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Re: Sri Chinmoy inspires 8 year old

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  • erika2713
    You are totally accurate with everything you have said. Thank you for your correction. Antony sends a special hello to you. Gratitude Erika--- In
    Message 1 of 6 , May 1, 2005
      You are totally accurate with everything you have said. Thank you
      for your correction.

      Antony sends a special hello to you.

      Gratitude
      Erika--- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, niriha7
      <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > Dear Erica, You mentioned that Michael took some meditation
      classes
      > but perhaps you meant that he taught and/or offered some
      meditation
      > classes. If so, I imagine that he would be quite effective and
      that
      > people who attended were drawn to him.
      >
      > I am not at all surprised that Antony could sit quietly through
      the
      > class. That must have made an impression on the students that
      there
      > must be something to this thing called meditation if a child can
      sit
      > so peacefully! Niriha
      > ^ ^
      > @ @
      > &
      > \_/
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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      >
      >
      > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, erika2713
      > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > > Dear Niriha,
      > >
      > > Thank you for your wonderful insights you give us. I thought I
      > > would share a little story with you regarding the taking of
      > > meditation classes.
      > >
      > > Recently, Michael took some meditation classes. I wanted to go
      to
      > to
      > > support him as it was the first time he had taken classes. I was
      > > wondering whether or not to take Antony as well. I asked Antony
      > > whether he would like a babysitter. He refused he said that he
      > > wanted to come and watch daddy take meditation classes.
      > >
      > > Antony was very helpful and helped us to set up before class. In
      > > addition, he sat still for the whole meditation class. At the
      end
      > > the boys that had questions went to see Michael and the girls
      came
      > > to see me. People seemed quite surprised to see a child sit so
      > still
      > > and at peace.
      > >
      > > I really enjoyed those classes. I hope that we can hire that
      hall
      > > and do it again.
      > >
      > > Erika
      > >
      > > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, niriha7
      > > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > > > Dear Erica, As president of Antony's fan club as well as
      having
      > > had
      > > > the priviledge of having you and Antony stay in my apartment,
      I
      > > felt
      > > > happy to read of his achievement.
      > > >
      > > > Just today, I read a question to Sri Chinmoy regarding
      talent.
      > He
      > > > replied:
      > > >
      > > > [unofficial]
      > > >
      > > > Ultimately, everything is the Grace of the Supreme. Some
      people
      > > have
      > > > receptivity for this Grace while others do not. Some are
      > > receptive
      > > > to Light, so naturally Light can function in and through them
      > much
      > > > more than through others who are not open. Each talent is
      only
      > an
      > > > opening of either the heart or the mind or some other part of
      our
      > > > existence to the Highest.
      > > >
      > > > There have been many posts about smiles recently. I have
      never
      > > seen
      > > > a smile like Antony's smile. It seems to me that his smile
      comes
      > > > directly from his soul. Niriha
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, erika2713
      > > > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > > > > My son who is now 8 years old (Antony) has been privileged
      to
      > > see
      > > > > Sri Chinmoy composing music and playing many instruments
      since
      > a
      > > > > very early age. The inspiration of Sri Chinmoy has greatly
      > > > > influenced our family life and it is wonderful to see Antony
      > > > > blossoming as a result of this.
      > > > >
      > > > > Antony has been learning to play keyboard and decided to
      > compose
      > > > > some music. We have a software package that allows the
      music
      > to
      > > be
      > > > > produced as sheet music and then printed. The arrangement
      was
      > > six
      > > > > sheets long and he printed it off and took it to school. He
      > > showed
      > > > > it at 'show and tell' to his teacher and his classmates.
      The
      > > > > teacher even allowed him to play it on the piano in front of
      > the
      > > > > whole class. (This was amazing in itself as Antony said that
      > the
      > > > > students were not allowed to play on the piano). We
      received a
      > > > note
      > > > > from the teacher. Dear Mr & Mrs Ashton, You must be very
      > proud
      > > of
      > > > > your son. I was very impressed and overwhelmed by the
      > > composition
      > > > > that he presented today. He is a very clever boy.
      > > > >
      > > > > I have much gratitude and appreciation for the grounding not
      > > only
      > > > in
      > > > > music but also in art and literature provided to us by Sri
      > > > Chinmoy.
      > > > > In addition much kindness provided to us by Sri Chinmoy. God
      > > Bless
      > > > him.
      > > > >
      > > > > Erika
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