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Twin Peaks Director David Lynch Receives 2016 Namaste Award from Yoga Gives Back Fundraiser

Twin Peaks Director David Lynch Receives 2016 Namaste Award from Yoga Gives Back Fundraiser

Fans of the cult classic “Twin Peaks” have been waiting for David Lynch to release Season 3, which airs on Showtime in 2017.

Meanwhile, the triple Oscar-nominated film director David Lynch received the prestigious 2016 Namaste Award from the Yoga Gives Back foundation at their fifth annual fundraising gala in Malibu at philanthropist Dr. Amarjit Marwah.

Oscar Nominated: David Lynch received the Namaste Award at the Yoga Gives Back event

Oscar Nominated: David Lynch received the Namaste Award at the Yoga Gives Back event

Lynch graciously accepted the Namaste Award, which recognizes his uplifting work through transcendental meditation conducted by his David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace.

He said he wished “much good to be seen everywhere, suffering belongs to none, peace” when he accepted the award.

Award-winning: Bob Roth (left) from David Lynch Foundation, David Lynch (center), Ken Atchity of Yoga Gives Back

Award-winning: Bob Roth (left) from David Lynch Foundation, David Lynch (center), Ken Atchity of Yoga Gives Back

Award-winning: Bob Roth (left) from David Lynch Foundation, David Lynch (center), Ken Atchity of Yoga Gives Back

His foundation teaches transcendental meditation in many countries and, through its practice, helps young children in inner-city schools, veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, the homeless, and women and girls who are victims of violence. Lynch has been practicing Transcendental Meditation daily since 1973.

Graciously: Kayoko Mitsumatsu and David Lynch accept the Namaste Award

Graciously: Kayoko Mitsumatsu and David Lynch accept the Namaste Award

Graciously: Kayoko Mitsumatsu and David Lynch accept the Namaste Award

YGB founder Kayoko Mitsumatsu explains, “While it is common for many to think of yoga as a physical exercise, the ultimate goal of the practice of yoga is to unite with the Divine Self – and meditation plays an important role in this. reach.

‘Namaste’, meaning ‘the divinity in me greets the divinity in you’ in Sanskrit, symbolizes Yoga Gives Back’s mission to help others, and is the inspiration for the Namaste Award. “

Kayoko Mitsumatsu addresses guests at the Yoga Gives Back event in Malibu

Kayoko Mitsumatsu addresses guests at the Yoga Gives Back event in Malibu

Kayoko Mitsumatsu addresses guests at the Yoga Gives Back event in Malibu

“The Namaste Award recognizes special people who have gone beyond the practice and teaching of yoga to take up noble humanitarian aid, helping to make the world a better place,” she continues, “and we believe Mr. Lynch has done this. illustrates by his kind deeds. and desire to help others attain enlightenment. ”

The Thank You Mother India fundraiser is a joyous annual event that gathers 200 members of the yoga community in Southern California and beyond to express gratitude to “Mother India” for the gift of yoga.

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