Dr. Galina Heifetz
​Musician

(Violinist)

Peter Rogina
Co-founder, 
Peace Lights

Jagatguru

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

H. H. Moran Mor
Ignatius Zakka I Iwas

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

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

Our Great Masters Who Were Guided And Blessed Us To Fulfill

World Yoga Community's Visions And Missions!

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

Rabbi Stuart Paris
President, 

Board of Trustee of the
All Faiths Seminary International

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

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

Michael Shewchuk

 Legal Officer,

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

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

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

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

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

Inma Heredia

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

Sumati Bates
​Singer / Musician (Guitar)

Ghandikota Aryama
​Advisor,
Sarva Dharma Service Center,

New Jersey

German A Bravo-Casas
​President

UNSRC Yoga Club

Anjana Roy
Musician

(Sitarist)

Bryan Strimpel
Dancer & Co-Director, 
BS Movement

 Imam Muhammad Shahidullah
President, Interfaith Center, USA

Sundar Das Ruben Giron
Musician
(Flute)

Russell Daisey
Composer, Singer & Songwriter

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

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

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

Tina Fields
Singer,
​Family Church New York

Ambassador
Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay
Secretary,

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

Kathleen Grace
Native Healer and Aesthetician

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

Interfaith Minister 
Holocaust Survivor

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

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

Karisma Appedole
​Healer

Rev. Dionne P. Boissiere
Chaplain, 

Church Center for the United Nations


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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Svetla Kalcheva

Musician

(Violin)

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


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

Rabbi Roger Ross
​Director,
Rabbinical Seminary International and CSVGC executive member

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

Lemuel R Patole
Executive Board Member,

World Yoga Community

Artist, Musician & Writer


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

Rev. Suki Rae
Musician

(Flute)


Swami Muktananda Yati 
Founder,
One-World School of Vedanta

Rev. Amy Hinkleman
Event Committee

World Yoga Community

Shaina Branfman
Dancer & Co-Director, 
BS Movement

K.L.S Bhushan Esq.
Senior Advisor,

World Yoga Community

Attorney

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

Dr. Eileen Ain
Musician (Flute)

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

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


Swami Yatidharmananda
Swami Chidananda Sevashram, India

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

Rev. Sharon Hamilton-Getz
President,

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

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

Sajith Kumar Nair
Executive Board Member,

World Yoga Community

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

Gabriel Martinez
Event Coordinator

World Yoga Community

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

Emiliano Garcia
Musician

Acarya Rudrananda Avadhuta
Ananda Marga, India

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

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

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

Chandrika Devi
Chairperson,
Tripunithura Municipality

Archana Sandra
Artist

Robert E. Hall
Singer

Salwa Shatila Kader
President,

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


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

Rev. Laksmi Scalise
Musician

(Tibetan Singing Bowls)

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

Cantor Menorah Winston
​Chaplain & Opera Singer

 Cantor Rev. Judith Steel
Advisor,

World Yoga Community

Interfaith Minister 

Holocaust Survivor

Nevenka Dimitrova
Coordinator,
PanEuRhythmy, New York City

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

Bishp Jesse Edwards
Director,

American Clergy Leadrrship Conference, 

New York City

Rev. Benyamin Mularical Ramban
​Piramadom Dayara

Sabita Geer 

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

Mohamed Amen
Officer,
Community Affairs,
New York Police Department

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

Prem Sadasivananda
Founder,
Vidya-samyogah

Dr. Galina Heifetz
​Musician

(Violinist)

The Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir, New York, USA

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

Bindiya Nambiyar
Dancer and  Principal,
​Mayura School of Arts
USA

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


Rajendra Chauhan
Musician

Nasreen Ahmed
Sr. Legal Consultant

 Dileepkumar Thankappan
Founder,

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

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


Tamar Richards Schwartz 

Interfaith & Peace

Promoter

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

Council Member of the 

World Yoga Community

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

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


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

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

Imam Dr. Ahmet M. Atlig
Chaplain,
VA Medical Center