Dr. Ada Menakaya
​Executive Director  and  Representative to the United Nations  for the The Friends of Education for African Children Orphaned by AIDS & NGO Representative at the UN

Acarya Abhiramananda Avadhuta
Secretary, Ananda Marga, USA

H.E. Ambassador Anwarul

Karim Chowdhury

Former Under-Secretary General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States at the United Nations

Cantor Menorah Winston
​Chaplain & Opera Singer

Robert E. Hall

Rev. Suki Rae


German A Bravo-Casas

UNSRC Yoga Club

United Nations

Rabbi Stuart Paris

Board of Trustee of the
All Faiths Seminary International

Dr. Remi Alapo
President, The David Rockefeller, Snr. Institute for Peace & Transformational Leadership
​USA and NGO Representative at the United Nations 

Anjana Roy


Patricia Anne Davis
Native American elder from Navajo/Dineh Tribe in North America Advisor and NGO Representative of the World Yoga Community to the United Nations

Lemuel Patole
Artist, Musician, Writer

NGO Representative of WYC to the United Nations

Bishp Jesse Edwards

American Clergy Leadrrship Conference, 

New York City

Nevenka Dimitrova
PanEuRhythmy, New York City

Nandi Moton
Women's Federation for World Peace USA - Harlem, New York

Salwa Shatila Kader

US Federation for Middle East Peace (Affiliated with DPI, ECOSOC, UNDPA & UNCTAD at the United Nations)  

Swami Muktananda Yati 
One-World School of Vedanta

Hon. Sujata Koirala
Former Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, and the Founder President of the Girija Prasad Koirala Foundation

Michelle DellaFave


Rabbi Roger Ross
Rabbinical Seminary International and CSVGC executive member

H.E. Ambassador

Mussie Hailu
Former Ambassador and Special Envoy of the President of Burundi & URI Director of Global Partnerships, URI Rep. at the United Nations and the African Union, and URI-Africa Regional Director

Grandmother Bishop 
Lygia DeCastro
Native American Elder from Yupy & Guarani Tribe, Brazil and Advisor, 
World Yoga Community (Late)

H. E. Adama Dieng
Former Under Secretary General and Special Advisor of the UN Secretary General on the Prevention of Genocide at the United Nations

H. E. Ambassador
Isaiah Z. Chabala
Former Permanent 

Representative of  Zambia t

o the European Union and the United Nations 

Rev. Evan Pritchard 
Professor of Native American History, Ethics, and Philosophy

Ravi Karkara
Senior Advisor on Strategic Partnerships and Advocacy to the Assistant Secretary General to the UN and Deputy Executive Director, UN Women

Tina Fields
​Family Church New York

Cathy Towle
Writer, spiritual intuitive, medium, shaman, CSVGC executive board member and NGO representative at the UN

H.H. Mor Polycarpus Geevarghese
Metropolitan of the Evangelical Association of the East (Late) 

The 1st Bishop who inaugurated a yoga festival in the global history

 V. Rev. Thomas Kandathil Cor-episcopa
St. Mary's Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Royal Metropolitan Church Tripunithura, Cochin Diocese

​​​​​H. H. Rabbi Dr. Joseph H. Gelberman
Founder, New Light Temple & All Faiths Seminary International, New York (Late)

Interfaith Minister 
Holocaust Survivor

Michael Shewchuk

 Legal Officer,

 Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs at the United Nations

Rev. Dr. Kathleen Regan
Board of Trustees &
Dean, All Faiths Seminary International and  Advisor,
​World Yoga Community

Sumati Bates
​Singer / Musician (Guitar)

Kathleen Grace
Native Healer and Aesthetician

Rev. Lawrence L. Schwartz
Media Manager
All Faiths Seminary International

Sajith Kumar Nair
Executive Board Member,

World Yoga Community

Tamar Richards Schwartz 

Interfaith & Peace


Randhir Kumar Mehta 
Former Military Adviser in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, at United Nations HQ

