• Overview
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'Protection of Mother Earth through Mindfulness and Prayer' on Tuesday, 1st February 2022 from 12.30 - 2.45pm (UK time):

This event is taking place during the 'World Interfaith Harmony Week' which is an initiative adopted by the UN that takes place in the first week of February each year to encourage harmony and co-operation between people of all faiths. This special event is organised in partnership with 'Mindfulness for Earth' initiative, UNEP's 'Faith for Earth' initiative and 'Interfaith Scotland'. 

'Mindfulness for Earth' recognises the urgent need to tackle and prevent the climate crisis through the methods of mindfulness, prayer and spirituality. Therefore, this event is focused on how people of all faiths can come together and use these methods to create a direct impact on protecting our Mother Earth. 

During this event, faith leaders representing 7 faiths will speak on how mindfulness and prayer can be helpful towards protecting the environment, and how it could lead to preventing further climate crises. Encouraging us to reconnect with ourselves and our Mother Earth, each faith leader will also share a short meditation practice or a prayer.

This event will take place live on Zoom, and you will be able to see and interact with participants at the event. There will also be an opportunity for participants to ask questions in the Q & A session.

Sign up by sending an email to: contact@mindfulness4earth.org

Watch the live recording here: https://youtu.be/Pmyit2K8jhY





12.30 - 12.40 pm: Welcome, Background and Introductions to speakers

12:40 - 12:50 pm: Ravinder Kaur Nijjar - Sikh 

12:50 - 1.00 pm: Venerable U Dhammajiva - Buddhist

1:00 - 1.10 pm: Sister Isabel Smyth - Christian

1:10 - 1.25 pm: Q & A with the three speakers above


1:25 - 1.35 pm: Break


1:35 - 1.40 pm: Introduction to the 2nd half of session/speakers

1:40 - 1.50 pm: Swami Gunatitananda Saraswati - Hindu

1:50 - 2.00 pm: Valeriane Bernard - Brahma Kumari

2:00 - 2.10pm: Ash-Sheikh Abdullah Mohideen - Muslim

2:10 - 2.20 pm: Ven Ringu Tulku Rinpoche - Buddhist

2:20 - 2.35 pm: Q & A with the four speakers above

2.35 - 2.45 pm: Summary of event, Moving forward, Vote of thanks