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“Life is a sacred adventure. Every day we encounter signs that point to
the active presence of Spirit in the world around us. Spiritual literacy
is the ability to read the signs written in the texts of our own
experiences. Whether viewed as a gift from God or a skill to be
cultivated, this facility enables us to discern and decipher a world
full of meaning.

Spiritual literacy is practiced in all the world’s wisdom traditions.
Medieval Catholic monks called it “reading the book of the world.”
Muslims suggest that everything that happens outside and inside us is a
letter to be read. Native Americans find their way through the
wilderness by “reading sign.” From ancient times to today, spiritually
literate people have been able to locate within their daily life points
of connection with the sacred…

World Harmony Run Finishes in New York

After crossing all 48 mainland states in the USA the World Harmony Run finished in New York on August 23rd.

The World Harmony Run founded by Sri Chinmoy is an initiative to promote greater world harmony and friendship. The run does not raise money or seek to highlight any political cause.

The American section run began in April of this year and has been on the road for over 4 months.

The finishing ceremony was for the American run. There are also run being held simultaneously in Europe, Asia and Africa. The European leg will finish in London in October

Sri Chinmoy and other invited guests at the finishing ceremony in New York

USA World Harmony Run

Indian Parliament Honors Gurus

The Indian parliament recently unveiled statues of Sri Aurobindo and Swami Vivekananda.


 Swami Vivekananda was a spiritual genius of commanding intellect. Exhorting the nation to spiritual greatness, he awakened India to a new national consciousness. He was the founder of the Ramakrishna Mutt and Mission to spearhead the teachings of his spiritual guru, Sri Ramakrishna. Swami Vivekananda was a guiding spirit to the youth and his teachings remain an inspiration.

Shri Aravind Ghose, popularly known as Sri Aurobindo was the first of the national leaders to insist on full independence for India as the goal of the nationalist movement, besides lending all his energies to the freedom struggle.