About Us

OUR MISSION

The goal of the Divine Shakti Foundation is to holistically provide for the well being of women, their children, and orphaned and abandoned children. DSF  is working to identify needs and design and implement programs to support women and children (especially orphaned and abandoned children) to be socially and financially self-sustaining, as well as raise awareness of the problems facing women and children through education and mass communication. DSF is also engaged in activities for the preservation of Mother Earth, especially protecting the Holy Ganga River and providing a safe and natural environment for India’s revered cows. Further, DSF supports and promotes cooperation and association among the people who are interested in these divine goals.

OUR PURPOSE

Specific programs to fulfill our mission include but are not limited to:

PROVIDING BASIC NEEDS
  • Provide comprehensive needs of poor and widowed women and orphaned/abandoned children
  • - Establish programs and infrastructure to meet the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of
  • expectant mothers who have little or no family or social support
  • - Establish homes for unwanted children. Provide immediate and long term needs of women and children affected by natural disasters
  • - Support other organizations involved with similar goals and objectives as this Trust
SPIRITUAL & CULTURAL
  • Plan activities and instructional programs designed for spiritual development and growth
  • - Design programs to preserve cultural and family values. Teach and promote effective parenting skills
  • - Establish parenting training centers for mothers and expectant mothers
EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT
  • Provide and promote educational advancement with children’s schools, adult educational services, computer training, scholarship funds, etc
  • - Promote vocational training and provide
  • equipment for general training centers, cottage industry training, day care centers, etc
  • - Promote and support rural developmental training.
HEALTH
  • Provide comprehensive medical needs of those without access, especially poor and widowed women and orphaned/abandoned children
  • - Establish programs and infrastructure to meet the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of expectant mothers who have little or no family or social support
  • - Establish homes for unwanted children
  • - Provide immediate and long term needs of women and children affected by natural disasters
  • - Support other organizations involved with similar goals and objectives as this Trust
ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS & PROTECTION
  • Raise awareness and promote programs designed for ecological preservation especially programs for protecting and preserving Holy Mother, Ganges River
  • - Provide a safe, serene and natural environment for stray cows through creation of Gaushalas and Gaudhams
  • - Provide care and treatment to stray dogs with periodic animal care camps, in which spaying/neutering, anti-rabies, and general healthcare is provided
  • - Protection and preservation of all life including animals with a commitment to prevent animal killing and cruelty wherever possible

PUJYA SWAMI CHIDANAND SARASWATIJI

Founder and Chairman

H.H. Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji’s motto in life is, “In the Service of God and humanity.” He left his home for the Himalayan jungles and forests at the tender age of 8 years, under the guidance of his spiritual master, in order to live a life devoted to God and in the service of humanity. Today, he is world renowned as a spiritual leader, visionary and divine guide.

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SADHVI BHAGAWATI SARASWATIJI

President

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Ph.D was raised in an American family in Hollywood, California and graduated from Stanford University. She was completing her Ph.D. when she left America in 1996 to come and live permanently at Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India. She has been living there ever since then, engaged in spiritual practice and dedicated service.

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