domingo, 13 de agosto de 2017

Prem Rawat







One day you start off on this cruise, and whilst you’re on this incredible cruise, the boat sinks—pooh!—explodes. You find yourself on the beach of an island. You wake up; you look around, and basically you’re intact—a little bruised, but intact. And there is this island—beautiful beach, lush green trees.
You look around, explore—and there’s fruit; there’s fresh water; there’s a nice cave. And it’s like, “Okay! I am okay; I’ll survive here. I’ve got water; I’ve got food; I’ve got a cave, and I’m relatively safe here…” And it’s not a big island—small island, so, you know, you do your survey rather quickly and it’s okay—for the short term, it’s okay.
So, you drink some water, and take a bath, and get cleaned up, and, you know, find some nice fruit and….. And you know, it’s okay. Now, days go by—and the fourth, and the fifth, and the sixth day. As you’re exploring, you come across this part of this island and it’s nothing but gold. And how deep the cave goes, nobody knows, but it’s just gold. Then you find there’s another part, and it’s just rubies, diamonds, emeralds.
What are you going to do? The problem is you can’t spend it on anything. You can’t buy anything with it; you’re stranded on this island. And there are no shops. There are no banks—and you have all the gold and more than you could ever imagine, and all the diamonds and emeralds and rubies and sapphires and everything—but there you are. 
And, up to this point, you really were hoping to get rescued. You see the problem? You see the problem!? If you get rescued, you might lose all that! So now you have it….
Do you light the fire and let everybody see that you’re on this island: “Come and get me”? Because it’s not a big island, and if somebody discovers all that, you’re not going to end up with it. So now, what do you do? What do you do? 
You can say, “Well, I could hide it.” But it’s out in the open! Everybody can see! It wouldn’t take long. And those people coming there would come in droves and take it all away! And you could say, “Well, I claim this bit in the name of myself.” But they won’t respect that. What do you do?
But do you realize this is the same quandary you are in on this earth, in your big city? All that wealth that you have garnered and gathered, you don’t get to take it with you. You can’t take it off the island called “earth.” (This one isn’t surrounded by ocean; it’s surrounded by space.) But you don’t get to take it. So now what do you do? What do you do? 
All our life long, we’re enamored by our dreams. All our life long we’re enamored by what people have told us. But we are never enamored by the call of our heart, which says, “Be fulfilled. Experience peace. Experience joy. Experience that feeling that is within you.” 
Not in your head; in you—that is always there, in good times and in bad! It is always there, regardless of your circumstances. 
Experience what it is to be alive! Because that’s your reality. That’s what makes you, you. This is who you are; this thing called “life” glues it all together. And as soon as that is gone, everything falls apart, and nothing is any more.

BREAK THE ROPE





“The biggest mountain you will ever climb is the mountain of understanding. Once you have climbed that mountain, you would have truly conquered something because you would understand...your self.”
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I would like to congratulate you for reading this. I know you could be reading anything. But you are interested in peace; you are interested in finding fulfillment in your life. And that, to me, deserves the sincerest congratulations because you are looking for the highest achievement that a human being can attain...to be human.
We have the possibility to be free, to feel peace, to achieve what it is to truly be human. So the question is, what ropes hold us back from achieving that peace when peace is inside of every one of us?
We can communicate with people around the world instantly. In just an instant you’re connected with the other side of the world. But all of this technology has not brought us any closer to peace with ourselves.
To attain peace you don’t have to do anything. Everything you want, you have to do something for it. And for peace you have to do nothing because peace is already inside of you. Peace is in the core of your being, in your heart.
The heart is the place where courage resides— the courage to go forward and fulfill who you really are. The heart is the place where your truest wisdom resides. The heart is the place where you will find the quest, the thirst to be fulfilled. All that is good in you as a human being is in your heart.
Do you feel the simplicity that the heart offers you? Human wisdom should be about simplicity: If you are thirsty, drink water. If you’re tired, rest. If you’re confused, seek clarity. If you’re in sadness, seek joy. This is human wisdom. When you feel empty, find your fulfillment because that’s in you, too.
If you have any question about the beauty and power of this universe—the earth spinning around and you on it with a heart that wants to be fulfilled—then watch the sunset at night or watch the sunrise in the morning.
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It doesn’t need any glorification. This
story of the human being doesn’t need any glorification either; it simply needs to be told. It is a story about the ropes that we are quite capable of breaking—but we have given up because once we couldn’t and so we think we still can’t. I say: Don’t give up. Don’t give up in this life. There’s no reason to.

