Fast for Peace is a project that promotes Gandhi’s messages of truth and nonviolence, tolerance, and voluntary temperance.
The 15th of every month is a #fastforpeace day. Members and non-members alike are invited to participate.
Gandhi inspired millions by demonstrating truth and nonviolence as facets of self-control.
He fasted at the risk of his own life and saved countless others.
Will you join us on December 15th for the next 24 hour #fastforpeace?
WILL YOU JOIN US IN A #FASTFORPEACE?
November’s #fastforpeace Charity
Participants in the fast for peace are encouraged to donate the money they save on food to help others, and invited to nominate a charity for upcoming months. This month, November 15th marks the day Gandhi’s assassin was executed, even after pleas for clemency from two of Gandhi’s sons. Gandhi dedicated his life to the lessons of truth and nonviolence, and so this November’s #fastforpeace charity is an organization which uses truth to prevent violence: the Innocence Project.
Over the past 25 years, the Innocence Project has freed hundreds of wrongly convicted people from jail using modern forensics. They also lobby state legislatures for policies that prevent wrongful conviction. You can learn more and donate on their website, innocenceproject.org.
“Fasting is regarded by all religions as a great discipline. Those who voluntarily fast become gentle and purified by it. A pure fast is a very powerful prayer. It is no small thing for [hundreds of thousands] of people to voluntarily abstain from food… It ennobles individuals and nations” ~ Mohandas Gandhi