The flier issued to the visitors about the fair and its participants is reproduced here.
About the Fair:
Once in a while you read one off reports…. reports about a village being adopted, a rural school being started, a health camp organised in a slum, an old dilapidated temple being renewed, children attending a culture class, youth engaged in planting trees, women organising themselves into self-help groups etc.. etc..
But now we witness the power of collective work! 100 organisations – ancient and current, collectively exhibiting their spiritual and service activities.
Who is organising?
Global Foundation for Civilisational Harmony (India)
Different civilisations sourced in the different faiths are moving towards conflicts and clashes.
A harmonious relationship between civilisations can be achieved through free and frank dialogue.
To promote dialogue; avoid conflict
About GFCH (India):
The GFCH (India) was launched at Delhi on January 22, 2008 attended and addressed by great religious and spiritual masters belonging to all faiths, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Head of Tibetian Buddhism and Nobel Peace Prize winner, pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Founder, Hindu Dharma and Acharya Sabha, Sri Sri Ravishankar, Founder, Art of Living, Baba Swami Ramdev, Founder, Pathanjali Yoga Peetam, Jathedar Joginder Singh Vedanti, Chief of Akal Takt, the highest seat of authority in sikhism, Paramahamsa Nithyananda, Founder, Nithyananda Dhyanapeedam, Swami Mitrananda, Director of the All India Chinmayananda Yuva Kendra, Jain Muni Sumermal, Representative of Jainism, Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Arch Bishop, Mumbai Moulana Mohammed Ali Madani, Chief of Dar-ul-Uloom Deoband, a high school of Islamic theology, Rabbi Ezekiel Issac Malekar, Head of Jewish faith, Delhi, Swami Prajnan Mitranand, Mata Amritanandamayi Math.
Some numbers on the Organisations involved (From the same Flyer)
|Number of Full time workers||
|Number of Educational Institutions||
|How many students received education from the time of inception||
|Number of Study Groups (Classes conducted)||
|Number of Environmental Activities||
|Number of Self Help Groups||
|Number of Rural Projects||
|Number of temples run & maintained||
|Number of Priests Trained||
|Number of Villages Adopted||
|Number of Hospitals Run||
|Number of Medical Centres||
|Number of Medical Workers||
|Number of Families Associated||