Shaikh Rashid Auditorium had a packed on the International Day of Peace with enthusiasts who wanted to contribute towards world peace. The free event, held on the evening of 21st September 2014 was titled ‘Heal the world and empower yourself’ and was organized by the Raja Yoga Center in Dubai.

“I thoroughly enjoyed this evening of silence, music and meditation to empower the self and heal the world. I certainly encourage each one to commit a few minutes of meditation every day as it will be of immense help to the self and others around” were the words of Mr. Murleedharan K, the Deputy Consul General of India in Dubai who attended the ‘Heal the world and empower yourself’

The event began at 7:15pm sharp with practical inputs on how everyone can significantly help those in need through the creation of good wishes and pure desires. This was followed by an experiential video that took the audience on a journey of self-empowerment and then meditating for world peace. It then came to a close with inspirations shared by some of the chief guests of honor that attended the event.

Retired Colonel Mohammed Murad, the International President of the Toastmasters International addressed the audience during the close of the event. In a simple yet powerful way he summarised his talk with “It is a real art to be able to experience peace in the midst of chaos, and in today’s world, this is essential. When we practice meditation we strengthen ourselves and immensely help the world in which we live.”