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Aug 15 2018

Historic Independence Day Celebrations at Parmarth Niketan

Independence Day Message of Oneness, Togetherness and All-ness at Parmarth Niketan Rishikesh- Today’s Independence Day symbolized a new dawning in interfaith harmony as hundreds of Muslim and Hindu faith leaders, students and community members converged for a more peaceful and sustainable world. Under the inspiration and guidance of HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati, President of Parmarth Niketan and Founder/Chair of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, the voices and hands of maulanas, dharm gurus, children and supporters joined together in a vibrant tapestry that represented the unity in diversity that is India. Said Pujya...

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Aug 14 2018

Clean India Day Conclave & Awards in Delhi

The 8th Clean India Day Conclave & Awards, sponsored by ONGC, jointly organised by The ImagIndia Institute, House of Jugaad, in association of Indian Lawyers Association, Indian Language Services, World Dignity Forum, Rotary International, Ramraj Environment, Global Energy Parliament, News Mobile, The Peace Gong, Navjyoti India Foundation, I am Renewed and many others organisations took place at the Constitutional Club in Delhi. HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​, Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati​, Honble Dr Patrick Okabe, Member of Parliament, Uganda, Dr David Young Lee, Vice Chancellor, Kumi University, Uganda, Sufi Leader Syed Salman...

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Aug 14 2018

Hariyali Teej Celebrated in Rishikesh

Marking the auspicious occasion of #HariyaliTeej festival, youth leaders from across 20 countries, upon completion of tGELF​'s two day LIFE 2018 Parmarth Niketan​, participated in a massive plantation drive at Veerpur village near Rishikesh. They planted fruit and medicinal trees and enthusiastically illustrated their commitment to bring the #WASHUP campaign into action. The trees they planted were the same trees that they had pledged with during the conclusion ceremony of #LIFE2018, on the International Youth Day, with the Hon'ble Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat​ji. On the occasion, Pujya Swamiji said, "There can...

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Aug 14 2018

Youth Leadership Summit at Parmarth Niketan

The Global Education & Leadership Foundation's (tGELF) LIFE 2018 Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh hosted the annual Leadership summit, organized by the Global Education and Leadership Foundation’s (tGELF). The Leadership Initiative for Excellence (LIFE) Summit took place from the 10th-12th August . The event is typically held every year in Delhi but this year, Mr Shiv Khemkaji, Founder of tGELF, accepted Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji's invitation to come home to Rishikesh, on the sacred banks of Mother #Ganga, in the lap of the majestic Himalayas. The three-day retreat for more than 200 youth leaders and...

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Aug 13 2018

International Youth Day: Launch of #WASHUP Campaign

Global Citizen India, a social advocacy platform, an initiative of the Global Education and Leadership Foundation (tGELF), and the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, the world’s first initiative to bring faith leaders and faith traditions together to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), launched a partnership campaign on International Youth Day at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh) to raise awareness on the issues of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene called #WASHUP. The partnership was launched on the last day of the tGELF annual LIFE conference by Honourable Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat,...

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Aug 11 2018

Opening Day of LIFE Summit 2018

The Global Education and Leadership Foundation (tGELF)'s annual Leadership Initiative For Excellence (LIFE) was inaugurated yesterday at Parmarth Niketan. The event is held every year in Delhi and this year Mr Shiv Khemkaji, Founder of tGELF, accepted Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati​ji's invitation to come home to Rishikesh, on the sacred banks of Mother Ganga, in the lap of the majestic Himalayas. This private, three-day retreat for more than 200 youth leaders and their mentors from across 20 countries is designed to engage in tGELF’s core values of LEAD - Leadership, Ethics, Altruism and...

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Aug 08 2018

Tree Plantation to Revive a Stream in Ganga Boghpur, Dehradun

A beautiful plantation programme was organised at Chand Patar, Ganga Bhogpur, Dehradun graced by the Hon'ble Chief Minister Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat​, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji​, Dr Anil Joshi​i, Founder of HESCO, Jai Raj, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Uttarakhand, Col HS Rana of the Eco Task Force and many like-minded service organisations such as the Waste Warriors - Dehradun​, Zero Waste as well as several schools were involved to help support the local villagers efforts to revive their local stream. On the occasion, Pujya Swamiji said, "निर्णय...

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Aug 05 2018

Law and Love Must Work Together to Protect the River Ganga

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​ and Hon'ble Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister of Law and Justice, met in Delhi to discuss protecting the National River Ganga by strong legislative and policy framework. During their discussion, Pujya Swamiji shared several suggestions on encouraged the implementation of laws that have already been passed to protect our natural environment. He said by raising awareness, engaging and educating people about these laws they could be better implemented and enforced. He also shared that a comprehensive National Ganga Rights Act*, which would be the first Act...

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Aug 04 2018

Moment of Calm Dedicated to Rev Dada Vaswaniji

On Revered Dada J.P. Vaswani​ ji's birth centenary (2nd August, 2018) this week, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​ graced the Sadhu Vaswani Mission​ in Pune. Addressing all of Dadaji's beautiful devotees, Pujya Swamiji said, "Dada is not gone, he is forever ON. The Guru can never be gone, the Guru is always with us. This was the truth that Dadai lived, which allowed him to serve all of creation with such unconditional love. It allowed him to see the entire universe as a reflection of his Guru. This is the same teaching...

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Jul 29 2018

Kumbh Mela is a Make India Program: Kumbh Conclave Concludes

The three day Kumbh Conclave, organised by the India Think Council​, in association with Uttarakhand Tourism​ Department, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad​ University of Allahabad, etc, from the 27-29th July, saw it's successful conclusion at the Motilal Nehru Medical College today. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji​, Pujya Swami Parmatmanand Sarswati​ji, Gujarat, Pujya Swami Sadguru Brahmeshanandacharya​ji, Goa, Pujya Kamal Nayan Dasji, Ayodhyay, Prof Dr Raja Ram Yadav, Vice Chancellor, Jaunpur Purvanchal University, Shri Rakesh Tripathi​, BJP Spokesperson, Uttar Pradesh and Shri Nishchal N. Pandey, Director Centre for South Asian...

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