BROOK FOREST VOICES
THE JEWELS OF HAPPINESS
Audio Tracks: 16
Media Total Time: 04:27:29
Readers & Musicians:
Internationally Known Artists,
Dignitaries & Athletes
Produced by Brook Forest Voices LLC
© 2010 Watkins Publishing
℗ 2014 Heart-Light
Heart Light's proceeds go to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, Archbishop Tutu’s Philani Child Health & Nutrition Project and Mother Teresa’s Missions of Charity
Practical Inspiration and Wisdom forYour Life's Journey
Sri Chinmoy’s insightful words, elegant prose and deep wisdom form a tapestry of inspiration for people from all walks of life. This new edition is enriched by the music of Sri Chinmoy arranged and performed by artists from many nationalities. Sri Chinmoy was leader of the Peace Meditation at the United Nations for 37 years at the invitation of Secretary-General U Thant.
Each chapter is performed by an internationally acclaimed dignitary, athlete & artist.
Preface &Introduction - Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury, Under-Secretary General & High Representative to the United Nations
Peace - Archbishop Desmond Tutu, 1984 Nobel Peace Laureate
Love - Roberta Flack, four-time Grammy winning singer
Joy - Michael Walden, three-time Grammy award winning producer and renowned drummer
Hope - Amb. Davidson Hepburn, President of the 35th Session of UNESCO’s General Conference and long-time Ambassador of the Bahamas to the United Nations
Wisdom - Prof. Charles Johnson, National Book Award winner and pioneering Buddhist scholar
Patience - Cathy Oerter, US international track athlete and co-founder of ‘Artof the Olympians’ with her husband, Al Oerter, 4-time Olympic gold medallist
Enthusiasm - Ashrita Furman, holder of the most Guinness world records in the world - currently 156
Power - Bill Pearl, 5-time Mr. Universe / “Best Built Man of the 20th Century,” & Judy Pearl, fitness nutrition expert
Simplicity - Boris Grebenshikov, legendary Russian singer-songwriter
Sincerity - Judith Light, Emmy & Tony winning actress
Humility - Prof. Shawn Wong, award-winning author and a pioneerof Asian-American studies
Gratitude - Khaliah Ali, philanthropist, Emmy nominated talk show host & daughter of Muhammad Ali
Self-Transcendence - Carl Lewis, 9-time Olympic gold medallist in track and field who was named “Greatest Olympian of the Century"
Epilogue: Happiness - Eric Petersen, editor of Light and Liberty, a best-selling collection of life-lessons drawn from the writings of Thomas Jefferson, along with Kathryn Rhodes, yoga teacher and married to Eric.