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Peace Tree Planting in Vancouver 2011


Peace Tree Planting Ceremony and Peace Prayer in the Garden City Community Park, Richmond, Vancouver


On Wednesday March 16, Canada's very first Peace Tree was planted by His Holiness Vishwaguru Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda in Richmond, a suburb of Vancouver, BC.

Despite weather forecasts for rain, the sun showed its glorious face as more than forty people, including an Official from the City of Vancouver, as well as representatives from various yoga Centers attended the Ceremony and initiated the tree with Mantras and blessings.

Swamiji expressed his blesisng for the tree to grow strong and provide shelter for all creatures. "This tree will be a Peace Tree and a Wish Tree for all those who come to seek its shelter and meditate under it."

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