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seven billion reasons why peace deserves a chance

PRACTICE PEACE, CHANGE YOUR WORLD

Words of Peace is an independent charitable foundation set up by individuals inspired by Prem Rawat’s message of peace. We work to share this message with all who wish to hear it. The total estimated reach of Prem Rawat’s message via live appearances, TV programs, and online materials is 17.5 million people in the first half of 2014.

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Thousands of volunteers from over 85 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Pacific along with a small team of staff, work in a number of ways to promote peace.

What we do:

  • host speaking events internationally featuring Prem Rawat
  • create online media and TV programs to share the message of peace
  • offer tools and support for volunteers
  • provide learning materials for those who want to discover more

We are primarily funded by donations and sales of inspiring materials.

WE ARE WORDS OF PEACE

 

PREM RAWAT

Prem Rawat has been traveling to speak to audiences about peace since the age of four. Five decades on, he spoke live to over one million people at over 60 events and meetings in India, Nepal, Malaysia, Taiwan, the USA, Spain, the Canary Islands, Portugal, Ireland, England, and Greece in the first half of 2014 alone. Read the story about one man’s journey for peace.

My commitment is to peace. In my travels around the world, I’ve experienced a lot of things — the most baffling of which is people’s explanation of why there can’t be peace. People focus on the symptoms, but not the disease. My efforts are focused on eliminating the disease — which is, fundamentally, people not being in touch with themselves, not knowing who they are. If we don’t take care of the disease, the symptoms will never go away. And we all know what the symptoms look like: greed, war, selfishness, violence, and an increasing loss of trust. Peace is a real thing. Peace resides in the heart of every human being. Peace has to emanate from each of us.

Prem Rawat

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

FINANCES

Words of Peace is committed to transparency and ethical financial practices from top to bottom. We are politically and financially independent from any government, political ideology, economic interest, or religious faith.

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OUR PARTNER ORGANIZATION

The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) addresses the fundamental human needs of food, water, and peace so that people can live their lives with dignity, peace, and prosperity.

Founded by Prem Rawat in 2001, the Foundation recognizes that peace is a fundamental need for all people and co-sponsors forums that introduce Prem Rawat’s message of peace to community and civic leaders. The Foundation has also developed a Peace Education Program (PEP) that provides people with materials to explore inner peace both in group settings or individually.

TPRF’s Food for People program has been extremely successful in helping to reverse the downward cycle of poverty for villages near Bantoli, India; Tasarpu, Nepal; and Otinibi, Ghana by collaborating closely with the village elders. The aim is to support communities while respecting their dignity and local culture.