All Nations, All Faiths, One Prayer
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World Peace and Prayer Day—also known as, Honoring Sacred Sites Day, was envisioned and brought forth by Chief Looking Horse as a day to join worldwide communities and people of all races, ages, genders, and faiths, who share concern for the welfare of the Earth and humanity. Honoring-ceremonies, invocation and prayer are observed in collaboration with local indigenous representatives. Special guest speakers, wisdom keepers and activists of all denominations share spiritual insight and discuss important environmental concerns and cures—on both a local and global level. This profoundly auspicious time is elevated by a cross-cultural celebration of music, dance, and storytelling.
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With the guidance of Chief Arvol Looking Horse
19th Generation Keeper of the Sacred White Buffalo Pipe Bundle and recognized spiritual leader of the Lakota, Dakota and Nakota Sioux Nations.
Unity through prayer. We have come to a crossroads in our evolution on this planet, when it is vital, despite our differences, to unify our minds and hearts for the well being of all. For this reason World Peace and Prayer Day has traveled around the world to actively bring people together – drawing attention to the relevance of sacred sites in this 21st century.
This year, WPPD is honored to be hosted by the Hudson Valley Region of New York
World Peace & Prayer Days Events
THIS IS AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG FREE EVENT
June 19,20,21, 22 2014- World Peace & Prayer Days. Hudson Valley, New York. The Sacred Fire is the heart of World Peace and Prayer Day. It will be lit on June 18th and honored over four days, with a special ceremonial emphasis – following traditional Lakota Sioux ways, on Summer Solstice, Saturday June 21. As the sacred fire burns there will be a time when everyone is invited to offer tobacco and prayers to the fire. This prayerful Summer Solstice Day will be followed by the sharing of wisdom keepers and speakers, joining us from far and wide. The celebrations will continue with Earth and animal awareness activities, talking circles, storytelling, more speakers and shared feasts. All activities and events are offered at no cost to all. Please bring food to cook and share!
Honoring Sacred Sites. Acknowledged by all Nations around the world as places holding unique geographical, spiritual, historical and often mythological significance. These places of worship—intended to unite people in peace, can all too easily become a source of power struggle, greed and environmental abuse. It is by no coincidence that places where the Earth vibrates with magnified energy, also commonly align with rich pockets of Earth’s greatest natural resources. Therefore, the importance of protecting sacred sites and educating people about the value of restoring them to balance, reaches beyond the realm of spiritual ideals and directly into the impact their restoration has, on the health of the environment. Chief Looking Horse will be visiting some of the sacred sites of the area on Sunday the 23rd, performing ceremony to cleanse the lands.