Blessings & Messages

Parmarth Mahashivratri Rudrabhishek Pooja

Join us for a sacred Mahashivratri Rudrabhishek Pooja and Celebrations from the banks of Maa Ganga, in the lap of the Himalayas, from Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh in the divine presence of HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji. Sacred mantras, meditation and sacred prayers to Lord Shiva at the feet of the…

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Magha Purnima Blessings

ओम नमो भगवते वासुदेवाय Om Namo Bhagwate Vasudevay On this auspicious day of Magha Purnima – a day symbolized by the taking of a holy bath (snan) and offering alms to rid us of our sins – we remember that Lord Vishnu himself is present in the river Ganga on this day! Today’s celebrations are…

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Need vs. Want

If Covid-19 has taught us nothing else, it has shown us how little we really need to survive. With lockdowns and shortages and faltering economies, we’ve learned to live with so much less than we may have ever dreamed was possible…. There once lived a king who was such a powerful king of such a…

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Blessings on Sakat Chauth

Sakat Chauth is dedicated to Goddess Sakat, and in honour of Her great compassion and to ensure that their children are always healthy, women worship Sakat and Lord Ganesha with full devotion and observe the tapas of fasting to keep both Sakat and Ganesha at the centre of their thoughts throughout the day. Today, fasting…

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Republic Day Blessings

72 वां गणतंत्र दिवस की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं Patriotism or love for our country is an emotion that binds us all with a common thread. This love gives us strength and governs all our actions in life, from morning till we call it a day. In his message on this year’s Republic Day, Pujya Swamiji appeals…

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National Girls’ Day Message

On this #NationalGirlChildDay, set aside by the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India in 2008 to spread awareness about the inequalities girls face in Indian society, we remember Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji – Muniji’s inspiring and motivational oration to the thousands of Shakti that had gathered for the She is the…

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Makar Sankranti Blessings

Wishing everyone a Happy and Healthy Makar Sankranti, a beautiful Hindu festival celebrating the sun’s return to the Northern Hemisphere that is always the traditional beginning of the Maha Kumbh Mela, being held this year in Haridwar. Our last Kumbh was held in Allahabad, officially known as Prayagraj, this time two years ago when over…

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Unfolding Into Our Divine Self in the New Year

At this beautiful time of the New Year, we must remember that the point of our lives is to realize our own true divine nature, to awaken and unfold into the divinity of ourselves. In many cases, that process requires both inner struggle as well as patience. There is a wonderful story of a man…

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News Years Blessings from Pujya Swamiji

2020 has been a challenging year for everyone. Covid-19 and lockdowns, a crashing economy, social tensions and anxiety – they’ve all created a sense of fear and hopelessness in so many people. As we prepare to welcome a new year, and the morn of 2021 brings the eve of 2020 to an end, it is an especially good time…

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