Parmarth Niketan literally means “An Abode Dedicated to the Welfare of All.”
Parmarth Niketan is a true spiritual haven, lying on the holy banks of Mother Ganga in the lap of the lush Himalayas. It is the largest ashram in Rishikesh, providing its thousands of pilgrims who come from all corners of the Earth with a clean, pure and sacred atmosphere as well as abundant, beautiful gardens. Parmarth Niketan is located in Swargashram, just on the banks of the sacred Ganges River.
Parmarth Niketan is open to all, with no discrimination on the basis of race, gender, nationality, religion, caste or creed.
Divine Programs at Parmarth Niketan
True to its name, Parmarth runs a wide variety of charitable and divine projects and programs.
The latest updates of events, projects, guests and more at Parmarth Niketan
As this year’s highly-successful Kanvad Yatra draws to a close in the last week of Shravan, and on the occasion of the 75th Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, acharyas, sevaks and
Hydro Empowerment Network Chief and Padma Bhushan Award Recipient Dr. Anil Prakash Joshi Visits Parmarth
Hydro Empowerment Network chief and Padma Bhushan Award recipient, Dr. Anil Prakash Joshiji, paid a visit to Parmarth Niketan today to begin discussions on the outline of this year’s Himalaya
Blessings & Messages
“Parmarth Niketan is a wonderful place of Eternity and Spirituality located in the lap of the mighty Himalaya and banks of Ma Ganga. It is like a heaven on Earth. Parmarth Niketan, a huge ashram, is the manifestation of hard work, sacrifice, contribution of saints/sages and charities from devotees having strong faith in maintaining, promoting and nurturing Vedic Hindu/Sanatan Dharma culture and Indian heritage.”
“Parmarth is a great place which calms one’s mind and gives inner peace to people.”
“Marvellous. Joining Ganga Aarti was so peaceful and unforgettable. We consider ourselves fortunate to witness Ganga Aarti.”
“Just amazing!!! Mother Ganga gives peace for the whole of mankind.”
“I visited Parmarth Niketan in Feb 2014 for a Yoga Course of 15 days and ended up staying here for 2months…The front office staff is friendly and helpful…This Ashram is known for its Ganga Arti in the evening, trust me it’s the best I have ever come across. I rarely missed the arti during my stay there…This experience is divine…”
“I was amazed with the evening aarti which is conducted here with great devotion and energy. An amazing evening ambience that leaves you completely stunned and mesmerized. The Ganges river looks beautiful in the backdrop of flames of devotional fire. An amazing experience.”
“Parmarth is a great place to stay, nice and peaceful atmosphere, ‘paradise in the land and crazy outside world’.”
“It felt and still feels like being home. Very friendly, nice, kind & warm people around this ashram. A good vibration of being in an ashram.”
“I had a very peaceful and pleasant time at the ashram. It is a wonderful and warm place.”
“The vibes are excellent. This is our second visit and we intend to come here more often, to take blessings from Ganga Ma and to be a part of the Aarti at the Ganga Ghat.”
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