World Harmony Run.
Pictured with Mr, Mrs Nelson Mandela is the
founder of World Harmony Run, Sri Chinmoy is 74 and currently lives in New
York. He is internationally renowned for many initiatives which promote global
harmony. As well as sporting activities Sri Chinmoy is also a prolific
poet, artist, musician and philosopher. He has dedicated his life to serving
the ideal of world harmony and oneness.
The World Harmony Run started in 1987 with the hope of bringing people
together from all over the world in a spirit of friendship, and harmony.
Since its inception the World Harmony Run has crossed many geographical and
socialbarriers to touch the lives of many 1000s who have participated in the
Sri Chinmoy believes sports can play a vital role in promoting good health and
also understanding between different peoples. A global relay run is
therefore a very dynamic and practical initiative to bring the ideals of
harmony and understanding to many people.
The late Pope John Paul.
"I salute the runners... who are carrying a torch to the
destination of peace through the streets of the world.”
Sent in by C, Jones-Sullivan. Wales UK