Archive for 2005

  • Sri Chinmoy meditates at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 2004

    Sri Chinmoy meditates at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 2004

    The opening meditation in Barcelona, followed by a short performance on the esraj.

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  • Ashrita Furman’s World Records

    Ashrita Furman’s World Records

    2005 marks over 100 Guinness World Records for Ashrita: a multitude of imaginative and physically demanding feats across seven continents.

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  • LIFE Voices 17: Boris Purushottama Grebenshikov

    LIFE Voices 17: Boris Purushottama Grebenshikov

    Two years ago I met Boris Purushottama Grebenshikov for the first time, when he gave an interview in beautiful surroundings by the sea in Malaysia. In August 2009 I had the chance to speak with him again, a couple of hours before he performed at the Presbyterian Church in Manhattan at the Songs of the […]

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  • LIFE Voices 24: A Life of Self-Transcendence

    LIFE Voices 24: A Life of Self-Transcendence

    Ashrita Furman recently reached a milestone by becoming the first person to simultaneously hold 100 Guinness World Records, when he and over 100 participants earned the world record for “A Poem / Literary Passage Recited in the Most Languages.” The historic moment was a long time in the making for Ashrita, who has been breaking […]

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  • LIFE Voices 9: A Passion for Swimming

    LIFE Voices 9: A Passion for Swimming

    In August 2007, 29-year-old Indian marathon swimmer Meenakshi Pahuja visited Switzerland to attend the 20th International Self-Transcendence Marathon Swim, from Rapperswil to Zurich in Lake Zurich. She managed to finish the distance of 26.4 k in 10:48 hours, and placed 5th in the main women’s category. We had the chance to interview her before the […]

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