Gurudeva speaks at U N Millennium Summit, Receives U Thant Peace Award

The United Nations’ Millennium Summit in 2000 was history’s largest gathering of world leaders, and the first time that religious leaders joined in the General Assembly Hall. Gurudeva gave a talk on peace to 1,200 leaders and received the prestigious U Thant Peace Award from Sri Chinmoy.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Affectionate detachment is stronger than any attachment could possibly be, because attachment is created through unfulfilled desire, salted and peppered with fear.
—Gurudeva