Florence Peace Concert 1988

Browsing through my video archive I found these excerpts from a Peace Concert in Florence, Italy , from March 1988. Filmed and edited by kedarvideo.

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Ashrita: Peace Run Logo with Tennis Balls

tenisbal2Ashrita Furman holder of the most Guinness Records at the same time (currently over 200) and a team of friends created the world’s largest tennis ball logo within 7 days. The ball composition shows the logo of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run, the world’s longest and largest relay run for peace, and has a width of 10.08 metre and a height of 5.30 metre. The sixty-three-year-old health food store manager of New York set this Guinness World Record to honour the 87th birth anniversary of Sri Chinmoy an Indian spiritual master, founder of the Peace Run and an avid tennis player. The 53.42 square metre ball logo consists of 12,393 tennis balls in the colours white, blue, green, orange and red.

SOURCE: https://www.theindianpanorama.news

Sri Chinmoy’s javelin practise

Spiritual teacher and peace advocate Sri Chinmoy (1931-2007) was also a prolific writer, poet, artist and a great sportsman. In his youth he had a lot of success in the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry and later in the West he ran marathons, ultra distances, did biking and many other sports. Watch him practise the javelin on a meadow behind his tennis court in Jamaica, Queens. NY.

27-h Bicycle Relay to celebrate Birthday

27h-relay-201858 participants participated in this year’s 27-h bicycle relay to celebrate Sri Chinmoy birthday anniversary on August 27. Discciples participating cycled 3974 km. Best performance made Vilas Silverton from Bristol with 306.9 km! The picture shows participants in Schlieren, Switzerland: Daniel, Andrej, Nikita and Kedar. The full list of results ou can find here: https://cycling.srichinmoyraces.org/

Concert at the Waterfall

End of July there was a special open-air concert held in the river bed near the waterfall of Gibswil, Switzerland (about 1 hour drive from Zurich). It was organized by Anete from Zurich and performers were Alap & Lukas (flutes and drums) and Anete’s music group “Heart-Garden Birds”. In the background you could hear the waterfall which mingled nicely with the musicians. Alap & Lukas improvised on their instruments and the girls’ music group performed melodies of Sri Chinmoy. Kedar was filming the event.

June Bike Challenge is closed

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Prabhata and Pushkala

The “Sri Chinmoy Cycling Challenge – International Month of Cycling, June 2018” ended on Saturday with a total distance of over 67’670 km and 187 participants from 22 countries. Puskala from Frankfurt, Germany, won with an amazing total of 3352 km, followed by Prabhata from Salzburg/Frankfurt with 2821 km and third was Kedar from Zurich, Switzerland with 2543 km. Among the women Mirela from Zagreb was first (1340 km), Sananada from Vienna second (968 km) and Sushuti (846 km). Thanks to Vandaniya we could check the results on the Sri Chinmoy Cicling website during the whole month. And here are all the results: https://cycling.srichinmoyraces.org and pictures: https://cycling.srichinmoyraces.org/