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Jan 06 2017

GIWA Sankalp, WASH in Buddhism Preview with HH the Dalai Lama

A wonderful coming together of Global Interfaith WASH Alliance’s interfaith leaders, led by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji – Muniji and HH the Dalai Lama took place at Bodh Gaya yesterday during the ongoing Kalachakra Initiation and Puja. Over 100,000 people were in attendance.   The respected interfaith leaders spoke on the occasion about the importance of faith and the power it has towards catalyzing sustainable behaviour change. They emphasised the crucial need for cleanliness both within our hearts and minds as well as externally in our communities and villages. They also spoke...

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Jan 06 2017

Green Meeting with Chief Minister of Bihar for Ganga

On the final evening of the Sarva Dharma Swachhta Sankalp in Patna, respected interfaith leaders of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA), led by GIWA’s Co-Founder HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji – Muniji, met with the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Bihar Shri Nitish Kumarji to discuss the importance of keeping the River Ganga clean, green and free-flowing.   Pujya Swamiji shared the work that GIWA and Ganga Action Parivar is committed to. They also discussed training and capacity building regarding how to build and maintain toilets, improve sanitation and end open defecation...

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Jan 05 2017

GIWA Bihar Summit: Sarva Dharma Swachhta Sadbhavana Sankalp

Over twenty prominent interfaith leaders of India’s major faiths joined hands together with HE the Governor of Bihar and other distinguished dignitaries to pledge togetherness for a Swachh Bharat and a Swachh Bihar at a special Summit today held by the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA) with technical support of UNICEF. The Summit, called the Sarva Dharma, Swachhta Evam Sadbhavna, was organized with the aim of ushering in a Swachhta Kranti (clean revolution) through the coming together of prominent faith leaders, policy-makers, corporate leaders, civil society and media. Together, the...

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Jan 03 2017

First Day of the GIWA Bihar Yatra

On the first day of the three day GIWA Bihar visit, on the occasion of 350th birth anniversary of the birth of Sri Guru Gobind Singhji, Pujya Swamiji and GIWA’s faith leaders began their day with darshan and visit to the Patna Takht Sahib.   GIWA’s respected faith leaders, Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muniji, Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasiji, Paramjit Singh Chandhokji, Kuldeep Singh Bhogalji, Bhai Sahib Satpal Singhji, Swamini Adityananda Saraswatiji as well as UNICEF India and UNICEF Bihar’s team, led by Asadur Rahmanji, participated.   Respected faith leaders shared their inspiring messages of protecting...

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Dec 30 2016

Pujya Swamiji Honoured at the Delhi Bangla Sahib Gurudwara

Pujya Swamiji recently visited and graced the Delhi Bangla Sahib Gurudwara where He was especially honoured and felicitated by President of the Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, Sardar Paramjit Singh Chandhokji, Sardar Kuldeep Singh Bhogalji, Bhaisahib Bhai Sahib Satpal Singh Khalsaji and many other prominent leaders of the Sikh leadership for sharing the beautiful vision and mission of making the upcoming 350th Prakash Parv, which is dedicated to respected and revered Sikh Guru Shri Guru Gobind Singhji, a clean and green festival.   Pujya Swamiji shared that the message of all of our respected...

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Dec 24 2016

Christmas Eve Celebrated by Giving Back to School Children

On the auspicious occasion of Christmas Eve, a beautiful program at the Parmarth Vidya Mandir School, Prakash Bharti, a project of the Divine Shakti Foundation, was held where warm sweaters and fruits were given to all children.   His Excellency Haris Silajdzic, Former President and Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina and his wife Selma Muhedinovic-Silajdzic joined Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji as well as divine souls Dr Ramanbhai Patel and his wife Shakuntalaben and volunteers and members of the Parmarth family from all over the world. The special Guest of...

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Dec 18 2016

Sach Bharat: Spirituality at Work

An incredible two day conclave, entitled Sach Bharat: the World Confluence of Humanity, Power and Spirituality, took place from 16th and 17th of December, at the ITC Maurya, New Delhi, India. The conference was inaugurated by His Excellency the President of India, Pranab Mukherjeeji and concluded by HH Pujya Swamiji, Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muniji and Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasiji and others.   Amongst the galaxy of luminaries speaking were: Hon’ble Minister of Energy and Power, Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of Women and Child Welfare, Maneka Gandhi, Hon’ble State Minister of MSME,...

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Dec 15 2016

Signing MOU for Robotic Technology to help maintain a Clean Ganga

An MOU was signed between Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance(GIWA) and the Ganga Action Parivar(GAP) in which a joint agreement was signed and agreed upon to work together in training and empowering volunteers and stewards along the 2,150 km stretch of the River Ganga with the technology that they need to effectively protect the River Ganga.   The MOU was signed by CMU’s Rachel Burcin and GIWA’s Secretary General Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji with the blessings of Pujya Swamiji and in the presence of Mr. Nirankar Saxenaji from FICCI,...

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Dec 12 2016

Narmada Seva Yatra

A historic 144 day Narmada Seva Yatra began yesterday led by Hon’ble CM Madhya Pradesh Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhanji, blessed and graced by Pujya Swamiji, Pujya Acharya MM Swami Avdheshanand Giriji, Pujya Acharya MM Swami Shukdevanandji, as well as many other revered saints and joined by Hon’ble CM Gujarat, Shri Vijay Rupani, Shri Bhaiyyaji Suresh Joshi, General Secretary, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh : RSS and many other dignitaries.   There was a special Narmada Devi poojan on the banks of the sacred river, beautiful shobha yatra and inspiring words by the respected dignitaries....

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Dec 10 2016

Sri Sathya Sai International Heart Care and Research Centre

Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati recently graced and blessed the dedication ceremony of the Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani International Centre for Child Heart Care and Research in Baghola, Palwal Dist, Haryana. The centre was set up under the tenet of “Love All, Serve All” and will provide free of cost and best quality services to all in need, irrespective of colour, caste, religion, status or nation. It is an expansion and continuation of a similar centre already established and running in Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh (established on Nov 2012). Nearly 1.3...

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