I was really surprised to find out that some schools in the Fukushima area had reopened given the enormous scale of the nuclear tragedy and the resulting radioactivity in that area. I’m guessing the schools must be quite a way from the crippled reactor. Japan’s Chernobyl is etched indelibly on my consciousness. On the day of the tsunami my wife and I watched the awful images and red line on the TV inset map as destructive waves moved down the coast. As it reached the Kii peninsular we packed some essentials in the car, picked up our daughter from school and headed for the hills, listening all the while to reports of mayhem and horror on the radio.
This October in Fukushima a special Kifubon donation ceremony will take place. Schools in that Norther area of Japan will receive 2000 copies of Prem Rawat’s inspirational book, Splitting the Arrow.
It seems very likely that several hundred copies of Prem’s new illustrated book, The Stonecutter, will also be donated.
Photo below shows school kids in Fukushima in 2016 listening to Prem read from his illustrated book, The Pot With the Hole.
Next photo shows the cover of Prem’s new book, however, the title in Japanese translates to something like, ‘I wish I could become…’ (Naritai naa!) Apparently it’s published as The Stonecutter in English. The caption in the yellow band at the bottom of the page ( Honto no shiawase wa, anata no kokoro no naka ni aru no desu.) means ‘True happiness is inside your heart.’ How true that is!
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“SPLITTING THE ARROW” By Prem Rawat
THE LOVE OF CLARITY
THE IMPORTANCE OF HOPE TO HUMANS INTERVIEW
TIMELESS TODAY AUDIO LINKS
THE TIME HAS COME
WHAT THE HEART IS
INTERVIEW IN PERU
LIGHT AND DARK
WILD WISE WOMEN SHOW
PREM RAWAT TV INTERVIEW 8
FROM SIMPLICITY IS BORN SUCCESS
PREM RAWAT ON SA POSITIVE NEWS
PREM RAWAT IN ATLANTA
PEACE FOUNTAIN… CLUELESS
THOUGHT AND ACTION (AUDIO)
SEBOKENG, SOUTH AFRICA DEC. 9, 2016
“LOVE, WHY WERE YOU BORN”
COOL & HIP AMAROO 2016
THE RIDDLE OF HERE (CHARANAND)
HYDERABAD, INDIA (AUDIO)
DON’T BE AFRAID OF TODAY
2 WHY DIGNITY
THE LITE BREAKFAST WITH PREM RAWAT
YOU ARE SO IMPORTANT
♫ ♪YOU GET MORE BEAUTIFUL♫ ♪
STAND VERY STILL
SANTA CRUZ, CA (54 MINS.)
THE POT AND THE GARDENER
THE PRECIOUSNESS OF LIFE
PLACED ON THIS EARTH
FEEL YOUR HEART
MEDIA FOR PEACE, PALERMO
LA PLATA, ARGINTINA
A RAINBOW OF EXPRESSIONS
DOES GOD TEST?
TALKING ON SALVAGE
WHAT’S YOUR ECHO(full video)
♫ ♪ DAYA – EFFORT AND GRACE ♫ ♪
FEELING OF JOY (RESPONSE TO QUESTION)
DELHI, INDIA (ENG) TRANSLATION
KOLKATA, INDIA(ENG. TRANSLATION)
CHENNAI, INDIA (ENG. TRANSLATION)
SURAT, INDIA (ENG. TRANSLATION)
WHEN YOU ARE IN LOVE
LONG BEACH 2013
DOES IT WORK? YES!
A FAINT VOICE IN A SCREAMING STORM
MIAMI BEACH 2012
THE FACE OF PEACE
FEEL AT HOME IN THIS MOMENT (5 MINS.)
WHAT IS THE SOURCE OF YOU INSPIRATION? (4 MINS.)
FREE TO CHOOSE (1 HR.)
CAN YOU HEAR THE TRUTH? (43 MINS.)
A PROCESS OF DISCOVERY
STATING THE OBVIOUS
MESSAGE OF PEACE IN S. AFRICA (INTERVIEW)
EDUCATION IN SOWETO
THE JOURNEY OF LIFE
THE PROCESS OF DISCOVERY
LONG BEACH 2012 (FULL)
PREM RAWAT ON PEACE IN HUMANITY
PEACE DAY 2010
WHAT IS PEACE?
