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    Posted August 8, 2014 by
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    1 billion minutes of Peace Mediation recorded world wide by group working for Peace

    The Minute4Peace web site records the minutes of meditation added daily by meditators all over the world. After 2.5 years in operation the site has reached the goal of registering 1 billion minutes of meditation, 10 seconds per person. Research shows that meditation increases peace.
    The web site was initiated over 2 years ago in April 2012 and
    minutes have been added almost daily from individuals and groups from all 7 continents, who wish to contribute
    their efforts. This 1 billion meditation
    minutes for Peace equals approximately 10 seconds for every human being on the

    The Global Peace Meditation on
    August 8th led by Deepak Chopra that is attempting to break the
    world record for participants in meditation will be adding their minutes on to
    this web site to move it towards its next goal of one minute for each person on
    the planet.Minute4Peace web site

    Meditators, Peace Activists and everyone
    interested in improving the state of the world will find relevant information about
    the impact and value of meditation on the web site. Research on meditation indicates
    that for every one minute of meditation per person that takes place, crime is
    reduced by .0015 of a violent crime. These statistics are based on studies
    completed in Washington DC and in the Merseyside area of the UK.

    Minute 4 Peace organizer Martyn
    Williams says: “The global response to the site has been wonderful. Many
    meditators are inspired to log in every day to record their minutes. Our goal
    is to reach 7 billion minutes by the end of the year and we look forward to
    working with many groups and churches to make this happen. When we reach this
    goal the people involved will have donated one minute for each person on the
    planet. Every minute spent in meditation has been proven to reduce the crime
    rate, and alleviate the high cost of crime on society.”

    “We have seen increasing
    involvement in this project over the last several years. We hear many touching stories about how these meditation minutes are
    practiced. Some people add their meditation minutes while riding on the train
    to work. Others who are retired report spending their entire day meditating on
    peace. We plan to become the leading
    resource for reliable information on issues impacting peace, meditation,
    enlightenment, spiritual seekers, and everyone interested in happiness and
    personal development.
    The web site to find out more, learn a meditation for peace and to register your own minutes of meditation, is www.minute4peace.org
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