Numerous Swachhta Hi Seva Activities including massive clean-ups, mass awareness programs, and the 12-hour Banega Swachh India Cleanathon with Amitabh Bachchan

Swachh Bihar Yatra

Kailash Satyarthi’s visit home to Parmarth

Meeting with the President of India

Pujya Swamiji’s visits to London, Myanmar, Nepal, the Netherlands, Rajasthan and much more


Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji’s travels to USA

Guru Purnima Retreat and celebrations in Louisville, Kentucky

Meeting at the UN to prevent violence and atrocity crimes

Important meetings, inspiring community events and divine satsangs


Celebrations of Yoga for Health and Wellness at the United Nations in New York


Eminent faith leaders, captains of industry, entertainment stars, development experts, media luminaries, and representatives from global bodies including the United Nations converged at a Historic two-day Summit at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh for a Swachh and Water-Secure future for India.

This incredible confluence coincided with Pujya Swamiji’s 65th birthday and Ganga Dussehra.


Highlights from the world-renowned 29th annual International Yoga Festival, held every year at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh)


GIWA leaders join the CM of Assam and Minister of State Drinking Water & Sanitation, Government of India to inaugurate a state-led, two day Assam Sanitation Conference

Interfaith Pledge for Swachh Assam, Swachh Bharat


Prakash Ustav in Patna to Kalachakra in Bodh Gaya

Special meeting with the Hon’ble President of India in New Delhi

GIWA brings the world’s faiths together to improve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)


Pujya Swamiji’s Historic Meeting with the Pope in Rome

Incredible Interfaith Events for Clean India in Varanasi and Rishikesh

First Ever Global Citizen Festival in India

Muslim Community Pledges for Swachh Bharat in Ajmer Sharif


Summer 2016 Highlights

Worship for WASH GIWA Summit in Ladakh

Pujya Swamiji’s Green Birthday

International Yoga Festival in Jageshwar


World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey

Pujya Swamiji’s Green Birthday

International Yoga Day

Ganga Dussehra Celebrations

World Environment Day in Delhi


Simhasta Kumbha Mela in Ujjain Highlights


World Water Day Celebrated in Devprayag


Banega Swachh India: 12 Hour Cleanathon

Haridwar Ardh Kumbha Mela for All

Swachh Aur Sundar Gujarat with Sadhviji and CM of Gujarat

Clean and Green Ujjain Kumbha Mela – Simhastha 2016

Holi Celebrations: Local Culture Connects with Global Community


Highlights from the week-long celebration of yoga, with more than 70 presenters and 1,200 participants from 85 countries


Historic Signing of Joint Declaration to End Slavery

Honouring the 50th Nirvaan Divas of Parmarth’s Founder

U.S. Ambassador Breaks Ground for a GIWA Bio-toilet Structure

Dev Diwali Sends Message of Interfaith Harmony in Varanasi


The world’s first Jageshwar Yoga Festival and Indo-China Yoga Festival make history, held at Parmarth

School inaugurated at holy confluence of Rudra Prayag

The Danube River meets Mother Ganga for a night of divine music

The music of Israel and India form a Sangam of harmony


Pujya Swamiji’s historic tour of the USA, including to the Parliament of the World’s Religions and the United Nations

Making History at the Parliament of the World’s Religions

The Sustainable Development Goals are Launched: Meetings with the United Nations and World Bank

Meeting with Renowned Primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall


Meditation, Sanitation & Medication Come Together: Buddhist Fest

GIWA Chapter in Ladakh

Swachh Kumbh Mela

Green Drive: One Lakh Trees in Delhi

Banega Swachh India


Editors Meet in Uttar Pradesh to discuss Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and Sanitation for all

Pujya Swamiji Meets with World Bank President

Magnificent Grace-Filled Evening at Grace Cathedral

The Missile Man with A Mission: Homage to H.E. Dr. Abdul Kalamji


Pujya Swamiji Meets with H.E. the President of South Africa

Historic Meetings with the President of the World Bank and Faith Leaders at World Bank Headquarters

Pujya Swamiji at Special Event Hosted by the Hon’ble Ambassador from the United States

Hon’ble Minister of Railways comes to Parmarth Niketan


The World’s First International Yoga Day Celebrated with Pujya Swamiji and Parmarth Niketan

Pujya Morari Pabuji Delivers a Forever-Memorable Katha

Divine Union at Parmarth Niketan

Divine Commemorative Events with the Saints


Sacred Memorial Garden in Kedarnath

Enabling Self-Sufficient Lives for Disaster Widows

Darshan at Holy Kedarnath

A Beautiful New School in the Flood-Devastated Himalayas


Over 1,000 participants from over 60 countries come together to celebrate Yoga

Highlights from the week-long festival’s classes in asana, pranayama, meditation, mantra and healing practices

Divine discourses and meditations with renowned saints


Pujya Swamiji, Sadhvi Bhagawatiji and Faith Leaders Make Historic Appearance at Sustainable Development Summit

Hon’ble Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagawatji Visits Parmarth

Together for the United Nations World Yoga Day

Pujya Swamiji Meets the Hon’ble Vice President of Nepal

Pujya Swamiji Meets the Hon’ble President of Guyana


H.H. the Dalai Lama and Pujya Swamiji in Delhi for divine meeting of India’s faith leaders

Launch of Encyclopedia of Hinduism in India by Vice President Shri M. Hamid Ansari

Launch of Encyclopedia of Hinduism in UK by Prime Minister David Cameron

Conferences & Meetings at the United Nations

Pujya Swamiji’s Summer Abroad in Europe and USA


GIWA and UNICEF sign historic MOU

Pujya Swamiji’s meetings with important Ministers of GoI

Water Blessing Ceremony at House of Commons

Beginning of Pujya Swamiji’s summer yatra abroad


Presentation of the International Edition of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism to the Honorable President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjeeji


Pujya Swamiji’s Green Birthday

Ganga Dusshera Celebration

Pujya Swamiji’s Meetings

Green Kathas at Parmarth


Pujya Swamiji receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Pujya Swamiji meets with top political leaders

GAP & GIWA provide inspiration for clean water to 4 million children


People from over 50 countries came together on the sacred banks of Mother Ganga to learn, grow and build bridge together through yoga and community


Prince Charles Visits Parmarth

Green Vision for Uttarakhand

Promoting Interfaith Harmony Worldwide


Launch of the Global Interfaith WASH Initiative

Interfaith Meetings in India and US

Project Hope Efforts and Medical Camps


Pujya Swamiji’s Travel Abroad to USA

Release of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism

Events at Parmarth


International Yoga Festival 2013

Pujya Swamiji’s Travels Abroad to USA

Pujya Bhaishri’s Bhagwat Katha


The First-Ever “Green Initiative” Kumbh Mela

Ganga Action Parivar Events & Clean-Ups

Visiting Saints & Dignitaries


Bio-Digester Toilet Inauguration

Bio-Digester Toilet Inauguration

Pujya Swamiji’s Travels to Japan