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Mahatma Gandhi’s Prayer for Peace

There are 12 classical world religions: Baha’i, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism, and Zoroastrianism. Each of them has its own prayer for peace, despite the fact there have been “religious wars” for centuries.

World Interfaith Harmony Week was first proposed by Jordan’s King Abdullah II at the United Nations General Assembly on September 23, 2010. The United Nations unanimously adopted it. They decided to observe the first week of February every year as World Faith Harmony Week.Read more

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Today, September 21, is the International Day of Peace, also called World Peace Day.

It all began in 1981 when the United Nations General Assembly declared its opening session, the third Tuesday in September, as International Day of Peace. Since then we’ve celebrated every September 21 as World Peace Day.

Are we any closer to world peace today, 30 years later, than we were in 1981?… Read more

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