Peace Run in the Himalayas

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.

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Peace Run at Nagarkot statue in Nepal.

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The region is still recovering from the effects of the recent earthquake, but the locals willingly embraced the run as a symbol of hope for a better future.

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This is in Khumjung village – 4,000m above sea level, near Mount Everest. There is a statue in memory of Sir Edmund Hillary, who with Sherpa Tensing, was the first to climb Mount Everest in 1953.

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Schools welcome the Peace Run and message of harmony and understanding. This is at a school assembly in Nagarkot.

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The beauty of the Himalayan mountains.

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“Lasting peace must begin within the depths of the individual, and from there spread in ever-widening circles as a dynamic force for world change.”

– Sri Chinmoy

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