pdfLetter of Dr Miro Cerar, Prime Minister of the Government of Slovenia

yoga-a-path-to-non-violanceVIENNA, 2 October 2015 – While world leaders are proclaiming an historical post-2015 Agenda with partnership engagements for the Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations in New York, more than 200 delegates and representatives, from NGOs and academia around the world, have gathered in the United Nations in Vienna to commemorate the International Day of Non-Violence. The international conference titled, “Yoga – a Path to Non-Violence and World Peace” was organized by the Sri Swami Madhavananda World Peace Council (SSMWPC), an NGO in special consultative status with ECOSOC, on the initiative of its founder, Bharat Gaurav Vishwaguruji Maheshwarananda

In honour of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations and International Day of Non-Violence, dedicated statements and official letters of support for the conference objectives were received from executive state officials, local authorities, NGOs and academia from Austria, India, Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, USA, Croatia, Australia, Ukraine, Netherlands, Mexico and Germany; as well as personally from UNESCO director Ms Irina Bokova, HSH Prinz Alfred von Liechtenstein and Mahatma Gandhiji’s grandson Mr. Arun Gandhi.

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During the Vienna Conference, SSMWPC founder and conference initiator Vishwaguruji Maheshwarananda stated: “World peace is possible when all religious and political leaders practice tolerance, recognition and respect for all religions, cultures and nations. Our prime duty is to awaken the consciousness of forgiveness, brotherhood and oneness, that we are all children of one God. There is one religion to which we all belong – Humanity”.

pdfWPC Souvenir updated(17.46 MB)
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Director Martin Nesirky

Director Martin Nesirky

Mr Gregor Kos

Mr Gregor Kos

Prof Dr. Igor Luksic and HSH Prince Of Liechtenstein

Prof Dr. Igor Luksic and HSH Prince Of Liechtenstein

Prof Dr Dragan Marusic, Gregor Kos, Prof Dr Igor Luksic

Prof Dr Dragan Marusic, Gregor Kos, Prof Dr Igor Luksic

Mr. Kothari, Mr. Agarwal and HSH Prince Liechtenstein

Mr. Kothari, Mr. Agarwal and HSH Prince Liechtenstein

Dr Manfred Stepponat and Mr. Jozef Sraka

Dr Manfred Stepponat and Mr. Jozef Sraka

Dr Klaus Renoldner

Dr Klaus Renoldner

Prof Dr Jaroslav Vacek

Prof Dr Jaroslav Vacek

Prof Dr Péter Földesi

Prof Dr Péter Földesi

Dr. Anna Galovicova

Dr. Anna Galovicova

Ms Claudia Matejovsky

Ms Claudia Matejovsky

Dr Bawa Jain

Dr Bawa Jain

Dr Renate Lavicka

Dr Renate Lavicka

Dr Naresh Sheetal

Dr Naresh Sheetal

Dr HR Nagendra

Dr HR Nagendra

Dr Milada Krejci

Dr Milada Krejci

Mr Swapnil Kothari

Mr Swapnil Kothari

Swami Vivekpuriji

Swami Vivekpuriji

Swami Yogesh

Swami Yogesh

Vienna Conference - Vishwaguruji Thanks the work of volunteers

Vienna Conference - Vishwaguruji Thanks the work of volunteers

Vishwaguruji - Vienna Conference Closing Prayer

Vishwaguruji - Vienna Conference Closing Prayer

Vienna Conference-UN Building