There is an adventure every day, and it is the adventure of understanding. Not climbing mountains. The biggest mountain you will ever climb is the mountain of understanding. Once you have climbed that mountain, you would have truly conquered something because you would understand...your self.
Do you want to be free? Before you set off on a journey to be free, understand what’s holding you back. Why are you not free?
All these ideas you have about things, about everything, are not yours; they were put into your head a long time ago. And like a good little girl, like a good little boy, you said, “Thank you.”

Look in the mirror—open your eyes, and I guarantee you a miracle. Because what you see looking at that mirror is a miracle. The dirt that can see, that can smile, that can admire, that can actually say, “That’s me!” That’s you. This existence is you.
Knowing yourself is the human attribute that truly makes you who you are. Focus. Realize your strength; realize you don’t have to be tied by the rope. You can easily break it and be free. Free!
Be content; be fulfilled. Be in peace. It is possible. Find contentment within yourself. Enjoy every day. That’s the possibility. That’s what peace is about. What I’m talking about is a very distinct feeling, a feeling of being fulfilled. A feeling of being free.
“Be content; be fulfilled. Be in peace. It is possible.”
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TIMELESSTODAY 

viernes, 11 de agosto de 2017

Celebrating 50 years




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A lifetime dedicated to sharing a universal message all around the world
For five decades, Prem Rawat has been bringing a message of peace to humanity, one heart at a time. Born in India to a renowned speaker on the topics of inner peace and fulfillment, he himself began speaking about peace at the tender age of four.
From correction facilities to presidential palaces, his timeless message, “peace is possible” is warmly embraced in every sphere of our global population.
We salute Prem Rawat’s remarkable achievement, and look forward to celebrating with you your 60th birthday in Amaroo.
The WOPG Team
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Celebrando 50 años
Una vida dedicada a compartir un mensaje universal alrededor del mundo
Prem Rawat ha llevado un mensaje de paz a la humanidad, a cada corazón individual, durante cinco décadas. Nacido en la India, hijo de un reconocido orador de temas de paz interior y plenitud, él mismo comenzó a referirse a la paz a la temprana edad de cuatro años.
Desde instituciones correccionales hasta palacios presidenciales, su mensaje de todos los tiempos: “la paz es posible”, ha sido abrazado calurosamente en todos los ámbitos de la población mundial.
Elogiamos sus extraordinarios logros y deseamos celebrar su 60º cumpleaños con él en Amaroo.
El Equipo de WOPG
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Célébrons les 50 ans
Une vie dédiée au partage d’un message universel dans le monde entier
Depuis cinq décennies Prem Rawat apporte un message de paix à l’humanité, un cœur à la fois. Né en Inde, il est le fils d’un conférencier renommé dont les thèmes étaient la paix intérieure et la plénitude. Il a lui-même commencé à parler de la paix dès l’âge de quatre ans.
Des établissements pénitentiaires aux palais présidentiels, son message intemporel, « la paix est possible », est chaleureusement accueilli dans toutes les catégories de la population mondiale.
Avec vous, nous sommes impatients de rendre hommage à l’accomplissement remarquable de Prem Rawat e
votre 60e anniversaire dans Amaroo.
L’équipe WOPG
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Festeggiare 50 anni
Una vita dedicata a diffondere in tutto il mondo un messaggio universale
Da cinque decenni Prem Rawat porta all’umanità un messaggio di pace, un cuore alla volta. Nato in India da un rinomato oratore sull’argomento della pace interiore e dell’appagamento, anche lui inizia a parlare di pace alla tenera età di quattro anni.
Dagli istituti di pena ai palazzi presidenziali, il suo messaggio senza tempo, “la pace è possibile”, è abbracciato calorosamente in ogni ambiente.
Rallegrandoci per le notevoli conquiste di Prem Rawat, non vediamo l’ora di festeggiare con te il tuo 60 ° compleanno in Amaroo.
Il team WOPG




jueves, 27 de julio de 2017

Peace On Earth Film Festival Q & A

Peace On Earth Film Festival Q & A from Studio View Productions on Vimeo.

