Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph from Colorado Springs, Colorado on March 14, 1973 · Page 11
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Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph from Colorado Springs, Colorado · Page 11

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Wednesday, March 14, 1973
Page 11
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Wed., March 14, 1973 Colorado Springs, Colo. Gazette Telegraph— H -A ★ ★ ★ Sri Chinmoy ★ ★ ★ Sri Chinmoy Disciples Schedule Lectures Here A spiritual aspirant must ac*!philosophy involves the path of cept the world because the spir- Bhakti yoga, the path of love itual life and the worldly life and devotion to God. .... ,. . Sri Chinmoy insists that all must Bo together, to of his discip|es be acllve in ,he Davashish, a disciple of Sri world," he said> .^hey must g0 Chinmoy. (to school or earn a livelihood. “As Sri Chinmoy has said. They learn that one can hold ‘We do not have to enter into ¡any sort of job in the world and the Himalayan caves or sit on still carry on a sincere spiritual the snowcapped mountains in life. Thus, we earn our living order to practice spirituality, and offer something toward Sri No. Here in the hustle and Chinmoy’s world wide work for bustle of life, we have to prac- peace." tice spirituality,’" Davashish Sri Chinmoy. who lives in told the Gazette Telegraph Mon- New York, is spiritual director day. for the United National Medita-: He and David Bruenau, anoth- tion group conducted bi-weekly: er disciple, presented a lecture at the U.N. Center, on Sri Chinmoy’s philosophy He was born in Bengal, India, ‘and an opportunity for medita- and at an early age attained tion at Colorado College Mon- “God-realization.” He entered day, with the hope of starting a an Indian ashram where he Sri Chinmoy center in Colorado spent the next 20 years prac- Springs. ticing spiritual disciplines and A film depicting a day in the deep meditation, life of this spiritual master will Many of his writings have: be presented at 7 p.m. today at been published and include the Colorado Springs Fine Arts books, essays, spiritual poetry,: plays, commentaries on the; Vedas and lectures he has I presented. Devashish said that each soul: has a reality and the names: conferred by Chinmoy reflect; who spends many years in me- the quality of a particular soul.) dilation and spiritual practice. A disciple has to be with him Some great masters reach a for a particular period of time; state of enlightenment called before a name is conferred. ‘God-realizalion,’ which gives Devashish, who is from New them a personal, first hand York City, has been a disciple knowledge of the ‘Ultimate for 4Vs years, while Bruneau. Reality.’ But in all human his- who is from Montreal, Canada, t o r y. only a handful have has been a disciple only 4]/2 achieved a level of con- months, sciousness known in the Indian Sri Chinmoy has encouraged scripture as Nirvikalpa Sa- some of his disciples to start madhi, the absolute highest. Sri small businesses which go by Chinmoy is one of these.” such names as Blessing-Light He explained that Chinmoy\s Supreme bookstore, Garland of Divinity’s Love flower shop and Love and Serve restaurant. r , - Through these stores the dis- iervices Monday ciples are ab,e to offer the c°m- Scrvices were held Monday in munit.v at lar8e some of the se anon Citv for Walter Thnmn, remty they have found in them Center. “The notion of a spiritual master or guru is frequently misunderstood by Westerners," Davashish said. “In India, the master is a revered holy man Walter T. Kerrigan Canon City for Walter Thomas Kerrigan, resident there for 22 selves. Call “Divine Enter-I prises” the businesses stand as: of business years who died Wednesday at pr ine businesses stand as St. Joseph's Manor in Florence. rv'ng V , . , sP‘ri,ual lie was born Feb. 14, 1898. in and !na,enal ]lfe can be harm0 Palestine, Texas. He was 75. niiL . , , , Mr, Kerrigan was a retired runeau has a bachelor boilermaker and a veteran ofcammorcc cgre^ . --World War I. He was a member a( min’stratlon and hopes in the of Disabled American Veterans 2fa.r ^u,tur^ to °Pen a Divine and the Elks Lodge 610 of erPrlse ln Canada. Canon City. Devashish attended the Uni- On Aug/3. 1931, at El Paso,!versiti °{ Maryland in Germa- Texas, he was married to Mary ^ Francisco State Col- C. Britner, who died in Feb.! e^c. as, an, n§ sb major. 29 72 received a bachelor of arts Erie Hobson offici- fTre^u the University North Dakota. He runs a Divine Enterprise bookstore in New York. The Rev ated at services. Burial was in Lakeside Cemetery. He de- of G.T. Want Ads Get Results. Try one — Telephone 632-4641. WATER WEIGHT PROBLEM? USE E-LIM Excess water in the body can be uncomfortable. E-LIM will help you lose excess water weight. We at Gibson’s recommend it. Only $1.50 Devashish and Bruneau have been on the road for the past two months to carry Sri Chin­ moy’s message and the trip has included Minneapolis, Minn., Toledo and Columbus, Ohio. Their Colorado tour will encompass Colorado Springs, Denver and Boulder. DISCOUNT CENTER Pharmacy Rustic Hills - 596-1236 TV Rentals $10 Per Month Payments Can Apply To Purchase TV Specialists 330 North Tejon St. Don’t run from store to store for great buys. Run to Penneys. We’ve got plenty right here. JCPenney We know what you’re looking for. Citadel Shopping Center. Open Monday thru Friday 10am-9pm. Saturday 10am-6pm. Sunday 12 Noon-5pm. 597-0050. Downtown. Open Friday 9:30am-9pm. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 9:30am-6pm. 635-1577.

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