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Divine Sri Rama Katha led by Pujya Sant Shri Muralidharji Maharaj

Pujya Sant Shri Muralidharji Maharaj delivered a beautiful, inspiring, touching, and uplifting Sri Rama Katha at the Parmarth Niketan, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, Ganga Action Parivar camp in the Kumbh Mela. The Katha ran from February 14 – 22, filling the camp, hall, and banks of the Sangam with the divine teachings, message, touch and…

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Saints & Sweepers Meet & Eat Together

Today at the Parmarth Niketan camp in Kumbh Mela, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji led a historic event during which Saints and the sanitation workers who have performed the most noxious tasks at the Kumbh joined hands and hearts in a ceremony that honored the sweepers. Then the saints, rishikumars and guests at the Parmarth camp…

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Full Moon Snan with Hon’ble Governor and Indigenous Leaders

Prayagraj: On the auspicious day of Maghi Poornima, a special full moon Snan was further illuminated by the presence of the Honorable Governor of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and former Chief Minister of Gujarat, Anandiben Patel, who joined H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati, President of Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh) and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, Secretary-General of the…

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Tribal Leaders from 40+ Nations, Hon’ble Vice President of India

History Created: Tribal Leaders from 40+ Nations, Hon’ble Vice President of India, Hon’ble UP Governor, Pujya Swamiji and World’s Tribal Leaders Converge at the Kumbh Mela for the Preservation of Nature, Culture & Future Prayagraj: Resplendent in colorful robes adorned with feathers and a kaleidoscope of patterns, tribal leaders from across the world welcomed Hon’ble…

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Special Yagna Performed in Honor of Kashmir Jawans

Prayagraj: This morning, H.H. Pujya Swami Chidandand Saraswati led a very special yagna at the Parmarth Niketan camp on the banks of the Sangam to honor the 37 CRPF Jawans that were martyred in a terrorist attack yesterday in Kashmir’s Pulwama. The yagna was for “Shanti, Shakti and Shraddhanjali.” Accompanied by Aditya Puri, Managing Director…

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Discussing a Clean River Ganga and the Water Parliament

Hon’ble Sri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister & Hon’ble Sri Vijay Rupani, Chief Minister of Gujarat are welcomed by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji to the Prayagraj Kumbh Mela Discussing a Clean River Ganga and the Water Parliament at the Kumbh Mela with Hon’ble Sri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister Close and intricate link between protecting our rivers…

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Expanding the Vedic Education for a Divine India at Parmarth Camp

Prayagraj: Parmarth Niketan Kumbh camp hosted a dialogue organized by Mata Lalita Devi Sewashram, in association with Bhojpuri Snagam Magazine, to expand the vision of the Indian education system and to expand its overall plan of action. The group was welcomed and blessed by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan Ashram. With a…

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Bhajan Samrat Sri Anup Jalota Joins Parmarth Niketan’s Kumbh Camp

Bhajan Samrat Sri Anup Jalota Joins Parmarth Niketan’s Kumbh Camp for Vasant Panchami Snan and Concert Prayagraj: The auspicious day of Vasant Panchami, a welcoming to Spring and a celebration of the Goddess Saraswati, was further illuminated with the presence of Bhajan Samrat Sri Anup Jalota at the Parmarth Niketan Kumbh Camp. The day began…

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Inauguration of Sanskritik Vidwat Kumbh

Inauguration of Sanskritik Vidwat Kumbh with Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal, Shri Keshari Nath Tripathiji, former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Hon’ble Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhanji, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and a galaxy of other eminent dignitaries Prayagraj: The Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal, Shri Keshari Nath Tripathiji & former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh,…

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Closing of Social Media Mahakumbh | Celebratory Book Release

Prayagraj: The closing ceremony of the Social Media Mahakumbh was held at the Parmarth Niketan Kumbh Camp and led by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Secretary General of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance. More than one hundred social media influencers participated in the Social Media Mahakumbh, spreading the…

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Kiva Kumbh Mela Fire Unites the World for the Protection of River

