Sri Chinmoy – Peace activist and spiritual teacher, who advocated running. Obituary at Scotsman
“…Sri Chinmoy, the Indian spiritual guru who had been nominated by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and seconded by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, devoted his life to bringing different faiths together, and promoting the concept of a healthy body in a healthy mind… “
Sri Chinmoy Obituary at Independent
“…Popular mythology tends to imagine a guru – in the word’s original and proper Hindu sense of spiritual adviser or teacher – as a placid and mostly sedentary figure. Not so Sri Chinmoy, who wove vigorous exercise into a meditational system that preached peace and inner harmony and gained him thousands of disciples worldwide, as well as admirers ranging from the last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, to the Olympic champion Carl Lewis and the soul and jazz singer Roberta Flack…”
- A Collection of Memorial Articles
- World Leaders mourn Sri Chinmoy’s death at Hindustan Times
- Aspects of an Eternal Journey – Photographic tribute at Sri Chinmoy TV
Photo of Sri Chinmoy, by Kedar, training with 50lb dumbell.