On February 8th, 2013 a life-size statue of World Peace Dreamer Sri Chinmoy (1931-2007) was officially inaugurated in Dili, Timor Leste. Nine years earlier, Sri Chinmoy himself visited the island. Former Prime Minister Dr. Mari Alkatiri warmly welcomed and honoured Sri Chinmoy with the Medal of Freedom award. Sri Chinmoy presented Dr. Alkitiri with the first World-Harmony-Dreamer Award. Watch this video to see the latest photos of the statue and a video clip of Sri Chinmoy's visit in 2004. Length: 13:57 min.
Filmed and edited by Kedar Misani, kedarvideo Switzerland
More photos of the statue inauguration: worldharmonyrun.org/timor-leste/news/2013/0208
Renown actress Helen Hunt was invited on the David Letterman show on February 15, 2013 where she revealed details about a meeting with spiritual master Sri Chinmoy where she was beinhg lifted on a special platform as part of the "Lifting-Up the World with a Oneness-Heart" program. She also mentioned that the lift might have helped her in her pregnancy.
The "Lifting Up the World with a Oneness-Heart" Program is a unique award that was offered by Sri Chinmoy (1931-2007) to recognise individuals from all walks of life who had inspired and uplifted humanity. Sri Chinmoy lifted the recipients overhead either with one arm or both arms using a specially constructed platform in a symbolic gesture of oneness with their uplifting achievements.
Since 1987 the international Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run makes a big step for peace, organizing torch relays through the world and touching the hearts of millions of people. The spirit of the Peace Run is unique. If you want to participate in this initiative for peace and harmony, please contact worldharmonyrun.org. In 2013 runs are planed through Croatia, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slowakia, Portugal, Austria and Italy as well as a major event all around Australia. This is an inspirational film compiled by Dipavajan Renner from footage of the earlier runs.
In October 1993 spiritual teacher Sri Chinmoy (1931-2007) visited Miyazaki, Japan. There he participated in the 10th "World Veterans'Championships" with a 100 m sprint in his age category and gave four Peace Concerts, one of them being presented in this video with its highlights: several silent meditations of the master, his playing on the conch, the bamboo flute, the Indian harmonium and the piano. Songs were presented in English, Bengali and Japanese. Enjoy this beautiful performance, where Sri Chinmoy appeared in a glowing yellow dhoti. Length: 34 min.
Filmed and edited by Kedar Misani
Since 1994 spiritual teacher Sri Chinmoy (1931-2007) created so-called Sould-Bird-Drawings as part of his creative artwork. Especially during his many travels he was very active. Also in January of 2001 he chose handicraft and objects of daily use as canvas for his birds during a vacation in Bali. I browsed through an exhibition of these little objects that found a new life with the drawings of Sri Chinmoy.
Length: 7:23 min
Filmed and edited by Kedar Misan
Sri Chinmoy (1931-2007)
Spiritual master and peace advocate SRI CHINMOY was born in East Bengal, India, on August 27, 1931. Since his early childhood he attained the state of God-realisation and was very active throughout his life. He gave university talks on divine subjects, composed thousands of spiritual songs, wrote around 1600 books (many of them consisting of poems), gave 777 peace concerts throughout the world, created thousands of “Jharna-…
Spiritual master and peace advocate SRI CHINMOY was born in East Bengal, India, on August 27, 1931. Since his early childhood he attained the state of God-realisation and was very active throughout his life. He gave university talks on divine subjects, composed thousands of spiritual songs, wrote around 1600 books (many of them consisting of poems), gave 777 peace concerts throughout the world, created thousands of “Jharna- Kala” artworks and millions of bird drawings. He was also a prolific sportsman, weight-lifter, founder of the “World Harmony Run” and promoter of ultra-distance running such as the largest race in the world, the 3100 mile run in New York City. Aged 76 he passed away on October 11, 2007 in Queens, New York. The videos in this Channel remember his presence on earth. The Channel is moderated by Kedar Misani, a photograher, videographer and blogger from Switzerland who is a student of Sri Chinmoy for the past 30 years. More of his videos on Sri Chinmoy on: srichimoy.tv. View also his photoblog on Sri Chinmoy with daily updates: srichinmoyphoto.com and the artblog with one new artwork presented every day: daily.srichinmoyart.com/