Prayagraj: Today at the Parmarth Niketan, Ganga Action Parivar, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance camp in Prayag Raj, Kumbh Mela, a very special ancient tribal ceremony was inaugurated with tribal leaders and hundreds of people from over 30 nations around the world. H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati, President of Parmarth Niketan, Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, Secretary-General of…

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30th Anniversary of International Yoga Festival Inaugurated on Banks of Sangam

Prayagraj: Today marked the inauguration of the International Yoga Festival’s 30th Anniversary. An inaugural celebration took place at Parmarth Niketan’s camp in the Kumbh Mela on the banks of the holy Sangam where Pujya Chidanand Saraswati, President of Parmarth Niketan, and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, Director of the International Yoga Festival, were joined by Pujya Swami…

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Pledges for Peace that Includes Water Rights Made Through Snan

Pledges for Peace that Includes Water Rights Made Through Snan and Sacred Music Concert on banks of Sangam Prayagraj: On the auspicious occasion of the full moon, for the first time ever at the Kumbh Mela, an international group of musicians from the Middle East, tribal leaders from more than 42 countries and spiritual leaders…

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Inauguration of Free Eye Refraction Camp at Kumbh

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, inaugurated an Eye Refraction camp at the Kumbh. Led by optometrists from Mahaveer Seva Sadan (Kolkata), Dr Jeetendra Gaglani and Dr Hardik Gaglani, the free medical camp is at the Parmarth Niketan Kumbh compound, Sector 18, Arail Ghat. The team brought a mobile chamber unit consisting of…

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Yog Kumbh – Day 4 of Week-Long Yoga Celebrations at the Parmarth Camp

A historic pledge to be the change we want to see in the world was led by Yogrishi Pujya Swami Ramdevji & Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji as the fourth day of the morning yoga session on the banks of the Sangam completed today at the Parmarth Niketan Shivir, Sector 18. It was joined by thousands…

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Divine Bhagwat Katha Starts today at Parmarth Niketan Kumbh Camp

Divine Bhagwat Katha Starts today at Parmarth Niketan Kumbh Camp with a Procession and a Call to Protect All Rivers A Divine Bhagwat Katha began today at the Parmarth Niketan Kumbh Camp with resounding beat of drums and chanting. Joining the festive beginning were Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, Pujya Radhanath Swamiji,…

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Triveni Maha Sangam of Yoga

The World’s Foremost Yoga Gurus lead a divine, fun and power packed morning Yoga Session on the banks of the Sangam with Pujya Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankarji, Pujya Yogrishi Swami Ramdevji and Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji in the presence of many respected saints, during a weeklong Yog Kumbh being jointly organised by the Indian…

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Yog Kumbh Festival – 2019

Prayagraj: Yogrishi Pujya Swami Ramdevji initiated the 2019 Yog Kumbh on the banks of the Sangam at the Parmarth Niketan, Ganga Action Parivar (GAP), Kumbh Camp in Sector 18, Arail Ghat. The first of its kind Yog festival at Kumbh, February 1 through 7, features learning Yoga from the Masters of India and celebrating the…

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Inaugural Sangam Samvad Conclave at Kumbh Mela

Inaugural Sangam Samvad Conclave brings together spiritual leaders, academicians, scholars, policy experts, and Think Tank researchers at Parmarth Niketan’s Kumbh Mela Camp The grand inauguration of a series of Sangam Samvad dialogues took place today at the Parmarth Niketan Camp, Sector 18, Kumbh Mela, organised by the Kumbh India Think Council, in association with the…

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“She is the Solution : Summit of Grace” – Empowering Women

“She is the Solution: Summit of Grace” was a two-day conference bringing together thousands of women, men, and children, faith leaders and political leaders to Empower Women, through an emphasis on increased access, the end of child marriage, and safe and proper resources for menstrual hygiene management. #narishakti ki Jai! #Education B4 #Marriage! End Taboo…

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Hindu Heritage Foundation and Parmarth Niketan Commend Students

Hindu Heritage Foundation and Parmarth Niketan Commend Students Remembering and Deepening their Cultural Roots The Hindu Heritage Foundation (HHF) and Parmarth Niketan hosted a gathering of students from the Banares Hindu University and members from Vishwa Hindu Parishad to celebrate Hindu heritage and culture. The enlivening event began with Sanskrit prayers and chanting, imbibing the…

