100 Years of Non-violence: Gandhi 9/11/06

100 Years of Non-violence: Gandhi and September 11, 1906-2006

  You are Cordially Invited

Monday, September 11, 2006

7:00 – 10:00 PM

South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation

228 South Ocean Avenue, Freeport, NY

On September 11, 1906 Mohandas K. Gandhi pledged to use non-violence in his quest for justice and launched the modern non-violence movement. New Yorkers for a Department of Peace and the M. K. Gandhi Institute for Non-violence are inviting people everywhere to organize special viewings of the film “Gandhi” (1982 ) on September 11, 2006 . (Visit www.nyc-dop.com/gandhi  for more information.)

The South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation will commemorate Gandhi’s influence and remember the victims, families and survivors of 9/11 by viewing clips of “Gandhi” (1982), sharing short readings , and experiencing a brief guided meditation to honor Gandhi’s call to “Be the change you wish to see.”

This event is sponsored by the South Ocean Sangha (Buddhist meditation group), the Compassionate Communication group, and the Social Action Committee at the South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 228 South Ocean Avenue , Freeport , NY. To learn more about meditation and compassionate communication, please join us for a meaningful evening of learning and meditation.

Those age 15 and older are encouraged to attend. Please bring a light refreshment to share.

For more information, call South Nassau UU Congregation at 516 623-1204. 

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