Emiliano Garcia

H. H. Guru Nitya Chaithanya Yati
Chairperson of the East-West University (Late)

Spiritual Guru, Writer, Speaker, Social Reformer and Professor in Psycology

Dr. Frank Kaufmann
Visiting Professor in World Religions, Church History, Religion and Conflict Resolution at the UTS

Prem Sadasivananda

Lynn Walsh
Director of Universal Peace Federation's Office of Marriage and Family Education and Co-chair of the United Nations NGO Committee on the Family - NY

H.H. Dileepkumar Thankappan
Founder & CEO,

World Yoga Community

Secretary of the Committee of Religious NGOs at the UN, Vice President, UNSRC-Salus Well-Being Network at the United Nations and Main NGO Representative of WYC

to the United Nations

Dr. Galina Heifetz


Monica Willard
Main NGO Representative at the United Religions Initiative (URI) at the ECOSOC,

United Nations

Sabita Geer 

NGO Representative of the Brahma Kumaris to the ECOSOC, United Nations 

H.E. Ambassador

Prof. Dr. Toshiya Hoshino
Former Deputy Permanent  Representative

of the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations

Dr. Svetla Kalcheva



H. B. Catholicos Baselios Thomas I
Catholicos of the Syriac Orthodox Church, 3rd Indian Maphrian & the head of the Jacobite Church in India

Rev. Dionne P. Boissiere

Church Center for the United Nations and the NGO Representative to the United Nations

Ex-officio, The Committee of Religious NGOs at the United Nations

K.L.S. Bhushan

NGO Representative of WYC to the United Nations

Acarya Rudrananda Avadhuta
Ananda Marga, India

Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay
Member, Human Rights Commission of India,

Former Secretary, MEA Government of India,  (Ministry of External Affairs & Overseas Indian Affairs) and former Consul General of India  in New York 

The Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir, New York, USA

Amit Chatterjee
Internationally renowned sitarist, guitarist, vocalist and composer and Council Member of the World Yoga Community

Imam Dr. Ahmet M. Atlig
VA Medical Center

Queen Mother

Dr. Delois Blakely
The Community Mayor of Harlem, New York. Ambassador of Goodwill to Africa, and has been involved with the United Nations for the past 50 years

Silvia R. Prado Dos Anjos

​Dancer & Olympic Team member of Brazil

Carrie Mobley-Johnson
Senior Advisor for Faith Based Partnership Initiatives & Minority, Women Business Enterprise "MWBE" at Westchester County Executive's Office

Chandrika Devi
Tripunithura Municipality

Rev. Dr. Toshikazu Kenjitsu Nakagaki
Japanese Buddhist Priest, President of the Buddhist Council of New York and Vice Chair of the Interfaith Center of New York

Special Guests, Diplomats, Religious & Spiritual Leaders, Musicians, Dancers, Artists,  Singers, and Dancers, from past events!

Rev. Laksmi Scalise

(Tibetan Singing Bowls)

Rev. Susana Bastarrica
Founder, The Vigil for Peace  and  Ecology , United Nations International Civil Servant (Retd.) and  Advisor,
World Yoga Community

Latha T. Thankappan
Advocate & Special Government Pleader (Land Acquisition)
​High Court of Kerala, India

Dr. Sarah Sayeed

Senior Advisor,

Community Affairs Unit at the Mayor's Office in

New York City

Itzhak Beery
Teacher & Promoter of the Shaman Portal - Nurturing a Global Community

K.G Sathyavrathan
Ward Councilor of Tripunithura Municipality & Executive Board Member of the World Yoga Community

Bryan Strimpel
Dancer & Co-Director, 
BS Movement

 Imam Muhammad Shahidullah
President, Interfaith Center, USA

Sundar Das Ruben Giron

Nasreen Ahmed
Sr. Legal Consultant

Rev. Dr. Tanya Edwards
Pastor, Family Church,
New York City (FCNYC)

Our Great Masters Who Were Guided And Blessed Us To Fulfill

World Yoga Community's Visions And Missions!

