World Meditation Day in 2022

In celebration of World Meditation Day, Wat Phra Dhammakaya encouraged people throughout the world to create inner peace through meditation for the world peace and submit their meditation photo to break the Guinness World Records for one million meditation photos.

Venerable Phrakrusamu Sanitwong Wuttiwangso, Director of the Communication Department, stated that in 1988, the World Fellowship of Buddhist Youth realized the significance of meditation since it was a universal practice that everyone of any religion can do. Thus, they designated August 6 of each year as World Meditation Day in an effort to inspire people around the world to use this most peaceful method to create world peace through inner peace. They also campaigned to raise awareness of the importance of meditation so that everyone can live together happily in harmony.

“On 6 August 2022, Wat Phra Dhammakaya organizes an online morning meditation session via in order to create world peace through inner peace and invites everyone to submit a photo in meditation pose at or Line Open Chat: in an attempt to break the Guinness World Records for 1 million meditation photos.”, said Venerable Phrakrusamu Sanitwong Wuttiwangso.

At 6 pm, the temple also arranged the candle lighting in homage to the Buddha and the Dhammacakka chanting to complete 4,621,000,000 rounds. People around the world can join the live stream of the ceremony via,,  Meeting ID : 892 8398 9294 or call for more information at Tel. 02-831-1000.




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