The Day When 1000,000 Children Meditated For World Peace Is Heartwarming

Have you ever heard of the V star children’s project? It isn’t likely that you have but if you know about it, you will realize how touching it is. The V star children’s project isn’t some charity, instead, it is children wishing good for the world and praying for its well being. There is nothing more profound and spiritual than that because as the adults rule this world and so many more influencing its steady destruction, it is children who have come together in prayer and meditation hoping to heal the scars we inflict on Mother Earth. Read on to find out more about the V Star project.

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1Million children come together to meditate

Every year in Thailand, 1 million children come together from 7000 schools in Thailand and various parts of the world to take part in a meditation programme to invoke world peace. The project is named V stars and was conceived first in 2008. It takes place around the Wat Phra Buddhist Temple in Thailand where kids meditate and sing for the benefit of the world believing it will send positive vibrations into the universe. The event in 2016 was particular moving because it involved all the kids singing a song with Howard McCrary called change the world.

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2The V Star project

The V Star project titled after the song “Change the World” brings together school children from all over Thailand and the world. Although it is a moving gesture, there are also cynics and critics who have likened the even t to a cult and say it can achieve nothing, but why can’t it? The kids are called V-Stars and are youth moral leaders in their schools and communities.

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3Inititiated by the abbot of a Buddhist temple in Thailand

The V Star project was part of the World Morality Revival project that had been initiated by the abbot of the Wat Phra Dhammakaya Buddhist Temple, Luang Phor Dhammachayo. 2016 was the 8th time the project took place. The abbot’s objective was for school children from Thailand and other countries to come together and support one another by sharing with each other the good deeds that they do daily. But that’s not all.

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4The main objective is world peace

One big objective of the V Stars project is also to meditate and pray for world peace. Children are the future and it is the duty of every parent to raise kids with the best of our abilities teaching them the right morals and values to become responsible adults. To do so children need to be taught from a young age what’s wrong and what’s right. So how does meditation bring about world peace? Is there any truth in it?

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5How meditation can be powerful in achieving things

According to certain schools of Buddhism and several spiritual theories, meditation can unlock one’s full potential by dissolving the ego.  It is also believed that there is a special vital life force flowing through every one of us and meditation awakens this life force. Science is just beginning to research meditation and its benefits. There are many who believe that meditation helps one communicate or feel one with the higher source or the force responsible for creation which many of us call God.

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