Dharma Master Hsin Tao Prays for Global Peace at 7th PoWR in Toronto
TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 2, 2018--Dharma Master Hsin Tao, founder of the Ling Jiou Mountain Buddhist Society and the Museum of World Religions, delivered a closing prayer at 6 p.m., leading the audience in one minute of Peace Meditation to seek healing for the Earth at the opening ceremony of the 7th Parliament of the World’s Religions (PoWR) held in Toronto on Nov. 1.
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Dharma Master Hsin Tao said a closing prayer, leading the audience in one minute of Peace Meditation to seek healing for the Earth. (Photo: Business Wire)
The Parliament was opened with performances by different groups in ceremonial dress as a tribute to the indigenous communities of Canada. Music and dance performances by other religious and cultural groups were also presented to reflect themes of the PoWR, alongside the welcoming speeches by sponsors, religious leaders and local dignitaries. The ceremony was closed with a prayer for global peace by Master Hsin Tao.
Master Hsin Tao exhorted all to harness the strength of spirituality for putting global ecological ethic based on diversity and interdependence into practice. He then led the audience in one minute of peace meditation as to make a step toward this direction through channeling the quantum of peaceful resonance with the planet.
As one of the main speakers of the PoWR 18, Master Hsin Tao has led the Museum of World Religions team to participate in the PoWR for five consecutive years. In addition to delivering a keynote speech at the Spiritual Ecology forum at 2:15 p.m. on Nov. 4, he will also lead morning prayers on Nov 5, and inspire the audience with his years of meditation practice..
Moreover, he will participate in the forum organized by the Elijah Interfaith Institute, an Israeli NGO, at 12:15 p.m. on Nov. 5, and deliver a speech scheduled at 8:30 p.m. that day.
Held triennially, this year’s PoWR will take place over a one-week period. It is expected to be one of the largest events of its kind. Buoyed by the rich cultural and ethnic diversity of Toronto, which is considered one of the most multicultural cities in the world, the conference is expected to attract up to 10,000 participants from more than 80 countries, as well as leaders and followers of more than 200 religions.
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