The Heart of the Matter
September 29, 2015
One Keystroke at a Time

This video completely blows me away. If you ever find yourself moaning about your circumstances and how difficult it sometimes is to get anything done -- especially expressing your innate creativity, watch this. This video is one of many featured on PeaceCast.

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September 28, 2015
Upcoming TPRF Gala Benefit in UK


The word "gala" can be traced all the way back to 1620 to the Old French word "galer" meaning "rejoice and make merry" -- exactly what will be happening on Saturday, October 3rd in the UK.

That's when over 200 Friends of TPRF will be gathering for a memorable evening of fun, friendship, fine dining, and a chance to experience the extraordinary progress The Prem Rawat Foundation is making in its ongoing efforts to foster dignity, peace, and prosperity on planet earth.

Above and beyond the reception, gourmet dinner, and live music, the evening will feature a unique presentations from Daya Rawat, President of TPRF.

Also Ayrton Cable, the 12-year old founder of the Youth WAF Award, will give a presentation and field questions from the audience.


Videos will be shown which will enhance your understanding of the work of TPRF and how it is making a difference in the lives of so many around the world. The evening showcases the premiere screening of a remarkable interview between Ayrton Cable and Prem Rawat (Ambassador of Peace), which took place at the Water and Food Award Ceremony, in London, in 2014.

Chris Mac Vittie and Daya Rawat will be performing songs from their new album The Envy of Stars.

Ganga Thappa and Namlo Trio from Nepal -- a fusion of Indian, Nepalese, Mali, and South American sounds -- will delight the ears and soothe the heart.

Mudibu, a singer/song writer from Burundi who to the UK as young teenager after fleeing from the civil war, will also be performing. His voice is a powerhouse of emotions and feeling that touch and ignite the very core of the listener.

The Gala Finale will feature the extraordinary music of Tim Hain, a showman of many talents -- singer, song writer, and blues/country guitarist supreme.

Register here
How to become a sponsor of the Gala

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September 27, 2015
BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE: Prem Rawat, Amaroo Excerpts Continued



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PHOTOS: #1 (Thom Adorney), #5 & #9 (Ira Meyer), #10 (Chris Corbett), #14 (Steve Brenman)

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September 21, 2015
Why Watch the Peace Day Global Broadcast Today?


GET ENERGIZED with the positive sounds of the world's leading musical artists, like Beyonce, Katy Perry, Usher, Emmanuel Jal, Salim Sulaiman, Linkin Park, The Kin and Playing for Change.

GET EMPOWERED with advice from the world's leading authorities on peace -- like UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, Pope Francis, the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Prem Rawat, global ambassador for peace.

GET INSPIRED by the amazing ways that ordinary people around the planet are tackling the world's greatest challenges one step at a time -- and winning!

Peace Day Global Broadcast

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Peace Day Global Broadcast

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If you are looking for yet another way to celebrate International Peace Day, here's your chance. Peace Day Global Broadcast is currently streaming music from world's top entertainers, featuring ordinary citizens from all over the globe who are making small and big steps to transform the world in peaceful ways.

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September 20, 2015
PeaceCast Livestream Now!

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Celebrate the International Day of Peace right now by logging onto PeaceCast TV, a 48 hour livestream of short, peace-themed videos created by all kinds of inspired people: musicians, poets, dancers, social activists, environmentalists, thought leaders, heart leaders, kids, rap artists, and lots of other folks.

PeaceCast TV

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September 19, 2015
Amaroo Flashback

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Photo: Steven Brennan
More excerpts coming next week!

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September 18, 2015
What Does Fernando Magellan and PeaceCast 2015 Have in Common?


Here are a few things about September 20th you may not know:

1. In 1519, it was the day Portuguese explorer, Ferdinand Magellan set sail on an expedition to circumnavigate the world.

2. In 1946, it was the launch of the first Cannes Film Festival.

3. In 1977, it was the day the Socialist Republic of Vietnam was admitted to the United Nations.

4. In 2015, it's the day of the fourth annual launch of PeaceCast, a 48-hour global webcast of crowd-sourced music, film, dance, documentary, poetry, arts, and individual expressions, hosted by Michael Nouri.

If you are looking for an inspiring way to focus on the GOOD NEWS that is happening on planet Earth, here's your ticket -- a chance to begin celebrating this year's International Day of Peace and your own, individual commitment to a life of well-being, joy, and fulfillment.

More info here.
Photo: Ira Meyer

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September 16, 2015
Peace Education in Prison

Here is a very inspiring video about the impact of the TPRF's Peace Education Program (PEP) on inmates of the Zonderwater Prison in South Africa. Imagine if this program was available in prisons all around the world!

More about PEP

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If You Were Me

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September 15, 2015
TPRF's Peace for People: 2015

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21. The United Nations General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. The theme of this year's commemoration is "Partnerships for Peace -- Dignity for All," which aims to highlight the importance of all segments of society working together to strive for peace.

As a partner in this international effort, The Prem Rawat Foundation has produced a new video to help grow awareness that peace is possible for individuals across the planet. The video entitled Your Secret Weapon which features the words of TPRF Founder, Prem Rawat, has just been released. Good news travels fast!

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September 11, 2015
You Are the Water

I am very much enjoying my visit to Amaroo and the chances I am having to listen to Prem Rawat speak to the 4,000 people, from 60 countries, that have gathered here this week. What follows is one of three poems that popped out of me today. (More excerpts from Prem's 9/10 talks tomorrow morning).


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September 02, 2015
Sometimes You Just Gotta Dance

These two gents just found out that a good friend of theirs bought them round trip airfare to see Prem Rawat in Amaroo. Note their reaction below:


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