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Maha Shivratri Celebrations at Parmarth

Maha Shivratri – the Great Night of Shiva – is one of the most auspicious and sacred festivals of the Hindu calendar. A night devoted to overcoming darkness and ignorance through introspective focus, fasting and meditation on Shiva, it embodies all of the tenets of the Hindu tradition, including honesty, non-injury to others, charity and…

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Dialogue for Peace with KAICIID, GIWA and World Scouts Org

A four day KAICIID Dialogue for Peace Training was held at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, in joint association with the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and the World Scouts, was held from the 14-17th of February. Youth leaders from South East, South Asia, Europe, and the Middle East attended, representing over a dozen countries, including Austria, Switzerland,…

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National Arogya Mela 2020 Health Fair Makes Stop in Dehradun

Parade Ground Event Features Diagnosis, Treatment, Remedies – and the Inspired Words of Pujya Swamiji, Uttarakhand’s Governor and Local and National Civic and Spiritual Leaders. 12 FEBRUARY 2020 RISHIKESH INDIA: The National Arogya Fair 2020 brought its healthy blend of free AYUSH clinics and medicines, Naadi Parikshan, Panchakarma treatments, kitchen pharmacy and forest therapy, painless…

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IAS Officers from UAA Come to their Himalayan Home

31 JANUARY 2020 RISHIKESH: In India, the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is considered to be the premier civil service, the backbone of the administrative machinery of the Government of India. It is an enormous honour and blessing when one is certified by the agency. So, when Joint Director, Uttarakhand Academy of Administration, Shri Navneet Pandeji,…

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Basant Panchami

Greening Drive Of First One Lakh Trees Inaugurated by the Hon’ble Governor of Uttarakhand in Rishikesh Parmarth Niketan and HDFC Bank Join Together to Pledge to Plant the first One Lakh Trees Ahead of the Upcoming Monsoon Season at the Rishikesh Railway Station RISHIKESH: On the auspicious occasion of Basant Panchami a beautiful inauguration ceremony…

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Actress Jenifer Winget Visits Parmarth & Ganga Aarti

Television actress Jenifer Winget, known for her portrayal of Kumud Desai in Saraswatichandra, Maya Mehrotra in Beyhadh and Zoya Siddiqui in Bepannah, paid a surprise visit to Parmarth Niketan and our world-famous Spiritual Happy Hour and Ganga Aarti last week, bringing the entire cast and crew of one of India’s most-popular TV shows, Beyhadh 2, along…

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India’s 71st Republic Day Celebrations at Parmarth Vidya Mandir

On a bright, beautiful morning at the Parmarth Vidya Mandir, one of the Divine Shakti Foundation and Parmarth Schools in downtown Rishikesh, the school’s amazing faculty and beautiful students gathered together to celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day with a program of talented performances that left the assembled guests enchanted and delighted. In the production hosted by the Global…

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Kashiyatra 2020

As a precursor and curtain-raiser to the recent Kashiyatra at Indian Institute of Technology BHU in Varanasi, a team of volunteers from the Ganga Action Parivar, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and Parmarth Niketan, led by Ganga Nandini, who serves as the Director of Programme Implementation, Integration and Communication, GIWA, hosted an interactive session with members…

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Resident Representative for UNFPA India and Bhutan Argentina Piccin Visits Parmarth

We were delighted to welcome Argentina Piccin, the Resident Representative for UNFPA India and Bhutan, to the holy banks of Mother Ganga during the New Year holiday for discussions with Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji – Muniji and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji involving the rights and health of women and girls and the various programs and services that the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA)…

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