On Sunday December 1st a mass meditation was held in over a hundred cities in Argentina as part of the global campaign "For an Argentina free of violence" organized by Art of Living.
"We are responsible for the societies we create. And if we do not start at home, first you and then those around you, will continue as we are."
"Pyramids are made with each pebble," said the Art of Living coordinator Beatriz, more than 20 thousand people in Buenos Aires and 1000s more all over the country seating on the grass of Palermo Park nodded to the words of the lider.
After a fun Yoga class, the forests of Palermo vibrated with a long and crowded "OHM" followed by the long awaited Peace Meditation. The same was performed simultaneously in 100 cities. The Argentina Free of Violence campaign also includes agreements with governors, mayors, schools, universities, etc, to work together for peace.
There was also live music shows which provided entretainment and a peace message from Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. News and printed media covered the success of the peace gathering.