Sri Chinmoy’s lifting equipment on display in Zurich


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Over the weekend, a special display of Sri Chinmoy’s lifting equipment were made available for public viewing in the prominent main station in Zurich. Thousands of people passed the stand which was part of an exhibition on promoting good health. Within the display were 3 TV screens that featured weight-lifting videos and the famous documentary “Challenging Impossibility”. The exhibition is a travelling museum and has visited many cities around US and Europe. The exhibition shows the weightlifting machines that Sri Chinmoy used for hoisting immense weights with his  arms, legs and shoulders. This includes a staggering 2,600 lb standing calf raise, a unique apparatus for lifting individuals overhead, and a 800 lb bench press.  A gallery of photos and short films  documenting these extraordinary feats of strength completes the display.

Electric-free acoustic instrument by Turkish Musician

The Yabahar is a new acoustic instrument designed by Istanbul-based musician Görkem Şen that emits music right out of a retro sci-fi movie, a remarkable feat considering there isn’t a bit of electricity involved. The Yabahar can be played in a variety of different ways using mallets or with a bow, relying on a combination of two drum-like membranes, long springs, and a tall fretted neck to create music. Like any instrument, it’s capable of producing sounds that run the gamut from “beautiful music” to “noise.” Give it a listen!

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Dr. Masaru Emoto passed away

On October 17, 2014 famous scientist and creator of the water crystal pictures passed away in a hospital near his home in Japan. Two years ago Lilou Mace interviewed him in Hawai and to my knowledge this was the only time he spoke in English. To commemorate his life and work let’s watch again this interview.

Masaru Emoto was born in Yokohama in July 1943. He was a graduate of the Yokohama Municipal University’s department of humanities and sciences, with a focus on International Relations. In 1986, he established the IHM Corporation in Tokyo. In October of 1992, he received certification from the Open International University as a Doctor of Alternative Medicine. Subsequently he was introduced to the concept of micro cluster water in the US and Magnetic Resonance Analysis technology. The quest thus began to discover the mystery of water. He undertook extensive research of water around the planet, not so much as a scientific researcher, but more from the perspective of emotoan original thinker. At length, he realized that it was in the frozen crystal form, that water showed us its true nature. He has gained worldwide acclaim through his groundbreaking research and discovery, that water is deeply connected to our individual and collective consciousness. He is the author of the best-selling books Messages from Water, The Hidden Messages in Water, The True Power of Water and Love Thyself. He has now also authored two children’s books, The Secret of Water for the children of the world, and The Message from Water children’s version. He was a long-time advocate for peace in relation to water. He was also the head of I.H.M.General Research Institute and President Emeritus of the International Water for Life Foundation, a Not-for-Profit Organization.

By exposing water to a or piece of music, freezing it, and photographing the ice crystals formed, Dr. Emoto has shown that from beautiful words and music, come beautiful crystals, and from mean-spirited, negative words, come malformed and misshapen crystals. What is the significance? It becomes clear when we remember that the adult human body is approximately 70% water and infant bodies are about 90% water. We can be hurt emotionally and, as the water can be changed, for the worse physically by negativity. However, we are always closer to beauty when surrounded by positive thoughts, words, intentions and ultimately those vibrations. Masaru Emoto has studied water for over twenty years. Water has been Dr. Masaru Emoto’s passion.

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Ultraviolet light robot kills Ebola in two minutes

While vaccine makers and drug companies are rushing to bring medical interventions to the market that might address the Ebola pandemic, there’s already a technology available right now that can kill Ebola in just two minutes in hospitals, quarantine centers, commercial offices and even public schools. It’s called the Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot, and it was invented by a team of Texas doctors whose company is based on San Antonio. The Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot uses pulsed xenon-generated UV light to achieve what the company calls “the advanced environmental cleaning of healthcare facilities.” Because ultraviolet light destroys the integrity of the RNA that viruses are made of, it renders viruses “dead.” (Viruses aren’t really alive in the first place, technically speaking, so the correct term is “nonviable.”). Ebola, just like most other viruses, are quickly destroyed by UV light. That’s why Ebola likes to spread in dark places where sunlight doesn’t reach. (Think of Ebola as a “vampire” virus that feeds off human blood but shuns sunlight…) The Xenex robot destroys Ebola on surfaces in just two minutes, zapping them with a specific wavelength of UV light at concentrations that are 25,000 times higher than natural sunlight.

The reason I’m covering this medical technology is because I’m seriously impressed with the concept and the green technology behind it. The Xenex unit generates UV light using xenon — one of the noble gases — rather than toxic mercury. So there’s no toxic mercury to deal with, even when disposing of the equipment after its useful life. So many of the approaches to disinfection in hospitals today are based on harsh, toxic chemicals that pose a secondary risk to the health of hospital patients and staff. But UV light emitted by the Xenex robot leaves no chemical residue whatsoever and requires no chemical manufacturing plant to manufacture. This is truly “light medicine” because it disinfects using specific frequencies of light.

The Xenex UV robot is already being used in about 250 hospitals. That number is likely to increase dramatically due to the current global Ebola outbreak.

Tim’s videos are so inspiring!

Tim: On my last day in California, I went on an epic, death defying trail run in the San Gabriel Mountains on the edge of Los Angeles with my buddy Jeff. The run lasted over 3 hours, but I didn’t drink a drop of water or eat a bite of food. I’m teaching my body to become fat adapted and to burn fat over sugar when exercising. Jeff also helps me with my achilles tendon and tapes it up with some “Strength Tape”.

Val Muskett: Aiming for records after 60

ValVal Muskett (60), who runs for Hill City-University, broke her own age group (60+) world record in the 12hr race in the Sri Chinmoy series in Auckland at the weekend. Despite an ankle complaint in the three weeks leading up the event, she ran 110.79km, almost 1.5km further than her previous record, set in Adelaide earlier this year. Muskett was not on target to break her record at the marathon and 6hr marks, but put in a strong second half to win the race and topple her previous record. ”I had a poor first six hours, it didn’t quite go how I wanted. But the second six hours was pretty good,” she said. ”It’s a 400m running track.”

Before setting her original record in Adelaide, Muskett was just looking for events to use as training. ”I needed something to keep the wheels turning, so I said to my husband, `Don’t buy me a birthday present … let’s find a race that I can go and have a go at a world record. The aim was to go and have a holiday and break the record, which I did.” Muskett, who ran the Christchurch marathon in 3hr 35min earlier in the year, has represented New Zealand 12 times in various distances and plans to make it 13 next year. She ran 193km at the world championships in the Netherlands last year to qualify for next year’s event in Italy. If running 24hr straight was not enough, she plans to run a six-day race in England or Australia after next year’s world championships. ”My aim is to represent New Zealand one last time while I’m 60 … then I may well appear in a six-day race before I finally actually hang up my shoes. I want to try just one.” As well as Muskett’s most recent record, she holds five world records in the 55-59 age group. She set records in the 50km, 100km, 6hr hour track, 12hr road and 12hr track in 2010. ”I’ve got my eye on the 1000km record and maybe the 24hr record. That would happen at the world champs. I would like to finish my career with about 10-12 world records and having represented New Zealand 13 times.”



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