Our programs for a more peaceful world include:
H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji
Pujya Swamiji is the inspiration behind IYF, and with His vision, blessings, leadership and direction that these seva projects of peace listed below are flourishing.
Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji
Director of the International Yoga Festival, Sadhviji is President of the Divine Shakti Foundation and Secretary-General of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance.
Global Interfaith WASH Alliance
Launched at UNICEF Headquarters, GIWA brings the world’s faiths together, so that even the most poor and marginalized people can have safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).
Divine Shakti Foundation
Dedicated to the holistic well being of women, their children, and orphaned/abandoned children, and to all of Mother Nature and Mother Earth.
Ganga Action Parivar
Launched at the hands of HH the Dalai Lama, HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati and many others, GAP brings together networks and partnerships of the world’s preeminent researchers, environmentalists, engineers, religious and business leaders, and the general public. Together, we work towards creating thoughtful solutions to the numerous problems plaguing the Ganga and Her tributaries.
Providing ecologically-sustainable relief and restoration in times of natural disaster
India Heritage Research Foundation
Committed to education, healthcare, interfaith harmony, and the upliftment of women. IHRF has also created ashrams in Mansarovar as well as the world’s first comprehensive Encyclopedia of Hinduism.
Encyclopedia of Hinduism
An unprecedented encyclopedia, drafted by some 1,000 experts over a 25-year time-span.
Green Kumbh Initiative
Promoting clean and green festivals and public education for healthier populations and ecosystems.