Upliftment

UPLIFTMENT GALLERY

Hundreds of people come every day to the Divine Shakti Foundation headquarters on the banks of Mother Ganga to have the darshan and blessings of DSF Founder, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and to ask questions and seek answers in a very personal and touching interaction with the President of DSF, Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji.

Additionally, Pujya Swamiji and Pujya Sadhviji travel around the world to various conferences, festivals, and summits dedicated to the upliftment of humanity, the promotion of peace, and empowerment of all.

SADHVIJI AT THE UN COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN, March 2019

Sadhvi Bhagawatiji was at the United Nations for the 63rd Convention on the Status of Women and to speak at three events on issues related to women in India. The…[Read more]

“SHE IS THE SOLUTION : SUMMIT OF GRACE” – EMPOWERING WOMEN, January 2019

“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…[Read more]

UNITED NATIONS ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS GLOBAL SUMMIT, November 2018

DSF President Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji addressed the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Global Summit at UN World Headquarters during the historic Summit. Her speeches, delivered before an audience from across the world, focused on the crucial importance of women’s leadership and sustainable development in a time of increasing global strife and insecurity as well as the importance of the role of religion and religious leaders in fostering peaceful and inclusive societies. [Read more]

SADHVIJI AT THE UNITED NATIONS, September 2018

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati​, President of Divine Shakti Foundation, shared insights at the event at the United Nations “Keeping the Faith in Sustainable Peace: Women of Faith as Agents of Transformation”, speaking about the important role women of faith play beyond peace building. [Read more]

SADHVIJI ATTENDS US STATE DEPT’S RELIGIOUS FREEDOM MINISTERIAL, July 2018

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati​ ji, President of the Divine Shakti Foundation, and Secretary-General of Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, attended the U.S. State Department’s first ever ministerial for International Religious Freedom.  Sadhviji shared in the main session that her strongest suggestion for the US State Department‘s international policy is that they should ensure that no American dollars or support go to any development organization that is giving care, whether healthcare or education or other, only to people of one religion, or that is compelling or urging people to change their religion in order to receive care. She emphasized that when a mother must choose between her religion or medical care for her child, that mother no longer has freedom of religion. [Read more]

UNITED NATIONS VIENNA – PLAN OF ACTION TO PREVENT ATROCITY CRIMES, FEBRUARY 2018

More than 100 religious leaders, actors, UN officials and representatives from different countries participated in a high level conference discussing the implementation of the Plan of Action* for the prevention of incitement to violence that could lead to atrocity crime organized by the Office of Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect at the United Nations…[Read more]

WOMEN PLEDGE FOR SWACHH BHARAT AND EMPOWERMENT IN UTTAR PRADESH, DECEMBER 2017

A unique celebration of the divine feminine and women’s critical role in the Swachh Bharat Mission took place in Vindhyachal, Uttar Pradesh recently. Tens of thousands of women from local village areas gathered with great excitement and enthusiasm for the Shakti Sammelan…[Read more]

SACH BHARAT: WORLD CONFLUENCE OF HUMANITY, POWER & SPIRITUALITY, DECEMBER 2017

A beautiful two day conclave, entitled “Sach Bharat: the World Confluence of Humanity, Power and Spirituality. Enlightenment: A Journey Within Through Service” took place from 22-23 December, at the Westin Hotel, Kolkata…[Read more]

WORLD VEDAS CONFERENCE, DECEMBER 2017

NEW DELHI: Honble Vice-President Venkaiah Naiduji joined Pujya Swami Agniveshji, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Pujya Acharya Bal Krishna​ ji and many others to inaugurate the World Vedas Conference at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA)…[Read more]

ALL INDIA GANDHIAN CONSTRUCTIVE WORKERS CONFERENCE, NOVEMBER 2017

This historic event was jointly organized by the Harijan Sevak Sangh (founded by Mahatma Gandhi) and the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance under the collective leadership and vision of Professor Sankar Kumar Sanyal, President of Harijan Sevak Sangh, and HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati, Founder/Chair, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance…[Read more]

