300,000 in Peace Meditation Sept.21, 2004:
This year One Peace presents many local events with special guest Dr. A. T. Ariyaratne, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee from Sri Lanka, a Gandhi Peace Prize winner and a founder of the Sarvodaya peace movement.Â
Please join us at these free seminars and talks with Dr. Ariyaratne before the main event to be held at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center from 1-5 PM on the International Day of Peace, Sept. 21st.Â This will be one of the largest gatherings held in the United States. All are welcome.
Tuesday, Sept. 9 â€“ Citizens for Peace welcome Dr. Ariyaratne to speak on his approach to peace and nonviolence at Unity of Livonia located at 28660 5 Mile Rd., @ 7 pm.
Wed.,Sept. 10 – Â Wayne State University, Detroit, MIÂ @ 12 noon
Thurs., Sept. 11 â€“ Remembering 9/11 at Hope United Methodist Church located at 26275 Northwestern Hwy. @ 7 pm.
Saturday,Sept. 13 â€“ Visit to the Great Lakes Buddhist Temple located at 21491 Beech Rd., Southfield, 48033 @ 10 am.
Saturday, Sept. 13 â€“ Upland Hills Ecological Awareness Center, Oxford, MI @ 6 pm.
Sunday, Sept 14 â€“Â RenaissanceÂ Unity Church, Warren, MI @ 9 am & 11 am
Sunday, Sept. 14 â€“ The Aetherius Society, Royal Oak, MI @ 1 pm
Sunday, Sept 14Â – “I Lift Detroit in Prayer.” A simple, moving ceremony will unite us all in song and prayer.
Tuesday, Sept. 16 â€“ “A Better World Is Possible: Integrated Approach to Peace” Seminar at Schoolcraft College with Dr. Ari & Rick Brooks from 1 â€“ 4 pm. in the Presentation Room of The Vista Tech Center, located at 18600 Haggerty Rd., Livonia, 48152.
Wed.,Sept. 17 â€“”Grassroots Empowerment: From Community to Global Awakening” Seminar from 1 â€“ 4 pm. at EMU Student Center Auditorium located at 900 Oakwood St., Ypsilanti, 48197
Wed., Sept. 17 â€“ ChildHelp Dinner @ 6 pm. at Mac and Ray’s Restaurant located at
20675 N. River Rd., Harrison Township, 48045. Cost is $25.00.
Friday, Sept. 19 – Short Talk & Free Vegetarian Dinner with Dr. Ari @ 6:00 pm at the Fisher Mansion located at
383 Lenox Ave., Detroit, 48215
Sunday,Sept. 21 â€“ ONE PEACE Event at EMU Convocation Center, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, from 1 â€“ 5 pm.Â Meditations & Dialogue with Dr. A. T. Ariyaratne, Michael Bernard Beckwith & Rickie Byars Beckwith.
There will be books available for purchase at all events. Donations appreciated.