The event is held in honor of the United Nations’ International Day of Peace. World Peace Day “serves as a reminder that peace is not an ultimate goal, but rather the essential basis and means by which to create individual and global well-being.” The event provides a platform to discuss the most pressing issues of humanity and more.
Tickets are $20 for adults, and $10 for students. Children under 12 are admitted for free.
During the all-day event, numerous speakers and performers will be highlighted, including featured performer, songwriter Noa Jordan. Her first full-length record, The Lost Boys, was released Sept. 15.
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What: World Peace Day
Where: 951 Isha Lane, McMinnville
When: Saturday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
The featured talk will be given by Isha’s own Sadhguru, a yogi, international speaker and visionary. Sadhguru has been named one of India’s 50 most influential people and is considered a global leader on issues regarding spirituality, socioeconomic development and leadership.
The event will also host international opera singer Travis Pratt, who was featured on season 8 of America’s Got Talent; Claire De Luxe, an LED dance and flow arts performer; and Sounds of Isha, the institute’s own home-grown band of musicians.
Isha Institute of Inner-sciences is an entirely volunteer-run international nonprofit organization that offers tours, meditation sessions, overnight stays, weekend retreats, hiking, mountain biking, festivals and more. It hosts thousands of visitors each year and features the largest meditation hall in the western hemisphere. Isha won the Upper Cumberland Business Journal’s Ovation Award for Excellence in Tourism Promotion earlier this year.