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Women Heroes for a Swachh Bharat Converge for World Water Day

Rishikesh—A unique World Water Day celebration at Parmarth Niketan today brought together and honoured Sanitation Ambassadors and Heroes from nearby villages and urban slums who have worked towards making their local communities and water bodies free from Open Defecation and pollution. The Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA), under the inspiration and guidance of its co-founder…

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India and Indonesia Unite on the banks of Mother Ganga

A delegation from Bali, Indonesia, headed by Dharma Adhyaksa of Parisadha Hindu Dharma Indonesia, Ida Pandita Mpu Daksa Yaksa Acharya Manuabaji and Indra Udayana, Founder and Chairman Ashram Gandhi Puri and Initiator Indonesia India Sangam, met with Pujya Swamiji and joined for Parmarth’s divine Ganga Aarti ceremony. During their meeting, they discussed the creation of…

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Sadhvi Bhagawatiji’s Divine Birthday Celebrations

Sadhvi Bhagawatiji’s divine birthday celebrations were filled with beautiful blessings from HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and love from everyone at the Parmarth Niketan Ashram. Countless wishes also poured in from all around the world. Sevaks at Parmarth Niketan joined together to wish her a green birthday with a beautiful, organic and green birthday salad,…

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International and Green Holi at Parmarth Niketan

People from all over India and all over the world joined together on the banks of Mother Ganga, in the lap of the Himalayas, at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh) to celebrate an International and Green Holi! As divine music and chanting filled the air, people danced and coloured each other in eco-friendly, organic and natural colours…

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AYUSH Ministry’s Two Day International Yoga Fest in Delhi

The inauguration of the two day International Yoga Festival, organised by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga with the support of the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, was graced by HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji – Muniji, HH Yogrishi Baba Ramdevji, Hon’ble Urban Development Minister, Shri M Venkaiah Naiduji, Hon’ble AYUSH Minister, Shri…

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Meeting with Hon’ble AYUSH Minister, Shri Shripad Yesso Naikji

HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji met with Hon’ble AYUSH Minister, Shri Shripad Yesso Naikjito discuss the successful completion of the International Yoga Festival (IYF) at Pamarth Niketan (Rishikesh). The Ministry of AYUSH, Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board and Parmarth Niketan served as partners in this year’s IYF. Pujya Swamiji shared His vision to have next year’s…

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Day 7 of IYF 2017

Holi Played with Yogis from Over 101 Nations, Dharma Gurus, Kailash Kher & Sivamani Followed by Ceremonies with Pujya Swami Ramdevji, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Hon’ble Union Cabinet Minister, & Other Dignitaries RISHIKESH- The colours of Parmarth Niketan Ashram today became brighter as participants from over 100 nations enjoyed a special Holi celebration with revered…

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Day 6 of IYF 2017

People from 101 Nations, Dharma Gurus, Kailash Kher, Sivamani, Other Dignitaries, Rally in Support of a Swachh Bharat and Swachh World Foreign Participants from 101 Nations, Inspired by Hon’ble Narendra Modiji’s Address at Parmarth Niketan’s International Yoga Festival, Take Vow to Take India’s Swachh Message to their Home Nations RISHIKESH- Parmarth Niketan Ashram was awash…

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Day 5 of IYF 2017

Yogis Pledge to Live as United Humanity to Abate Climate Change and Protect the Planet On the 5th Day of the 29th annual world famous International Yoga Festival, the 4:00 am Kundalini Sadhana was led by Gurushabd Singh Khalsa, an American Sikh and disciple of Yogi Bhajan. The early morning, pre-breakfast classes included Yuvaa Yoga,…

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Day 4 of IYF 2017

Yogis from 101 Nations Converge at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh for Historic Proclamation to Save the River Ganga During International Yoga Festival RISHIKESH- Yogis from 101 Nations come together at Parmarth Niketan in support of a historic proclamation to save the River Ganga. The massive gathering took place during Parmarth Niketan’s International Yoga Festival, with the…

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