Prem Rawat





There is something in you that wants to be generous. See, it’s not only that you have generosity in you, but there is something in you that wants to be generous. Not only that you have love in you, but there is something in you that wants to love—and something that wants to be loved. But this is buried under garbage.
In life, as you grow older, you always have to keep focus and perspective on what is important. This garbage that we accumulate in our lives, what does it do? The biggest harm it does is it frustrates us. And when a human being starts to feel the frustration inside of them, they can no longer see straight; they can no longer prioritize; they can no longer understand; they can no longer see beyond the realm of their problems.
And that’s why problems become the biggest thing. And the things that are important will get buried in garbage. You’ve got to keep your house clean—every day if you can—every day; every hour if you can. But if you can’t, at least, every two days—and that’s to sit down; be with yourself!
And say, “Okay, what is important to me?” Not to the world. Not the world’s expectations of me, but, “What is important to me? I want to feel good; I want to be in peace—and I want to help the ones I love, that I want to be there for them.” Once you have this? This is your “house cleaned.” You know where everything is—and do it! Because you can!
And that’s the simplest wisdom, you know, simplest wisdom—and you have that in you. Of course you have that in you. You always have that in you—you have the ability to vacuum-clean up, and make your life shine! And that’s what you should do!
Not be victimized by all the garbage that everybody keeps—because once the room, once the house looks like garbage, people are going to dump more garbage in it! That’s what’s going to happen! And then everybody will come, “Oh, we know a place to dump the garbage….” And that’s what happens.
Clean, clean, clean. That’s called “conscious, being conscious, being aware.” Being aware.




sábado, 22 de julio de 2017

Prem Rawat





We live in this world. Technology has changed; so many things have changed. But we are still human beings. We are still human beings. And the issue here is, “What is a human being?”
Human beings have forgotten who they are! And not only have they forgotten who they are, but what are their true needs! What is it? You have to understand the difference between need and want. Need is something without which you cannot exist. That’s your need. You need air; you need warmth; you need food; you need water. 
The first thing: I am a human being—the first thing. That’s the first thing I was when I was born. And when I take my last breath that’s what I’m going to be, a human being. 
And in between, I can think of all the things—who I am, what I am, what I would like to be. I can have all the titles; I can have all the things. But, I didn’t have them when I was born, and they’re not going to help me when I die. I cannot say, “Oh, but I am so-and-so. You can’t just come into my house and take me.” No, no!
And I will give them all the value; I will give them all the importance, as the world gives importance to all that we do—but we do not give importance to what we truly understand.
And for us on the face of this earth, the challenge is to get in touch with what we fundamentally are. Not of who we want to be. Because this is what we have gotten lost in. We are lost in this fake world that we have created for ourselves, and in that fake world we are super-beings!
We’re not. We are human beings. And we are not all about money, but we are about kindness; we are about generosity; we are about love; we are about feeling; we are about understanding. And these are the gifts that you can give, not only to yourself, not only to your fellow human beings, but to your family, and to anyone you want.
And the beautiful thing about the gift of generosity, the gift of love, the gift of kindness, the gift of understanding is, the more you give, the more you can give, because it’ll only increase, not decrease. The gift of understanding, the gift of love, the more you share, the more you will have.
Peace begins with you. Simple as that: peace begins with you—you understanding who you are. It is no mistake what Socrates said, “Know thyself.” To know who you are.






