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Mar 03 2018

Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates IYF 2018

People from Nearly 100 Nations, Vice President, Governor, CM, Dignitaries and Saints Converge for Inauguration of Parmarth Niketan’s Renowned International Yoga Festival PARMARTH NIKETAN, RISHIKESH- The International Yoga Festival, which has drawn more than 2,000 people from nearly 100 countries, was officially inaugurated today by the Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu at a ceremony that included congratulatory statements from Hon’ble Governor of Uttarakhand, Shri KK Paul; Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat; Hon’ble Union Minister of Tourism, Shri Alphons Kannanthanam, Hon’ble Minister of AYUSH,...

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Feb 14 2018

Mahashivratri

Pujya Swamiji blessed and led a very special Maha Shivratri celebration at Parmarth Niketan in which he was joined by Honble Transport Minister, Government of UP, Swatantra Dev Singhji; the beautiful Yogini Seane Corn​; Mr Nitesh Jha; Mrs Radhika Jhaji; Mr Meenakshi Sundaram; and our family from around the world and across India, who joined together in the spirit of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam. The celebrations included divine Ganga Aarti, sacred Rudra Abhishek, chanting of Shiva mantras and meditating on the divine energy of Lord Shiva, which naturally resonate in the sacred land...

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Feb 12 2018

Interfaith Harmony Event Ushers in Shivratri

Pujya Swamiji Inaugurates the Interfaith Harmony Conference held at Dehradun’s Cambridge Senior Secondary School during their Silver Jubilee ahead of Shivratri. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​ was the chief guest and key note speaker at the ‘Interfaith Harmony Conference’ organized at the Cambridge Senior Secondary School in Dehradun during their Silver Jubilee Function. The theme of the conference was ‘the whole world is a family’ and was designed to give the message of universal harmony to the younger generations and assimilate India’s culture and sacraments into everyday life. Buddhist Monks, Lamas, Maulanas, Church...

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Feb 05 2018

Inauguration of first Radiation Free Thermo Mammography Machine

RISHIKESH: HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji (Pujya Swamiji), President of Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh), Founder of the Divine Shakti Foundation, was joined by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Shri Trivendra Singh Rawatji for a special Ganga Aarti on the occasion of World Cancer Day and the inauguration, during the world-renowned ceremony, of the first Radiation Free Thermo Mammography Machine in Northern India. The Hon’ble Chief Minister was glad to hear about the Cycle Awareness Rally that started in the morning at 6:45 am from Gandhi Maidan, Dehradun and arrived in Rishikesh at...

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Jan 21 2018

Inauguration of the 8th Indian Youth Parliament

The inauguration of the 8th Annual Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad​ (Indian Youth Parliament) brought together thousands of students from more then 35 states of India, and was graced and blessed by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​, Honble Union Education Minister, Shri Prakash Javadekar​ji, Hon’ble Education Minister of the State of Maharasthra Shri Vinod Tawde​ji, Hon’ble Former Home Minister Shivraj Patil​ji, legendary Indian classical flautist, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia​ji, Founder of the Super Computer Shri Vijay P. Bhatkar​ji, Rajiv Bajajji, Managing Director of Bajaj Auto and many other luminaries. It was organised and hosted...

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Jan 21 2018

Encyclopaedia of Hinduism given to the World Peace University

The first session of the 8th Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad​ (Indian Youth Parliament) was graced by Hon’ble Union Information Broadcasting Minister Smt Smriti Zubin Irani​ji, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​ and many others under the leadership of Shri Rahul Karad​ji of the World Peace University-MIT. The programme included powerful talks by student leaders from many states and awarded many young and emerging leaders. The theme of the session was Democracy: Black and White. Smt Smriti Iraniji shared in a spell-bounding and incredible speech about that beauty of Indian democracy lying in coexistence of diverse...

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Jan 15 2018

Kill Waste Solid Waste Management Technology Inauguration in Rishikesh

RISHIKESH: On the auspicious occasion of Army Day today, HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh), Founder of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, Ganga Action Parivar, invited the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Shri Trivendra Singh Rawatji, MLA of Yamkeshwar, Smt Ritu Khanduriji and others to inaugurate Rishikesh’s first Waste to Wealth technology, the Kill Waste, Fuel Free Solid Waste Disposal System. A pilot plan was installed at the ashram to inspire thousands of international and national pilgrims and devotees, as well as neighbouring regions, to implement...

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Jan 14 2018

Pujya Swamiji Meets with Hon’ble External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj

Pujya Swamiji had a beautiful meeting today with Honble External Affairs Minister, Smt Sushma Swarajji in which they discussed the upcoming International Yoga Festival at Parmarth Niketan, International Day of Yoga, spreading the message and essence of yoga to people of every corner of the world. They also discussed ways in which NRIs and Overseas Indians can continue to stay engaged and inspired to give back to their nation, through programmes and projects like the Swachh Bharat Mission and Namami Gange! They also briefly discussed programmes, projects and technologies that...

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Jan 06 2018

High-Level Experts Converge in Rishikesh for Life-Saving Meeting

Experts and professionals representing many of India’s foremost disaster response organizations held a focused, closed-door roundtable at Parmarth Niketan today to chalk out the course for protecting the populations of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi from disaster. India is one of the world’s most disaster prone nations, with millions impacted in 2017. The three states represented today, with a combined population of 23.3 crore people, face their own unique threats, including earthquake, flood, and drought. The meeting, hosted by Sphere India and the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA), brought together distinguished representatives...

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Dec 24 2017

24th Dec: 100 Years of the Yoga Institute Celebrated in Mumbai

Pujya Swamiji​ and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati​ji graced the 100th anniversary of The Yoga Institute​ in Mumbai, one of the oldest yoga schools of the world, with Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri M Venkaiah Naidu​, Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra Shri C Vidyasagar Rao, Dr HR Nagendra, Chancellor Svasya, Dr DR Kartikeyan, Former CBI Chief, Honble Minister of Education, Government of Maharasthra, Shri Vinod Tawde​, Dr Ishwar Basavaraddi​ji, Morarji Desai Yoga Institute, Acharya Lokesh Muniji, Shri Subodh Tiwari, Kaivalyadhama Ashram, Pt Radheshyam Mishra, Ujjain Yoga Life society and many others. The Hon’ble...

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