New Year, New You Retreat Starts the New Year with 2020 Vision

Basant Panchami: Pledge for 200,000 Trees to Be Planted

Yoga Gurus Together at Indian Yoga Association’s 2nd GC Meeting

Dialogue for Peace with KAICIID, GIWA and World Scouts Org

Kashiyatra: Celebrating National Youth Day in Varanasi

Satsang at Bhakti Yoga Shala in Santa Monica

Maha Shivratri Celebrations at Parmarth

India’s 71st Republic Day Celebrations at Parmarth Vidya Mandir

…and much more!


Leave No One Behind Summit

Sadhviji in Vienna for Dialogue & Sustainable Development

United Nations’ International Summit on Population and Development in Nairobi

Star Studded Launch of Sadhvi Bhagawatiji’s New Book

GIWA & WSSCC MHM Lab Opens in Rishikesh

Toilet Complex Inaugurated and Blessed on World Toilet Day

Acupuncture and Naturopath Medical Camp & Free Eye Camp at Parmarth

…and much more!


Interfaith Dialogue with HH the Dalai Lama at the Gandhi Ashram

Launch of Sadhviji’s New Book “Come Home to Yourself” by Hands of HH the Dalai Lama

Pujya Sadhviji Participates in Sant’Egidio Peace Conference in Madrid

NDTV’s Banega Swasth India Broadcast

World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy

India Today Aaj Tak Safai Giri Best Sanitation Institute Award

Pledge for Peace and Water Conservation

Free Eye Camp at Parmarth

and more!


GIWA joins UNICEF India at the UNCCD-COP14

Religions for Peace World Assembly

Interfaith Gathering in Delhi

Aman Ekta Hariyali Yatra

Convocation Ceremony at Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University

MHM Training of Trainers at Parmarth

Sadhviji Delivers Keynote Address to ISTD Students

Raksha Bandhan & Independence Day

Yoga Retreat at Parmarth

and more!


Guru Purnima Retreat

Guru Purnima at Hindu Temple of Kentucky

UN Kofi Annan Faith Briefings in New York

PaRD Event at the UN High Level Political Forum

Pujya Swamiji Awarded Dr. Kalam Memorial Honour

Free Medical Camp

Teaching WASH to Kanwad Mela Yatris

Tree Plantations

WaterSchool Programs in Rishikesh

Clean-Up in Rishikesh

Pujya Swamiji’s Meeting with Lok Sabha Speaker

Foundation Yoga Course at Parmarth

and more!


Sadhvi Bhagawatiji speaks at Accelerate Peace Conference at Stanford University

Clean Drinking Water Systems Inaugurated in Agra

Eid Milan Brings Interfaith Leaders Together

Pujya Sadhviji gives Keynote at Closing of the Jaina Convention

Commemorating the Netra Kumbh in Delhi

Yamuna Aarti at Dussehra Ghat,Taj Mahal, Agra

Planting Trees in honor of HH the Dalai Lama

…and much more!


Pujya Swamiji’s Avtaran Diwas: 67th Birthday Celebrations

International Day of Yoga at Parmarth Niketan

Sadhvi Bhagawatiji Graces the G20 Interfaith Summit

Jal Shakti Minister Concludes Month-Long Shri Ram Katha at Parmarth, Leads Water Pledge

First Decentralized Potable Wastewater Treatment Technology Inaugurated in Rishikesh, India

…and much more!


Menstrual Hygiene Day Celebrated at Parmarth

Green Shri Ram Katha

Mother’s Day Celebrates Shakti at Parmarth

Hon’ble PM Narendra Modi Film Screening on Banks of Ganga

World No Tobacco Day at Parmarth

Ganga Saptami Blessings

…and much more!


Earth Day Celebrated: Beautification of the Rishikesh Railways

Hanuman Jayanti 2019

Sadhviji Attends 2019 PaRD General Assembly of Members

Inauguration of Upgraded Computer Centre at Parmarth Gurukul

Balinese Padamasana Inaugurated at Parmarth

…and much more!


World Water Day Celebrations

Installation of new Indonesian Padmasana shrine at Parmarth

Clean & Green Holi Celebrations & Woodless Holika Dahan

Sadhviji at the UN Commission on the Status of Women

Inauguration of the Rishikesh Railway Station Bio-Toilet

Ambassador of Georgia & Ambassador of Latvia Visit Parmarth

Divine Satsang in Santa Monica, California

and so much more!


Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri Venkaiah Naidu Comes to Kumbh Camp

Kiva Kumbh Mela Brings Indigenous Elders from 40+ Nations to Kumbh Camp

30th Anniversary of IYF Inaugurated on Banks of Sangam

Yog Kumbh Festival on Banks of Sangam with Pujya Swami Ramdevji and Pujya Sri Sri Ravi Shankarji

…and much more!


Makar Sankranti & Inauguration of the Kumbh Mela

Gandhi Resurgence Summit with Hon’ble President of India

“She is the Solution : Summit of Grace” to Empower Women

Republic Day Celebrations

Visits by esteemed leaders and dignitaries

…and so much more!


