Challenging Impossibility Exhibition in Bristol

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In Bristol, members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre have organised an exhibition of Sri Chinmoy’s weightlifting equipment along with other events, such as free meditation classes.

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At the exhibition, there are frequent screenings of the film – Challenging Impossibility – a 30 minute film which captures the essence of Sri Chinmoy’s unique weightlifting odyssey. (See: Challenging Impossibility.com)

The weightlifting equipment includes standard weightlifting machines, such as calf-raises, wrist curls and bench presses. However, it also includes some of Sri Chinmoy’s innovative and new types of lift. In particular, Sri Chinmoy lifted many people overhead from a seated position, in a specially constructed apparatus. This was part of the ‘Lifting up the world with a Oneness-Heart‘ programme.

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A lift which honoured over 7,000 individuals from all walks of life, including Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa and other dignitaries, sportsmen and musicians. See more at: Lifting up the World at Inspiration Lifts.

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During the week long exhibition, there have also been several evening functions, including meditation classes. Sri Chinmoy was a great advocate of meditation and ascribed his unique weightlifting capacities to the inner strength and grace received through prayer and meditation.

Other photos from event

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“The invisible faith
Is often visible
To our heart’s warrior-strength.”

– Sri Chinmoy [1]

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Some of the participants in the Lifting up the World with a Oneness Heart award.
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Dumbells used in Sri Chinmoy’s Wrist Curls

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Footnote

[1] Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, Part 195, Agni Press, 1993.

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