Sit in Peace 2012

Join influential peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh in a London meditation sitting on March 31st 2012

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Sitting meditation in Trafalgar Square, London

Imagine the energy of thousands of people gathered together, meditating on the open grounds of Trafalgar Square, with one of the most influential people of our time.

Zen Master, author, poet and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh will guide a sitting meditation on Saturday 31 March in Trafalgar Square from 2.30pm.

This is a free event and everyone is warmly invited to join in this celebration of peace within us and around us.

Click here to mark your attendance to the event on Facebook.

Sitting meditation is one of the ways to contemplate peace. We invite you to sit together in silence, generating the energy of peace, solidity, and freedom.

You may like to bring something to sit on (it may be a good idea for this to be waterproof). You are welcome to sit on the benches and steps in Trafalgar Square.

This event is open to everyone, all ages, from every path, experienced or not. We kindly ask for there to be no display of any banners or signs, nor giving out of flyers during the event.

“If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.”

― Thich Nhat Hanh

Preparations

Click here to find out how to get to Trafalgar Square.

Watch a clip of June 2011’s meditation flash mob in Trafalgar Square:

Meditating around the world

We are inviting everyone around the world to meditate with us. Check back later for the cities joining us on 31st March 2012. Email us if you would like to organise a mass meditation in your city!

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Check out the rest of Thich Nhat Hanh’s 2012 UK tour, including a public talk at Royal Festival Hall and a 5 day retreat at Nottingham University.

Check out Thich Nhat Hanh’s own Facebook page.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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