Rev Daaji's enlightening visit to Dubai, honoured by Emirati dignitaries

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur hosted an enlightening interview with Rev. Daaji in Dubai

Wednesday 29th May 2024 09:04 EDT

Dubai: Spiritual leader, author, and Global Guide of Heartfulness, Kamlesh D. Patel affectionately known as Daaji, is on a two-month-long tour from Dubai to Atlanta (USA). During his recent visit to Dubai on 12th May 2024, Daaji was received with much reverence and love at the Dubai Heartfulness Centre.

Dignitaries of UAE and special guests including Shekar Kapur - Indian Filmmaker, Actor and Oscar award Winner; Ahmad Ibrahim Busherin - Head of Community Events Section Sports Events Department at Dubai Sports Council; Mahir Julfar - Executive Vice President, Dubai World Trade Centre; Dr Eesa Mohammed Al Bastaki - President of the University of Dubai; George from Zayed Foundation; and Sohaila Kapur ,noted Indian actress, journalist, television personality, theatre director and playwright were invited to meet with Daaji. A live demonstration of Brighter Minds left the guests completely amazed. He spoke about the benefits of the Brighter Minds program offered by Heartfulness and requested the Emirati Dignitaries to take it further. Daaji conveyed the importance of beginning the training at a very young age.

Rev. Daaji led a group meditation with around 500 Chartered Accountants for thought on the use of meditation and practical applications in day-to-day life; investing in ‘spiritual wealth’ and benefiting from it.

Daaji engaged in an insightful dialogue with Shekhar Kapur. Their conversation delved into profound philosophical and spiritual concepts, including the nature of consciousness and its source, creativity, and nothingness being the mother of consciousness, and so on.

Rev. Daaji awarded Freedom of the City of London

Rev. Daaji has received the Freedom of the City of London at a ceremony at Guildhall during his London visit. Celebrated for his teachings on meditation and spirituality, he was nominated by the City of London Corporation’s Policy Chairman, Chris Hayward, and the former Chair of its Freedom Applications Sub-Committee, Rehana Ameer.

Expressing his gratitude, Daaji said: “I am delighted to reconnect with the United Kingdom and accept the Freedom of the City Award. This recognition is an honour to all the volunteers and practitioners of Heartfulness not just in London, but around the world. Now more than ever, unity and harmony are important. Meditation serves as an important means to bring the world together.”

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