Happiness, The Delight-Tree: An Anthology of Contemporary International Poetry is presented in honour of the International Day of Happiness. Representing 56 countries and five world regions, the poems are in English, with original-language versions in 30 different languages, including the 6 official languages of the United Nations. This anthology is presented on World Poetry Day.
This month is the Golden Jubilee of Sri Chinmoy's arrival in America. On April 13, 2014 Sri Chinmoy came to the West from India and made his home in New York for the next four decades. While still in India he wrote many soulful tributes to America. Sri Chinmoy has also composed numerous stirring songs dedicated to America.
Members of the Sri Chinmoy Centres in America run enterprises that aspire to provide quality services to the public in uplifting surroundings. Three of these divine enterprise restaurants host a special Thanksgiving holiday menu to eat in or take out.
On view March 3 through 24, 2013, Happiness: A Visual Poem is on exhibit in the Partnership Gallery of the Queens Museum of Art. The event is a celebration of the new International Day of Happiness every year on March 20th, established as a United Nations Resolution in 2012. The exhibit features the poetry of Sri Chinmoy coupled with vivid photographs from countries across the globe. A panel discussion will be held on Sunday March 17th at 1pm and a screening of the film Happy was held on March 3rd.
Festival of Meditation and Spirituality - March 2013 in Manhattan
All events are FREE, seating is on a first come first serve basis
Meditation Workshop – Day 1
Friday, March 8th, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
August 2011, Jamaica, NY. Students of Sri Chinmoy from across the globe are gathered in New York to observe the 80th birth anniversary of their spiritual teacher on August 27, 2011.
Chicago's Best is a TV show that airs on WGN in Chicago and also on CLTV, their cable partner channel. On July 7th 2011 host Brittney Payton filmed a segment on the veggie burgers at Victory's Banner Restaurant in Roscoe Village, Chicago because they were chosen as a Chicago's Best Burger.
July 4, 2011, Philadelphia, PA. The Sri Chinmoy Centre took part in the July 4th Parade in downtown Philadelphia with a float, marchers, singers and the World Harmony Run torch. Here is a photo story of the event also available to view on the World Harmony Run website.
Today we celebrated America's birthday Philadelphia style.