logo Stay Connected Follow Sadhviji online to find out about her latest satsangs, travels, news, writings and more.
Sign up for our newsletter

Latest News

Jan 16 2019

Kumbh Mela – Makar Sankranti

On the day of the first official Shahi Snan of the Kumbh Mela before going to the sangam for the snan, Pujya Swamiji led the pilgrims and yatris in clean-up programme on the banks of the sacred river to emphasize the beginning of Swachh Kumbh, a historic Mela with a Message. Celebrating the first day of #KumbhMela2019 with a divine bath in the sacred waters of the holy rivers with Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati ji!#Kumbh2019 #Kumbh #GreenKumbh #ParmarthKumbh #Prayagraj Sadhvi...

Share Post
Jan 14 2019

New Year, New You!

[caption id="attachment_24033" align="alignright" width="300"] Sound Healing session[/caption] Parmarth Niketan recently hosted a special 5-day New Year’s Spiritual retreat, centered around the theme “New Year, New You.” There were participants from 13 different countries, including Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and China, to Argentina, Brazil and the United States. The program included pranayama, yoga asana, yoga nidra, spiritual question and answer sessions, meditation, Vedic mantra chanting, sound healing and much more! Ganga is said to represent the flow of Soma, the cosmic force of immortal life that gives rejuvenation, and healing. By surrendering...

Share Post
Dec 29 2018

The Harmony Festival

The Harmony Festival, celebrating 100 years of The Yoga Institute​*, was inaugurated in a beautiful event at the MMRDA Grounds, BKC in Mumbai yesterday by the Hon'ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovindji, Hon'ble Governor of Maharashtra Shri Vidyasagar Raoji, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Devendra Fadnavis​, Hon'ble Union Minister of AYUSH Shri Shripad Naikji, Hon'ble Mayor of Mumbai Shri Vishwanath Mahadeshwar, Director of TYI Dr Hansaji J Yogendra, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji​, Gaur Gopal Dasji, Padma Shri Swami Bharat Bhushanji, Acharya Dr Lokesh Muniji and...

Share Post
Dec 27 2018

International Environmental Summit & Awards

An International Environmental Summit was held in Delhi at the Ashoka Hotel, organized by Sparsh Ganga Abhiyaan, Namami Gange and the Ministry of Environment. Hon’ble Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister of Culture Dr Mahesh Sharmaji graced the occasion which was blessed by the august presence of Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh) & Founder of Ganga Action Parivar, Acharya Balkrishanji, CEO Patanjali Ayurved, Co-Founder of Patanjali Yogpeeth and Sadhvi Bhagawati Sarasawatiji, Secretary General of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance. The event was...

Share Post
Dec 25 2018

Tis Always the Season of Giving at Parmarth

At Parmarth the Holiday Season was celebrated with great spirit of giving back. There were special bhandaras (large free feasts for all), havans (sacred yagna purification ceremonies), divine Ganga Aarti, inspiring blessings, satsang, blanket distribution, fruit distribution and more during the last few days. These are daily occurrences at this Himalayan abode, which seemed especially special and meaningful in the context of the holiday season, as pilgrims and devotees came with their families and loved ones to be on the banks of Mother Ganga and experienced first hand the joy of...

Share Post
Dec 17 2018

Clean Up in Swargashram, Rishikesh

A special morning clean up took place in Rishikesh as Parmarth Rishikumars joined volunteers from around the world and volunteers of Parmarth Niketan to clean up the Rishikesh Swargashram Region. They were inspired and motivated by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji - Muniji​'s divine example and at His call the newly elected Nagar Palika Adhaksh Shri Madhav Agarwalji also joined with his team. The clean up raised local awareness on the need and the urgency of keeping our localities clean and green for all. It also engaged and inspired youth to be the...

Share Post
Dec 16 2018

Interfaith Leaders Training Completion

A two day Inter-religious Summit dedicated to the theme of "Fostering Peaceful & Diverse Societies" concluded at Parmarth Niketan​, jointly organised by the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance​ and KAICIID​, giving way to a special two-day Youth Leader Workshop and Training at Parmarth Niketan from 9-10th December, during which young faith leaders and youth from faith-based organisations and intergovernmental organisations were trained to be champions of peaceful and inclusive societies. Youth leaders from more than 12 countries, belonging to diverse faith traditions and organisations were trained with interactive, engaging and fun activities...

Share Post
Dec 10 2018

Muslims, Hindus Unite at International Summit in Rishikesh

Show of Unity in advance of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Birthday Anniversary Two Day Inter-religious Summit & Two Day Training inaugurated at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh), with the joint collaboration of KAICIID​, the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance​ & Parmarth Niketan​ RISHIKESH: Prominent Hindu and Muslim leaders and youth joined forces at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh) in a first ever, historic event on strengthening interreligious collaboration of Hindu and Muslim leaders and youth. The historic event was organized by KAICIID the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID), Vienna, the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA) and Parmarth Niketan as...

Share Post
Nov 20 2018

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Global Summit

Sadhviji speaks at United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Global Summit UN Address Calls for Upliftment of Women and Girls, New Directions for Religion and Preservation of Water New York: Global Interfaith WASH Alliance Secretary-General, Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, addressed the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Global Summit at UN World Headquarters during the historic Summit on the 19-20 November. Her speeches, delivered before an audience from across the world, focused on the crucial importance of women’s leadership and sustainable development in a time of increasing global strife and insecurity as well as the...

Share Post
Nov 15 2018

Making Friends Across Religions – Leaders Testimony and Counsel

A special series of panels entitled “Making Friends Across Religions – Leaders Testimony and Counsel’ were held throughout the Parliament of the World's Religions​. These discussions required each Presenter to share a story of a friendship across religions and offer practical advice for practising friendships between peoples of different faiths. Discussions also were followed by a brief interaction between the presenters and the audience. The eminient panelists included Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​, President of Parmarth Niketan, Co-Founder of Global Interfaith WASH Alliance​, Rabbi David Rosen​, International Director of Interreligious Affairs of...

Share Post