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UN 2023 Water Conference - Virtual Side Event

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!

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World Humanitarian Day – 50 years of serving humanity

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.

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REPORT: online event for UN Water Conference 2023

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

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Peace Tree planting ceremonies on UN Day of Non-Violence

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.

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Celebration of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday in New Zealand

2 October 2022

Vishwaguruji graces the celebration of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday in New Zealand's capital city.

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.

Yoga in Daily Life


The central idea of yoga is to live happily. That happiness is inherent in everybody and everything. Many people however are looking for happiness outside in the external world. In the end they are disappointed.

The System “Yoga in Daily Life” is one of the most famous and acknowledged systems of yoga throughout the world created by His Holiness Vishwaguru Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda, whose main goal is to help humanity attain physical, mental, social and spiritual health.