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Apr 22 2018

Earth Week Celebrations & Every Day As Earth Day

A beautiful clean-up and awareness rally was organized for a Swachh Bharat and Clean Ganga in which students from Prakash Bharti, SVN Pashulok, SV Chandreshwar, Chandreshwar Public School and Parmarth Gurukul, Rishikesh participated. The event celebrated an entire week of celebrations dedicated to Earth Day with the spirit and theme that every day should really be dedicated to the preservation and protection of our Mother Nature and Mother Earth. The rally started from Parmarth Niketan​ and went through Swargashram, Rishikesh to the Rajaji National Park​ with the chanting of inspiring slogans...

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Apr 15 2018

Green Katha in Support of Ekal Vidyalaya: Siksha & Sanskara

A special seven-day Shrimad Bhagwat Katha by Pujya Swami Govind Giriji was jointly organised by Bharatiya Lok Shiksha Parishad (BLSP) and Parmarth Niketan on the Parmarth Ganga Ghat. The Katha was especially organized to support and help the Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation scale, expand and build one lakh schools for villages across the nation. The concept was blessed by Pujya Swamiji. On this occasion, Pujya MM Swami Asanganandji of Parmarth Niketan said that by giving donations to human values and education we were not building the future of a child but the future of the nation. All saints lauded and...

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Apr 10 2018

UP BJP State President Dr MN Pandeyji meets Pujya Swamiji

Rishikesh April 8th: BJP President of Uttar Pradesh, Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, with his wife Mrs. Pratima Pandeyji and daughter Tarankita Pandey, visited Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh) and sought Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji – Muniji​’s blessings. They performed Ganga Aarti, Ganga Poojan (worship) and Snan (holy dip) as well as served special Bhandara (free feast) for all saints, pilgrims and students. They also performed a special water blessing ceremony and were blessed by Pujya Swamiji with a sacred Rudraksha sapling as a symbol of their clean and green pledge before departing...

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Apr 04 2018

Peace and Unity Summit Organised by the Jamait Ulama-i-Hind,Bihar

Pujya Swamiji was the Chief Guest at the 10th annual event organized in Kishanganj, Bihar in which more than two lakh Maulana and Muslim brothers from different provinces of India participated. Watch Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji's historic and inspiring address: https://bit.ly/2I4IaqA He and Maulana Mahmood Madani​ Ji, Secretary General of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, traveled together from Delhi to Bihar, and were warmly and enthusiastically welcomed by many members of the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind national, state and local chapters at the Bagdogra Airport. The next day the highly anticipated Peace and Unity Summit was...

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Mar 25 2018

Special Health & Hygiene Camp at the Gandhi Ashram

A very special health and hygiene camp was organised by the Divine Shakti Foundation​ and the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance​ at the Gandhi Ashram in Kingsway Camp, Delhi, in association with the Harijan Sevak Sangh​. It began with fun talks and lectures on #WASH, importance of hand-washing, ending the practice of open defecation and educational videos on #sanitation and #hygiene. The lectures were filled with songs, interactive demonstrations and lots of enthusiastic feedback from the children, a majority of whom were within 6-13 years of age. It continued with a clean up...

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Mar 24 2018

Valedictory Session of Yoga Festival in Delhi

The valedictory session of the three day International Yoga Festival, organised by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga​ with the support of the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, was graced by Hon'ble Speaker of Lok Sabha Speaker Smt Sumitra Mahajan​, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji​, Pujya Acharya Bal Krishna​ji, Dr H R Nagendra​ji, Chancellor SVASYA, Dr MV Bhole, researcher & Yoga Scholar, Lonavala, Pune and Sh.Naresh Kumar, NDMC chairman and many other eminent yoga experts and yoga institutions at the Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi recently. It was presided...

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Mar 18 2018

World Forest Day: Music for a Clean and Green World

Parmarth Niketan's two-week music concert culminated on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Bharatratna Ustad Bismillah Khan Sahib, the world famous shehnai (a subcontinental wind instrument of the oboe class) player and World Forest Day. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President,Parmarth Niketan, recalled Bismillah Khan and said that he spread joy and happiness in the universe with the music of the shehnai, his magic charm. Bismillah Khan Sahib, the ultimate devotee of Mother Ganga, used to practice for hours on the banks of Ganga. On his remembrance Pujya Swamiji said “Let us...

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Mar 11 2018

Solutions Summit 2018

Rishikesh, 11 March- The Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and Ganga Action Parivar, Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh organized a two-day Summit of Solutions for the River Ganga which brought together mayors, magistrates, officials and officers from the cities, towns and villages lining the 2500 km length of the River Ganga. The two-day summit included rousing speeches from political, social, national and faith leaders, discussions on proven models and remedies as well as a collective pledge by leaders and citizens from five states to work together for saving India’s beloved National River. The two day Solutions Summit was inaugurated on...

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Mar 08 2018

International Women’s Day 2018

RISHIKESH- The world-renowned, 29th annual International Yoga Festival concluded yesterday, and the over 2000 participants from 97 countries departed today from Parmarth Niketan, having come from all over the world to take part in inspiring lectures and courses by over 80 revered saints, yogacharyas, presenters and experts who taught nearly 200 offerings throughout the week. The participants go back to their countries full of inspiration to be ambassadors of yoga, ambassadors of love, ambassadors of peace, and ambassadors of unity. New friendships were formed during the course of the IYF, in many cases between people who would never...

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Mar 07 2018

IYF 2018 Concludes

International Yoga Festival Concludes with More Than 2000 Participants From 97 Countries Around the World RISHIKESH- The world-renowned, 29th annual International Yoga Festival concluded today, having been attended by more than 2000 people, who came from 96 countries across the world to take part in inspiring lectures and courses by over 80 revered saints, yogacharyas, presenters and experts who taught nearly 200 offerings throughout the week. After the last yoga sessions ended, the Closing Ceremony of the International Yoga Festival took place on Parmarth Niketan’s ghat on the banks of the River...

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