Dileepkumar Thankappan

World Yoga Community

Spiritual Guru, Interfaith Minister, Yoga Master, Musician, Dancer, Motivational Speaker, Artist, Bhajan-Kirtan Singer, Event Organizer & Board of Trustee of the
All Faiths Seminary International

Rev. Amy Hinkleman
Event Committee

World Yoga Community

Dr. Galina Heifetz


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

Robert E. Hall

H. H. Moran Mor
Ignatius Zakka I Iwas

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

Our Great Masters Who Were Guided And Blessed Us To Fulfill

World Yoga Community's Visions And Missions!

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

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

Anjana Roy


Karisma Appedole

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

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

Dr. Ada Chinweokika
Executive Director  and  Representative to the United Nations  for the The Friends of Education for African Children Orphaned by AIDS

Sabita Geer 

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

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

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

Sumati Bates
​Singer / Musician (Guitar)

Swami Muktananda Yati 
One-World School of Vedanta

German A Bravo-Casas

UNSRC Yoga Club

Dr. Ada Menakaya
Executive Director, UNESCO Center for Global Education Chief Operating Officer & NGO Representative at the UN

Acarya Abhiramananda Avadhuta
Secretary, Ananda Marga, USA

Rev. Sharon Hamilton-Getz

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

Nevenka Dimitrova
PanEuRhythmy, New York City

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

Dr. Eileen Ain
Musician (Flute)

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

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

Dr. Svetla Kalcheva



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

The 1st Bishop who inaugurated a yoga festival in 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, All Faiths Seminary International, New York (Late)

Interfaith Minister 
Holocaust Survivor

K.L.S Bhushan Esq.
Senior Advisor,

World Yoga Community


Cantor Menorah Winston
​Chaplain & Opera Singer

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

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

Inma Heredia

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

Rev. Suki Rae


Kathleen Grace
Native Healer and Aesthetician

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 40 years

Silvia R. Prado Dos Anjos

​Dancer & Olympic Team member of Brazil

Bishp Jesse Edwards

American Clergy Leadrrship Conference, 

New York City

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

Gabriel Martinez
Event Coordinator

World Yoga Community

Salwa Shatila Kader

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

Acarya Rudrananda Avadhuta
Ananda Marga, India

Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay

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

Rev. Benyamin Mularical Ramban
​Piramadom Dayara

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

Shaina Branfman
Dancer & Co-Director, 
BS Movement

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

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

Swami Ramaswarupananda Saraswati
Sivanand Ashram, Ganeshpur, Uttarkashi, Himalayas, India

Lemuel R Patole
Executive Board Member,

World Yoga Community

Artist, Musician & Writer

Ghandikota Aryama
Sarva Dharma Service Center,

New Jersey

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

Rabbi Stuart Paris

Board of Trustee of the
All Faiths Seminary International

Rajendra Chauhan

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

Dr. Galina Heifetz



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 General Assembly, United Nations

 Cantor Rev. Judith Steel

World Yoga Community

Interfaith Minister 

Holocaust Survivor

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, Presenters, Musicians, Dancers, Artists, Politicians, Singers, Dancers and Awardees, from past events!

Tina Fields
​Family Church New York

Swami Ramaswarupananda Saraswati
Sivanand Ashram, Ganeshpur, Uttarkashi, Himalayas, India

Council Member of the 

World Yoga Community

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

Sajith Kumar Nair
Executive Board Member,

World Yoga Community

Tamar Richards Schwartz 

Interfaith & Peace


Peter Rogina
Peace Lights

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

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

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

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

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

Russell Daisey
Composer, Singer & Songwriter

Rabbi Roger Ross
Rabbinical Seminary International and CSVGC executive member

Swami Parameshananda
Ctte of Religious NGOs and and Intl. Rep. Bharat Sevashram Sangha Inc. at the United Nations

Mohamed Amen
Community Affairs,
New York Police Department

Bindiya Nambiyar
Dancer and  Principal,
​Mayura School of Arts

Sarah Sayeed

Senior Advisor,

Community Affairs Unit at the Mayor's Office in

New York City

Swami Parameshananda
Executive member of CSVGC-NY & Religious NGO Committee at the United Nations

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

Swami Yatidharmananda
Swami Chidananda Sevashram, India

Imam Dr. Ahmet M. Atlig
VA Medical Center

Sundar Das Ruben Giron

Rev. Dionne P. Boissiere

Church Center for the United Nations

Archana Sandra

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

H. E. Ambassador
Isaiah Z. Chabala
Former Permanent Representative of  Zambia to the  United Nations 

Nasreen Ahmed
Sr. Legal Consultant

Bryan Strimpel
Dancer & Co-Director, 
BS Movement

 Imam Muhammad Shahidullah
President, Interfaith Center, USA

Michael Shewchuk

 Legal Officer,

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

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

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

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

Amit Chatterjee
Internationally renowned sitarist, guitarist, vocalist and composer and 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

The Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir, New York, USA

Patricia Anne Davis
Native American elder from Navajo/Dineh Tribe,
North America and Advisor of the World Yoga Community