Nepal 8 June: Kathmandu - Lalitpur

DAV welcomes the Peace Runners

The Peace Run Team visited DAV Sushil Kedia Bishwa Bharati School in Lalitpur City this morning. It was super inspiring to see almost 1800 students lined up in the assembly ground and to have their enthusiastic participation in our Peace Run event.

The Vice Principal of the School welcomed all the Peace Runners in a traditional way offering a silk Khata to each team members.

The school assembly started with the students reciting Prayers of the Lord Budhha and Gayatri Mantra. They also recited very beautiful quotes on Peace and Harmony.

The Vice Principal Mr. Ram Chandra Khanal with Ultra Runner Dinesh Maharjan

Krishna and Rajendra

Suman our national co-ordinator for this event thanking the school for hosting the Peace Run

Gautami from Canada very beautifully spoke about the Peace Run.
She showed Peace Excercise which all the hundreds of students and even the teachers who were present followed. There was absolute silence for the moment which was amazing.

This Group of students surprised us as they sang the Peace Run song composed by Sri Chinmoy with such perfection. They had learned it specially for this event.

sports students happily holding the Torch.

The Team performed the World Harmony Run Song with actions and the students enthusiatically joined.

These students performed Shanti song for the Peace Run Team. The words and their singing was exremely beautiful.

Passing the Torch and making a wish for Peace.

The students sharing the oppotunity to hold the Peace Torch.

DAV teachers holding the Peace Torch

Principal of the school Mrs. Bhuvaneswari Rao generously thanked the co-ordinator, our international runner and the whole Team for the opportunity to host the Peace Run event.

The Principal holding the Peace torch with students

The Vice Principal, Mr. Khanal cutting a red ribbon at the school gate as an inauguration to have a short Peace Run with the Team. The DAV students ran about 2 miles circuit outside the school area along with the Team.

The group of school students came prepared in their running gear to run with the Team

ECA Incharge Mr. Tank Ghimire lighted the Peace Torch in a prayerful traditional way.

The Peace Run Team is very grateful to the school and all the wonderful teachers of DAV for hosting the event in such a memorable way.