Day 41: Have Faith

“I am really happy that I am ahead of my schedule, in respect to last year and I hope everything keeps turning for the better.”

“I take every day as a single battle.  I never think about tomorrow, because somehow it never comes.  So every day I try and give my best.  Every day I try and put in the effort to do the work.  I am trying to do all the necessary things that will make me happy at the end of the day. ”

Sri Chinmoy Ultra Photo

“I would definitely say it is a little half and half.  I always had it as a kid and I have been working on it over the years.  I try to really improve it.  Willpower is a really powerful tool.  If you can hammer than you should do it.”

“I have been pushing and pushing and pushing.  I have no fear that something could happen.  I hold the line and I know what I want so I go for it.”

Sri Chinmoy Ultra Photo

When talking about his 2 helpers Arpan and Anupam.  “They are the most precious tools for this performance.  They support me in every way.   They care for me.  They know in advance what I need.  What is good for me.  Which kind of food I want.  So they pave the way for a better performance. I would really like to thank them.”

Sri Chinmoy Ultra Photo

Andrea then went on to offer appreciation to all those who have supported him.  “I am really happy that I can inspire people.”

“Meditation and concentration are very powerful tools.  They give the extra kick let’s say.  Also faith.  You have to have faith in something. This belief pushes you forward when you get in trouble. Then this faith can carry you on.  It is an additional power that I think everybody needs.”

The board at the start of Day 41

Clock

Camp

Takasumi

Garima and Rupantar

Wei Ming

Stutisheel

Niriha

Harita

Andrea

Start Day  41

Wei Ming did 63 miles

He has 2551 miles

He was very happy that Taiwanese media carried a picture of him and Vasu

Flower

Swamiji and Vladimir

 

Vasu did 64 miles

He now has 2505 miles

With Sasha

Flower

Marina updating the board

Breakfast

Harita did 59 miles

She now has 2444 miles

With Boijayanti

Doing well

With Rotraud

Flower

Garima and shoes

Marina and Tatya

Takasumi did 57 miles

He now has 2387 miles

With Nina

Flower

Sahishnu

Stutisheel did 34 miles

He now has 2277 miles

Flower

Pranjal

Sahishnu delivering mail

Ananda-Lahari did 48 miles

He now has 2215 miles

Flower

Vajra
To have faith is to have fulfillment.
Faith is fulfillment realised and revealed.
Sri Chinmoy, Arise! Awake! Thoughts of a yogi, Frederick Fell, Inc, New York, 1972

One Comments to “Day 41: Have Faith”

  1. Kripāmaya says:

    Dear Guys, Dear Everybody,
    I thank you from the bottom of my heart for all the amazing work you do. I have been following the race thanks to modern technology and also to the amazing messengers/filmmakers, photographers, etc… Super inspiring to watch all of you, to hear you, to breathe with you … With every step of yours this world is becoming a better place, and our lives becoming brighter and easier. For sure.
    With Love, Joy, and Pride,
    Kripāmaya (Vienna, Austria)

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