Recent publications of Sri Chinmoy’s writings

The past few months have seen publications of Sri Chinmoy’s writings in many places around the world to an appreciative audience.

Be happy

be-happyTo celebrate the International Day of Happiness on March 20th, the Czech Sri Chinmoy Centre published a new box of gift cards entitled “Be Happy,” decorated with beautiful photographs and aphorisms on happiness by Sri Chinmoy. The advertising featured beautiful posters which could be seen all over the Czech Republic.

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Freedom and Peace

During the last week of November all major bookstores in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan – in more than 150 cities – started selling a new compilation of Sri Chinmoy’s writings, entitled “Freedom and Peace: About Yoga, Meditation and the Art of Living on Earth.” The book is a sort of introduction to the philosophy of Sri Chinmoy, compiled by the Sri Chinmoy Centre in Moscow book. The book was published by one of the biggest publishing houses in Russia. The photo shows a presentation of the new book at the White Clouds bookstore in Moscow on January 15th.

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On December 1st, the official Russian Sri Chinmoy Library site: www.srichinmoylibrary.ru was launched.

New translation of the Jewels of Happiness

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In mid–March the Slovakian Sri Chinmoy Centre launched a new translation of The Jewels of Happiness in the largest bookstore in Bratislava, Slovakia. The event was called “The Secret of Happiness” to honour the spirit of the forthcoming International Day of Happiness.

The Garden of Love Light

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Sri Chinmoy’s collection of Bengali songs The Garden of Love-Light was published in Bangladesh on January 30th with Bengali and English versions, both by Sri Chinmoy, on facing pages. The launch, which featured many prominent speakers including a TV presenter and respected author, was covered in newspapers and on TV. As part of the programme, Rintu Chakravarty sang a selection of the songs from the book. The book was on sale at the popular Dhaka Book Fair throughout the month of February.

Books by Sri Chinmoy’s Students

agfAuspicious Good Fortune, a spiritual memoir by Sumangali Morhall which has been translated into several languages, is being released as an audio book.

“The book is beautifully written and well-crafted…. It gives a rare insight into the fascinating, conflicted life of a very modern spiritual seeker…. It is an extraordinary tale and highly recommended.” Kindred Spirit Magazine

Eat to Run is a new book by Stutisheel Lebedev, nine time finisher of the Sri Chinmoy Self Transcendence 3100 Mile Race – the world’s longest race. The book talks about many of the experiences and discoveries Stutisheel had in getting the proper nutrition for the race.

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A presentation on holistic nutrition took place in New York City at The Oneness-Fountain Heart Restaurant. Stutisheel shared his experience on how to develop effective nutrition for maximum performance in extreme sport, as well as in day-to-day life.

30th Anniversary of Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile

On 9th March 2016, local schoolchildren and members of the Peace Run participated in a short event to mark the 30th Anniversary of the Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile in Battersea Park.

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The Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile, Battersea Park, with Peace Pagoda in the background.

Several schools came to participate in this simple event which sought to mark the importance of cultivating peace and harmony within our communities. Continue reading “30th Anniversary of Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile”

Peace Run 2016

The 2016 Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run has begun its journey across different continents, with the European leg recently starting in Portugal. Later in the year, this global relay torch run will also take place in north America, Australasia, Asia and Latin America.

The Peace Run was founded by Sri Chinmoy in 1987; in the past three decades the Peace Run has visited thousands of locations across the globe, giving many people the opportunity to participate in this grassroots initiative for peace and harmony.

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The Peace Run welcomed by a school in Matosinhos, Portugal. Continue reading “Peace Run 2016”

On Sri Chinmoy’s Sunlit Path

On Sri Chinmoy’s Sunlit Path is a collection of stories by nearly 100 disciples of Sri Chinmoy.

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The new book offers an insight into the diverse range of experiences of those who have studied meditation under the guidance of Sri Chinmoy. The book is split into different sections, including – ‘Joining the Path’, ‘Meditation and Transformation’, ‘Self-Transcendence’, ‘Experiences with Sri Chinmoy’, ‘Life and Death’, ‘An Inner Connection’ and ‘Service’

I left the lecture feeling a deep sense of peace and a joyful, exuberant feeling in my heart. This really was what I had been looking for!

– Abhinabha, (from 1st story)

For more information,  extracts and how to order – please view:

Conversations on the spiritual life

At Sri Chinmoy TV, we have published a few interviews with students of Sri Chinmoy who talk about different aspects of the spiritual life. This includes everything from meditation to the the world’s longest race – the 3100 Mile Self-Transcendence Race. It also includes a typical day of working at a divine enterprise or giving meditation classes.

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Recent videos

Ananda concert in Bristol and Cardiff

Recently, Ananda a music group from Britain, offered two concerts in Bristol and Cardiff.

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The first concert was held in the centre of Bristol at the Lord Mayor’s Chapel, Bristol, 13 December, 2015.

The group are composed of disciples of Sri Chinmoy from different cities in the UK, they perform the music of Sri Chinmoy. Ananda have had a busy year, touring in the Czech Republic and performing at several venues within the UK. Continue reading “Ananda concert in Bristol and Cardiff”

Canadian Songs of the Soul Tour 2015

Recently, there were four Songs of the Soul concerts in the Canadian cities of Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa and Winnipeg. Sri Chinmoy Centre musicians from  around the world travelled to offer these concerts of Sri Chinmoy’s music.

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Sahadeva’s group

Large audiences greeted the performers in all the concert venues and many of the concert goers offered enthusiastic appreciation for the blend of soulful, dynamic and meditative music. Continue reading “Canadian Songs of the Soul Tour 2015”

New videos of students of Sri Chinmoy

At a newly designed Sri Chinmoy TV website, we have several new interviews with members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre.

These videos, with student of Sri Chinmoy, include short explanations about – why they were attracted to Sri Chinmoy’s path, experiences of meditation, and life as a student of Sri Chinmoy.

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Mahatapa Palit, a social entrepreneur from New York, talks about how she became interested in meditation, and how this brought her to Sri Chinmoy’s path of meditation. View: Beginnings of a spiritual journey

Continue reading “New videos of students of Sri Chinmoy”

40th anniversary of Transcendence-Perfection

November 1st, 2015 will be the 40th anniversary of  Sri Chinmoy’s poetry series ‘Transcendence-Perfection’

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This unique collection of poems were written by Sri Chinmoy during a single 24 hour period in New York. The poems were then collected and published in a single edition, within a  short space of time.

A few weeks later on December 20, 2015, Sri Chinmoy spontaneously set 99 of these poems to music – they were later published in the songbook – ‘Transcendence-Perfection’. Continue reading “40th anniversary of Transcendence-Perfection”

Flying Aalto wins 3100 Mile Race in record time

Ashprihanal Aalto, 44, from Helsinki Finland won the 19th Annual Self-Transcendence Race in a new world record time of 40 days+09:06:21.

He set a new record for the 3100 Mile Race – taking 23 hours, 10 minutes off the record held by German legend Madhupran Wolfgang Schwerk.

During the 3100 mile race Mr. Aalto averaged 76.776 miles per day (123.559 km). This is equivalent to running nearly three marathons a day – consecutively for over 40 days.

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At the end of his epic race, Ashprihanal was greeted on the line by the other runners, helpers and spectators who came along to see this historic event. Continue reading “Flying Aalto wins 3100 Mile Race in record time”