22nd Annual International Peace Prayer Day Honors Interfaith Leader

June 20, 2007

Source: Sikh News Network


June 16, 2007. ESPANOLA, NM. On Saturday, June 16th, the 3HO Foundation in conjunction with Peace Cereals celebrated the 22nd annual International Peace Prayer Day at the Ram Das Puri campsite in the Jemez Mountains near Espanola, New Mexico.

Over 1000 people gathered at the mountain campsite to pray, sing and share stories about peace.

International Peace Prayer Day in New Mexico was founded by the late Yogi Bhajan, Master of Kundalini Yoga, and Chief Spiritual and Administrative Authority for Sikh Dharma International.

Yogi Bhajan, also known as the Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji, founded this event to bring people of different faith backgrounds and traditions together to pray for peace. He believed that prayer was the greatest power, and through the collective prayer of people together, peace would come to the earth.