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Hello Friends,

After a long break, I am back and sharing my thoughts on the blog again.

Lot has happened since I posted last. I am not sure but some may find way in some future posts. Now, first things first.

Master has agreed to visit UAE and we have been given dates 27th Feb 2017 for his arrival and 3rd March 2017 for his return. We are working out the details for the events and will keep you posted on those here as much as possible.

Those interested to participate for planned retreat can send their registration details as below:

Name, Gender, Age, City you are coming from, email address, contact number

Email these details to

Warm Regards


WoH-More Pictures Received


These pictures are not in any specific order.

Live Coverage

flag off

Dear Friend,

We are delighted to inform you that the Flag Off ceremony of The Walk of Hope 2015-16 will be streamed live from Kanyakumari. Just a click away, log on to

From 9.30 a.m. onwards on 12th January 2015.

All events will be brought to you as they happen till Sri M sets off on his padayatra on Day 1 from Kanyakumari to Nagercoil, at 3.05 p.m

We are putting in our best efforts to ensure that you have a glitch-free experience.


The Walk of Hope 2015 flag-off Ceremony


Dear friend,

As you are aware, the Manav Ekta Mission is organizing the Walk of Hope—a padayatra for peace and harmony from Kanyakumari to Kashmir in 2015. Led by Sri M, The Walk of Hope is an exercise to restore the innate spirituality of the nation—rekindling true faith and rejuvenating the spirit of hope, love, peace, harmony and oneness.

Manav Ekta Mission invites your esteemed presence to the flag-off ceremony to be held on 12 January 2015, at Manav Ekta Maidan, Zero Point, Kanyakumari. 12 January is also the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, a great prophet of interfaith harmony.

The flag-off ceremony will feature bhajans, invocation, inter-faith prayers, theme songs and also addresses by Sri M and other dignitaries including the Chief Guest, Dr. Karan Singh. Prior to the flag-off ceremony, Sri M will visit the Vivekananda Rock to garland the statue of the great seer.

Flag-off Ceremony Timeline

9:30 am : Bhajans by Sri. Kanta Prasad Mishra & Sri.Prahlad Tipanya

11:00 am onwards:

  • Invocation
    ● Brief Introduction of the Walk of Hope 2015-16 in English
    ● Brief Introduction of the Walk of Hope 2015-16 in Tamil
    ● Felicitations by Guests of Honor
    ● Address by Sri M
    ● Address by Chief Guest Dr. Karan Singh
    ● Interfaith Prayers – Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Bahai Faith,Judaism, Zoroastrianism
    ● Vote of Thanks

01: 00 pm: Lunch Break

02: 15 pm onwards:

  • Songs by Sri. Krishna Das
    ● Theme Songs of the Walk of Hope 2015-16 – Akash Chopra & Aisha Ali
    ● Sri M along with the Guests of Honor garland the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the venue
    ● Guests of Honor and Special Invitees hand over Manav Ekta Mission flags to Sri M
    ● Chief Guest hands over the National flag to Sri M

03: 00 pm National Anthem

03:05 pm The Padayatra begins



WALK OF HOPE, DAY 1 | January 12, 2015

Starting Time: 03: 05 pm

Starting Point: Zero Point, NH 7, Kanyakumari

Finishing Point: Pottaiyadi

Distance: 8.5 Kms

Dress Code

Men –      Top in white colour (Kurta, Shirt or Tshirt)

                 Bottom – Any colour (Pyjama, Jeans, Trousers) 

Women – Top in white colour (Kurta, Saree, Kameez, Shirt )

                 Bottom – Any colour ( Pyjama, Jeans, Trousers, Churidhar, Salwar)


Please visit for further information. Your presence and support at the flag-off ceremony will go a long way towards ensuring the Walk achieves its extraordinary objectives.