On Monday, January 10th, 2011 a new statue of Sri Chinmoy was unveiled at Nagarkot, Nepal.
Sri Chinmoy visited Nepal in 1994 and 1999. In 1994, the mountain, Ghenge Liru, part of the Langtang mountain range, which stands in proximity to the statue was dedicated as a Sri Chinmoy Peace Mountain.
” What does peace do? Peace blossoms. What else? Peace spreads. What else? Peace illumines. What else? Peace fulfils.”
– Sri Chinmoy 1
Statue overlooking mountain.
The ceremony was attended by members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre from over 50 different countries and also local dignitaries from Nepal including, Deputy Prime Minister Sujata Koirala and former prime ministers Kirtinidhi Bista and Lokendra Bahadur Chand.
Photos by Prabhakar and Jowan