H.H. Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji

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 in early childhood, 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. Pujya Swamiji is President of Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh, India, one of the largest spiritual institutions in India. He is also Founder of Ganga Action Parivar which is leading the way in the massive Clean Ganga Movement, and is co-founder/co-chair of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, an international alliance of interfaith leaders working for water, sanitation and hygiene. . Pujya Swamiji is also founder of Divine Shakti Foundation and India Heritage Research Foundation (IHRF), international, non-profit, foundations engaged in education, women’s upliftment, health care, rural development and other humanitarian projects including the compilation and publication of the historic 11-volume Encyclopedia of Hinduism as well as ashrams in the sacred land of Mansarovar and Mt. Kailash in Tibet. Pujya Swamiji’s religion is unity, and he is a leader in numerous international, inter-faith summits and parliaments.