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Distribution and Surveys of the Villages in Laksar

Volunteers surveyed, set-up medical camps and distributed much needed relief materials to the following villages in Laksar from the 6th August to the 14th August: • Gangadaspur, • Punditpur, • Chandrapur, • Sherpur, • Khanpur, • Shivpuri, • Maharajpur Many hectares of farm land in these villages have been submerged by heavy flooding, washing away…

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Project Hope Volunteers in Guptkashi

Project Hope volunteers from Parmarth Niketan continue to serve, survey and plan for the villages most affected in the Kedar Valley. Recently a team of volunteers captured the beauty, the horrors and the hope of the Guptkashi, Kalimath and Gaurikund areas, trekking for many kilometres and on non-existent roads to reach out to the most…

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Ongoing Relief in Affected Villages of Uttarakhand

Volunteers travelled to the village of Channar, which was badly affected by the landslides following the cloudbursts and heavy rains in Uttarkhand that caused so much devastation. Rrelief supplies were distributed to the families, including tents, tarps, clothing, bed materials, kitchen supplies, toiletries, tarpaulin and so much more. Food rations were also distributed. As permanent…

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Uttarakhand Flood Tragedy and Our Relief Efforts

Since the flooding of Mother Ganga and Her tributaries in the Himalayas last week, Parmarth has been actively engaged in relief work. The death toll has now crossed 1000 but everyone knows it will be probably several times that by the time the waters recede and the mud/sludge is removed from the roads and hillsides. Each…

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Shri Anna Hazareji Holds Inspirational Shibhir at Parmarth

Shri Anna Hazareji stayed at Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh, from the 9th – 12th June, leading a special training and inspiration shibir for hundreds of dedicated volunteers and soldiers of peaceful, effective change. The workshop was blessed by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan and Founder of Ganga Action Parivar. Hundreds of participants…

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Pujya Bhaishri Gives Divine Bhagwat Katha at Parmarth

Pujya Sant Rameshbhai Ozaji (Bhaishri) gave a very sacred Bhagawat Katha Gyan Yagna from the 19th through 26th May at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh). The katha was organized by the Jalan family of Varanasi in loving memory of the late industrialist and philanthropist Shri Deen Dayal Jalanji. In the inauguration of the katha on the 19th,…

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Cast and Crew of C.I.D. join for Ganga Saptmi

The cast and crew of one of the longest running Indian television thriller series C.I.D. joined for a very special Ganga Aarti on the auspicious occasion of Ganga Saptmi. Pujya Swamiji and Pujya Sadhviji shared with them that the unbridled pollution in Gangaji and the non-existent downstream Yamunaji is an environmental crime that is taking…

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