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Kedarnath Katha

Two special kathas were held in memory of those who lost their lives during last year’s devastating floods in Uttarakhand, and in honour of their families who struggle to rebuild their lives from the tragic loss. It was Pujya Swamiji’s inspiring vision that the kathas would be both a sacred occasion to bathe in the…

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Ganga Dusshera: Celebrating Mother Ganga

On the occasion of Ganga Dusshera, a glorious day of celebration of the day in which Goddess Ganga came onto this Earth in the form of a sacred river to liberate the souls of the sons of King Sagara (and therefore all of us….), we had a beautiful Ganga Dusshera puja with the chanting of…

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Presentation of the International Edition Of The Encyclopedia of Hinduism To the Honourable President of India

Monday June 23 marked a historic moment in the cultural history of India: the official presentation of the international edition of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism. A project of India Heritage Research Foundation, founded, guided and led by one of India’s most revered spiritual leaders, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, the Encyclopedia…

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Punam Sinha and Family from Kazakhstan Visit Parmarth

Punam Sinha, Indian actress and producer, also the wife of famous Bollywood actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, the mother of twin brothers actor Luv Sinha and Kush Sinha and the mother of beloved Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, came home to perform Ganga Aarti with Pujya Swamiji on the banks of Mother Ganga at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh). After…

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Saints Darshan and Yoga Begins

Pujya Swami Hansdev Acharya and Pujya Swami Dharmdev Maharaj joined Pujya Swamiji for Ganga Aarti today. They both passionately and ardently showed their support for Pujya Swamiji Clean and Green Ganga Mission. They explained that the Divine River and Mother, Ganga, is ever pure we just need to make sure that we don’t throw trash…

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Green Birthday for a Green Guru

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, Founder of Ganga Action Parivar, Divine Shakti Foundation and Co-Founder of Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, inspires and guides so many all over the world to serve for the welfare of humanity and the environment. It was His divine message of ‘Giving is Living and Living is Giving’…

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Mother’s Day Celebration

Mother’s Day Celebration Dedicated to Shakti for Shakti and Shakti for Prakriti A very special Mother’s Day was celebrated today at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh (Himalayas). Nearly twenty five members of the Rescue Foundation, including twenty young girls, came from Mumbai to seek the blessings of HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, Founder…

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International Mother Earth Day

Today Parmarth Niketan Ashram hosted very special International Mother Earth Day Celebrations, inspired and led by H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, Founder of Ganga Action Parivar and Co-Founder of Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA). Pujya Swamiji inspired local schools and colleges to encourage each student to engage in green actions, such…

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Green Bhagawad Katha

Day 1: The Shrimad Bhagawat Katha was inaugurated at Parmarth Niketan by Pujya Shri Mridul Krishna Shastriji of Vrindavan and organized with love and devotion by the Somani Parivar. Pujya Swamiji , describing the fervor, the festive spirit and this katha’s significance, termed it as the “ardh-kumbh”. Pujya Swamiji said: “Let us bring Lord Shri…

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