miércoles, 19 de julio de 2017

Prem Rawat




A man once had a question about the Divine, and he went to a wise man and he said, “You’re a wise man. Tell me, where is the Divine?” So the wise man said, “Okay.” So he called his servant, and he said, “Bring me a big thing of salt.” The servant brought a big thing of salt. And he said, “Now bring me a bucket of water,” and he brought him a bucket of water.
He gave the salt to the man, and he said, “Now take this salt, put it in the bucket of water, and stir, stir, stir, stir, stir.” And he kept stirring; he kept stirring, stirring, stirring, stirring—till the salt disappeared. The wise man said, “Where is the salt? Has it disappeared? Is it gone?” And the man said, “Yeah, it’s gone!” He said, “No! Taste the water. It’s still there.” 
The same thing with the Divine. The Divine that you search for is unsearchable, cannot be searched for. Do you know why? It’s already there. Closer than your nose! Closer than your fingertip, dissolved into this magnificent creation, everywhere—and in you too. In you too!
You’re trying to see that salt that was held in the guy’s hand once. It’s still there, but that’s not the way it is. But it’s still there.
When you, in your life, begin to understand the simplicity—not the complex. See, everybody has told you things; you never questioned them. You didn’t question. The people told you things; you didn’t question them. You just said, “Ahh, okay….”
And you went along like this all your life. And today, you’re here, and I’m going to challenge you. I absolutely am going to challenge you—on what you know and what you don’t know. And I am going to say to you, that what matters in this life is what you know, not what you think.
You touch something hot; you burn yourself. And what do you say? “Oh, I thought it was turned off.” Huh! So, tell your fingers that: “It’s okay. Don’t hurt. I was thinking the iron was turned off.” 
Your finger says, “I don’t care what you thought. I don’t care what you thought. That iron was hot. And you, dum-dum, touched it—and now, I’m going to let you know you shouldn’t have done that.” This is how it is. 
You’re not here to suffer—but suffering is there. You’re not here to suffer, but suffering is there. Choose that that will take you towards that beauty that is inside of you.

viernes, 14 de julio de 2017

Prem Rawat




 Your life evolves every second. And if you’re not evolving with it, there’s going to be disharmony; there’s going to be discord; there’s going to be a separation. That’s how it is. Whether you are young, whether you are old—you’re changing! And of course, you’re allergic to changing. You don’t want to change! Why don’t you want to change? Because you think you’re perfect. (I know some of you laughed.)

And the trouble is, deep down inside, you think you are perfect—way, way, way, way, way deep inside. You make no mistakes, really. Now, in your perfectness, you are also humble enough—because you’re perfect, see—so you’re humble enough to accept that you are sometimes wrong, but not really.

So, telling the perfect one, “You’re changing,” is a bit of a strange news. It’s like, “Yeah, yeah, yeah. Yeah, yeah, I’ve…”—you’ve heard that, right, “You’re always changing”? You’ve heard that. Do you believe it? No!
Why? Because you’re going to go home, and you’re going to do exactly what you do every single evening. Tomorrow you’re going to get up; it’s going to be a duplicate of one of the days in your life—and then one day, it won’t be duplicated. 

When you will understand—not learn like a parrot—but understand the value of being alive, value of being… Do you know the value of being alive? How many of you do? Come on, raise your hand. Really? Really!? How many don’t? Okay, there are a few who don’t; there is hope for them. Very little hope for Mr. Perfect.

This is the infinite blessing. There is more joy in being alive than you can ever fathom. There is more happiness in being alive than you can ever realize. There is more clarity in being alive than you will ever, ever be able to gauge. And there is more peace in being alive than you can ever imagine.





viernes, 7 de julio de 2017

Segunda Parte de MIS NOTAS EN NOTTINGHAM AN UNOPENED GIFT (UN REGALO SIN ABRIR)

Mirtha West with Vir Jai and 10 others.

