Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati

President, Divine Shakti Foundation

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, PhD, was raised in an American family in Hollywood, California and graduated from Stanford University. She was completing her PhD when she left America in 1996 to come and live permanently at Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India. She has been living there for the last 20 years, engaged in spiritual practice and dedicated service.

She was officially initiated into the order of Sanyas (monastic renunciation) in the year 2000, by her Guru, His Holiness Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji.

Sadhviji is a renowned speaker who gives keynote addresses at large forums, on a wide variety of topics ranging from conscious business to science and spirituality to sustainable development to the keys of happiness and peace in life to all aspects of yoga.

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The New Year – A Time for Fierce Love & Expanded Peace

by Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati
View of Rishikesh from Guder Village. Photo Shubham Rawat/ Unsplash
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It Took a Virus to Teach us a Simple Lesson

by Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati
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How Do We Build Confidence?

by Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati

If I Am God’s Perfect Creation, Why Should I Practice Reining In My Senses?

by Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati
Lights play on the holy town of Rishikesh.

Knowledge is Not Wisdom and Other Insights India Taught Me

by Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati
It was at the banks of the River Ganga that the author found her calling.

My 22-Year-Old India Love Affair Began with Food

by Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati

Is It Okay to Lie Occasionally If the Truth Hurts?

by Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati
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People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.

- Marcus Aurelius

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