Wellington, 17-19 December 2002

December 17

  • Concert of Prayerful Music By Maestro Sri Chinmoy, Town Hall, Wellington 8.00 pm, 1,240 attended
  • Sri Chinmoy played the organ (second New Zealand organ and largest in New Zealand.)
  • Display of Jharna-Kala (fountain-art) Prints in the foyer of Town Hall.

December 18 In Auckland, Ashrita established a new Guinness record in “gluggling” – juggling three balls underwater for the longest time without dropping them, at Kelly Tarlton’s Underwater World. The time was 48 minutes and 36 seconds in his second attempt.

Lifting Up the World with a Oneness-Heart A Lifting Up the World with a Oneness-Heart programme,10.00 am, December 18, was held in the Renouf Foyer, Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington. 56 people were lifted including MP's, sportspeople and musicians.

  • Visits and names Sonar Tari, Wellington cafe run by students of Sri Chinmoy
  • Meets Speaker of the House of Parliament, in his parliamentary office.

Sri Chinmoy commented that every day was like running a marathon, so much was happening.