Lo único que aprendemos de la historia es lo que no debemos volver a hacer. Como ha ocurrido antes, pensamos que eso nos permite volverlo a hacer.
Hay personas en India, en el 2016 estuve en una universidad hablando de la Paz, hubo sesión de preguntas y respuestas al final...y un caballero se levantó y dijo que las guerras son algo normal, que incluso en esta escritura india ya ocurría, para él era normal que hubieran guerras y le pregunté:
¿Qué has aprendido de la historia?
Tú has aprendido a pensar que la guerra es legítima porque ya ha ocurrido antes, eso no es aprendizaje, eso es repetir el mismo .
Aprendizaje sería que viste que fue un error y que no debería volver a ocurrir, por tanto, muchos antes que tú han mirado solo en el exterior y se han fijado ahí y han tratado de tener éxito y de ver lo que hay y conseguir lo que el mundo les decía que tenían que conseguir.
¿Qué les ha ocurrido a ellos?
Los seres humanos tienen una memoria muy corta y aún esas estatuas que están ahí de personajes famosos, poco a poco con total certeza, se irán diluyendo de la memoria, van siendo olvidados porque cada vez cosas del pasado se van tornando irrelevantes, la memoria va fallando y ya no te acuerdas, tú ya olvidas quienes fueron y una vez más el campo está preparado para que ocurra el mismo error.
Sabes cuántos millones y millones de personas trabajan durísimo para llegar a esa línea, a ese punto, a esa marca que dice: "ya lo hiciste, has logrado tener éxito." 
Cuántos millones y millones sueñan con llegar a esa linea que marca que has llegado y que si no lo logras, has fallado.
La pregunta es: ¿La vida se trata de eso? , ¿Es por lo que estamos vivos o hay algo más?
¿Hay un mundo tuyo al que no sientes cercano?
Ese mundo interior en el que no vas por el éxito, sino que intentas ser feliz.
Ese mundo en el que no te esfuerzas para conseguir fama, sino para conseguir paz. No diplomas, sino claridad.
Y no mides los logros, sino que mides tu existencia por los regalos que se te han dado, que ya se te dieron
¿Comprendes y ves el valor del aliento?
Porque este aliento es lo que te dice que estás vivo
Mientras respires, estás vivo.
Si no viene a ti, hay algo que no está bien pues
es la manifestacion de la vida.
No lo vemos así y nos damos cuenta, sïno cuando ya es demasiado tarde y el médico no parece optimista...y entonces lo captas
en ese momento te das cuenta de todo, rotundamente
es como cuando ese centavo cae al suelo y hace mucho ruido, así es ese darse cuenta y ves tu relacion con todo lo demás.
Te ves pensando en todos estos otros temas:
Necesitamos pagar el lavavajillas
tu hijo una vez más, no ha aprobado el examen
mira, querida...
Gran Bretaña ha dicho que elige el Brexit,
cariño, ¿has oido? Trump es el presidente de los Estados Unidos,
en India han anunciado oficialmente el EST, algo
y ahora, de repente
primero hay tristeza, miedo, cólera al principio
pero ahora ya no tiene sentido enfadarse
no puedes hacer nada y ahora, algo más entra en juego y es
el amor...
TÚ, te conviertes en el centro de tu vida
de eso hablo, ese es el regalo sin abrir
porque no estabas en el centro de tu vida,
lo demás, todo el resto de cosas estaban allí,
tú no eras importante,
no hay Buenos Dias, no hay Te Quieros
¿Qué vas a hacer hoy?
el café, el periódico, la familia que está a tu alrededor,
si estás en India, te dicen tráeme esta comida, la otra; si estás en Mexico tráeme tortillas cuando vuelvas a casa
¿cuándo fue la ultima vez que fuiste,
que estuviste en el centro de tu vida?
asi que ¿Quién debería estar en el centro de tu vida?
Sino tú... ¿quien? ¿qué?
¿Qué se requiere para que el medico te diga:
"no te queda mucho tiempo".
Mira, tengo una perspectiva diferente y única
muchas personas mayores, que están en las últimas vienen a verme,quieren hablar conmigo. ¿Y, qué les digo?
¿Lo siento?, ! no! y no quiero que ellos lo sientan,
porque recuerda esa letra pequeña que está en tu contrato.
¿Has leido esa letra pequeña?
dice: Nadie se queda aquí para siempre, no hay hoteles para eso,
Así que ahora, vamos a cambiar la estrategia
teniamos la estrategia equivocada, ahora la cambiamos,
vamos a disfrutar cada segundo que tengamos todavía de esto que llamamos nuestra vida, sin trabas... sin tabúes,
mientras el aliento llegue a ti, estás vivo
y mientras eso ocurre, tienes licencia para exprimirlo, asi que
!HAZLO!
Normalmente, la familia esta allí
te digo: llena ese cuenco, es lo único que te vas a llevar contigo
es ese sentimiento de sentirte pleno
por eso tienes un corazón
que está allí, como ese cuenco vacío
que desea que se le llene de comprension, de alegria...
Te quedas atrapado en los cambios,
hay una perspectiva muy interesante
todas las personas quieren ser diferentes,
pero son iguales
asi es como funciona mi cerebro.
Estamos todos intentando ser diferentes,
con nuestras personalidades, diferentes.
Yo tenía un bigote, pasaba horas peinándolo, cortándolo y alguna
vez, cortaba un lado más que otro... y pensaba, bueno, va a crecer.
Pero eso es lo que hace todo el mundo.
¿Quien soy yo?
el dia que te preguntas eso,
has obtenido un regalo, te has encontrado a tí mismo..
Foto: Carlos Carlos Suarez

