital, at the BR Ambedkar Stadium at ONGC, Dehradun, this morning. Gracing the occasion were Union Minister of State for Ayush Shri Shripad Naik​, Pujya Swami Ramdev​, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji​, President of Parmarth Niketan, Acharya Bal Krishna​, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Uttarakhand Ayush Minister Dr Harak...

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Jun 05 2018

Go Green, Go Organic Pact Signed by Buddhist and Hindu Leaders

A historic interfaith pact was signed on 02.06.2018 by HH Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche and HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji in presence of the Hon’ble Minister of State for HRD and Ganga Rejuvenation, Dr Satyapal Singh. The agreement, which will bring together interfaith forces to inspire and lead programmes in indigenous herbal cultivation, water saving agriculture and tree plantations, was signed by HH Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche, the 37th throne holder of the Drikung Kagyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism and HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan and Founder...

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Jun 04 2018

Pujya Swamiji’s Green Birthday Celebrations

The revered leaders of Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist and Hindu faiths converged with the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, the Hon’ble Minister of State for HRD and Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministers and over 5,000 people today to celebrate the birthday of HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan and Founder of Ganga Action Parivar and the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji is revered worldwide for His interfaith crusade to unite the faiths of the world to ensure a cleaner, greener, more peaceful and sustainable world. His lifetime in...

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May 25 2018

Ganga Dussehra Celebrations at Parmarth Niketan

Divine Ganga Dussehra celebrations on the holy banks of Mother Ganga at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh) took place in the presence of Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​, Pujya Sant Murlidharji Mahraj, Pujya Swami Vedvigyanandji Maharaj, Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati​ji and many respected Jain monks who had traveled by foot for many days and had arrived to meet Pujya Swamiji. Ganga Dussehra is a celebration of the time that Divine Goddess Maa Ganga came down to Earth in the form of the flowing sacred River Ganga. The day began with the chanting of ved...

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May 22 2018

Badrinath Visit Inspires A Spirit of Yoga

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji​ joined Pujya Swami Ramdev​ji at Shri Badrinath Dham to bless and grace Pujya Swami Avdheshanand Giri​ji's ongoing Bhagawat Katha. Pujya Swami Ramdevji led a beautiful Yog Shivir during his visit and shared through his example and his inspiring words the numerous benefits of Yoga. Pujya Swamiji also shared His divine blessings on the occasion and shared that the need of the hour was #YogainAction and service for the nation. [srizonfbalbum id=88]...

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May 20 2018

Mission Rispana to Rishiparna: Digging Holes for a Greener Future

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat​ji launched the first phase of a massive tree plantation drive along Rispana river yesterday as a major step to revive it by initiating pit-digging work for the campaign. Attending the pit-digging work as part of the drive, he said the massive response from people was an indication of its success. Mission Rispana to Rishiparna is not a government programme, but a social initiative and every individual has to make their contribution to it, the Hon'ble Chief Minister said, adding, "A mission like this cannot be...

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May 18 2018

Ahead of Ramazan, Madrasa & Gurukul Come Together at Parmarth

Just ahead of Ramazan, under the leadership of Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi​, President of All India Imam Organisation, children from madrasas across Uttarakhand and Delhi came home to Parmarth Niketan with him on his recent visit to meet with Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji​. There was a divine exchange programme that took place organically as the children from the madrasas met with the rishikumars from the Parmarth Gurukul. They listened to inspiring speeches from their spiritual leaders about the vital importance of #interfaith harmony, working together for a Ek Bharat Shresth Bharat and how...

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May 07 2018

CM UP, CM UK & Pujya Swamiji Discuss Clean & Green Kumbh Mela

Hon'ble Chief Minister Uttar Pradesh Shri MYogiAdityanath​ji and Hon'ble Chief Minister Uttarakhand Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat​ji and Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji​ discuss Clean & Green Kumbh Mela 2019 at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh) RISHIKESH: On their trip to Rishikesh, Hon'ble Chief Minister Uttar Pradesh Mahant Shri Yogi Adityanathji and Hon'ble Chief Minister Uttarakhand Shri Trivendra Singh Rawatiji met with Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh). They discussed the upcoming Kumbh Mela in Allahabad and Haridwar as a Clean and Green one, inspiring all pilgrims and devotees towards a...

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May 04 2018

Meeting with Maulana Mahmood Madaniji, Sec-Gen, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind

It was so wonderful to welcome Maulana Mahmood Madani​ji, Secretary-General, Jamiat Ulama I Hind​ here at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh) recently. During his visit, he had a beautiful and love-filled meeting with Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji​ in which they discussed a large plantation drive in more than 1,000 madrasas across India. They planned to initiate plantation campaign in Rishikesh, Haridwar and take it to Deoband, Delhi and Ajmer Sharif. They reflected upon the historic events in Bihar to spread interfaith harmony as well as the recent Earth Day celebrations in...

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