Peace Education Program

Helping people discover personal peace

Learn about this workshop series

Prem Rawat speaking at the United World College of Norway

Peace Education Program

The Peace Education Program is an innovative series of video-based workshops that help people discover their own inner strength and personal peace.

The program gives participants the opportunity to focus and reflect on their humanity, and their inner resources such as choice, hope and dignity. Rather than describing or defining personal peace, the program empowers individuals to reach their own understanding. Everyone can benefit. The program has proven effective in a variety of settings including community centers, schools, universities, healthcare settings, senior centers, homeless shelters, drug rehabilitation facilities, and correctional facilities.

The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) provides access to the course materials to organizations and volunteers free of charge, making the Peace Education Program available to diverse populations in more than 84 countries and in 40 languages.

Countries where the Peace Education Program has been offered 2024

Each workshop features video excerpts of renowned author
Prem Rawat’s inspiring presentations on one of ten themes: Peace, Appreciation, Inner Strength, Self-awareness, Clarity, Understanding, Dignity, Choice, Hope, and Contentment.

Facilitated reflection time, participant discussions, workbook activities, and reading materials vary the workshops, making them fun and adaptable.

The role of the facilitator requires no professional qualifications. TPRF is available to provide support as needed to make the program a success for host organizations and participants alike.

Individuals or organizations can apply to TPRF for a free license to offer the course to interested groups.

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Impact Stories & Videos

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Research & Evidence

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Course Content

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Contact a support representative at [email protected] to learn more about how you can participate in the workshops and use this powerful program to help people discover personal peace.

Peace Education Program participants at Zonderwater correctional facility, South Africa
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News About the Peace Education Program

Billa Nanra: A Peace Education Program Success Story

Billa Nanra: A Peace Education Program Success Story

In a few short years, Billa Nanra’s life has changed dramatically. He has gone from incarcerated heroin addict and dealer, to peace facilitator and leader. Nanra attributes the change to his participation in The Prem Rawat Foundation’s Peace Education Program. He credits the program with transforming his perspective of life and himself. It also helped him to kick a 22-year heroin addiction – what he refers to as “slaying the dragon.”

What People Say About the Program:

In Schools

“Bringing peace education to five hundred schools in Antioquia is sending a message: there is a new possibility. Those children that stopped dreaming about the future are now building the future.”

— Dr. Néstor David Restrepo Bonnett, Secretary of Education Department of Antioquia, Colombia

In Corrections

“The participants all leave better than before. Some who were known to have coping and behavioral challenges have made 180-degree turnarounds.” 

— Terrence Mathews, Counselor at Metro West Detention Center, Miami, FL, U.S.A.

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See a variety of perspectives about how the program empowers participants to live more fulfilling lives.
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See how the program helps those incarcerated at Dominguez State Jail in San Antonio, Texas embark on a journey of self-discovery.
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See how the program is reducing violence and benefiting students at a public school in Elbert, Colorado, USA.
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Veteran Alyce Knaflich shares how the program helped her recover from PTSD and homelessness, and inspired her to assist others in Asheville, NC.