Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji

President, Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh; Founder & Chair, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance

Touched by God at the age of eight, H.H. Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji left His home to live a life devoted to God and humanity, spending His youth in silence, meditation and austerities in the Himalayas. Today he is one of India’s most revered spiritual leaders. Pujya Swamiji is the President of Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, one of India’s largest and most renowned spiritual institutions. He is the Founder/Chair of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, as well as founder of numerous charitable organisations.