Interfaith Hindu-Muslim International Summit

Inauguration of Pi-Lo Water ATM at Humayun Tomb

International Environmental Summit & Awards

Pujya Swamiji Honoured with SIES National Eminence Award

Special New Year Retreat

Clean-up program in Swargashram, Rishikesh

Free Dental & Eye Camps at Parmarth

and much more!


Sadhvi Bhagawatiji at the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Global Summit

Pujya Swamij at the World Youth Summit and Sri Sathya Sai Awards in Bangalore, attended by Hon. Vice President of India

Pujya Swamiji inspires all at World Toilet Summit in Mumbai

Divine Dev Diwali celebrations in Varanasi graced by Pujya Swamiji, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Hon’ble UP Tourism Minister, Hon’ble State BJP President, Hon’ble Principal Secretary, and many others

Pujya Swamiji joins galaxy of saints on Sharad Purnima for special Yamuna Aarti in Vrindavan

Pujya Swamiji blesses Ayodhya Art Festival and invites all to Kumbh Mela

Special and divine Navratri Spiritual Retreat at Parmarth Niketan

and MUCH more


Inspiring and engaging seminars, panels and interfaith interactions with Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji Saraswatiji on topics including interfaith harmony, peace, compassion, water, sanitation and hygiene, environmental preservation and vegetarianism for saving the planet.

Sadhvi Bhagawatiji on more than 12 panels and programmes on ending atrocity crimes, women’s leadership, forgiveness and reconciliation, and more.

Pujya Swamiji honoured with the Ahimsa Award

Special Worship to WASH panel

First ever Diwali celebrations at the Parliament this year

and more!


Historic Inauguration of "Sewage to Selfie" Point in Lucknow with Hon'ble CM

Mahatma Gandhi India Sanitation Conclave

Sadhvi Bhagawatiji at the United Nations

Inspiring Events Across India to Protect the Environment and Improve WASH for All

and more!


Saving & Serving the Himalayas in Ladakh

Himalaya Diwas Celebrations at Parmarth Niketan

Pujya Swamiji & Sadhviji’s Travels Throughout India

Sacred Yatra to Devprayag

Raksha Bandhan & Krishna Janmasthami Celebrations

and more!


Historic Independence Day Celebrations at Parmarth Niketan

Launch of World Toilet College in Aurangbad

Plantation of more than 2.5 Lakh Trees with CM of Uttarakhand

And so many more summer activities of Pujya Swamiji and Sadhvi Bhagawatiji in India


Special Newsletter with Highlights & Updates from HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji & Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji's travel abroad this summer

Exciting events, satsangs, high level meetings in Italy, Switzerland, and the UK, travels in the USA and Canada, as well as so much more


4th International Day of Yoga Celebrations with Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modiji

International Day of Yoga Celebrations in Colorado, USA with Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji

International Day of Yoga Curtain Raiser in Dehradun

Inauguration of the First Ever Sewage to Selfie Point

Eid Milan brings Yoga of Interfaith Traditions

and much more!


Hon’ble CMs of Uttarakhand & Uttar Pradesh Visit Parmarth

Pujya Swamiji’s Visit to Badrinath

Tree Plantations Begin along Rispina River

Keynote Address by Sadhvi Bhagawatiji at National Teachers’ Conference

Interfaith Celebrations of International Family Day

Ganga Dussehra at Parmarth

and so much more!


Pujya Swamiji’s historic address at Jamait Ulama-i-Hindi’s Peace & Unity Summit in Bihar

Green Katha at Parmarth in support of Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation

GIWA’s Earth Week Celebrations

Sadhvi Bhagawatiji at Women’s Economic Forum, where she receives Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy

Renowned political and social leaders visit Parmarth Niketan


Large-scale events such as National Solutions for the River Ganga Summit

Launch of innovative technologies such as the Kill Waste Machine and North India’s first radiation-free Thermo Mammography Machine

International Yoga Festival 2018

Free Medical Camps in Rishikesh & surrounding areas

New Year, Mahashivratri & Hanuman Jayanti Celebrations

Sadhvi Bhagawatiji’s Beautiful Green Birthday


Pujya Swamiji honored with Mahatma Gandhi Lifetime Peace & Service Award by Hon’ble President of India

Large-scale events with all major faith communities in India, pledges towards a Swachh Bharat and WASH

Sadhvi Bhagawatiji at Hindustan Shikar Samagam and the Global Entrepreneurship Summit


Inspiring conference inaugurated by HE Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, and valedictory by HE President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind

Pujya Swamiji presented with the Mahatma Gandhi Lifetime Peace and Service Award from the Harijan Sevak Sangh by the hands of HE the President of India for His unparalleled work for interfaith harmony and service for all of humanity

Powerful sessions on interfaith leadership, youth and women’s empowerment

Piece of the Bodhi Tree from Bodh Gaya planted by HE the President with Pujya Swamiji, HHS leaders, and other faith leaders, sending important message of environmental conservation and preservation


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