Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati was raised in Hollywood, California, graduated from Stanford University, and was completing her PhD in 1996 when she went to live permanently at Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India. She was ordained into the order of Sanyas (monastic renunciation) in 2000 by His Holiness Swami Chidanand Saraswati. As President of the Divine Shakti Foundation and Secretary-General of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, she is engaged in service projects around the world. A renowned speaker, Sadhvi gives keynote addresses on a variety of topics ranging from conscious business to science and spirituality to sustainable development to the keys to happiness and peace. She has a PhD in Psychology and was the Managing Editor for the 11-volume Encyclopedia of Hinduism. We spoke about her remarkable life as an American in India and her work as a spiritual leader and activist. Learn more about Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati here: