• World Harmony Run

    World's Largest Torch Relay
    World Harmony Run

  • 1,000,000 Participants

    Across 6 Continents
    1,000,000 Participants

  • Dreaming of a more harmonious world

    100 countries
    Dreaming of Harmony

  • Schools And Kids

    Make a Wish for Peace
    Schools And Kids

  • Sri Chinmoy: World Harmony Run Founder

    World Harmony Run Founder
    Sri Chinmoy

  • Carl Lewis: World Harmony Run Spokesman

    World Harmony Run Spokesman
    Carl Lewis

  • New York, USA

    New York

  • London, Great Britain

    Great Britain

  • Shakhovskaya, Russia


  • Around Australia

    15,000 kms, 100 days
    Around Australia

  • Around Ireland

    14 Days, 1500km
    Around Ireland

  • Wanaka, New Zealand

    New Zealand

  • Arjang, Norway


  • Rekjavik, Iceland


  • Beijing, China


  • Prague, Czech Republic

    Czech Republic

  • Belgrade, Serbia


  • Lake Biwa, Japan

    Lake Biwa

  • Kapsait, Ethiopia


  • Pangkor Island, Malaysia

    Pangkor Island

  • Bali, Indonesia


  • The All Blacks, New Zealand

    The All Blacks
    New Zealand

New Zealand 17 March: Nelson City

Day 6 started with a fresh and peaceful 10 km run into Nelson - Sean Abbot and Keith Jackson (with the torch) are striding it out...

Daniel Rudin is the next runner up... Behind Daniel is our Range Rover team vehicle which was kindly lent to us by Stonewood Homes of Christchurch. We are very grateful to Brent Mettrick of Stonewood Homes for his kindness and generosity.

Local World Harmony Run team member Shardul Dillicar is interviewed at the Nelson Market while Keith Jackson of Christchurch holds the torch. Shardul offers free meditation classes in Nelson.

The team sing the World Harmony Run song which was composed by The World Harmony Run founder Sri Chinmoy.

The World Harmony Run was invited to visit the renowned Nelson Market. The market's founder and CEO, Nita Knight (above), held the Harmony Torch and then lead our team through the market encouraging marketeers and market visitors alike to hold the torch and offer a prayer or thought for peace. Nita has a universal heart and we were very grateful to her for sharing the vision of the World Harmony Run in such a powerful way. Nelson Market is not only about buying and selling, for many Nelsonians it has become an integral part of Nelson social life and is a very peaceful and happy space.

Local musician Sika holds the Harmony Torch.

Nelson's Pearly Queen, Shirley Miles, holds the Harmony Torch. Shirley has collected more than $80,000 over nine years for the Nelson Region Hospice. More here »

In the early afternoon, the team climbed the hill to the Centre of New Zealand which offers a geart view of Tasman Bay...

A friendly walking club enjoys holding the Harmony Torch.

Shardul, Nelson member of the World Harmony Run team, holds the Harmony Torch at the Centre of New Zealand.

The World Harmony Run team had some wonderful experiences in Nelson and would like to thank everyone involved for their open-hearted response to the core message of the World Harmony Run which is "Peace begins with me!"

"May each and every individual each day have a new dream of world harmony." - Sri Chinmoy.

Video Message from Davidson Hepburn, President (2009 - 2011) of the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for 25th Anniversary of the World Harmony Run and a vision for the decade: "Toward a Oneness-World".

Full Text of the 25th annversary message and link to 25 language informal Translations: http://www.worldharmonyrun.org/25

or Click on language button for separate youtube videos wth sub titles in varous languages

See also:

– Anurakta

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