Archive | Apr, 2011

Challenging Impossibility Review

A few years ago, I attended Sri Chinmoy’s weightlifting celebration of 2004. It was a remarkable night of lifting prowess, but as these things tend to do, it had mostly faded from my memory. Also as someone with no background in weightlifting, it was hard to find any reference point for judging the weightlifting of Sri Chinmoy.

The film, Challenging Impossibility, helps put Sri Chinmoy’s lifting in perspective through fascinating insights through speaking to some of the top bodybuilders and weightlifters.

It seems hard to know what to expect from a film which is an unusual blend of weightlifting and Spiritual Teacher. As one newscaster mentioned in the film, what happens when you mix the Incredible Hulk and the Dalai Lama?

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Oxford Sky

 

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Blue Sky Formal lawn of Trinity College

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Evening sunset

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From Sheldonian Theatre

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All Souls

 

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I Celebrate Myself

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I celebrate myself, and sing myself,
And what I assume you shall assume,
For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.

– Walt Whitman (from Song of Myself)

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Happiness Will Follow You

Happiness Will Follow You by Tejvan Pettinger is a book with articles on ideas for self-improvement. Articles include:

  • Loving difficult people
  • How to Gain Inner Peace
  • How to avoid misunderstanding.

The book includes contributions by Nirbhasa  Magee. There are also a few selected stories by Sri Chinmoy on the theme of self-improvement.

Happiness Will Follow You at Amazon UK

Happiness Will Follow You at Amazon US

 

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