Coming together to find joy on International Day of Peace
Join a 24-hour chain of meditation around the world on International Day of Peace today
By: Heartfulness Institute
FREMONT, Calif. - Sept. 21, 2021 - PRLog -- On International Day of Peace, The Heartfulness Institute is inviting everyone, everywhere to come together and meditate for a Peaceful Planet.
Over one billion people worldwide are suffering from a mental condition, most with anxiety or depression, with 75% remain untreated.
Today, International Day of Peace is an opportunity to find calm in the storm and revel in collective joy and peace, finding inner strength, serenity, and compassion. After the success of Peace Day 2020, with over 30 million people connecting around the world, the meditation event will be broadcast for free in 25 languages on YouTube and Facebook.
The "Inspirations of Peace from Around the World" documentary begins at 8:30 pm local time. Speakers will dive into topics such as: what is peace and how to carry this one day with them for the rest of the year. We will then meditate together at 9 pm local time, joining a 24-hour chain of meditations around the world.
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About The Heartfulness Institute
Heartfulness is an international non-profit and an NGO partner of the United Nations DPI. Offering simple 100-year-old meditative practices for overall well-being, Heartfulness recognizes that peace starts within each individual heart. Over 14,000 certified volunteer trainers offer these simple methods for a better life at no cost, helping to create a better world.
International Day of Peace
International Day of Peace is celebrated on September 21 every year to promote peace among nations and people. It was established in 1981 by the United Nations with the hope that the children of tomorrow will inherit a better world.
A featured speaker, Jeremy Gilley, says, "We know that today more people think about peace than any other day of the year. We know it's the day when there's the greatest reduction of violence because people change their behavior because we celebrate peace, and we ride for peace, and we sing for peace."
In dialogue with Jeremy Gilley, Kamlesh Patel (Daaji), says, "To me, peace in the family will depend upon individual peace; and peace in the community will depend upon the families; and so on and so forth at a global level. So, unless and until individually we are at peace, we cannot attain global peace. So, how are we going to attain this individual peace? That has been a challenge."
There are also special messages from UN artist Guila Carla Kessous, acclaimed actor and writer Kabir Bedi, and renowned film director Shekhar Kapur. It will also be the world premiere of the Peace Anthem, composed and recorded by Grammy award-winning composer Ricky Kej.
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