jueves, 29 de junio de 2017

Prem Rawat





To be rich requires two things. To be rich requires two things: one is that you have something precious and the second part of it is you have a lot of it. 
See, if you have gold about the size of a pinhead, that won’t make you rich. But if you had a lot of it, that’ll make you rich. Two things to be rich: you have something precious and two, you have a lot of it. 
Now, the second question becomes: “Do you feel rich? Is there something that you have that is precious and you have a lot of it?” 
And I will tell you that there is something that is incredibly precious, and you have a lot of it. And it is this breath that comes and goes in you. Is it precious? Of course! No monies of the world could buy it. And do you have a lot of it? Oh, yeah! Day and night, it comes, goes; comes, goes; comes, goes…. 
Every second, if you can understand its preciousness—and every second is precious—and do you have a lot of those? Yes! Yes! But do you know it? Not think it, know it?
Peace is for those who know. Peace is for those who know.
So, I’m talking about the real peace in your life. This is what people want. This is what you have to want. This is what you have to need in your life. 
Do whatever is necessary to bring peace in your life, because when you bring peace in your life, not only will it bring you peace, it will also bring you an immense amount of happiness—and a gratitude: thankful to be alive. 








lunes, 26 de junio de 2017

El «efecto PEP» en Colombia: Desarmar los corazones

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El comandante Elmer Arrieta con representantes de la ONU
Marian Masoliver es una cineasta que ha viajado a Colombia, con Simon Edwards, para documentar el efecto que el Programa de Educación para la Paz (PEP) tiene en los excombatientes, las víctimas y en otros grupos que han sufrido una guerra de cinco décadas que está llegando a su fin. En este blog relata su viaje al pueblo de Santa Lucía y su encuentro con miembros de las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC), el grupo rebelde más numeroso del país.
En su anterior blog se puede leer sobre su visita a Ituango.
Nos levantamos a las cinco de la madrugada y viajamos casi dos horas, por un camino de tierra, para adentrarnos en las montañas de Colombia.
Santa Lucía tiene unas 30 casas muy humildes, dispersas a lo largo de un cañón muy profundo de unos 9 kilómetros. Es esta zona viven, además de algunos campesinos, 250 guerrilleros de las FARC, que, si se lleva a cabo el acuerdo de paz, entregarán sus armas a las Naciones Unidas. Supervisa el proceso el gobierno colombiano, líderes de las FARC y representantes de las Naciones Unidas.
Contenedor de la ONU para recoger las armas de las FARC
El jeep va muy rápido por el camino rural y Simon, Rodrigo (el periodista brasileño que nos acompaña) y yo, tenemos que sujetarnos con fuerza. A ambos lados nos rodean montañas de densos bosques.
Carlos Andrés, nuestro guía de la oficina colombiana del Alto Comisionado para la Paz, nos precede en su motocicleta.
En un momento dado se para y nos sugiere  fotografiar el cartel que anuncia que entramos en territorio de las FARC.
Poco después, paramos en un control militar para mostrar los pasaportes a unos jóvenes soldados que anotan nuestra entrada al campamento.
En la base de la ONU una amable oficial chilena nos da la bienvenida y a continuación, junto con un capitán y un representante de las FARC, nos explican las normas del campamento, mientras tomamos un «tinto» (café dulce).
