Monk Party

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

Monk Party is a New Zealand based musical group made up of a father and son duo Pragunya and Nelson Myers-Daley. Recently, they have recently been offering a series of concerts in Australia and New Zealand.

Monk Party’s influences include the kirtan devotional music scene, ancient Indian mantras, plus a wide range of world and spiritual music. Last August they played in front of a capacity crowd with Krishna Das which Nelson rates as one of his career highlights “It was fantastic,” he said “and a real honour”.

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Projects for happiness

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

Members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre have been involved in various projects promoting happiness, including participation in the United Nations International Day of Happiness.

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An event at Panorama Cafe, New York entitled "Happiness in Poetry”, which included sharing short poems and aphorisms on the theme of happiness.

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The Peace Run in the Balkans

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

Recently, the European leg of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run has started passing through the Balkan countries.

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A white peace dove for peace in the city of  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.

Recent publications of Sri Chinmoy's writings

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

The past few months have seen publications of Sri Chinmoy's writings in many places around the world to an appreciative audience.

Be happy

be-happyTo celebrate the International Day of Happiness on March 20th, the Czech Sri Chinmoy Centre published a new box of gift cards entitled “Be Happy,” decorated with beautiful photographs and aphorisms on happiness by Sri Chinmoy. The advertising featured beautiful posters which could be seen all over the Czech Republic.

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30th Anniversary of Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

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.

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The Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile, Battersea Park, with Peace Pagoda in the background.

Several schools came to participate in this simple event which sought to mark the importance of cultivating peace and harmony within our communities.

Peace Run 2016

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

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.

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The Peace Run welcomed by a school in Matosinhos, Portugal.

Conversations on the spiritual life

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

At Sri Chinmoy TV, we have published a few interviews with students of Sri Chinmoy who talk about different aspects of the spiritual life. This includes everything from meditation to the the world's longest race - the 3100 Mile Self-Transcendence Race. It also includes a typical day of working at a divine enterprise or giving meditation classes.

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Ananda concert in Bristol and Cardiff

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

Recently, Ananda a music group from Britain, offered two concerts in Bristol and Cardiff.

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The first concert was held in the centre of Bristol at the Lord Mayor’s Chapel, Bristol, 13 December, 2015.

The group are composed of disciples of Sri Chinmoy from different cities in the UK, they perform the music of Sri Chinmoy. Ananda have had a busy year, touring in the Czech Republic and performing at several venues within the UK.

Patanga: my spiritual name

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

by Patanga Cordeiro

day-5-day-1--046.jpgPatanga is a Sanskrit spiritual name. Some names are very short, while others are very long. A spiritual name is the soul´s mantra, and it can also give indications of the soul´s mission. After receiving my name, I changed all necessary papers and documents, as I really wanted to call myself only by my spiritual name. Life is too short. I was given the name with the following meaning:

Spirituality means speed

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

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