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W o r l d’ s largest tennis-ball mosaic created in the US


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W o r l d’ s   largest tennis-ball mosaic created in the US….…………………………………..

……Agiant record breaking mosaic consisting of over 10,000 tennis balls has been created here to commemorate the 84 th birth anniversary of Indian spiritual leader Chinmoy Kumar Ghosh.

…………………………………………………NEWYORK city based Ashrita Furman , who holds the most Guinness Records at the same time (currently 195 ), worked with 20 friends to creat the world’s largest tennis ball mosaic .With the creation , the 60 year-old health food store manager set the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest tennis ball mosaic in honour of the meditation teacher Sri Chinmoy.The mosaic consists of 10,084 tennis balls in white , green yellow, orange and pink fixed on boards . The ball composition shows a tennis player in action and has a length of 29 feet and 9.5 inches and width of 15 feet and 4 inches .Furman surpassed the previous record of 2,732 tennis balls mossaic, which was created by Tennis Emirates in Dubai a year ago. Furman credited Chinmoy for inspiring him and world to ” find more joy and peace in our hearts”.Given that the spiritualleader was an avid tennis player, Furman said he came up with the idea to create the tennis ball mosaic .Furman has been breaking Guinness World Records since 1979, including buiding the worlds largest tennis racket. Born in 1931, Chinmoy moved to the US in 1964 after spending almost two decades at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram Pondicherry.He died from a heart attack in Jamaica,Queens,New York on 11 October 2007.

 


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