Gayatri Pariwar – Western Ontario is an integral part of the world-wide Gayatri
Pariwar movement, founded by Yugrishi Sri Ram Sharma Acharya and Mata Bhagawati
Devi Sharma. Gayatri Pariwar is a spiritual movement that regenerates the highest
human values around the world. Gayatri Pariwar (India) was founded in 1940 in order
to uplift the oppressed in India and to rejuvenate divinity among its people.
Based on the principle of “Giving is the law of the Universe” (Yagya) and Wisdom
(Vivek), Gayatri Pariwar in Western Ontario is dedicated to ‘Serve God in Man’.
We want to usher in a new way of living based on Gayatri Mantra in order to inspire
divine culture by improving individuals, families and the beautiful Earth.
Gayatri Pariwar – Western Ontario is involved in many religious and cultural activities
such as Vasant Panchmi, Gayatri Jayanti, Guru Poornima, and both Navratri Anushthan.
GPWO also conduct Pragya mandal activities each month in different areas of Western
Ontario. Gayatri Pariwar also conducts Youth Camp for children each year in summer
months. In addition, Gayatri Pariwar performs following religious activities throughout
the year in Western Ontario area:
- Gayatri Yagya/ Deep Yagya
- Satyanarayan Katha
- Sacramental Rites such as Punsavan, Namkaran, Mundan, Yagyopaveet, Janmadin &
- Grih Paravesh Sanskar
For social up-liftments the GPWO pursues programmes on eradication of poverty, inebriation
and social evils. Programmes for promotion of tree plantation, cleanliness, health
and literacy are organized round the year.