KEYNOTE: Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati

27 June 2019, 10:30 AM

We have the answer. The answer is the oneness that all of our religious traditions, our own languages, our own ways, and our own gospels have told us.

- Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati


Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati

  • Secretary-General of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA), a URI Cooperation Circle
  • President of the Divine Shakti Foundation

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, PhD is a renowned female spiritual leader in India. She is Secretary-General of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, launched by UNICEF, the world’s first alliance of religious leaders for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. She is President of the Divine Shakti Foundation, a charitable organization bringing education and empowerment to women and children. She is also Director of the world-famous International Yoga Festival, serves as Vice-Chair of the United Nations Advisory Council on Religion, and on the Steering Committee of the Partnership for Religion and Sustainable Development. Sadhviji has received numerous awards and recognition for her leadership in India, including from the Cabinet Minister of Water Resources, as well as from the Ambassador of the United States to India. Originally from Los Angeles, and a graduate of Stanford University, Sadhviji has lived at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh for 23 years, where she gives spiritual discourses, satsang, and leads myriad humanitarian programs.

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati