Asteroid 4429, Chinmoy, discovered September 12, 1978 by Nikolai S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj, Ukraine. It has a period of 3 years, 246 days.

It was named for Sri Chinmoy (born Chinmoy Kumar Ghose)(1931-2007), a Bangladesh-born Indian spiritual leader and author known for promoting meditation and holding public events on the theme of inner peace. He has had detractors who accuse him of domineering and vindictive behavior and other misconduct.

Sri Chinmoy

Asteroid Chinmoy's astrological meaning seems to be: at one, to atone, by and by (Damien Foor), to "blow smoke," industry, blue-collar attitudes, to play Santa.

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