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New Year, New You!

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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Pujya Swamiji Honoured with SIES National Eminence Award

MUMBAI: The 21st Annual South Indian Education Society (SIES) Sri. Chandrasekarendra Saraswati National Eminence Awards Function took place recently at the Sri Shanmukhananda Chandrasekarendra Saraswati Auditorium. The five eminent awardees this year were Dr Manmohan Singhji, Former Prime Minister of India, in the field of Public Leadership, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan,…

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Chief Minister of Uttarakhand’s Birthday Celebrations

Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat​ ji’s birthday was celebrated yesterday in Uttarakhand’s state capital Dehradun with the special launch of a beautiful book and documentary on his life and his divine example. The event was graced and blessed by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji – Muniji​ and had the august presence and participation of…

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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…

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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…

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The sacred science of Kriya Yoga at Parmarth Niketan

“We must learn to give, give and give, like the Sun, like Mother Ganga, with no hesitation, no expectation, no discrimination and no vacation.” Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati. As it is now accustomed, for 11 days, Parmarth Niketan held its sacred Kriya Yoga course. The last days of November and first week of December, 2018…

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