Over 500 videos on meditation and spirituality.
Meditation exercises, spiritual music and art, and the multifarious activities of spiritual teacher Sri Chinmoy and his students.
Kailash on self-transcendence »
Sri Chinmoy’s Drawing World »
Demonstration of samadhi »
Meditation basics with Sri Chinmoy – posture, eyes, breathing, visualization »
One message for the world to know »
U Thant Peace Award for Mother Teresa »
LIFE Voices 39: Ultra-Runner Vajin Armstrong »
October 22, 2016
In this video, Kailash talks about what he understands by the concept of self-transcendence; he explains how self-transcendence is the process of going deeper in meditation and understanding more about our real nature. Kailash also explains how sport can help us to practise a form of self-transcendence that can be then used in other areas of life. Read more »
October 7, 2016
Over the years of his artistic activities, Sri Chinmoy created hundreds of drawings and millions of ‘Soul-Bird’ drawings. In this extended video, we offer more than 600 of these beautiful artworks. The background music is by two Russian disciples of Sri Chinmoy, Kushali and Rageshri who performed their music under the name “Silence and Sound” in many parts of the world.
October 5, 2016
In this video Sri Chinmoy explains and demonstrates the three different types of samadhi – savikalpa, nirvikalpa and sahaja samadhi. These are states of consciousness in which the practitioner goes far beyond the domain of the mind to become aware of great inner delight and peace. Read more »
September 26, 2016
In this video, Sri Chinmoy explains the basics of meditation: posture, eyes, correct breathing, etc. He also advises some visualization exercises for before starting meditation, such as offering goodwill to humanity. Read more »
September 15, 2016
In this video, Sri Chinmoy is asked to explain the most important thing he would like to share with the world. Sri Chinmoy replies to the question by saying that: “Each individual must try to feel that he/she is a unique dream of God.” Read more »
September 5, 2016
On October 1st 1994 Mother Teresa received Sri Chinmoy at her Missionaries of Charity House, adjoining the Church of San Gregorio in Rome, Italy. Sri Chinmoy presented Mother Teresa with the prestigious U Thant Peace Award on behalf of the Peace Meditation at the United Nations. Read more »
August 21, 2016
An interview with ultra-runner Vajin Armstrong, who was recently first in the Swiss Alpine Marathon in Davos, Switzerland during July 2016. The interview was conducted in Zurich shortly after his period of running through the Swiss alps. Vajin reveals how he combines sports and spirituality, and gives advice for new runners. Read more »
About Sri Chinmoy
A spiritual teacher, poet, artist musician and athlete.
Sri Chinmoy’s 3-day Weightlifting celebration 2006
A video highlight from Sri Chinmoy’s weightlifting celebration, held during 15-17 September 2006. During these three days, Sri Chinmoy lifted a total weight of 111,524 pounds including a variety of objects. Sri Chinmoy saw his weightlifting as a way to inspire others to transcend their limits. In his own words: “With my weightlifting I am […]Read more »
Sri Chinmoy’s meetings and activities
This video footage shows some meetings between Sri Chinmoy and world leaders, such as President Nelson Mandela, President Gorbachev and Mother Teresa. It also gives a short introduction to some initiatives that Sri Chinmoy founded, such as the Sri Chinmoy Peace Run and the humanitarian organisation – ‘Oneness-Heart-Tears and Smiles’.Read more »
Videos on how to meditate, meditation exercises, and footage of Sri Chinmoy in meditation. Watch more videos »
Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation »
Savikalpa and Nirvikalpa Samadhi »
Meditation at the Sri Ramakrishna Temple »
Mediterranean Meditation: Sri Chinmoy in Malta, 1991 »
Meditation Inspirations »
Sri Chinmoy meditates at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 2004 »
October 26, 2015
Video of Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation, recorded in April 1992. Read more »
February 21, 2016
During a meditation in August 1993, Sri Chinmoy explained and demonstrated the high meditation states of Savikalpa and Nirvikalpa Samadhi at Aspiration-Ground, the meditation garden in Queens, New York where Sri Chinmoy often meditated with his students. Read more »
May 23, 2005
When Sri Chinmoy visited South Africa in 1996 he also visited a ceremony in a Ramakrishna Temple and had a most powerful meditation there. This clip shows you the meditation in its full length.
May 23, 2006
This meditation and music video was recorded in Malta in 1991 when Sri Chinmoy visited the Mediterranean island during his Christmas vacation. He plays his compositions on an echo flute and improvises on an electronic flute.
May 11, 2013
A short compilation of footage showing Sri Chinmoy in meditation. These video clips are a rare opportunity to see a Spiritual Master in meditation, a profound consciousness which will inspire your own meditation. Read more »
May 23, 2005
Sri Chinmoy was officially invited to hold the opening meditation at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Barcelona on July 7th, 2004. After being introduced, he gave a silent meditation and continued by playing on his favorite instrument, the Indian esraj. About 5,000 people were present in and around the auditorium for his beautiful performance. Read more »
Experiences of spirituality
Sri Chinmoy’s students talk about how they discovered meditation, spirituality and the inner life.