Simon tomando imágenesSubimos al jeep y recorremos 9 km hacia el interior del cañón. Carlos nos enseña las tiendas en las que viven los guerrilleros, y nos dice que se está construyendo un nuevo campamento porque dejarán este muy pronto.
Cuando llegamos a la entrada un grupo de guerrilleros nos da la bienvenida con otra taza de «tinto». El ambiente es muy tranquilo y relajado. Les pregunto si pescan en el río y empezamos a hablar de la fauna, del tiempo, intentando romper el hielo, y la conversación pasa, de modo natural, a su vida en el campamento. Es una entrevista muy informal, todo sucede lentamente y tenemos la sensación de estar pasando un día en el campo.
Más tarde, Carlos nos dice que podemos entrevistar a Elmer Arrieta, «El flaco», comandante del campamento. Primero le entrevista el periodista brasileño y luego nos vamos a comer: arroz blanco, huevos fritos y carne, acompañado de un delicioso jugo de banana. Hablamos con Elmer de política y todos hacemos bromas.
Al terminar de comer bromea y nos dice que solo nos concede dos minutos. Aunque no tiene muchos años, parece cansado, lógico tras 25 años de guerra viviendo en la selva en condiciones inhumanas.
Comprendo que la entrevista no será tan larga como pensaba, así que reviso las preguntas y decido que el único tema será la paz. Le hablo de la Fundación Prem Rawat y del Programa de Educación para la Paz y conversamos media hora. Él me dice cosas como:
«Me parece muy interesante lo que me cuentas de la Fundación»
«Hay que construir la paz desde el corazón, hay que desarmar los corazones».
Añade que saben que han hecho cosas que están mal y piden perdón por ello.
«Cuando ves que se abre la puerta al perdón y la reconciliación, te dices: Se acabó la guerra en mi cuerpo, a partir de ahora mi corazón late por la paz».
«Estoy convencido de que la mejor opción es la paz, que debe acabar el odio para dar paso a la reconciliación».
«Esperamos que muy pronto haya paz en Colombia, y depende de que nos involucremos, y de que la comunidad internacional nos siga apoyando como hasta ahora. Que podamos hablar como seres humanos civilizados y lleguemos a un futuro muy distinto que ayude a la humanidad».
También entrevistamos a una guerrillera de 22 años. Me sorprendió su alegría y energía y, al acabar, nos enseñó el campamento.
Un día muy especial que ha dejado claro que todo el mundo quiere la paz.
Nuevo campamento
Paisaje desde el cañón
Representantes de las Naciones Unidas
Un niño jugando
Una familia de Santa Lucía
Tiendas de los guerrilleros
La «chiva» (autobús) de regreso a Ituango
En su próximo blog se puede leer sobre su visita a Colombia.

domingo, 25 de junio de 2017

Nottingham, UK – June 30th Miami FL, USA – July 15th

Nottingham

Friday 30 June 2017 


Amaroo, Australia – September 11th to 15th
Confirmed events are listed above, and new events are added as soon as possible.
Demand for seats can be high, so if you wish to attend, request your ticket early.

Prem Rawat is an internationally respected speaker, with a unique perspective on peace.

Lively, compelling, thought-provoking and dynamic, his public addresses are an opportunity to experience his message in person. Unscripted and unrehearsed, he speaks to the audience from the heart.
Events take place all over the world by popular demand and can vary from an open-air address to a talk in an intimate auditorium or large capacity stadium. Each one is unique. Events are usually around 1.5 – 2.5 hours in duration. Prem Rawat gifts his time and receives no fees for speaking at events.