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July 2004
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2004 Parliament of the World’s Religions, Barcelona/Spain

Nearly five months after the March 11, 2004 terrorist attack on Madrid, the world’s largest interreligious gathering will convene in Spain for the fourth ever Parliament and the first since September 11, 2001. The event — last held in Cape Town, South Africa in 1999 — will be in Barcelona from July 7 - 13 and is expected to draw thousands of people of faith and spirit from around the world to find inspiration and forge new pathways to peace in the new age of international terrorism.

Jadan's talab is ready for the rain!

Swamiji's great Rainwater Harvesting Project in Jadan (Rajasthan/India) is coming to a successful conclusion! The water basin, the talab, is nearly finished and awaiting rains to fill it! Jadan residents along with ashram's school children made prayers and pujas in talab and just minutes after that first clouds began to gather and rain started to pour heavily. Talab, being 140 meters long, 100 meters wide and 10 meters deep, was still only scarcely filled, but just enough to awake joy and hope in local people.

Ambassador of India to Austria honours Swamiji and His work

His Excellency T. P. Sreenivasan, who was the Ambassador of India to Austria for the last three and a half years, is soon going to leave Austria to attend to other duites. Being a great admirer of Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Swami Maheshwaranandaji, he visited YIDL's international seminar in Vienna/Austria on June 19th 2004 to bid farewell to Swamiji and His disciples. At this occasion the Ambassador gave a beautiful and inspiring speech in which he thanked and hounoured Swamiji for His tireless spiritual, social and humanitarian efforts in Austria and world-wide.

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