Chennai: International Day of Peace is celebrated on 21 September every year to promote peace amongst 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.
Heartfulness Institute in partnership with United Nations Information Centre, Global Citizens India, Give India, Spirit of Humanity Forum, the Fetzer Institute, Sewa International, Gandhi Foundation and many more, will bring humanity together through a guided meditation session to experience and promote peace.
There will be two virtual events: ‘Celebrate Peace‘ at 8 p.m. local time, followed by ‘Create Peace’, the synchronised guided meditation at 9 p.m. local time on International Day of Peace: http://heartfulness.org/peaceday.
The ‘Celebrate Peace’ event will be broadcasted in over 100 countries and translated into over 24 languages via online streaming platform partners.
Similar virtual events organized by the Heartfulness Institute, such as the International Day of Yoga, have been viewed by over 22 million people, and the upcoming event is poised to reach over 40 million people.