Today, 14 May 2020, has been declared an International Day of Prayer by the Higher Committee for Human Fraternity and has been supported by world religious leaders, national heads, the United Nations and other world organisations It aims to unite humanity in a time of crisis which transcends faiths, traditions, borders, language and ethnicity.
Let us join His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj who has prayed in Nenpur on the morning of 14 May, "May we together overcome the coronavirus crisis as soon as possible. And may the peace and bliss of God spread everywhere, and be experienced by every heart, in every home, in every corner of this world."
World Religious leaders across the globe have supported this call, including:
Pope Francis – Head of Catholic Church
Sheikh Ahmed El Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar Mosque
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan - Crown Prince of UAE
Ronald S - Jewish Congress President
António Guterres – United Nations – Secretary General
Justin Welby - Archbishop of Canterbury
President and Prime Ministers of many countries.
Additionally, on behalf of His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj and all sadhus and devotees of BAPS, Pujya Brahmavihari Swamiji, has conveyed an inspiring and universal message of harmony through Vedic prayers and the ideals of Bhagwan Swaminarayan and His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj.
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