Daily aphorisms by Sri Chinmoy
During his lifetime, Sri Chinmoy composed many thousands of short poems and aphorisms, which all relate to aspects of the spiritual life.
These nuggets of wisdom and inspiration give seekers a thoughtful insight to finding a deeper meaning to life.
At Sri Chinmoy Poetry, we will be publishing a daily aphorism/photo. The photos are from a range of photographers within the Sri Chinmoy Centre.
Nataliya Lehonkova wins Dublin Marathon
Samunnati Nataliya Lehonkova (34), a member of the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team recently won the elite women's race of the 2017 Dublin Marathon. Despite testing conditions, Lehonkova from Ukraine, posted a personal best time of 2.28.57 to take her second win in the Dublin marathon.
'Seeker' screened as part of Reykjavik International Film Festival
Earlier in 2017, Oneness-Dream performed 31 concerts during a singing tour of Tuscany in Italy. The all male choir, Oneness-Dream, is dedicated to performing the music of Sri Chinmoy, singing his songs acapella. This video includes photos of the tour with music from the concerts.
Peace Run in the Faroe Islands
Recently, the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run visited the Faroe Islands where the runners were warmly welcomed by local dignitaries, local schools and ordinary people from the island.
Songs of the Soul in Slovakia and Hungary
From 19 to 23 September, a group of Sri Chinmoy’s students from all around the world played five concerts in Hungary and Slovakia as part of the Songs of the Soul concert series. The Songs of the Soul concerts were begun in 2008 as a way to acquaint music-lovers with Sri Chinmoy’s music, and since then over 240 concerts have been held in 40 different countries.
Running in rhythm with the heart
“Running in rhythm with the heart” is a new book about one women’s dream to enter and finish the world’s longest running race – the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race.
Successful crossing of English Channel
Tatiana Kvasova a Russian member of the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team successfully completed her first crossing of the English Channel - in a time of 20hrs 13mins; it marked the 47th successful crossing of the English Channel by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team in the past 32 years.
New Guinness World Record: World's largest crayon
In honour of Sri Chinmoy’s 86th birthday celebrations, Ashrita Furman and a team of volunteers set a new Guinness World Record for the world’s largest crayon. The giant crayon is 5.22 m with a diameter of 56 cm.
Speaking of the inspiration for this new Guinness World record, Ashrita stated:
New women's world record in 3100 Mile Race (2017)
48 days and 14 hours after starting the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race, Kaneenika Janakova,47, of Bratislava, Slovakia set a new women’s world record for the distance. Her final time was 48 days+14:24:10, averaging over 63 miles for nearly two months of daily racing.
Kaneenika broke the previous women’s record set by Surasa Mairer by over 17 hours. Her performance was also sufficient to finish 2nd overall.
Everest-Aspiration 40th Anniversary
During a one month period during the summer of 1977, Sri Chinmoy gave 100 talks on aspects of the spiritual life. After a few weeks, these talks were published in a series of four books entitled ‘Everest-Aspiration.’