Sri Chinmoy

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Sri Chinmoy

Sri Chinmoy (August 27, 1931 – October 11, 2007) was a Bengali spiritual master, poet, artist and athlete who immigrated to the U.S. in 1964.[1] Sri Chinmoy wrote 1,500 books, 115,000 poems and 20,000 songs, created 200,000 paintings and gave almost 800 free peace concerts around the world.[2]

World Harmony Run[change | change source]

In 1987, Sri Chinmoy started the World Harmony Run for international friendship. The run is yearly. In this run, an international running team carry a torch between more than 100 countrys.[3]

Quotes[change | change source]

  • "True religion has a universal quality. It does not find fault with other religions. [...] Forgiveness, compassion, tolerance, brotherhood and the feeling of oneness are the signs of a true religion."[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sri Chinmoy, Athletic Spiritual Leader, Dies at 76". New York Times. 2007-10-13. Retrieved 2012-07-15.
  2. "Peace Institute Honors Chinmoy". Hinduism Today. 1994-02-01. Archived from the original on 2012-07-17. Retrieved 2012-07-15.
  3. "World Harmony Run". Retrieved 2012-07-15.
  4. "What Has To Prevail In Religion—Reason, Or..." Archived from the original on 2012-04-02. Retrieved 2012-07-15.

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