World Peace Meditation Day Date in the current year: December 31, 2023

World Peace Meditation Day The last days of the old year and the first days of a new one are a time for reflection. Some people use this time to make their New Year’s resolutions, while others contemplate more global things such as world peace. Some of the latter even observe World Peace Meditation Day on December 31.

Meditation is a practice in which people use various techniques to calm their mind and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally stable state. These techniques can vary greatly depending on the context, setting, and practitioner.

Meditation is practiced in many religious traditions, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and the Baha’i Faith, as well as in non-spiritual contexts. Non-religious people can use meditation techniques to reduce stress and anxiety, as well as to enhance their mental and emotional well-being.

World Peace Meditation Day has been observed annually since 1986. It is also known by alternative names, such as Universal Hour of Peace and World Healing Day. The main goal of the holiday is to create a global platform that will unite people of different races and religions and diverse backgrounds in promoting peace through collaboration and meditation.

Meditation was chosen as a way to connect people from all over the world because it is practiced by adepts of various religions, as well as by non-spiritual and non-religious people, who see it as a way to de-stress and achieve harmony. Due to the universal nature of meditation, global meditation for peace is more inclusive than global prayers for peace.

How can you celebrate World Peace Meditation Day? The answer is right here, in the name of the holiday: by meditating! A lot of people are skeptical about meditation and its effects, but we suggest that you give it a try before dismissing it as useless. Maybe meditation won’t bring world peace, but it will help you calm your mind and reduce the stress caused by the news coming from countries affected by wars.

Of course, we don’t mean that you should ignore everything that is going on in the world and be indifferent to the pain and suffering of other people. On the contrary, meditation will help evoke your compassion and give you strength to do something to help, for example, donate to or volunteer for an organization that helps war refugees.

The best time to meditate on World Peace Meditation Day is at noon your local time because that’s when most people participating in the event do it, so even if you choose to meditate on your own over participating in a group meditation, you will still know that you are not alone because other people are meditating at the same time as you.

World Peace Meditation Day is not the only celebration of peace taking place around New Year. It is followed by World Day of Peace, which is observed annually on New Year’s day. It should be noted, however, that World Day of Peace was established by the Catholic Church, which is why many people prefer to observe World Peace Meditation Day instead, considering it more inclusive.

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