Honouring Raisa Gorbacheva’s 90th birth anniversary with our ‘Raisa’s Children’ initiative

The Oneness-Heart Tears and Smiles initiative has had a long and fruitful relationship with the Raisa Gorbacheva Memorial Institute of Children’s Oncology, Hematology and Transplantation in St. Petersburg, Russia. Our founder, Sri Chinmoy visited the hospital the year it opened in 2007, and offered a concert that day in memory of Raisa Maximovna, wife of […]

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Humanitarian Service for St Vincent and the Grenadines

On April 9th and 12th, 2021, La Soufrière volcano erupted on the island of St. Vincent releasing large amounts of hot ash, lava and toxic gas. Over 7,000 people are in government-run shelters. Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves reached out to the global community for support. The Oneness-Heart Tears and Smiles humanitarian service, founded by Sri […]

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Art to celebrate Happiness

At this time in history, we are all thinking of global health, yet seeking ways to give our children joy and opportunities for new friendships. We have learned through many years of experience, that a child really cherishes a message of encouragement and friendship from another child the most. This is how our Happiness Art […]

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Requests from the United Nations over the years

Since 1970, Sri Chinmoy has had a very close involvement with the United Nations. This is a list of some of the services that the Oneness-Heart Tears and Smiles initiative was grateful to provide, at the direct requests of UN Under-Secretaries General Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury and Professor Ibrahim Gambari, who were both very dear friends […]

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