Mass meditation in Colombo for Peace Day

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 21 September 2004, 13:03 GMT]
Hundreds of Buddhist monks and other religious leaders participated in a peace meditation to mark Universal Peace Day on the Bandarnaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) grounds in Colombo Tuesday. The meditation was organized by Sarvodaya and other civil society groups.

Mass meditation on International Day of Peace, September 21, 2004


Thousands of men, women and children clad in white took part in the meditation, called "Ahimsa Samadhi."

The crowds stayed through the heavy rain during the meditation.

Leaders of all political parties including Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, Opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe, United National Front Deputy Leader Karu Jayasuriya, NUA leader Ferial Ashraff and United People Freedom of Alliance Deputy Defence Minister Rathnasiri Wickramanayke also attended.

Mass meditation on International Day of Peace, September 21, 2004

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