For the past 3-4 years, we have been gathering on 21st September- International Peace Day – to mark this day, do a small ceremony, and have a social/ picnic. This time we are meeting by the `Peace Pagoda’ in Battersea Park, London.
As it’s a weekday, we’ll gather from 6pm onwards.
After initial meet & greets, and settling, we’ll set up sacred space with consecrations, purification, calling elemental quarters – then – do a 10 minutes of `Om’ chanting for World Peace. Our magical work will culminate with a combined effort to create a piece of eco-art or mandala, with whatever objects/ sacred items we can individually bring…lit by a circle of candles in lanterns / jam jars (no naked candles please…for safety reasons).
Please note: So we shall create a free-flow eco-art / mandala of our own design .
Details: wednesday 21st September 2016. Gather from 6pm…for ceremony/ Om chat at 7pm. Socials & candle-lit picnic afterwards. venue: Meet by the Peace Pagoda, Battersea park, south london. We’ll be on the grass area besides it..
What to bring:
- -Food and drinks to share.
- -Ground sheets / cushions
- -Candles in Lanterns only please
- -Magical items / crystals/ talismans to add to a peace mandala (you can take your magical items back).
** Note: we are NOT playing any drums/ musical instruments**
More details of this event nearer the time.
Peace Day background:
Few years ago I met Jeremy Gilley at a London Entrepreneur Meeting (He had just 5 minutes to tell everyone all about it. It turns out, he founded a non-profit organisation `Peace One Day’ in 1999, and campaigned for just 1 day of peace in war zones. In 2001, United Nations formally adopted the first ever annual day of global ceasefire and non-violence. So inspired by this – and having never heard of it till that moment, I decided to hold `Peace Day Picnics’ in London.. and have been doing son for few years now..)
Peace day info: http://www.peaceoneday.org/welcome
Link to meetup event
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