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Inspiration and Transformation from the Banks of the Ganges - The Musings of an American Sanyasi with Host Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati

Welcome to Inspiration and Transformation from the banks of the Ganges with Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, an American Sanyasi living at the Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India. Sadhvi is President of the Divine Shakti Foundation, a charitable organization bringing education, vocational training, upliftment and empowerment programs to women and children. Sadhvi is also Secretary-General of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, and director of the world famous International Yoga Festival. Join the Musings of an American Sanyasi, as Sadhvi shares the wisdom and teachings of her guru H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji.

To send Sadhvi a question for discussion, email sadhviji@omtimes.com

Listen to Inspiration and Transformation LIVE every Thursday at 11 AM ET on http://omtimes.com/iom

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Inspiration and Transformation from the Banks of the Ganges - The Musings of an American Sanyasi with Host Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati

Welcome to Inspiration and Transformation from the banks of the Ganges with Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, an American Sanyasi living at the Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India. Sadhvi is President of the Divine Shakti Foundation, a charitable organization bringing education, vocational training, upliftment and empowerment programs to women and children. Sadhvi is also Secretary-General of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, and director of the world famous International Yoga Festival. Join the Musings of an American Sanyasi, as Sadhvi shares the wisdom and teachings of her guru H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji.

To send Sadhvi a question for discussion, email sadhviji@omtimes.com

Listen to Inspiration and Transformation LIVE every Thursday at 11 AM ET on http://omtimes.com/iom

    How Do We Get Rid of Negative Thoughts?

    How Do We Get Rid of Negative Thoughts?

    How Do We Get Rid of Negative Thoughts?

    Air Date: Thursday, 11 August 2022 at 11:00 AM EST / 8:00 AM PST

    Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati at Parmarth Niketan discusses the following topics and answers questions from seekers from around the world during her Satsang from the banks of the holy Ganga River:

    ~ How Do We Get Rid of Negative Thoughts?

    ~ How to Raise Children in the Light?

    ~ How to Find Time for Meditation in a Busy Lifestyle?

    ~ What Are Our Children’s Karma & Dharma?

    ~ Why Does Krishna Always Play His Flute?

    #Liberation #Spirituality #SadhviBhagawatiSaraswati #InspirationAndTransformation

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    Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Ph.D., was raised in an American family in Hollywood, California, and graduated from Stanford University. She was completing her Ph.D. in Psychology when she left America in 1996 to live at Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India. She has been living there for the past 24 years, engaged in spiritual practice and service.

    Sadhviji was officially initiated into the order of Sanyas (monastic renunciation) in the year 2000 by her Guru, His Holiness Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, one of India’s most revered spiritual leaders and the President of Parmarth Niketan.

    At Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, where Sadhviji lives most of the year, she gives daily spiritual discourses and Satsang, teaches meditation, provides counseling, and oversees a myriad of charitable and humanitarian projects.

    Sadhviji leads discourses and question-answer sessions on topics ranging from Indian spirituality to the bridge between science and spirituality to the keys of true happiness and meaning in daily life and teaches meditation to seekers from every corner of the globe. She travels worldwide, giving spiritual discourses, question-answer sessions, and meditation courses. Her talks blend the knowledge and logic of the West with the insights, spirituality, and wisdom of the East.

    Connect with Sadhvi at https://www.sadhviji.org

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    • 57 min
    What is Liberation?

    What is Liberation?

    What is Liberation?

    Air Date: Thursday, 4 August 2022 at 11:00 AM EST / 8:00 AM PST

    Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati at Parmarth Niketan discusses the following topics and answers questions from seekers from around the world during her Satsang from the banks of the holy Ganga River:

    ~ How Do We Deal With the Cycle of Birth & Death?

    ~ Is it Salvation or Liberation?

    ~ How do You Stop Yourself from Doing Something Wrong?

    ~ What is Liberation?

    ~ How Can We Purify the Soul?

    #Liberation #Spirituality #SadhviBhagawatiSaraswati #InspirationAndTransformation

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    Learn more about Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati on her Host Page Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati

    Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Ph.D., was raised in an American family in Hollywood, California, and graduated from Stanford University. She was completing her Ph.D. in Psychology when she left America in 1996 to live at Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India. She has been living there for the past 24 years, engaged in spiritual practice and service.

    Sadhviji was officially initiated into the order of Sanyas (monastic renunciation) in the year 2000 by her Guru, His Holiness Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, one of India’s most revered spiritual leaders and the President of Parmarth Niketan.

    At Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, where Sadhviji lives most of the year, she gives daily spiritual discourses and Satsang, teaches meditation, provides counseling, and oversees a myriad of charitable and humanitarian projects.

