The   Jewels  of  Happiness
by

SRI CHINMOY

A portion of the proceeds will go to charities for children worldwide:
 Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, Philani Nutrition & Development Project in South Africa
 and Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity.
 

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   “The Jewels of Happiness” contains poems and prose by renowned peace visionary, Sri Chinmoy. Ever since he led the Peace Meditations at the UN, the power of Sri Chinmoy's initiatives have been praised by world leaders and influenced thousands of individuals.


     *Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu stated, “These sweet gems of wisdom by my dear friend Sri Chinmoy are timeless truths full of encouragement, love and goodness.”


     *“I applaud your lifetime of service to humanity in the great cause of world peace…” Nelson Mandela


      The audiobook was released March 19th at the United Nations headquarters in New York on the eve of the first “UN International Day of Happiness” and contains chapters read by 17 spiritual, diplomatic, artistic and athletic luminaries.


      A portion of the proceeds will go to charities for children worldwide: Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, Philani Nutrition and Development Project in South Africa and Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity.


Author profile:

Sri Chinmoy


    Sri Chinmoy was born in 1931 in the Bengal province of what was then India. After spending twenty years in a spiritual community, he came in New York City in 1964. In 1970, at the request of the then Secretary-General U Thant, Sri Chinmoy began conducting meditations and other programs for peace for the staff and delegates of the United Nations. Until his passing in 2007, Sri Chinmoy worked tirelessly to promote a world based on oneness. In one of his talks at the United Nations, he said “Peace does not mean the absence of war. Outwardly two countries may not wage war, but if they inwardly treasure aggressive thoughts, hostile thoughts, that is as good as war. Peace means the presence of harmony, love, satisfaction and oneness.” He felt that people could gain this satisfaction and oneness by being inspired to follow their dreams, and he sought to demonstrate this through his own prolific output of poetry, music, literature and art.

Among the 17 outstanding individuals who read

a chapter of the new audio book:


  1. Nobel Peace Laureate -  Archbishop Desmond Tutu


  1. Grammy Award winning singer /songwriter -  Roberta Flack


  1. Olympic legend - Carl Lewis


  1. Emmy and Tony Award winning actress - Judith Light