Water Delegates Visit Parmarth Niketan

Parmarth Niketan, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA), and World Toilet College welcomed 22 international officers to the ashram in Rishikesh, India, to take part in a two-day programme focused on yoga, the yogic way of life, and water management. The delegates, from 13 countries, were part of a Water Resource Management for African Nationals International course organized by the Department of Hydrology at the Indian Institute of Technology in Roorkee, India.

Participants learned about GIWA’s ongoing and wide-scale efforts for improving water, sanitation &hygiene as well as watershed restoration through indigenous approaches and greening, and looked at faith-based approaches toward motivating citizen participation. Spiritual activities included dynamic and holistic practices of mantras, pranayama, surya namaskar & asanas, Yagna and fire ceremonies & Ganga Aarti Ceremonies.

For more information on the Divine work GIWA run under the grace, and auspices of Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji – Muniji, Swamini Adityananda Saraswati, and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati please visit: https: www.washalliance.org

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