Rajendra Chauhan

Colonel Mohammed
Azam Khan Qadri
Military Biographer & Historian,Ambassador For
Peace & Book Writer


H. H. Swami Bua Ji Maharaj
Founder, Indo-American Yoga-Vedanta Society, New York ​(Late - Lived over 120 years). The 1st Hindu Monk who blow a conch shell at the United Nations General Assembly 

 Cantor Rev. Judith Steel

World Yoga Community

Interfaith Minister 

Holocaust Survivor

H. H. Moran Mor
Ignatius Zakka I Iwas

122nd reigning Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East (Late)

Swami Yatidharmananda
Swami Chidananda Sevashram, India

Karisma Appedole

Rev. Martha Gallahue
NGO Representative at the United Nations for the National Ethical Service

Rev. Audrey E. Kitagawa, JD
Former Advisor to the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict at the United Nations and Former Chair of the Parliament of the World's Religions​

Morgana Sythove

United Religions Initiative


Pastor Frank A. Haye
Singer, musician, choral director, composer, producer​ and Founder of The Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir

Imam Dr. Shamsi Ali
Chairman of the Al-Hikmah Mosque in Astoria and the Director of Jamaica Muslim Center in Queens and  NGO Representative at the United Nations for the Asian-American Coalition USA

Maria L. Vargas
Executive Director, Latin Affairs of the Universal Peace federation for World Peace - NGO at the UN

Rabbi George Scott Matous
The Rabbi Joseph H. Gelberman Teachings on Judaism and Interfaith Religions Inc.

Mohamed Amen
Community Affairs,
New York Police Department

Swami Ramaswarupananda Saraswati (Late)
Sivanand Ashram, Ganeshpur, Uttarkashi, Himalayas, India

Council Member of the 

World Yoga Community

Joseph Makhandal Champagne Jr. Esq.
Former Mayor of the Borough of South Toms River, New Jersey, USA

Vijai V. Nair
Executive Board Member,

World Yoga Community

Rev. Sharon Hamilton-Getz

Harmony Council and 
Vice President and NGO Representative at the United Nations for the  Institute of International Social Development

Rev. Dr. Idris Ena Kone
​Chaplain & Director of Student Life, Unification Theological Seminary​

Dr. Manoj Kumar Mohapatra 
Deputy Consular General,
The Consulate General of the India, New York​

Rev. Benyamin Mularical Ramban
​Piramadom Dayara

Dr. Eileen Ain
Musician (Flute)

Inma Heredia

Actor, Singer, Flamenco Dancer, Comedienne & Voiceover Artist​

Grandmother Shirley Barclay
Wolf Clan Mother and healer  for the Cherokee people of Texas

Zhati Munajat
Sufi Dervish,
Nur Ashki Jerrahi Community
​New York

Shaina Branfman
Dancer & Co-Director, 
BS Movement

Peter Rogina
Peace Lights

Swami Parameshananda
Executive member of CSVGC-NY & Religious NGO Committee at the United Nations and and Representative of the Bharat Sevashram Sangha Inc. to the United Nations

Rev. Deborah Moldow
NGO Representative to the United Nations at The World Peace Prayer Society

Bindiya Nambiyar
Dancer and  Principal,
​Mayura School of Arts

Ghandikota Aryama
Sarva Dharma Service Center.
​New Jersey, USA

Russell Daisey
Composer, Singer & Songwriter

Archana Sandra

Gabriel Martinez
Event Coordinator

World Yoga Community

Rev. Amy Hinkleman
Event Committee

World Yoga Community

Rev. Beryl Green
Chairperson, NYC Chapter of the Women’s Federation for World Peace which is affiliated with ECOSOC, United Nations