Matri Sadan Ashram

Welcome to Matri Sadan - Where Spirituality Meets Activism

“Embark on a Journey of Self-Liberation and Societal Transformation”

Matri Sadan, founded by His Holiness Swami Shri Shivananda Saraswati Ji Maharaj, is a sanctuary dedicated to the dual mission of ‘Atmanam Mokshartha Jagaddhitaya Cha’ — seeking liberation for the self and service to society. Located in the spiritual heart of India, we are committed to preserving nature, upholding the sanctity of sacred places, and fighting against environmental degradation and corruption through non-violent protest and spiritual awakening.

News & Updates

Stay Informed on Our Latest Actions and Achievements

Explore updates and insights into our ongoing projects, Satyagraha campaigns, and community engagements. This section features timely reports on our efforts to protect the environment, fight against corruption, and promote spiritual growth. Witness how our dedication to ‘Atmanam Mokshartha Jagaddhitaya Cha’ translates into impactful actions for the welfare of society and the natural world.

Watch Our Mission in Action

Videos of Matri Sadan Works & Activities

Immerse yourself in the visual stories of Matri Sadan through our curated collection of videos. Witness firsthand the peaceful power of Satyagraha, the serenity of our spiritual practices, and the proactive steps we take towards environmental conservation and anti-corruption. Each video provides a deeper understanding of our commitment to spiritual enlightenment and societal welfare. From the tranquility of morning meditations to the fervor of our public demonstrations, see how we live out our foundational belief of ‘Atmanam Mokshartha Jagaddhitaya Cha’.

Ongoing Satyagraha

“Empowering Change Through Peaceful Protest”

Join us as we continue our commitment to truth and non-violent resistance. Discover our current Satyagraha initiatives, where we stand firm against environmental harm and societal corruption, upholding the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi’s transformative methods to foster a just and sustainable world.

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Ganga Preservation

Our ongoing Satyagraha for Ganga Preservation focuses on safeguarding the sacred river from pollution and overuse. Through clean-up drives, advocacy for environmental laws, and public education, we aim to restore and maintain the Ganga’s sanctity and sustainability for future generations.

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Sound Pollution

Our campaign against sound pollution addresses the growing concern of noise in our environments. We advocate for stricter enforcement of noise regulations and promote awareness about the health impacts of excessive sound. Through community engagements and educational initiatives, we aim to reduce noise pollution, creating quieter, healthier spaces for all.


Illegal Mining in Ganga

Our initiative combats the illegal mining activities that threaten the ecological balance of the Ganga River. We focus on mobilizing community action, influencing policy changes, and enforcing existing environmental laws to curb these destructive practices. Our efforts aim to protect the river’s biodiversity and ensure its vitality for future generations.


Fights against Corruption

Our campaign against corruption seeks to uphold integrity and transparency in all sectors. We engage in advocacy, educate the public on their rights, and collaborate with authorities to enforce anti-corruption laws. Our goal is to foster a fair and just society where corruption is relentlessly challenged and accountability is the norm.


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upcoming Events

“Connect, Participate, and Grow with Us”

Explore a calendar of our upcoming gatherings, workshops, and advocacy actions. Each event is designed to engage, educate, and inspire individuals committed to environmental preservation and spiritual enrichment. Join us to make a meaningful impact and experience the unity of shared purpose and dedication.

June 01 at 09:00 am

Matri Sadan, Haridwar

July 01 at 09:00 am

Matri Sadan, Badrinath

August 01 at 09:00 am

Matri Sadan, Haridwar

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“Reflecting on Our Journey Together”

Delve into recaps and highlights from recent events that have marked significant milestones in our quest for societal and environmental justice. These stories showcase the power of collective action and spiritual solidarity, reinforcing our commitment to ‘Atmanam Mokshartha Jagaddhitaya Cha’.

June 01 at 09:00 am

Matri Sadan, Haridwar

July 01 at 09:00 am

Matri Sadan, Badrinath

August 01 at 09:00 am

Matri Sadan, Haridwar

About Us

Matri Sadan is a spiritual haven founded on the principles of His Holiness Swami Shri Shivananda Saraswati. We are guided by the profound ethos of ‘Atmanam Mokshartha Jagaddhitaya Cha’ — dedicated to the liberation of the self and the betterment of society. Nestled in the sacred landscapes of India, our mission is to uphold the sanctity of nature and combat corruption through the spiritual and non-violent practice of Satyagraha. Join us in our journey towards spiritual awakening and societal transformation.

Matri Sadan came into existence through a clairvoyance to our Gurudeva Swami Shri Shivananda Sarawati Ji Maharaj, in 1994, when he was at Badrinath. Since then, it has been working incessantly with it’s vision and mission. 

“Preserving the Purity of Nature and Upholding Moral Integrity.”

  • Environmental Conservation: Protecting ecosystems and advocating for sustainable practices.
  • Anti-Corruption Initiatives: Promoting transparency and integrity through Satyagraha, a form of non-violent resistance inspired by Mahatma Gandhi.
  • Spiritual Enlightenment: Offering programs and retreats that foster spiritual growth and inner transformation.

Embrace the Power of Truth through Non-Violent Resistance

Discover how Matri Sadan employs Satyagraha to combat corruption and environmental threats, following in the footsteps of Gandhi to effect real change.

“Be a Part of Our Movement”

Learn how you can contribute to our causes through volunteering, participating in campaigns, or providing support through donations.

Your Welfare Starts Here.

At Matri Sadan, we believe that true well-being begins with a harmonious balance between the individual and the environment. Our initiatives focus on spiritual growth, environmental preservation, and social justice, designed to nurture your inner peace and foster a healthier society. Join our workshops, participate in community-driven environmental campaigns, or engage in peaceful protests against corruption. Each of these opportunities offers a pathway to personal development and societal welfare. Start your journey towards a more fulfilling and responsible life with us, where your welfare is interlinked with the well-being of the world around you.