The theme of this year’s UN Peace Day is “Actions for Peace”. Calm in the City invite you to join them on the morning of International Day of Peace, 21 September 2023. Two other events – on this international day – are notified, one by the Charter for Compassion Australia, and one by Brahma Kumaris.
On UN Peace Day: Join us for a Silent Morning Vigil:
7.30am – 8.00am, 21st September
Join us for a special silent UN Peace Day online vigil on the morning of Thursday 21st September, 7.30 – 8.00amand offer your peaceful thoughts, intentions, meditations and prayers.
There will be three intentions around peace (7.30 – 7.40am), hope (7.40 – 7.50am), and compassion (7.50 – 8.00am), held around a beautiful visual of our world with gentle music.
Whether you come for 3 minutes or for the full half an hour – it would be lovely to have your contribution to a wave of peace for the day rippling across our world.
Join us in contributing powerful collective moments of peace – and feel free to write your a message of peace too! Please register here for the zoom link.
What else is happening on UN Peace Day?
National Day of Compassion: 8.00am – 6.30pm
Each year the Australian Compassion Council holds a National Day of Compassion, to provide a meaningful opportunity for all Australians to participate in learning about and practicing compassion. It’s always held on 21 September, on UN Peace Day. In it’s third year, this year the Theme is Compassion and Deep Wisdom. The day commences with an online launch at 8.00am (AEST) with Sessions through the day exploring various aspects of deep wisdom.
You are invited to ‘drop-in’ to as many sessions of your choice.
Program details are available here.
The Missing Peace – Connection with the Divine: 6.30-8.00pm
This event will provide practical tools, hope and inspiration to people who feel there is a missing peace in their lives. Didi Sudesh is a spiritual leader, teacher and yogi who has profoundly touched countless lives the world over for more than 60 years.
She will be interviewed by Maureen Chen – Coordinator of the Yarra Valley Living Centre and author of Mystic at the Edge. Master percussionist David Jones will be giving the meditation commentaries for the event. Booking details are here.