Sri Chinmoy

1931 - 2007

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Chinmoy Kumar Ghose, better known as Sri Chinmoy (27 August 1931 – 11 October 2007), was an Indian spiritual leader who taught meditation in the West after moving to New York City in 1964. Chinmoy established his first meditation center in Queens, New York, and eventually had 7,000 students in 60 countries. A prolific author, artist, poet, and musician, he also held public events such as concerts and meditations on the theme of inner peace. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sri Chinmoy has received more than 724,772 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Sri Chinmoy is the 1,581st most popular writer (up from 1,715th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Bangladesh (up from 11th in 2019) and the most popular Bangladeshi Writer.

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  • 32

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  • 3.27

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Among writers, Sri Chinmoy ranks 1,581 out of 5,794Before him are Monique Wittig, Marie de Gournay, Semonides of Amorgos, Enzo of Sardinia, Arseny Tarkovsky, and Watchman Nee. After him are Anna Leonowens, Augusto Roa Bastos, John Gay, James Bond, André Brink, and Robert Southey.

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Among people born in 1931, Sri Chinmoy ranks 91Before him are John Robert Schrieffer, Takashi Mizuno, Angie Dickinson, Tomi Ungerer, Rita Moreno, and Haya Harareet. After him are Silvia Pinal, Yao Wenyuan, Arawa Kimura, Augusto Boal, Luís Cabral, and Ferenc Mádl. Among people deceased in 2007, Sri Chinmoy ranks 75Before him are Lothar-Günther Buchheim, Yvonne De Carlo, Gordon Scott, Anna Nicole Smith, István Sándorfi, and Robert Adler. After him are Ousmane Sembène, Arawa Kimura, Kiichi Miyazawa, Petar Stambolić, Hrant Dink, and Maria Gripe.

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In Bangladesh

Among people born in Bangladesh, Sri Chinmoy ranks 10 out of 43Before him are Atiśa (982), Chandragupta I (250), William Beveridge (1879), Zillur Rahman (1929), Sheikh Hasina (1947), and Jagadish Chandra Bose (1858). After him are Anandamayi Ma (1896), Iajuddin Ahmed (1931), Ziaur Rahman (1936), Begum Rokeya (1880), Khawaja Nazimuddin (1894), and Meghnad Saha (1893).

Among WRITERS In Bangladesh

Among writers born in Bangladesh, Sri Chinmoy ranks 1After him are Begum Rokeya (1880), Mahasweta Devi (1926), Taslima Nasrin (1962), Avijit Roy (1972), and Monica Ali (1967).