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Sep 25 2018

Gandhian Thought is the Real GDP of India

Gandhian Thought to be Promoted in Upcoming Kumbh Mela as the real GDP of India Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji Chief Guest for Sadbhavana Conclave at the Gandhi Ashram Harijan Sevak Sangh DELHI: A special Sadbhavana Conclave took place today at Gandhi Ashram, Harijan Sevak Sangh Headquarters in Delhi today. The meeting commemorated the anniversary of the historic Poona Pact, which was drawn by the joint consultation between Mahatma Gandhiji and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar led to the establishment of Harijan Sevak Sangh* on September 24, 1932 following a large public meeting held in...

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Sep 25 2018

Swachhta Hi Seva Programme in Lucknow

On International Peace Day, during Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​'s recent trip to Lucknow, the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance​, Ganga Action Parivar​ and Parmarth Niketan​ hosted a beautiful clean up & tree plantation programme in Vijay Nagar, Lucknow. The event began with children of the Technical High School joined by a group of children from Harijan Sevak Sangh​, Lucknow School joining Pujya Swamiji and many community members to plant twelve medicinal, ornamental and fruit trees on the campus. They warmly welcomed Pujya Swamiji with a beautiful prayer and listened intently to Pujya Swamiji's...

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Sep 23 2018

The 53rd Annual Convention of the FHRAI

The 53rd Annual Convention of the Federation of Hotel Restaurant Association of India (FHRAI) was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mahant Yogi Adityanathji, blessed by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​, joined by Hon'ble Minister of Finance, Government of Uttar Pradesh, Rajesh Agarwalji, Hon'ble Tourism Minister, GoUP, Smt Prof. Rita Bahuguna Joshi ji, presided by President of FHRAI Shri Girish Oberoi and Secretary General of FHRAI Shri Surendra Jaiswalji. Honble Chief Minister, Shri M Yogi Adityanath​ji said that the Ram, Krishna and Buddha circuits all pass through or are...

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Sep 18 2018

Launch of The Ripple Academy at Parmarth

Thirty women from India and Nepal gathered together to launch The Ripple Academy, a holistic training program for women to work together to protect the environment and unite for peace and justice. This initiative is a partnership between United Religions Initiative and the Women's Earth Alliance. Divine Shakti Foundation, Parmarth Niketan, and the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance are also co-partners and co-sponsors. With climate change, environmental destruction, and oppressive governments, women are often the most impacted within their communities. However, they are often cut off from the solutions, resources, and networks...

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Sep 16 2018

Swachh Teerth, Swachh Bharat

Clean and green pilgrimage is crucially important for a Swachh Bharat (Clean India), as our pilgrimage sites are frequently visited by lakhs of pilgrims and hence trash is often seen strewn across these sacred spaces of worship especially after major festivals and holidays. Such is the case in the Neelkanth Marg at the foothills of the Himalayas, in the Rajaji National Park, as a group of volunteers, with the inspiration and green leadership of HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, joined the Parmarth Rishikumars, to clean up this...

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Sep 14 2018

Nourishment, Sanitation & Interfaith Harmony Summit in Bijnor

A large summit was organised by the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance & Parmarth Niketan in Najibabad, Bijnor at the Gurukul International Academy where the theme was to address ending malnourishment, inspiring Swachh Bharat as a people's movement, protecting the environment and working together, across faiths, to realise these goals. A large summit was organised by the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance​ & Parmarth Niketan​ in Najibabad, Bijnor at the Gurukul International Academy where the theme was to address ending malnourishment, inspiring Swachh Bharat as a people's movement, protecting the environment and working...

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Sep 12 2018

Meeting to Clean & Green Haridwar with Hon’ble CM of Uttarakhand

“Clean, Green Haridwar is possible when we come together and start with pilot plans to make Haridwar a spiritual cultural heritage capital of the world” Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji Pujya Swamiji was requested to grace a meeting led by Honble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Shri Trivendra Singh Rawatji on Monday. The meeting was joined by Cabinet Minister Shri Madan Kaushikji, MLA Mr. Adesh Chauhan, Swami Yatiswarananda, Mr. Deshraj Karanwal, Mr. Pradeep Batra, Mr. Sanjay Gupta, Principal Secretary Mr. Anand Bardhan, Secretary Mr. Arvind Hayanki, District Magistrate Haridwar Mr. Deepak Rawat and...

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Sep 10 2018

Himalaya Diwas Celebration at Parmarth Niketan

Science Meets Saints as Faiths and Experts Converge with Hon’ble Governor of Uttarakhand for Himalaya Day Rishikesh- Parmarth Niketan became a sangam (confluence) of science, saints, sarkar (government) and samaj (community) as hundreds of faith leaders, researchers, activists and dignitaries joined the Hon’ble Governor of Uttarakhand to honour Himalaya Day here today. The conference, organised by the Himalayan Unity Mission, led by Dr Anil Joshiji, Founder of HESCO, and the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, led by its Founder HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji in association with the Government of Uttarakhand, Wildlife Institute...

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Sep 07 2018

Himalayan Yatra to Devprayag

Just ahead of Himalaya Diwas, a beautiful, experiential yatra took place up to Devprayag from Rishikesh with Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​ and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati​ji recently, bringing together Parmarth Rishikumars, devotees representing the Indian Disapora from the United Kingdom, along with many sevaks and pilgrims. Ahead of #HimalayaDiwas, a b’ful yatra upto #Devprayag w/ @PujyaSwamiji, @SadhviBhagawati, devotees from the Indian #Diaspora, Rishikumars & others, included interacted w/ the locals, cleanliness, sanitation survey, visit to Sanskrit University & more: https://t.co/1JONOwHwsF pic.twitter.com/3rcKvrDn3b— Parmarth Niketan (@ParmarthNiketan) September 7, 2018 During their visit, they interacted with...

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Sep 06 2018

Pujya Swamiji Meets with MP Hema Malini

Pujya Swamiji had a beautiful meeting with Hema Malini, Member of Parliament, Mathura regarding a clean and green Vrindavan, upcoming Kumbh Mela 2019, Ganga, Yamuna River restoration efforts as well as plans to engage and inspire the masses through the arts and film.  He was glad to see Respected Hemaji's commitment to share the plight of our rivers through the power of her dance and stage theatre. Together they offered Madhu Pandit Dasaji and the divine Chandrodaya Mandir, Akshay Patra a beautiful, sacred and green Bhelpatra tree as a gift from Rishikesh to...

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