“Meditation at the UN” – Article in CENTERPOINT NOW Magazine 2014

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This article published by the World Council of Peoples for the United Nations quotes or refers to :

  • Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations since June 2012,
  • Dag Hammarskj, second UN Secretary-General, ….
  • U Thant. who succeeded Dag Hammarskjold as Secretary-General in 1961
  • Professor Kusumita P. Pedersen, PhD.
  • Sri Chinmoy (1931-2007) Leader of the Peace Meditation at U.N.
  • Rule  62. of UN General Assembly observing ‘minute of silence dedicated to prayer or meditation
  • Pragati Pascale,  staff member since 1978, Spokesperson for the Rio +20 Conference on Sustainable Development
  •  Samuel Leal, Marine Officer;  Navy Captain Brazilian Marine Corps,  seconded to U.N. at time of interview,

Photos clockwise: UN Photo/ AF: (Meditation room Reopens, 1957);  UN Photo/ Teddy Chen (Stained Glass Window)

Interest in mind-body approaches to well being isn’t limited to
people with disease or disabllity_ Are our lifestyles sustainable?
Leading figures within the United Nations recognized early on
the need for a holistic approach to well being in the personal
and professional aspects of life…….



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