The World Peace Prayer Society
|Motto||May Peace Prevail On Earth|
|Headquarters||Wassaic, New York|
The World Peace Prayer Society (WPPS) is a non-sectarian pacifist organization. Its motto is "May Peace Prevail on Earth".
WPPS was founded in 1955 by Masahisa Goi in Japan. The organization is commonly known through its Peace Pole Project.
World Peace Sanctuary
The World Peace Sanctuary is the international home of the World Peace Prayer Society. Nestled in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, the site occupies 154 acres (0.62 km2) located in Wassaic, New York two hours north of New York City.
The Sanctuary serves as home to annual events, including the World Peace Festival, Earth Day Peace Fair, Thanksgiving for the Earth, Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Planet Peace Day for school children.
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