INTERFAITH JOINT PRAYER FOR THE EARTH
Prayer organized by the Arya Sangha Association of Buddhist Communities (Russia) together with spiritual leaders of different religions and traditions
APRIL 22 / 2021
Global
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On April 22, 2021, World Earth Day join an international prayer service to protect our planet. This prayer unites people of different traditions and cultures in a single intention.
Organized by the Arya Sangha Association of Buddhist Communities (Russia) together with H.H. Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, this prayer is a part of our global campaign for ecology named "Baikal — Pure Chalice Of Our Planet"
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Project's timeline
2016
The head of the Drikung Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, H.H. Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, met with Shaman Bair Tsyrendorzhiyev on his trip to Baikal. Bair Tsyrendorzhiev drew attention to Lake Baikal's problems and proposed to hold prayer services to protect peace and the environment. An agreement was signed on cooperation for the wellbeing of the Earth.
February 19, 2021
Arya Sangha Association of Buddhist Communities held an online conference "Baikal - a Pure Chalice of the Planet." H.H. Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, Zaarin Boo Bair Tsyrendorzhiev, and shamans of the Tengeri Center, Buddhists of Buryatia, environmental scientists, and activists took part in the conference. Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang suggested to hold an interfaith prayer service on Earth Day on April 22 to protect the whole planet and Lake Baikal because pandemics and cataclysms are sweeping the world.
April 22, 2021
The Arya Sangha Association is organizing an international prayer service, Global Medicine Wheel. More than 200 centers of various religions around the world will participate.
Uniting to protect our only home
"When we, spiritual leaders and the heads of various tribes or guardians of the four elements on the earth gather to talk about how to protect the Earth, we are talking about how to raise the overall consciousness of mankind."

— H.H. Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, the UN ambassador
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Religions
Buddhism, Christianity, Islam,
Hinduism, Shamanism
200+
Centers
Institutions and individuals from
all over the world
20+
Countries
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Join the prayer

Monasteries, Centers, and representatives of various religions around the world will offer prayers and pujas according to their own traditions and schedule. Join our broadcast on the official YouTube channel.
Program
In addition to the scheduled live broadcasts, there will also be broadcasts from various Centers around the world, depending on technical availability.
08:00–10:00 (MSC, GMT+3)
A meeting of representatives of different religions in a live broadcast, broadcast of the practice of Parnashawari, Drikung Kagyu International Council from Taiwan. Download Parnashawari text.

Followed by the messages from Kyabje Garchen Rinpoche, Tsoknyi Rinpoche, Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche, Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche and Drubpon Tsering Rinpoche.
11:00 (MSC, GMT+3)
Messages in Russian from Kyabje Garchen Rinpoche, Tsoknyi Rinpoche, Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche, Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche and Drubpon Tsering Rinpoche.
13:30 (MSC, GMT+3)
Live broadcast from the Central Khurul of the Republic of Kalmykia "Golden Abode of Shakyamuni Buddha".
16:00 (MSC, GMT+3)
Broadcasts from various centres
19:00 (MSC, GMT+3)
Live broadcast of the Parnashavari practice from the Garchen Institute (Munich). Download Parnashawari text.
20:30 (MSC, GMT+3)
Messages from representatives of various traditions (English + Russian)
21:30 (MSC, GMT+3)
Broadcasts from various centres
Throughout the day
Various broadcasts from different centers, depending on technical conditions. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified.
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