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Sangam Pe Tiranga! Parmarth Niketan Hoists Flag on the Sangam

Sangam Pe Tiranga! Parmarth Niketan Hoists Flag on the Banks of Sangam with guests from North, South, East and West ::  Message of Unity and Oneness from the Sangam The Parmarth Niketan Ganga Action Parivar, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance ‘Green Kumbh’ camp led by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, held a beautiful and celebratory flag-hoisting ceremony on…

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Celebration of Naavik Sang at Kumbh Mela 2019

Celebration of Naavik Sang at Kumbh Mela 2019 Banega Swachh India-Dettol, RB, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, Kumbh Mela Adminstration distributes 1000 Life Savers and Inspire, Motivate Nishadraj Community The Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA) and Parmarth Niketan joined together with Banega Swachh India-Detol RB joyfully hosted a celebration of the Nishadraj (boatsmen) of the Kumbh…

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Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Mauryaji visits Parmarth Niketan

Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Mauryaji visits Parmarth Niketan Republic of Women: Summit of Grace The Hon’ble Governor of Uttarakhand, Shri Baby Rani Mauryaji, visited the Parmarth Niketan, Ganga Action Parivar, ‘Green Kumbh’ camp. Greeted by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, and Dr Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Secretary General of Global Interfaith WASH Alliance,…

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Green Kumbh Featured as Haryana CM Visits Parmarth Camp

The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Haryana, Shri Manohar Lal Khattarji, visited the Parmarth Niketan, Ganga Action Parivar, ‘Green Kumbh’ camp with a focus on the environment and health for all. Greeted by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, and Dr Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Secretary General of Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, they first offered…

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Parmarth Niketan welcomes the Dard Aryans of Ladakh

A Celebration of India’s Diversity as Parmarth Niketan welcomes the Dard Aryans of Ladakh Vibrant colours, the beauty of nature, and uplifting waves of sound enveloped the ashram as the Dard Aryans of Ladakh made a spontaneous visit to the ashram. Smiles abounded as Pujya Swamiji Chidinand Saraswatiji and Sadhvji Bhagawatiji greeted the group with open…

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Kumbh Photography Festival

The first major event at the camp is the Kumbh Photography Festival, in which nearly two hundred photographers from around the world have been hosted by YUVA Foundation,Parmarth Niketan and Indian Institute of Photography (IIP) from the 13-16th January. The event began with inspiring blessings and messages from Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Sadhvi Bhagawati…

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Confluence of India and Indonesia On the Banks of the Sangam

International Delegation Arrives at Parmarth Niketan Camp in Prayag Raj Kumbh Mela A delegation from Indonesia, Japan, Germany, Belgium, United Kingdom, Brazil, Spain, Argentina and USA arrive to the Parmarth Niketan Camp in Prayag Raj Kumbh Mela in Sector 18, near Arail Ghat. During their stay at the Camp they participated in the morning prayer,…

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President of India Inaugurates Gandhian Resurgence Summit

President of India Inaugurates Gandhian Resurgence Summit:   Gandhi for Now, Gandhi for Youth, Gandhi for All Celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi The Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind came to the Kumbh Mela in Prayag Raj to our Parmarth Niketan, Ganga Action Parivar & Global Interfaith WASH Alliance eco-friendly camp…

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Gandhian Resurgence Summit

The Gandhian Resurgence Summit is organised by Parmarth Niketan Ashram, the Harijan Sevak Sangh (founded by Mahatma Gandhiji in 1932), Ganga Action Parivar (GAP) and the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA). The theme of the event is: Gandhi for all, Gandhi for now, Gandhi for youth. The Gandhian Resurgence Summit was inaugurated by the Honorable…

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Kumbh Mela – Makar Sankranti

On the day of the first official Shahi Snan of the Kumbh Mela before going to the sangam for the snan, Pujya Swamiji led the pilgrims and yatris in clean-up programme on the banks of the sacred river to emphasize the beginning of Swachh Kumbh, a historic Mela with a Message. Celebrating the first day…

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CM of UP & CM of UK Visit Parmarth, Pujya Swamiji Discusses Clean & Green Kumbh Mela

On their trip to Rishikesh, Hon’ble Chief Minister Uttar Pradesh Mahant Shri Yogi Adityanathji and Hon’ble Chief Minister Uttarakhand Shri Trivendra Singh Rawatiji met with Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh). Pujya Swamiji discussed the upcoming Kumbh Mela in Allahabad and Haridwar as a Clean and Green one, inspiring all pilgrims and devotees…

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Kumbh Art Fest Begins!

