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Apr 11 2020

Special Online Webinar on “Proactive Faith Leadership in Times of Crisis in Africa and India in Responding to Covid-19”

The Global Interfaith WASH Alliance organized and led a special high-level webinar in partnership with UNICEF Tanzania on "Proactive Faith Leadership in the Time of Crisis" with interfaith leaders of Africa and India. This was the second in GIWA's series of Interfaith Webinars on the topic of the Corona Crisis. The panel brought together eminent Christian Leaders of Africa on the eve of Easter Sunday. There was a fruitful discussion with regard to uniting together as faith communities to conquer the challenges faced by the world today. All the panelists encouraged...

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Apr 08 2020

Hanuman Janmotsav at Parmarth Niketan

Yesterday was the sacred day of Hanuman Janmotsav, the day that Hanumanji came onto Earth and embodied devotion, love and service -- serving as the divine inspiration for devotees around the world and for all those hoping/wanting to be of service to God and to this planet. Here are some picture highlights of the Hanuman Janmostav prayers and blessings live stream, beginning with Sunderkand Path, followed by divine chanting of Hanuman Chalisa and then beautiful messages on Hanumanji’s divine example by HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawatiji and...

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Apr 06 2020

Lights of Hope & Healing in Times of Corona

Parmarth Niketan joined in solidarity with the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi ji and the entire nation as we switched off and turned on earth lamps and diyas across the Ashram premises for a spectacular symbol of hope, healing and resilience in the times of the Corona Virus. Specially blessed by messages of HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji on how we need to not only light the lamp but become the light as well as the light as a symbol of the light at...

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Apr 01 2020

Interfaith Response to COVID-19

Interfaith Community Builds Spiritual Immunity A Call for Unity by India's Spiritual Leaders Eminent Faith Leaders of the Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh and Buddhist Community Come together for a Historic Webinar Organised by the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, Inspired and Initiated by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, on the Faith Response to Covid 19 A Clarion Call to Support Frontline Workers by Maulana Mahmood Madaniji and Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji: Donation of 3,000-5,000 PPE Protective Suites to Healthcare Workers & Appeal to all Religious Leaders and Faith Communities Faith Leaders Urge Followers and Community to...

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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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