Transcendence items

  • Sister Madonna Iron Nun

    Sister Madonna Iron Nun

    Sister Madonna is a unique combination of Catholic nun and record setting triathlete. Her running career began late in life, when a priest encouraged her to take up running to help harmonise mind and body. In 2005, Sister Madonna ran the 2005 Hawaii Ironman setting a record for the oldest women to finish an Ironman […]

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  • Worlds Largest Drum for Peace

    Worlds Largest Drum for Peace

    World’s largest drum in Nepal Nepal is celebrating after the historic peace accord between the government and rebel Maoists that ends 11 years of civil war. Different programs were held across the country including rallies. Friday’s programme in the capital Kathmandu was a continuation of the celebrations, but it had significant value. A gigantic drum, […]

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  • Running around the World

    Running around the World

      One Earth – 26000km – 2 years – 1 runner   Jesper Olsen is the first person to have successfully completed the unique feat of running around the world. Beginning on the 1st of January, 2004, from the Greenwich time meridian in London; Jesper successfully circumnavigated the world finishing nearly 2 years later in […]

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  • Transcending on your Knees

    Transcending on your Knees

    Ashrita Furman breaking a new Guiness record for crawling . Ashrita crawled on his hands and knees as fast as he could to cover a mile in 24 minutes and 32 seconds, beating the previous Guinness record of 29 minutes and 27 seconds. Ashrita’s latest record was watched by some enthusiastic children who were pleased […]

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  • 75 year old lifts to inspire others

    75 year old lifts to inspire others

    Over the weekend of 16th and 17th September various heavy weights including a giant pumpkin and a plane were lifted by weightlifter and spiritual teacher Sri Chinmoy Sri Chinmoy who is 75 years old lifts to inspire others that age need not be a barrier to achievement. Chinmoy also says the strength for his extraordinary […]

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  • Ashrita Sets new Record

    Ashrita Sets new Record

    World record breaker gets inspiration for 119th record. Ashirta Furman, of Queens, N.Y., established a record for running a mile on tin pots earlier that afternoon, with a time of 18 minutes and 26 seconds. The pots were held against his shoes by hand-held strings. A stipulation of the record was that the tin pots […]

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  • Self Transcendence

    Self Transcendence

    Many people take an interest in spirituality because of a feeling that “there has to be more to life than our ordinary every day experiences” It is when we start seeking for a deeper meaning and understanding of life that we become drawn to meditation and spirituality. Spirituality in essence is a journey of self […]

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