    Sadhviji leads discourses and question-answer sessions on topics ranging from Indian spirituality to the bridge between science and spirituality to the keys of true happiness and meaning in daily life and teaches meditation to seekers from every corner of the globe. She travels worldwide, giving spiritual discourses, question-answer sessions, and meditation courses. Her talks blend the knowledge and logic of the West with the insights, spirituality, and wisdom of the East.

    Connect with Sadhvi at https://www.sadhviji.org

    Subscribe to our Newsletter https://omtimes.com/subscribe-omtimes-magazine/

    Connect with OMTimes on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Omtimes.Magazine/ and OMTimes Radio https://www.facebook.com/ConsciousRadiowebtv.OMTimes/
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    • 57 min
    How Can We Be More Like Prahlad?

    How Can We Be More Like Prahlad?

    How Can We Be More Like Prahlad?

    Air Date: Thursday, 28 July 2022 at 11:00 AM EST / 8:00 AM PST

    Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati at Parmarth Niketan discusses the following topics and answers questions from seekers from around the world, during her Satsang from the banks of the holy Ganga River:

    ~ How Can I Get a Deeper Connection to God?

    ~ How Can We Be More Like Prahlad?

    ~ How Can I Stay Fearless?

    Has God Always Been Within?

    ~ Can You Separate Love & Attachment?

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    #Prahlad #Spirituality #SadhviBhagawatiSaraswati #InspirationAndTransformation

    Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Ph.D., was raised in an American family in Hollywood, California, and graduated from Stanford University. She was completing her Ph.D. in Psychology when she left America in 1996 to live at Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India. She has been living there for the past 24 years, engaged in spiritual practice and service.

    Sadhviji was officially initiated into the order of Sanyas (monastic renunciation) in the year 2000 by her Guru, His Holiness Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, one of India’s most revered spiritual leaders and the President of Parmarth Niketan.



    At Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, where Sadhviji lives most of the year, she gives daily spiritual discourses and Satsang, teaches meditation, provides counseling, and oversees a myriad of charitable and humanitarian projects.

    Sadhviji leads discourses and question-answer sessions on topics ranging from Indian spirituality to the bridge between science and spirituality to the keys of true happiness and meaning in daily life and teaches meditation to seekers from every corner of the globe. She travels across the world giving spiritual discourses, question-answer sessions, and meditation courses. Her talks blend the knowledge and logic of the West with the insights, spirituality, and wisdom of the East.

    Connect with Sadhvi at https://www.sadhviji.org

    Subscribe to our Newsletter https://omtimes.com/subscribe-omtimes-magazine/

    Connect with OMTimes on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Omtimes.Magazine/ and OMTimes Radio https://www.facebook.com/ConsciousRadiowebtv.OMTimes/
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    • 57 min
    Spirituality & India - Pujya Sadhviji’s Spiritual Journey

    Spirituality & India - Pujya Sadhviji’s Spiritual Journey

    Spirituality & India - Pujya Sadhviji’s Spiritual Journey

    Air Date: Thursday, 21 July 2022 at 11:00 AM EST / 8:00 AM PST

    Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati at Parmarth Niketan discusses the following topics and answers questions from seekers from around the world, during her Satsang from the banks of the holy Ganga River:



    ~ Spirituality & India- Pujya Sadhviji’s Spiritual Journey

    ~ How Can I Deal With People that Hurt Me?

    ~ Is it Karma or Free Will?

    ~ How Can We Truly Impact Water Conservation?

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    Learn more about Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati on her Host Page Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati

    #PressureFromFamily #Spirituality #SadhviBhagawatiSaraswati #InspirationAndTransformation

    Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Ph.D., was raised in an American family in Hollywood, California, and graduated from Stanford University. She was completing her Ph.D. in Psychology when she left America in 1996 to live at Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India. She has been living there for the past 24 years, engaged in spiritual practice and service.

    Sadhviji was officially initiated into the order of Sanyas (monastic renunciation) in the year 2000, by her Guru, His Holiness Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, one of India’s most revered spiritual leaders and the President of Parmarth Niketan.

    At Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, where Sadhviji lives most of the year, she gives daily spiritual discourses and Satsang, teaches meditation, provides counseling, and oversees a myriad of charitable and humanitarian projects.

    Sadhviji leads discourses and question-answer sessions on topics ranging from Indian spirituality to the bridge between science and spirituality to the keys of true happiness and meaning in daily life and teaches meditation to seekers from every corner of the globe. She travels across the world giving spiritual discourses, question-answer sessions, and meditation courses. Her talks blend the knowledge and logic of the West with the insights, spirituality, and wisdom of the East.

