Prem Rawat Sets Another New Guinness World Record:  375,603 People Attend One of His Lectures in India

Nov 28, 2023

On November 26, 2023, in Gaya, India, 375,603 students, dignitaries, intellectuals, media representatives, and peace-seeking individuals gathered to listen to Prem Rawat speak about “Understanding the Value of Life: Know Thyself.” The incredible event established a new Guinness World Record for “The largest attendance at a lecture.” 

The location for Mr. Rawat’s record-setting event was just ten miles from the place where Buddha, in 589 BCE, attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree.

In keeping with the stringent criteria that accompany setting Guinness World Records, adjudicators Mr. Swapnil Dangarikar and Mr. Pravin Patel attended the event and immediately following Prem Rawat’s presentation officially acknowledged his record-setting performance.

One lit lamp only can light another lamp.
Search for the lamp which is lit.

– Prem Rawat, Gaya, India, November 26, 2023

This is the second Guinness World Record that Prem Rawat has established. On April 2, 2023 in Lucknow, India, he set the world record for the largest audience ever to attend a book reading by a single author. At that gathering, 114,707 people listened to him read from his bestselling book, “Hear Your Self: How to Find Peace in a Noisy World” a book that has now been translated into 11 different languages.

What attracts so many people to Prem Rawat’s events? His extraordinary ability to connect with his audiences and inspire them to more deeply consider their potential to experience peace within themselves and the possibility of living a life of hope, fulfillment and gratitude.

But Mr. Rawat does more than just talk. He also teaches peace-seeking people practical tools and techniques to experience “Self-Knowledge” – the experience of turning one’s attention from the outside world to a place of peace within themselves.

The coming and going of this breath is a blessing. That Divine is in each breath.

– Prem Rawat, Gaya, India, November 26, 2023

Starting at the age of four, Prem Rawat has been sharing his life-changing wisdom with millions of people around the world. Since that time, he has given more than 5,500 presentations in 100 countries. His talks are based on his deep personal experience and the recognition that all people are capable of experiencing the source of well-being within themselves.

In 2023 alone, Prem Rawat has spoken to more than 775 million people across all media, including TV, print and radio.

In addition to his public talks, Prem Rawat is also the Founder of the Peace Education Program a video-based series of workshops that has been taught in correctional facilities, hospitals, veterans centers, community centers, youth groups, adult education programs, senior centers, homeless shelters, drug rehabilitation centers, high schools, universities and organizations in 80 countries. The program, which inspires participants to discover their own inner strength and personal peace, has reached 400,000 people from all walks of life.

Most recently, he traveled to Dubai, UAE, to introduce his Peace Education Program to educators and launch the Arabic version of his bestselling book, “Hear Yourself: How to Find Peace in a Noisy World.” The historic trip attracted attention from international media outlets that are amplifying his insights and efforts to millions of people.

When Prem Rawat is not setting Guinness World Records and inspiring people to discover peace within themselves, he enjoys a wide variety of other pursuits, including piloting his own plane (15,000 hours of flying experience), photography, composing music, cooking, and restoring classic cars. He is married, the father of four children and grandfather
of four.

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When you start appreciating every breath
and experience that Divine,
it will be possible to have peace in your life.

– Prem Rawat, Gaya, India, November 26, 2023

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