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Sri Chinmoy
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Born
Chinmoy Kumar Ghose

(1931-08-27)27 August 1931
Died 11 October 2007(2007-10-11) (aged 76)
Nationality Indian
Occupation Spiritual teacher

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. 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.

World Harmony Run

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.

Quotes

  • "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."

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