Candlelight vigil planned for Victims of Wisconsin Sikh Temple shooting at the VAG

In the memory of those lost during the horrific Sikh temple shootings in Wisconsin this past weekend a candlelight vigil is planned in Vancouver outside the Vancouver Art Gallery. The vigil will take place Friday August 10, 2012 at 7:30pm. For those interested in a brief overview about the Sikh faith check out our article.

From their Facebook event page:

On Behalf of YES!+ Vancouver and the Art of Living Foundation please join us for a mass meditation and candlelight vigil prayer to honor the memory of those lost during the tragic attacks on Sunday, August 5, in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, and pray for the swift recovery of those injured.

We will be holding a mass meditation followed by a candlelight vigil with prayers and songs for all who live and work in the area to attend as a sign of support for the people of Oak Creek and to help our nation heal from these shocking attacks and remind everyone that we are all a One World Family no matter the religion, race or sex.

If you would like please bring a yoga mat or blanket for meditation and a tea light candle if you have one. Also we encourage everyone to wear their traditional garments to represent the diversity of our one world family.

Time: 7:30pm

Location: Vancouver Art Gallery (Georgia Street side)

Date: Friday August 10, 2012

Please find “Candlelight Vigil for Wisconsin & World Peace” on facebook for more information on the event and to RSVP.
Or call 604-889-1417

Image by susan gittins