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Mar 29 2020

Feeding the Hungry During Coronavirus Lockdown

s the country faces a #TotalLockdown, Parmarth Niketan has begun free services to feed the hundreds of saints, divyang and homeless sisters and brothers who are left out on the street and out on our Ganga ghat. It’s time that we each realise that this #CoronaVirus should bring forth Karuna Ras, a flow of compassion and service, from our hearts. Let’s us figure out how each of us can serve those in need whilst at the same time maintaining the precautions and advisories in place by our government. सेवा और समर्पण...

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Mar 23 2020

Prayer from Himalayas for Corona Frontline Workers

Beautiful prayer and appreciation ceremony took place on the banks of Maa Ganga, in the lap of the Himalayas, at Parmarth Niketan with HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji in support of the #JantaCurfew and appreciation of all the frontline workers who are serving tirelessly during this time. Watch and share the full video here and listen to the beautiful speeches and inspiring messages from Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji about how we are all in this together and how we must exercise great discipline as...

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Mar 17 2020

Special Prayers of Healing During this time of the Corona Virus

During the current times of the Coronavirus, its important more then ever to come together with our hearts and with our energies to heal ourselves, our worlds and our planet. In the beautiful Yoga Garden of Parmarth Niketan, at the feet of our divine Lord Shiva, Pujya Swamiji, Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawatiji, and Pujya Sadhvi Abha Saraswatiji offer soothing words of comfort and support in a heart-felt prayer for all of our sisters and brothers around the world during our current period. Pujya Swamiji shares so beautifully that now if the time to go within, reconnect with our...

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Mar 01 2020

Dignitaries and Renowned Teachers Grace IYF 2020 Inauguration

1 MARCH 2020 RISHIKESH INDIA: The evening of 1 March was glorious along the holy banks of Mother Ganga, as over 900 participants from 56 countries joined Pujya Swamiji and Sadhviji in welcoming the Hon'ble Minister of State for Culture and Tourism for the Government of India, Shri Prahlad Singhji, and the Hon'ble Speaker of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly, Shri Prem Chand Aggarwal, for the inauguration of the 31st Annual Internatioinal Yoga Festival, a week of enlightenment, upliftment and connection to themselves, each other and all of Creation. Pujya Swamiji, President...

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Feb 22 2020

Dialogue for Peace with KAICIID, GIWA and World Scouts Org

A four day KAICIID Dialogue for Peace Training was held at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, in joint association with the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and the World Scouts, was held from the 14-17th of February. Youth leaders from South East, South Asia, Europe, and the Middle East attended, representing over a dozen countries, including Austria, Switzerland, India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, Phillipines, Egypt, Kenya, Tunisia, Russia, Bulgaria and America. We had the Honour to have Former Ambassador Niranjan Man Singh Basnyat, Ambassador of Nepal to Malaysia Valeriane Bernard, Brahma...

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Feb 20 2020

Inauguration Ceremony of Bhagwat Katha in Surat Gujara

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, the President of Parmarth Niketan attended the Inauguration Ceremony of Bhagwat Katha in Surat Gujarat at the beginning of January. The Katha was organised by SRK Hira Group, led by Govind Dholakia, and by Famous Kathakar Shri Ramesh bhai ojhaji. Pujya Swamiji gifted a divine Rudraksh sapling to Shri Govind Bhai, the famous Diamond trader, supporting their shared commitment to the environment. While expressing his views on CAA to the gathering of thousands of devotees, Pujya Swamiji said,"CAA is not against anyone. It is against neither any religion...

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Feb 15 2020

Yoga Gurus Together at Indian Yoga Association’s 2nd GC Meeting

The second Governing Council Indian Yoga Association meeting was held at the Isha Yoga Centre in Coimbatore hosted by Pujya Sadguru Jaggi Vasudevji. The location was at the foothills of the picturesque Velliangiri Mountain range, on the outskirts of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The high level meetings brought together Pujya Swami Ramdevji, Chairman, IYA, Dr HR Nagendraji, President, IYA. Governing Councils Esteemed Members Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President, Parmarth Niketan, Dr OP Tiwari, Secretary General of the Kaivalyadhama Institute, Dr Hansa Jayadevaji, Director of the Yoga Institute, Mumbai, Dr Ishwar Basavaraddi, Director...

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Jan 30 2020

Basant Panchami

Greening Drive Of First One Lakh Trees Inaugurated by the Hon'ble Governor of Uttarakhand in Rishikesh Parmarth Niketan and HDFC Bank Join Together to Pledge to Plant the first One Lakh Trees Ahead of the Upcoming Monsoon Season at the Rishikesh Railway Station RISHIKESH: On the auspicious occasion of Basant Panchami a beautiful inauguration ceremony took place at the Rishikesh Railway Station, ahead of the upcoming monsoon season, to plant the first 15 of the two lakh trees this season by Parmarth Niketan and the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, under the leadership...

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Jan 01 2020

New Year, New You Retreat Starts the New Year with 2020 Vision

Parmarth Niketan offers 5 day spiritual retreat for seekers and devotees to begin the New Year in peace and harmony. 1 JANUARY 2020 RISHIKESH INDIA: Spiritual seekers, devotees, yoga enthusiasts and members of the Hinduja family journeyed from across India and around the world to Parmarth Niketan Ashram on the holy banks of Mother Ganga to end 2019 in prayer and meditation, and to greet 2020 more-deeply connected to themselves and the world by participating in an extraordinary 5 day free spiritual New Year retreat offered by the Ashram. The special Retreat...

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Dec 27 2019

Leave No One Behind Concluding Day

One-of-its-kind ‘Leave-No-One-Behind’ – Summit concludes on an optimistic note. A remarkable, Leave No One Behind Summit – Convened by Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA) with technical support of Fresh Water Action Network South Asia (FANSA) in collaboration with Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) came to a close on 18th December, giving hope to around 14 communities whose voices usually go unheard and needs go unnoticed and are typically left behind in access to benefits of development. The last day began with 5-7 minute summary presentations from day long consultations on...

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