#140. Krishna Das at the Aspiration-Ground (New York – August 27, 2018)

With a remarkably soulful voice that touches the deepest chord in even the most casual listener, Krishna Das has taken the call-and-response chanting out of yoga centres and into concert halls, becoming a worldwide icon and the best-selling western chant artist of all time. He has released 14 well received albums, Grammy nominated Live Ananda (2012). In February 2013, Krishna Das performed at the Grammy awards in Los Angeles

On August 27 Krishna Das offered a special concert in New York at the Aspiration-Ground. He performed with two members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre: Sadanand Magee (Ireland) and Nelson Myers (New Zeland).

#130. The Brazil Songs of the Soul tour 2018

Songs of the Soul is a musical journey which takes the depth, power and sheer vastness of Sri Chinmoy’s musical compositions and weaves an experience dedicated to the journey of the human spirit.

Sri Chinmoy’s heart-warming, soul-stirring music has been acclaimed and celebrated by musical giants including Ravi Shankar, Leonard Bernstein and Quincy Jones. Over his lifetime, Sri Chinmoy offered almost 800 concerts around the world, all of them free of charge, in the belief that the inner peace and happiness he sought to convey through his music was everyone’s birthright.

Songs of the Soul is proud to continue that self-giving tradition by offering all their concerts free of charge.

The Brazil Songs of the Soul tour video captures life on the road preparing for concerts and enjoying local experiences.

To find out more, visit the official website: www.songsofthesoul.com

#112. Interview with Samunnati – December 2017

Samunnati Lehonkova is an Olympic marathon runner who took up running at an early age after becoming a disciple of Sri Chinmoy. In this short video, Samunnati talks about how she started meditation and running at the same time, and how she attempts to practice self-transcendence through her running and other aspects of life. Samunnati is an accomplished marathon runner, having represented Ukraine at the 2016 Olympics and has won the Dublin Marathon (twice) Belfast Marathon and Los Angeles.

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#109. Shamita’s run across Austria

 

In the depths of winter, Shamita Achenbach-Konig set out to run from her home in Vienna all the way to her birthplace of Bregenz, in the very west of Austria. This 640km journey took her a total of 7 days which involved being out on the road for up to 16 hours of the day.

Shamita had to contend with 4,000m of ascent and descent, plus the harsh weather of an Austrian winter.

Shamita is a professional cellist by profession, but has been running ultra-distance races with the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team for over 25 years.

To read more about it please see Shamita’s story.