Deepak Chopra leads meditation webcast

Spiritual guru Deepak Chopra announced via Twitter on March 21 his plans to lead a live meditation webcast, "sending our collective love and healing energy to those affected by the recent and ongoing tragic events in Japan." The event airs live from Atlanta, Georgia, Monday, March 21 at 8:30 PM ET.

Born in India, Chopra has become a leader of alternative medicine and has written more than 50 books translated into more than 35 languages. His newest book, Muhammad: A Story of the Last Prophet, is part of his "teaching novel" series, in which he offers fictionalized biographies of the founders of prominent religions. His prior novels Buddha and Jesus were bestsellers in the US.

Environmentally conscious Japanese website http://greenz.jp outlined last week several easy ways in which concerned people around the world can help those affected by the recent events in the country.

The Tokyo-based website greenz.jp was launched in English in 2007 and was one of the first bilingual Internet sources in Japan dedicated to promoting an environmentally sustainable economy and lifestyle.

Some of the organizations the website suggests you donate to are:

The Red Cross

Doctors Without Borders

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund

The full list of charities provided by greenz.jp can be found on the greenz site.

Other environmentally conscious websites such as Ecosalon, Fuyume, care2.com and onegreenplanet.org are also encouraging their readers to support  relief efforts in Japan.

To join in the meditation webcast, visit (enter postal code in lieu of ZIP):
http://www.chopra.com/globalmeditationjapan

 

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