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Sri Swami Madhavananda World Peace Council

One in All and All in One - the undeniable truth spoken by His Holiness Swami Madhavananda and Be the Change You Want to See - the message of Mahatma Gandhi are compelling motivations for the World Peace Council and its feature annual event, the World Peace Summit.  

"Helping hands have more value than folded hands"

Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda

"Be the change
you want to see"

Mahatma Gandhi

"One in all,
and all in One"

His Holiness Paramhans Swami Madhavananda


Save the date: Thursday, March 23, 2023, 11am-12:45 pm EDT (3-4:45 pm UTC)

The Sri Swami Madhavananda World Peace Council in collaboration with Yoga in Daily Life USA and the International Day of Yoga Committee at the United Nations is hosting an on-line summit as part of the UN Water Conference 2023 and in honor of the United Nations decade dedicated to water. All are welcome to join!

October 2023

UN HEADQUARTERS, 10 October 2023
International conference on 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam'

SSMWPC representative attended this significant conference in New York, hosted by the Permanent Mission of India to the UN (IPM) and the Indian Council For Cultural Relations.

September 2023

UN HEADQUARTERS, 14 September 2023
Special event: Discourse on Peace

In celebration of the International Day of Peace, the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations hosted a special event at the UN Trusteeship Council in New York.

August 2023

VIENNA, 19 August 2023 – Sri Swami Madhavananda World Peace Council founder and President, Vishwaguru Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Sri Swami Maheshwaranandaji, known as Vishwaguruji, is marking over 50 years of serving humanity on today’s World Humanitarian Day.

March 2023

UN Water Conference 2023 – Online Side Event "Where there is Water, there is Life".

October 2022

3 October 2022
Two World Peace Tree planting ceremonies took place on the Kapiti Coast in New Zealand, to mark the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti (birthday) and the UN International Day of Non-Violence.

Council's objectives

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The Council’s main objective is to promote and support the realisation of the UN Millennium Development Goals and values of the Earth Charter Initiative.