Following the Guinness World Record breaking Light of Peace Event in Miag-ao, Iloilo on May 24, 2013 by flying simultaneously 15,185 sky lanterns, the Middle Way Meditation Institute Iloilo, will be hosting the Light of Peace 2014 in Savannah City, Oton, on April 14, 2014. In this connection, a preview on Inner Peace, was conducted at the EdTech Center yesterday, February 13, 2014.
WVCST students came to participate in the hope that they could also be a part of the amazing event. The Middle Way Institute needs 10,000 volunteers to work with the team and 100,000 participants to join in the said event – an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record. The people -behind the Middle Way Institute believe that through inner peace, World Peace can be achieved.
Volunteers for the event will have the chance to work with different organizations including the International Media. Aside from the experience, they will also receive a certificate of appreciation and a t-shirt. Meanwhile, for the participants they have to get a ticket for Php200.00 in order to join the said event.
The activity on April 14 will involve a 30 minute-meditation which will be followed by the lighting of the largest flaming image that will depict the Light of Peace event’s logo and motto “World Peace through Inner Peace”, with the Philippine map. A memorial service for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda will also be held.
In support to the Light of Peace in the Philippines 2014, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by 7 organizations on December 22, 2013. The 7 core organizers of the Light of Peace (LOP) 2014 include Thailand based Middle Way Meditation Institute (MMI), Villar SIPAG (Social Institute for Poverty Alleviation and Governance), the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Jaro, the Province of Iloilo, the City of Iloilo, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the Department of Education.
For those who wish to join the event, the Middle Way Meditation Institute Iloilo can be reached through www.facebook.com/lightofpeaceevent or www.mdwmeditation.org/ph. You can also call through their mobile number 09071517931.