The Kumbh Kala Mahotsav (#KumbhArtFest) launched to recognise, give credit and offer gratitude to all the artists who have worked under the Mela Admin’s ‘Paint My City’ campaign. Fest continues till 7th Dec and in the next 4 days the iconic Indira Bhavan will be the canvas for the artists’ brush. Please join, witness and…

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Meeting with Hon’ble Minister of Railways Piyush Goyalji

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji had a beautiful meeting with Hon’ble Minister of Railways and Minister of Coal, GoI, Shri Piyush Goyal recently speaking on a host of different topics for a clean and green India, including developing Sewage to Selfie points to clean the wastewater going into the River Ganga, implementing green technologies such as…

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Saryu Aarti Blessed by Pujya Swamiji

The beautiful evening Aarti held on the banks of the Saryu River in Ayodhya was graced and blessed by HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​ at the warm invitation of the Mayor of Ayodhya, Shri Rishikesh Upadhyay​ and the organisers of the Ayodhya Kala Utsav​, co-curators of the Festival Shri Shantanu Gupta​ji and Shri Pushkar Sharma​ji.…

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Ayodhya Art Festival

A beautiful, innovative and inspiring Ayodha Art Festival, at the holy land of Ayodhya was concluded by Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​ and Pujya Mahant Nritya Gopal Dasji blessing and awarding the finalists in the grande finale of the three day festival. Thousands of artists applied, a few hundred were selected and only a handful were selected…

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From Sewage Point to Selfie Point in Lucknow

Lucknow, October 9th, 2018: Today saw the historic and pivotal inauguration of a innovative, simple and effective Physico-Chemical Remediation Treatment System using Geotube Technology at the Kukrail Nala, Lucknow with the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Mahant Shri Yogi Adityanath ji, Hon’ble Union Minister Shri Nitin Gadkariji, with the inspiration, suggestion and divine vision…

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Gandhian Thought is the Real GDP of India

Gandhian Thought to be Promoted in Upcoming Kumbh Mela as the real GDP of India Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji Chief Guest for Sadbhavana Conclave at the Gandhi Ashram Harijan Sevak Sangh DELHI: A special Sadbhavana Conclave took place today at Gandhi Ashram, Harijan Sevak Sangh Headquarters in Delhi today. The meeting commemorated the anniversary of…

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Our Kumbh Mela, Everyone’s Kumbh Mela will be a Green Kumbh

HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji​, President of Parmarth Niketan​, Co-Founder, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance​ and Founder, Ganga Action Parivar​, was warmly welcomed to Allahabad today and had a busy schedule of meeting, dialogues and addressing the three day Kumbh Conclave. The first meeting included a high level roundtable of the cities civil society leaders, experts,…

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Kumbh Mela is a Make India Program: Kumbh Conclave Concludes

Allahabad, July 29, 2018: The three day Kumbh Conclave, organised by the India Think Council​, in association with Uttarakhand Tourism​ Department, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad​ University of Allahabad, etc, from the 27-29th July, saw it’s successful conclusion at the Motilal Nehru Medical College today. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Pujya Swami Parmatmanand Sarswati​ji,…

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Divyang Kumbh Mela for the Divinely Abled

A group of more than 30 members of the Swaraj Viklang Seva Samiti from Prayag, with nearly 10 specially-abled people, arrived on a two day tour and visit to Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh). The group was headed by Shreenarayan Yadavji and was coordinated and facilitated by its patrons and well-wishers Justice Arun Tandonji and Ms Suhas…

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