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25th May 2013: I Meditate Africa, the largest Peace Meditation for Africa, By Africa on Africa Day.

May 16, 2013

Africa Day

 The largest Peace Meditation for Africa, By Africa on Africa Day

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I Meditate Africa Saturday 25th May 2013

 

Meditation is all about individual inner peace. But over 500 studies from more than 200 International Universities, including Princeton and Harvard, have proven that mass meditations can improve the quality of life for everyone. So what better way to celebrate Africa Day, than a mass meditation for peace for the African continent?

 

“Regular meditation, say of about 15 minutes a day before you turn in, can be fruitful…”   Nelson Mandela  – The Authorized Biography” by Anthony Sampson (pg 252).

 

Joaquim Chissano, the former President of Mozambique is referred to as the “meditating president”, who encouraged meditation to his army and civilians. According to then minister of defence, Tobias Dai, “the effect of mass meditation was overwhelming. Crime levels dropped, a drought was averted and economic growth soared.”  The Guardian UK Sep 22 2001.

 

It’s the first time all four corners of the continent will be united through a webcast meditation – led by world leader and Peace ambassador Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

 

Participating countries:

  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Mozambique
  • Cameroon
  • Senegal
  • Ivory Coast
  • Malawi
  • Uganda
  • Tanzania
  • Tunisia
  • Nigeria
  • Botswana
  • Zimbabwe
  • Rwanda
  • Namibia
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • DRC
  • Zambia
  • Ethiopia
  • Togo and
  • South Africa

 

South Africa will host 3 public mass meditations in Durban, Cape Town and Gauteng. More than a thousand people are expected to attend at each of the venues. With a quick 3 minute  ‘what is meditation video’ and then the webcast meditation with 21 African countries, and several other international countries participating as well – it is sure to be a blissful event.

 

Gauteng

Time:                           Seated 4:45pm- 6:30pm

Venue:                         Midrand Conference centre

Address:                      661 Pendululm Road, Halfway House, Ext 12 Midrand

GPS coordinates: 26°00’18.29”S / 28°07’53.67”E

Contact:                       Vani Pavadai 082 641 604

vanishree@artofliving.org.za

 

Cape Town

Time:                           Seated by 4.30pm – 6:30pm

Venue:                         Bergvliet High School Hall

Address:                      Firgrove Way, Bergvliet

Contact:                       Elizabeth Roux 082 442 3953

elizabeth.roux@axxess.co.za             

 

KwaZulu Natal

Time:                           Seated by 4:45pm- 6:30pm

Venue:                         Chatsworth Youth Centre

Address:                      RK Khan Circle, Arena Park, Chatsworth

Contact:                       Latha Ramkisson 083 778 5004

latha@phoenixgalvanizing.co.za

 

 

Issued by the Art of Living Foundation

 

 

 

 

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