National Historic Landmark Plaque Dedication and 110th Birth Year Celebration
New Hope, PA • 2015
Nakashima Foundation for Peace board member, Miriam Belov then led all in a meditation. In the late 1930s in India, Sri Aurobindo gave Nakashima the name of Sundarananda, “One who delights in beauty”, and he considered himself a karma yogi devoted to creating works of beauty out of wood. George fulfilled his prophetic name and is internationally lauded as a great American artist. At the end of his life, Nakashima’s vision was to uplift Beauty to the service of Peace through his unique vision of Sacred Tables and Altars for Peace on each continent – creating the first for North America in New York City; the second for All Europe in Moscow, Russia; the third for South Asia in Auroville, India.