    Connect with Sadhvi at https://www.sadhviji.org

    Subscribe to our Newsletter https://omtimes.com/subscribe-omtimes-magazine/

    Connect with OMTimes on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Omtimes.Magazine/ and OMTimes Radio https://www.facebook.com/ConsciousRadiowebtv.OMTimes/
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    • 57 min
    How To Deal With Expectations and Pressure from Family?

    How To Deal With Expectations and Pressure from Family?

    How To Deal With Expectations and Pressure from Family?

    Air Date: Thursday, 14 July 2022 at 11:00 AM EST / 8:00 AM PST

    Bhagawati Saraswati at Parmarth Niketan discusses the following topics and answers questions from seekers from around the world, during her Satsang from the banks of the holy Ganga River:



    ~ How To Deal With Expectations and Pressure from Family?

    ~ How Can I Stop Blaming Myself?

    ~ Is Everything Black or White?

    How Do We Deal With the Conditioning of the Mind – the Sanskaras?

    ~ Is It Possible to Have a Virtual Guru?

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    Learn more about Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati on her Host Page Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati

    #PressureFromFamily #Spirituality #SadhviBhagawatiSaraswati #InspirationAndTransformation

    Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Ph.D., was raised in an American family in Hollywood, California, and graduated from Stanford University. She was completing her Ph.D. in Psychology when she left America in 1996 to live at Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India. She has been living there for the past 24 years, engaged in spiritual practice and service.

    Sadhviji was officially initiated into the order of Sanyas (monastic renunciation) in the year 2000, by her Guru, His Holiness Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, one of India’s most revered spiritual leaders and the President of Parmarth Niketan.

    At Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, where Sadhviji lives most of the year, she gives daily spiritual discourses and Satsang, teaches meditation, provides counseling, and oversees a myriad of charitable and humanitarian projects.

    Sadhviji leads discourses and question-answer sessions on topics ranging from Indian spirituality to the bridge between science and spirituality to the keys of true happiness and meaning in daily life and teaches meditation to seekers from every corner of the globe. She travels across the world giving spiritual discourses, question-answer sessions, and meditation courses. Her talks blend the knowledge and logic of the West with the insights, spirituality, and wisdom of the East.

    Connect with Sadhvi at https://www.sadhviji.org

    Subscribe to our Newsletter https://omtimes.com/subscribe-omtimes-magazine/

    Connect with OMTimes on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Omtimes.Magazine/ and OMTimes Radio https://www.facebook.com/ConsciousRadiowebtv.OMTimes/
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    • 57 min
    What is Renunciation?

    What is Renunciation?

    What is Renunciation?

    Air Date: Thursday, 07 July 2022 at 11:00 AM EST / 8:00 AM PST

    Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati at Parmarth Niketan discusses the following topics and answers questions from seekers from around the world, during her Satsang from the banks of the holy Ganga River:

    ~ What is Renunciation?

    ~ What is the Difference Between Destiny & Free Will?

    ~ What’s the Gateway to Nirvana?

    ~ Why Do We Choose Chaos and Discomfort?

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    Learn more about Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati on her Host Page Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati



    #Renunciation #Spirituality #SadhviBhagawatiSaraswati #InspirationAndTransformation



    Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Ph.D., was raised in an American family in Hollywood, California, and graduated from Stanford University. She was completing her Ph.D. in Psychology when she left America in 1996 to live at Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India. She has been living there for the past 24 years, engaged in spiritual practice and service.

    Sadhviji was officially initiated into the order of Sanyas (monastic renunciation) in the year 2000, by her Guru, His Holiness Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, one of India’s most revered spiritual leaders and the President of Parmarth Niketan.

    At Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, where Sadhviji lives most of the year, she gives daily spiritual discourses and Satsang, teaches meditation, provides counseling, and oversees a myriad of charitable and humanitarian projects.

    Sadhviji leads discourses and question-answer sessions on topics ranging from Indian spirituality to the bridge between science and spirituality to the keys of true happiness and meaning in daily life and teaches meditation to seekers from every corner of the globe. She travels across the world giving spiritual discourses, question-answer sessions, and meditation courses. Her talks blend the knowledge and logic of the West with the insights, spirituality, and wisdom of the East.

    Connect with Sadhvi at https://www.sadhviji.org

    Subscribe to our Newsletter https://omtimes.com/subscribe-omtimes-magazine/

    Connect with OMTimes on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Omtimes.Magazine/ and OMTimes Radio https://www.facebook.com/ConsciousRadiowebtv.OMTimes/
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    • 57 min

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