Becoming a disciple of Sri Chinmoy: Tilvila Hurwit
Tilvila Hurwit from Tampa, Florida talks about how she became interested in meditation and the spiritual path of Sri Chinmoy.Read more »
Sport and self-transcendence.
Sri Chinmoy felt that sport and spirituality naturally went together; he was an avid runner and weightlifter, and his students also aim to better themselves through sports, as well as organising sporting events for the general public. View more sports videos »
Sri Chinmoy speaks about the Olympics »
Interview with Sri Chinmoy at the 6 and 10 Day Race »
Start of Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race, 2011 »
2 mile Self-Transcendence Race in New York »
Ashrita Furman’s World Records »
New world record set in 3100 Mile Race »
August 8, 2016
In this short video Sri Chinmoy talks about the role of sport and the Olympics in helping to bring about happiness and peace.
“So sports can definitely help us to bring about world peace. If there is happiness then there is peace, if there is peace then there is happiness. Peace and happiness go together. If we do not have even an iota of peace, that’s why we are unhappy.”
– Sri Chinmoy Read more »
May 23, 2005
In April 2001 Sri Chinmoy gave a television interview at the location where the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team were organising a 6 and 10 day ultra race. Sri Chinmoy speaks about spirituality and self-transcendence, the importance of physical fitness and inner and outer satisfaction.
Camera & Edit: Mridanga Spencer
Copyright: © 2001 Sri Chinmoy
July 15, 2011
On 12th June 2011, 10 intrepid runners line up for the 15th edition of the world’s longest certified race. 3 runners are running the race for the first time – Igor Mudryck and Sarvagata Ukrainskyi from the Ukraine and Pradeep Hoogaker from Holland. Read more »
May 2, 2012
Every week, a 2 mile race is held in many Sri Chinmoy Centres around the world as a fun way for people to get together and challenge their capacities. This footage is taken from the April 14, 2012 race in New York, which featured many of Sri Chinmoy’s students from around the world who were present for our annual April gathering. Read more »
May 23, 2005
This photographic tribute celebrates Ashrita Furman’s incredible Guinness World Record achievements – including the fastest mile on a space hopper, balancing a pool cue on one finger, jumping rope with a pogo stick, standing on a Swiss ball, and balancing a milk bottle on his head. Read more »
July 25, 2015
On 24 July 2015, Ashprihanal Aalto set a new record for the world’s longest race, the Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile race. The flying Finn completed the epic journey in under 41 days, almost a day faster than the previous record set in 2006. In doing so, he averaged over 76 miles (123.5 km) a day. Read more »
Sri Chinmoy’s Jharna Kala Art
Sri Chinmoy painted over 140,000 works of mystical abstract art, as well as drawing over 16 million birds.
From 1984 to 2007, Sri Chinmoy gave around 800 Peace Concerts in venues all over the world, including London’s Royal Albert Hall, New York’s Carnegie Hall, the Eiffel Tower and the Sydney Opera House. More Peace Concert videos »
Cello Performance in Budapest »
Sri Chinmoy’s Oxford Organ Performance »
Piano Performance in Budokan Hall, Tokyo »
Sri Chinmoy’s first Peace Concert – Cologne, 1984 »
May 23, 2005
In 1999 Sri Chinmoy visited Europe for an extensive Peace Concert tour through France, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary. He gave a concert in Budapest in March, including this performance on the cello – one of his favorite instruments. Read more »
May 23, 2005
On June 26, 1989 Sri Chinmoy gave a special organ performance during a concert tour of Europe. I was fortunate to witness Sri Chinmoy climbing the stairs of Christ Church Cathedral and start his powerful improvisations on the pipe organ. You can now experience it for yourself in full length. Read more »
September 27, 2012
In 1992 Sri Chinmoy performed in the prestigious Budokan Hall in Tokyo and gave one of his largest Peace Concerts. This piano performance, surrounded with laser beams, was the final act. Enjoy this special improvisation. Read more »
March 16, 2016
On 24 March 1984, Sri Chinmoy offered his first major Peace Concert in the Kölner Sporthalle in Cologne, Germany. 8000 seekers attended and it was the start of a worldwide series of Peace Concerts. This is an original VHS recording and the video quality is not perfect, but it gives a small impression of these Peace Concerts. Read more »
Contributed from all over the world by members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre, which was set up by Sri Chinmoy to facilitate the personal development of his students and to serve the community through free meditation classes, concerts and other cultural and athletic events.
Ashrita on breaking records and meditation
In this entertaining video, Ashrita Furman gives an inspiring talk on his many Guinness World records and how meditation is the key to his success. It is a live recording in English with German translation; it was recorded before the Impossibility Challenger Games in Munich in 2002.Read more »
A childhood meeting with Sri Chinmoy
Devashishu Torpy has been a disciple of Sri Chinmoy for over 35 years. In this video he remembers an occasion where, by coincidence, he met Sri Chinmoy in Central London. Devashishu recalls how meeting Sri Chinmoy in the street gave him his first powerful experience of meditation.Read more »