Pictures

Baseball star Steve Finley, Sudhahota Carl Lewis, boxer Donny Lalonde and his wife Christie congratulate Sri Chinmoy at the conclusion of the afternoon lifts.

Sudhahota autographs a copy of his autobiography Inside Track for Sayeed-ur-Rabb, the editor of the Bangladesh paper The Weekly Thikana and a former Olympian representing Bangladesh in the shot put and discus in the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.

Sri Chinmoy welcomes Ambalika Evelyn Lewis, Sudhahota's mother, who kept her presence on the day as a surprise for her son

Dr. Ananda Guruge, his wife Darshanika and Sri Chinmoy's student Pradhan exchange greetings with Sudhahota Carl Lewis

A group of singers who braved the chilly autumn conditions to perform some of the many songs that Sri Chinmoy has composed for his weightlifting adventures.

Two world champions, Sudhahota Carl Lewis and Donny Lalonde, strike up a friendship.

Sri Chinmoy greets Steve Finley and Durdam Rocherolle, who had just flown in from San Diego for the event.

A loving exchange of smiles between Sri Chinmoy and Donny Lalonde.