BE YOUR OWN HERO
MIAMI FLORIDA, DEC. 2013
CAN YOU HEAR THIS TRUTH?
SELF DISCOVERY (31 MINS.)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (1 HR. 12 MINS.)
WHAT IS PEACE?
CONVERSATION WITH A CANCER PATIENT
A GREATER GIFT
NORDIC PEACE CONFERENCE ADDRESS (14 min.)
THE WANT OF THE HEART
IN CONVERSATION WITH LUMKA NGXLOI
“UNSEEN” PHOTOGRAPHS BY PREM RAWAT
PREM RAWAT DAY
THIRST AND FOCUS
MILAN ITALY (1 HR. 6 MIN.)
INTERVIEW BY ISHWA MBC
♫ ♪ A SONG OF THE HEART ♫ ♪
LOVE HAS TO BE FELT
SPARK OF HOPE
AMBASSADOR OF PEACE
YOUR REAL STRENGTH
THE SECRET OF BEING RICH
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND
LA PLATA, ARGENTINA
♫♫WAITING FOR THE MOON♫♫
THE LORD’S PRAYER
THE FACE OF PEACE
THE NATION (INTERVIEW 56 MINS)
WHERE PEACE RESIDES (1HR 5 MIN.)
THE SOURCE OF JOY
THE PERFECT INSTRUMENT
THE MASTER MAKES IT POSSIBLE
RESOURCES OF PEACE (WHAT IS YOUR RELIGION)
FOR YOU ♪ ♫ ♥
YOUR REAL STRENGTH
2014 HIGHLIGHTS PART 3 (1 hr.)
DELIVERING ON A PROMISE (25MINS)
TAKING OFF THE MASK
YOU ARE AGELESS
HUMANS ON EARTH
SEGESTA 2015 PART 2
SICILY JUNE 2015 (43 MINS.)
DYING OF CANCER
ARGENTINA 2013 (1 HR. 13 MINS.)
TRUE WISDOM (43 MINS.)
DO YOU KNOW (23 mins.)
DON’T BE AFRAID OF TODAY
A BRIDGE TO PEACE (21 MINS.)
LIFE IS A ROAD
THE PASSING OF LIFE
EXCERPTS FROM INTERVIEWS
PLEASURE 2B HERE
RAY OF HOPE
MEETING WITH UNWEEL AND ELDERLY
(SUBTITLES THEN ENGLISH)
MR. GEE IN CONVERSATION WITH PREM RAWAT
PLEDGE TO PEACE (32 MINS IN)
IN YOUR DARKEST HOUR
♫ ♪WHILE I’M ALIVE♫ ♪
TIMELAPSE VIDEO: YOU WANT TO BE BEAUTIFUL?
THIRST AND FOCUS
WHERE IS THE DIVINE?
MUSIC VIDEO, REFLECTIONS: WHERE WOULD I BE ?
Q & A CANARY ISLANDS
THE HOTTEST TOPIC
Q&A TRUST, CANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN
THE TRUE GARDEN OF LIFE
PASSING OF LIFE
WITH EVERY BREATH
INDIAN TOUR COMPILATION
Where there once had been gravel tracks, I was surprised to see several kilometers of newly sealed roads from the entrance all the way to Jacaranda, the pavilion, and up to the amphitheatre. There were new, professional looking road signs, and soft street lighting. Grass had been planted where there had been bare earth in some places near the pavilion. Its the sort of thing that visitors might take for granted. No one goes there to see a sealed road with signs and street lights, but behind the scenes I can see the evidence of a a lot of hard work and very considerable expense to make IRCC a convention centre with on-site accommodation and the best conference facilities available anywhere.
Kudos to the current management team.
the sweetest well ~
there is a well of sweetness inside of me
I can drink from
that brings beautiful love filling me
these joyous waters quench a deep thirst
a wish , a need to be in peace
while breath flows
I can drink
from this golden well in me
really happy it sets me free
silly wisdom envelops
even the vapors of this well bring delight
but drinking deeply is my true rest , fulfillment
the sweet one in me arises
my well turns out to be an ocean
I drown merrily
~ janice barden- wilson
Geoff…thank You for calling my attention to this fine report…
I really ‘should’ get my bad self over to Amaroo…
Every year it’s the same..mind blown….Every year it’s different…he opens new, deeper, geography within me.
