Canadian Songs of the Soul Tour 2015

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

Recently, there were four Songs of the Soul concerts in the Canadian cities of Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa and Winnipeg. Sri Chinmoy Centre musicians from  around the world travelled to offer these concerts of Sri Chinmoy's music.

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Sahadeva's group

Large audiences greeted the performers in all the concert venues and many of the concert goers offered enthusiastic appreciation for the blend of soulful, dynamic and meditative music.

New videos of students of Sri Chinmoy

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

At a newly designed Sri Chinmoy TV website, we have several new interviews with members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre.

These videos, with student of Sri Chinmoy, include short explanations about - why they were attracted to Sri Chinmoy's path, experiences of meditation, and life as a student of Sri Chinmoy.

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Mahatapa Palit, a social entrepreneur from New York, talks about how she became interested in meditation, and how this brought her to Sri Chinmoy's path of meditation. View: Beginnings of a spiritual journey

40th anniversary of Transcendence-Perfection

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

November 1st, 2015 will be the 40th anniversary of  Sri Chinmoy's poetry series 'Transcendence-Perfection'

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This unique collection of poems were written by Sri Chinmoy during a single 24 hour period in New York. The poems were then collected and published in a single edition, within a  short space of time.

A few weeks later on December 20, 2015, Sri Chinmoy spontaneously set 99 of these poems to music - they were later published in the songbook - 'Transcendence-Perfection'.

Flying Aalto wins 3100 Mile Race in record time

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

Ashprihanal Aalto, 44, from Helsinki Finland won the 19th Annual Self-Transcendence Race in a new world record time of 40 days+09:06:21.

He set a new record for the 3100 Mile Race - taking 23 hours, 10 minutes off the record held by German legend Madhupran Wolfgang Schwerk.

During the 3100 mile race Mr. Aalto averaged 76.776 miles per day (123.559 km). This is equivalent to running nearly three marathons a day - consecutively for over 40 days.

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At the end of his epic race, Ashprihanal was greeted on the line by the other runners, helpers and spectators who came along to see this historic event.

Peace Run in Iceland

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

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.

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Peace Run Iceland

The run, founded by Sri Chinmoy, exists to promote peace, harmony and friendship amongst people around the world.

Spiritual moments with my grandmother

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

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Today I am trying to relate some of my (spiritual) experiences with my grandmother. I´ll start by briefly talking about her early life, and quickly move to the spiritual moments which I was told or have witnessed.

Ananda music tour of Czech and Slovakia

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

Ananda, a music group composed of disciples of Sri Chinmoy, have recently toured the Czech Republic and Slovakia offering a series of concerts in Bratislava, Zlín, Brno and Prague.

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In Bratislava, June 22nd, they performed in the theatre of comedians Lasica & Satinsky Studio. Their concerts involve both meditation music and mantras - with the audience participating in the last song. For the first concert, there was an audience of 130 who thoroughly enjoyed the concert.

Self Transcendence 3100 mile race - 2015

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

The nineteenth annual Self-Transcendence 3100 mile race began this week in New York. The epic race was founded by Sri Chinmoy, a spiritual teacher who also encouraged ultra distance running as a means to physical and spiritual self-transcendence.

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Runners set off on the first day.

To follow the action, with race results, live web cam and reports, visit the pages homesite at:

Oneness-Dream in California

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

Oneness-Dream is an all male acapella singing group who perform the songs of Sri Chinmoy; recently they visited the West coast of California to perform several concerts.

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Several concerts took place in former Spanish missions which were established during the early years of California in the Eighteenth Century. Many missions have been since abandoned, but a peace still endures in these former places of worship.

Agnikana's group in Australia

Cross-posted from www.srichinmoycentre.org

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Recently Agnikana's group - a music group from Czech Republic - visited Australia and New Zealand where they offered a series of concerts - performing the music of Sri Chinmoy.

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The group has performed all around the world; on this tour they performed in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Auckland.

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