Today is the sixth annual International Day of Happiness, first started by the UN and observed on March 20th around the world. I find inspiration for growing happiness in the poems, quotes, prayers and aphorisms of Sri Chinmoy.
Here are a few that provide a spiritual and wise perspective on the subject of happiness.
Tomorrow I will find myself immersed in a memorial observance of my Spiritual Teacher’s final day on Earth one decade ago, October 11, 2007. Every year since Sri Chinmoy passed away, his disciples gather for pilgrimage and tribute on this anniversary at Aspiration-Ground in Queens, New York. Yesterday a free …Continue reading →
My first song composition – usually I enjoy writing prose or poetry and do not fancy myself to be much of a singer or musician. I barely read sheet music. Yet while meditating and praying at home last week, this song came to me clear as a bell. My friend Archee, a piano teacher and serious musician, kindly transcribed it! Here it is – I sing it silently and out loud in almost a mantric fashion since it arrived in my life. I LOVE IT!
I loved being part of a Peace Run display/torch sharing with the Cape Verdean Independence Day Festival. Scenes from the event just published to the Peace Run official website. One of our members of the Rhode Island Sri Chinmoy Centre was born in Cabo Verde (formerly called Cape Verde) and I was so inspired to learn more about Cape Verdean culture and to hear the President of Cabo Verde speak in Rhode Island with many state and federal officials present for the event.