Healing the World: Prayers and Reflections for All Sentient Beings

May 30, 2021

On Wednesday, May 26th Parliament Executive Director Stephen Avino joined a special observance hosted by Tzu Chi Foundation. The program “Healing The World: Prayers and Reflections for All Sentient Beings”  was hosted in celebration of the United Nation’s Vesak Day.

Reflecting on the spirit of the Buddha’s teachings through an interfaith gathering of prayers and reflections, thinking about how we respond, recover and heal from the impacts of the pandemic, climate change, and the confluence of crises we face as a global community.

Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions is headquartered in the City of Chicago, the traditional homelands of the Council of the Three Fires: the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi Nations, and other tribes such as the Miami, Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Sac, and Fox. 

PoWR recognizes and respects Indigenous Peoples as traditional stewards of this land. We remain committed to the advancement of dignity and justice for Indigenous Peoples’ and their communities in the region and around the world.

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