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!
From October 13 to 15, Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia, hosted the World Peace Summit 2006. It was organized by the Yoga Union of Slovenia under the patronage of the Mayor of Ljubljana. More than a thousand participants came from all over the world, the highest representatives of states, distinguished guests, representatives of civil society, religious communities, environmental organizations, business people, scientists, educators, artists, members of Yoga in Daily Life, people of Slovenia, etc., attending as speakers, contributors and visitors and made a stand for peace. Peace candles were symbolically lit by representatives of different religions.
The first Peace Summit in Croatia, organised by Croatian Union of "Yoga In Daily Life", took place on October 9, 2005 in Croatia's capital Zagreb, in their biggest hall, Vatroslav Lisinski. The event commenced with the ceremony of lighting "peace candles", carried out by representatives of several participating religions.
"Yoga in Daily Life" World Peace Summit and the message of Mahatma Gandhi were held in Brno in December in 2004 in the memory of His Holiness Dharmsamrat Paramhans Swami Madhavanandaji. More than 2000 participants from Europe and the rest of the world gathered around Mahatma Ghandi's peace message "Be the change you want to see" for similar reasons.
The Asian-Pacific counterpart of Vienna's conference was held in Sydney a year later. The World Peace Forum brought together more than a 1,000 religious leaders, politicians, environmental and humanitarian speakers from Australia and the rest of the world. They gathered in order to communicate practical solutions which can be adopted in everyday life to help to overcome the current peace crisis and release the state of peacefulness in everyday life.
On October 5, 2002 the first International Conference of World Peace and the Message of Mahatma Gandhi took place in Vienna, Austria, initiated by Swamiji as one of his greatest contributions to these efforts. 2,000 participants attended from 40 countries, including ambassadors from 25 countries.
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- World Peace Summit Szombathely, Hungary, 2009
- World Peace Summit Wellington, New Zeland, 2008
- World Peace Summit Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 2007
- World Peace Summit Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2006
- World Peace Summit Zagreb, Croatia, 2005
- World Peace Summit Brno, Czech Republic, 2004
- World Peace Forum Sydney, Australia, 2003
- International Conference Vienna, Austria, 2002
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