SADHVI BHAGAWATIJI SPEAKS AT HINDUSTAN SHIKAR SAMAGAM IN LUCKNOW, NOVEMBER 2017

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati​ji graced and inspired the #HindustanShikarSamagam one day mega event in Lucknow recently. The event had power-packed discussions and talks by Hon’ble Union Home Minister of India Shri Rajnath…[Read more]

ALL INDIA CONFERENCE ON VOLUNTEERING, NOVEMBER 2017

The All India Conference for Volunteering for Change was held at the United Service Institution of India in New Delhi, organised by Caritas India​, on November 9th and 10th, 2017…[Read more]

PUJYA SWAMIJI LEADS INTERFAITH DELEGATION ON BANEGA SWACHH INDIA – NDTV’S 12-HOUR CLEANATHON, OCTOBER 2017

Pujya Swamiji led a diverse and beautiful delegation of GIWA’s interfaith leaders today on Banega Swachh India NDTV 12 hour Cleanathon anchored by Campaign Ambassador, the legendary Amitabh Bachchan and Mr Vikram Chandra, CEO NDTV. The theme was on Swachh Zameen, Swachh Hawa and Swachh Paani…[Read more]

INTERNATIONAL PEACE PALACE: PLEDGE FOR WATER & PEACE, SEPTEMBER 2017

An inspiring pledge to take collective action for water and peace for all, led by Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji, took place at the International Peace Palace of the Hague in Netherlands…[Read more]

GLOBAL PEACE PROJECT IN NETHERLANDS, SEPTEMBER 2017

The Global Peace Project held in Netherlands today brought together Interfaith Leaders from across the world, especially from the Netherlands and India, for world peace and water…[Read more]

tGELF’s LIFE 2017 SUMMIT: INTERFAITH CONVERSATIONS, AUGUST 2017

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, President of Divine Shakti Festival (DSF), was a keynote speaker at the 2-day tGELF LIFE conference, giving a beautiful session on the importance of spirituality in innovation and entrepreneurship…[Read more]

PLAN OF ACTION LAUNCHED AT UN TO PREVENT VIOLENCE & ATROCITY, JULY 2017

Religious leaders gathered at the United Nations (UN) to launch the plan of action to prevent incitement to violence that could lead to atrocity crimes in the ECOSOC chambers. The event was organized by the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and Responsibility to Protect in association with the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID).  Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiiji, President of the Divine Shakti Foundation, was an honorable speaker on the valedictory panel on the implementation of the plan of action and the way forward…[Read more]

STARDUST AWARDS: FASHION, PASSION AND COMPASSION, JULY 2017

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Founder of DSF, and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, President of DSF, were invited to bless and grace the Stardust Global Icon Award Ceremony at the Plaza Hotel in New York. This year the awards show was also held in support of the Save the Girl Child campaign: Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, a social campaign that aims to generate awareness and improve the efficiency of welfare services intended for girls…[Read more]

tGELF HOSTS SHURUAAT! GALA IN NEW YORK FOR GLOBAL EDUCATION, JULY 2017

A star-studded SHURUAAT! gala was organised by the Global Education & Leadership Foundation (tGELF)*, bringing together the biggest celebrities from Bollywood and leaders from faith traditions, business, philanthropy, media, education and the arts, to work together on the challenge of Global Education, to address and achieve the 4th UN Sustainable Development Goal, Quality Education. All proceeds from the Gala will support work with global private and public sector partners to test and scale education innovation…[Read more]

INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY AT THE UNITED NATIONS, JUNE 2017

On the occasion of the 3rd International Day of Yoga, a two day event was organized by the United Nations in which the first day a large event entitled “Yoga with Yoga Masters”,Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji led a historic International Yoga Day event with top yoga teachers Seane Corn, Sharon Gannon and also Prince Ea,and Jai Uttal…[Read more]