City of Bristol


Office of the Mayor


WHEREAS, The Honorable Sri Chinmoy of India, Director of the Meditation Group of the United Nations has travelled to many parts of the globe, presenting his most beautiful and exceptional meditations on God, Love, and Peace (Both interior and exterior) to the leaders and people he has met throughout the world; and

WHEREAS, The Honorable Sri Chinmoy and his group visited Bristol on the 8th day of May, 1974 and

WHEREAS, We, in Bristol, would like to commemorate that visit with a living momento of our friendship and in admiration of his deep spirituality;

NOW THEREFORE, I, FRANK J. LONGO, SR., herewith present to the HONORABLE SRI CHINMOY, a Chrysanthemum Cutting from our Bristol Nurseries which will henceforth be known as


and placed in the QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDENS in New York State and the BRISTOL NURSERIES as a living testimonial to a very learned and spiritual leader in our world today.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and the seal of the City of Bristol, Connecticut, this 16, day of May, 1975.

Frank J. Longo, Sr. Mayor