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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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Vishwaguruji was in Fiji receiving thanks for a major contribution towards disaster relief, donated on behalf of the International YIDL Fellowship and the SSMWPC, after last year's Cyclone Winston devastated the Fiji islands.

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The International Day of Non-Violence was declared by United Nations to be commemorated on 2 October each year, in honor of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary - here is a summary of SSMWPC celebrations around the world in 2016.

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Vishwaguru Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda was invited by the Pujya Mahatma Gandhi Commemoration Committee (PMGBCC) to participate in the observance of International Day of Non-Violence, in Wellington, New Zealand.

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The International Day of Non-Violence celebration was organised by Yoga in Daily Life, the Indian Embassy in Croatia, and the City of Rijeka, with a Forum on Non-Violence, and planting of a Peace Tree in the city centre.

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A representative of SSMWPC attended the program commemorating International Day of Non-Violence at the United Nations NY, organized by the Permanent Mission of India to the UN.

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.