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Nepal joins a worldwide meditation for peace.

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Free and open to the general public, the event will take place worldwide, in almost every city in the world on the same day to promote peace and the end of armed conflicts in the world.

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On Sunday, September 21st, more than 20 cities of Nepal will be part of the biggest simultaneous meditation for peace, organized by Volunteer For A Prosperous Nepal, an initiative of The Art of Living-Nepal, here at Nepal and more than 150 Countries.

The World Meditates 2014 is the 6th edition of a yearly event that promotes world peace through the individual and collective action. It will begin at 6 -7:30 am(for general public) and 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm(for Youth NGOS and invitees only) in the Art of Living center, Baneshwor, Kathmandu and will also happen on the same day in most of the main cities around the world. Kathmandu, Pokhara, Biratnagar, Birgunj, Chitwan, Bhairahawa, Butwal, Nepalgunj, Dang, Charikot are some of the cities among the 20 cities of Nepal and New York, México, Buenos Aires, Madrid, New Delhi, Moscow and Cairo are some of the cities from that will gather to promote peace, happiness and the end of armed conflicts . The previous edition brought together more than 150.000 people. Hyperlink the cities of Nepal to – http://vfapn.org/activity-MTQ%3D

This event is a part of the international agenda that The Art of Living Foundation fosters to achieve its vision: “A disease-free body, a stress-free mind and a violence-free society”. The event also supports the “International Day of Peace” declared by United Nations to commemorate and strengthen the ideals of peace in all nations.

The attendants of The World Meditates 2014 will learn how to calm the mind beyond their problems and circumstances and will connect with their positive emotions to improve emotional balance and well-being.

Bhawesh Khanal , one of the coordinator of this event, explains that the main goal of this activity is to promote peace in our minds as a way to achieve peace in society.  “It is a scientifically proven that the emotions are contagious. If a significant number of people learn to be mentally calm and content they will certainly make an impact in the community. ”, Khanal comments.
Scientific research shows that meditation modifies areas of activity in the brain. The activity of the right side of the brain – which controls stress and anger – moves to the left side where calm and joy prevail.

The World Meditates 2014 will be a free meditation open to the public and doesn’t require any kind of previous experience. Also, all the participants are requested to come in comfortable clothes.

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