On September 11th, four and a half thousand people converged on Amaroo, A.K.A. Ivory’s Rock Convention Centre. For some, it was a chance to catch up with old friends and acquaintances, or to leave their jobs and businesses behind for a while, to breathe fresh air, and relax in comfort in a beautiful, natural setting far from the hassle of city life and carping political point scorers. Primarily we were there for the best of times, to see and hear Prem Rawat.
This point is where I struggle to find words. A week with this man goes way beyond inspiration. He embraces the core of what it means to be human in a way that is kind, often funny, and utterly transforming. I went there full of accumulated shit. I left there a human being, deeply grateful to be alive.
We had a small contingent of hired security guards to keep out potential trouble makers. Perhaps because they are trained to be observant, they picked up on it. By the end of the week they were relaxed, happy, with eyes shining. One young bloke said to me, “This is the best job I’ve ever had.”
Amphitheatre seating was computer generated to give a different seat each day so that everyone got a seat relatively close to the front on at least one out of five days. On Thursday afternoon as I walked past a gentleman who was reclining against the grass verge at the back, I commented, “That’s a great beard you’ve got there, mate!” We struck up a conversation, and he asked me if I had a good seat that day. “No, not really,” I replied, although any seat in that place is a good seat in my opinion. Its just that some are better than others. “Well, take my seat,” he said, explaining that he had a bad back and couldn’t sit in a chair for two hours again that day. Tony, if you ever get to read this, Thank You! On Monday I scored a seat very close to the front and directly in front of Prem. Tony’s seat was not so close, but nearly as good. Greetings also to Meagan, the very talented young lady who sat next to me with her sketch pad. “I thank you from the heart of my bottom,” said with a Hindi accent. I think she will remember.
Prem’s eldest daughter was the MC on day one. Before introducing her dad, she asked everyone not to post any of the event on social media. Someone ignored her and posted some of the first day on ‘faceless’ book. Out of respect I won’t be posting anything about the events here, but I will email a couple of people privately.
I can happily report that the Peace Education Program has been – and continues to be – a huge success internationally. Although in it’s infancy, the Kofubon book project has been highly acclaimed and equally successful, and the Peace Education Program With Keys will be released soon. On December 10th a new app will be released. This thing does everything except make your morning coffee. If it had arms and legs it could even manage that.
A pictorial cruise around the pavilion will give readers a bit of the flavour of Amaroo outside the morning and afternoon event times. Shopping centres would be a lot less expensive to establish if they were set up this way.
This gorgeous new all-instrumental CD by John Adorney is the best ambient ambient music CD I’ve heard in a very long time. If you ever find yourself stressed out (Who doesn’t from time to time?) listen to this for a while.
Timeless Today is a broadcast platform created to circulate video, audio and other media derived from Prem Rawat’s interviews, engagements and public events.
From the Timeless Today web site:
“Media production begins with the producers’ strategic planning; next, skilled audio/visual crews capture the opportunities. Then, hours of crafting takes place in the post-production creative suite before the final product is delivered.”
Crowd funding in 2016 “allowed us to accomplish numerous projects, including sending our capture crew to cover live events in India, South Africa, UK, South America, and the USA. Via radio & TV interviews, book launches, and prison engagements, Prem Rawat’s message has reached over 125 million people this year.”
A new crowd funding effort for 2017 has been launched “in support of media production costs for current and new projects at TimelessToday, including the completion of the TimelessToday app and a new type of live, online event platform with Prem.”
“Whether he is speaking at a public address, a private gathering, or engaged in a compelling one-to-one conversation for TV, TimelessToday wants to be there to record Prem’s thoughts and feelings. Why? For the sole purpose of sharing his understanding and insights with you! Our goal of US$300,000 will go towards capture and production costs for the remainder of 2017 and into the first quarter of 2018.”
Contributions are divided into several tiers starting with a Tier 1 contribution of US25. To express their gratitude, Timeless Today is offering perks with each tier.
Tier 1: US$25
• You will be one of the first to receive the new AUDIO release from Prem Rawat’s closing address from the upcoming celebration in Amaroo, Australia.
• You will also receive the artistic short VIDEO entitled Where Courage Resides. This powerfully evocative piece reminds us who we are at heart.