Pope Francis blessed and held aloft the Peace Torch from the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Run during his weekly audience in St. Peterâ€™s Square onÂ 12 Oct, 2016. Continue reading “Pope Francis blesses the Peace Torch”
Recently, the US section of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run finished in Dag HammarskjÃ¶ld Plaza just outside the United Nations headquarters in New York. But, whilst the US section has finished for this year, other Peace Runs continue – in Australasia, Europe, and other locations around the world.
Runners from across the world, join in the final leg of the run through New York. Continue reading “Peace Runs across the world”
Recently, the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run has been visiting Nepal and the Himalayan mountains, including a visit to the foothills of Mount Everest.
Peace Run at Nagarkot statue in Nepal. Continue reading “Peace Run in the Himalayas”
Recently, the European leg of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run has started passing through the Balkan countries.
A white peace dove for peace in the city ofÂ Banja Luka in Bosnia-Herzegovena. (9th May)
The run has met many local communities where people have participated in initiatives for peace, such as this. Continue reading “The Peace Run in the Balkans”
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.
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”
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.
The Peace Run welcomed by a school in Matosinhos, Portugal. Continue reading “Peace Run 2016”
The Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run is currently passing through Iceland, taking advantage of the long summer days and enthusiasm of the local people.
The run, founded by Sri Chinmoy, exists to promote peace, harmony and friendship amongst people around the world. Continue reading “Peace Run in Iceland”
The Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run began 2015, on the first of January, with an event in Croatia.
Members of the Peace Run, run through the walls of Dubrovnik. It was part of a 10km race through the ancient walled city of Dubrovnik. The Peace Run later featured on Croatian national TV.
Is the oneness-bridge
Between my satisfaction
And the worldâ€™s satisfaction.
– Sri Chinmoy
At the closing ceremony of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run in Australia 2014, a new statue of Sri Chinmoy was unveiled in Canberra. The statue is located by a lake at Regatta point.
The statue of Sri Chinmoy, sculpted by Kaivalya Torpy.
The Peace Torch
Recently, members of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run visited Tapovan to take part in a ceremony dedicating the park to Sri Chinmoy and his everlasting message of peace.
Tapovan is a 200-acre park which offers trails and places of rest; it has been created by many volunteers to offer visitors avenues of inner reflection and joy.Â Tapovan is located on Galiano Island in the heart of South Western Canadaâ€™s Salish Sea.
On Saturday 17th May, the city of Leeds was re-dedicated as a Sri Chinmoy Peace-Blossom, during a ceremony attended by the Mayor of Leeds and members of the Peace Run who are travelling through England.
Leeds was initially dedicated as a Peace City in 1995 on United Nations day, 24th October 1995. This May, the Sri Chinmoy Peace Run is travelling through England and up to Scotland as part of the European Peace Run. With the run passing through Leeds, the city of Leeds kindly agreed to make a new plaque and honour the Peace Run.
The Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Tom Murray unveiled the plaque and spoke welcoming the runners and affirming the city of Leeds’ commitment to diversity, tolerance and the promotion of peace. Continue reading “Leeds Peace City”