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Parodi Temple Project

With Pujya Swamiji’s blessings, the divine efforts of the villagers of Parodi and the team brought the first light of hope to the village just before the auspicious festival of Diwali. The first entry level activity of the village, the owner driven, green restoration of the community temple say its completion just before Diwali and…

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Media Social Responsibility Workshop Held at Parmarth

A National Symposium of Media’s Role in making the Ganga clean was organized by the Indian Federation of Working Journalists at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh). The three-day workshop was inaugurated by Pujya Swamiji, Shri Vijay Bahugunaji, the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Shri Harak Singh Rawatji, Hon’ble State Minister of Agriculture, and Shri K Vikram Raoji,…

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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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