Prem Rawat's Message Hailed as 'Unique' by Chief Executive of Universal Forum of Cultures
BARCELONA, Spain, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 14, Prem Rawat, known also as Maharaji, addressed an audience of more than 2,000 at an event endorsed by the Universal Forum of Cultures. The Forum, expected to attract 5 million visitors over 141 days, promotes three themes: cultural diversity, sustainable development, conditions for peace. Attended by many world leaders, it consists of conferences and congresses and is geared toward reflection.
The Forum promoted Prem Rawat's visit as an "associated event," a coveted label reserved for events directly related to a core theme of the Forum. Introducing him, Dr. Pages, Chief Executive Officer of the Forum, declared: "Prem Rawat's message is unique: he talks about peace from a human perspective and highlights the importance for every single human being to create the necessary conditions for peace in the world." For Linda Pascotto, President of The Prem Rawat Foundation: "Prem Rawat is a leading voice for peace and we are pleased that the Forum, which seeks to establish a culture of peace throughout the world, decided to join forces with him."
The principles and values of the Forum are based on the Universal Declaration ofHuman Rights and United Nations program principles. Forum organizers intendto disseminate UN principles through associated initiatives like the eventwith Prem Rawat.
At the United Nations Conference Center in Bangkok, Thailand, he expressed, "Peace needs to be in everyone's life. There is one thing we have never given a chance. That one thing is peace. The peace that we are looking for is within. It is in the heart, waiting to be felt. It is not the world that needs peace; it is people. When people in the world are at peace within, the world will be at peace. What I offer people is not just talk," he says, "but a way to go inside and savor the peace that is within."
The dissemination of his message in 88 countries and 70 languages is supported by voluntary contributions and the sale of related materials. He supports himself and his family through independent means.
For more information about the Forum: www.barcelona2004.org To discover more about Prem Rawat and his message, www.tprf.org
For an excerpt from Prem Rawat's address at the Forum: http://tprf.org/barcelona2004
For further information please contact The Prem Rawat Foundation, +1-310-392-5700.
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SOURCE The Prem Rawat Foundation
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