Over 500 videos on meditation and spirituality.

August 18, 2017

LIFE Voices 40 – Stutisheel: I love challenges

3100-mile runner Stutisheel Oleg Lebedev speaks about the challenges and experiences of competing in the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race. Stutisheel shares some of the mental and spiritual attitudes necessary to complete this epic feat of physical endurance.

Stutisheel also talks about his first participation in the Zurich Lake Marathon Swim 2017, as well as on the importance of meditation and nutrition. This is the 40th edition of LIFE Voices series.

Produced by kedarvideo, Switzerland.
Soundtrack by Parichayaka Hammerl

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August 16, 2017

Sri Chinmoy’s first Peace Concert – Cologne, 1984

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 »

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August 15, 2017

Sri Chinmoy – a short biography

A short introduction to the life of Sri Chinmoy. It includes his early life in India and his later move to New York in 1964. During his time in the West, Sri Chinmoy taught seekers about yoga, meditation and the importance of peace. Sri Chinmoy was also able to share this message of peace and goodwill with many world leaders; he described himself as a student of peace. Read more »

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August 14, 2017

What is a good meditation?

Nripatri talks about the value of meditation and what constitutes a ‘good’ meditation. Nripatri also expresses the essence of Sri Chinmoy’s philosophy and the experience of meditating with Sri Chinmoy in person. Read more »

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August 7, 2017

Meditation with mantra-chanting by Sri Chinmoy

This video displays Sri Chinmoy during a silent meditation extracted from a longer meditation session. Background noise has been replaced by a recording of Sri Chinmoy chanting the mantra “Supreme” in a very soulful and extemporaneous way, as well as a more devotional “Supreme, I bow to Thee” mantric chant. Read more »

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August 7, 2017

Banshidhar – maintaining your aspiration

Banshidhar Medeiros has been a disciple of Sri Chinmoy for nearly 40 years. In this video, he talks about the challenges of maintaining your aspiration and spiritual life through ‘dry periods of meditation.’ Speaking from personal experience, Banshidhar suggests the most important thing is to keep going through the transient difficulty and bear in mind how fleeting time is. Read more »

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July 29, 2017

Sri Chinmoy’s last concert

On 19 September 2007, 22 days before his passing on 11 October 2007, Sri Chinmoy gave his last public peace concert in St. Petersburg in Russia – a unique historical recording. Sri Chinmoy began with silent meditation and finished with a powerful synthesizer improvisation at the end. Read more »

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About Sri Chinmoy

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Meditation videos

May 23, 2005

Meditations with Sri Chinmoy: part 3

In these 1995 clips of Sri Chinmoy meditating, you can see his eyes flicker back and forth quite rapidly. As Sri Chinmoy explains in answering the question below, this flickering is a result of his soul moving between different high planes of conscousness. Read more »

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October 26, 2015

Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation

Video of Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation, recorded in April 1992. Read more »

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January 1, 2017

Sri Chinmoy on the basics of meditation

Sri Chinmoy offers suggestions on the basics of meditation, such as correct sitting posture, eye position, how to breathe and purify the breath. Sri Chinmoy also explains two different ways of silencing the mind. This video will be very useful for any beginner to meditation. Read more »

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May 11, 2013

Meditation Inspirations

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 »

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January 29, 2017

Sri Chinmoy: Samadhi

A rare historical 16mm film from the 1970s shows Sri Chinmoy in meditation at his home in Queens, NY.

As soundtrack a piano piece called “Kurukshetra” by Sri Chinmoy has been chosen.

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May 23, 2006

Mediterranean Meditation: Sri Chinmoy in Malta, 1991

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.

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Experiences of spirituality

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  • Meditation in the heart and mind

    Meditation in the heart and mind

    Devashishu, who has been meditating as a student of Sri Chinmoy for the past 35 years, talks about the difference between meditation in the heart and meditation in the mind. From personal experience, Devashishu explains some of the qualities of the spiritual heart and the challenges of learning to meditate.

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  • Meditation classes in the Sri Chinmoy Centre

    Meditation classes in the Sri Chinmoy Centre

    Nirbhasa talks about giving meditation classes, what people can expect from them.

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  • Pulak – joining the path

    Pulak – joining the path

    Pulak Viscardi talks about his journey to becoming a disciple of Sri Chinmoy in the early 1970s. Pulak explains how a passage from Sri Chinmoy’s writings ‘My Mind’ from Songs of the Soul – deeply resonated with him. From this first introduction to Sri Chinmoy’s writings, he attended meditation classes before meeting Sri Chinmoy in […]

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  • LIFE Voices 39: Ultra-Runner Vajin Armstrong

    LIFE Voices 39: Ultra-Runner Vajin Armstrong

    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.

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Sport and self-transcendence.

March 20, 2016

Suprabha – 3100 Mile Race stories

Suprabha Beckjord completed the 3100 Mile Self Transcendence race a record 13 consecutive years – between 1997 and 2009. In this short interview, Suprabha shares some stories of how she got into running and how Sri Chinmoy encouraged her to enter the 3100 Mile Race. Read more »

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May 23, 2005

Sri Chinmoy’s Weightlifting Celebration 1998

This video shows highlights from Sri Chinmoy’s weightlifting exhibition in 1998, in New York. During the evening, Sri Chinmoy displayed many notably feats of weightlifting, such as lifting a groups of people on different platforms, 145 pounds overhead in each arm simultaneously, weights on his stomach, and much more.  Read more »

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June 26, 2013

An elephant lift in Connecticut

In this video clip, we see TV footage  from 1986 of Sri Chinmoy lifting an elephant. Sri Chinmoy is also interviewed by a TV presenter, and he explains his motivation for doing this kind of lift. Read more »

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May 15, 2012

Interview with NZ ultrarunner Vajin Armstrong

In the past year, Vajin Armstrong has blossomed into one of New Zealand’s top long distance runners, winning the prestigious Kepler Challenge in 2011 and the American River 50 mile race in 2012. The video features Vajin talking about his spiritual inspiration, his training and his love of nature, along with some beautiful footage of him running through some of New Zealand’s breathtaking scenery. Read more »

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May 28, 2012

6 and 10 day Self-Transcendence Race

This race has been put on by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team since 1997, and is now one of the premier races on the American ultrarunning calendar. For those who have never experienced a multiday race before, this presentation aims to give a look inside the world of a multi day runner, and a glimpse of how this arduous challenge can be a beautiful experience for the soul.
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October 23, 2015

Self Transcendence 24 hour Race in Ottawa

The Self Transcendence 24 hour race in Ottawa is the longest running 24 hour race in the world, taking place since 1983. The race is also unique in that it is held entirely indoors, around a 400m track. Utpal Marshall interviews some of the participants to find out what makes them do this kind of race.

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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.

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Peace Concerts.

September 18, 2011

Sri Chinmoy in Christchurch Cathedral

In December of 2002, Sri Chinmoy gave a beautiful Peace Concert in this famous cathedral. Watch these excerpts where Sri Chinmoy plays his favorite golden bamboo flute as well as the synthesizer. In between the clips, a few bird drawings that were exhibited at the entrance of the church are shown, as well as some landscapes filmed during the same trip to New Zealand’s South Island. Read more »

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August 23, 2006

Veena Performance in the Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima

During his visit to Japan in July 2006 Sri Chinmoy visited Hiroshima, where he gave a concert in the Peace Memorial Park. Watch this opening performance on a Veena specially hand-crafted
for the Maestro. Read more »

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August 15, 2015

‘Ami Jabo’ – an acapella performance by Sri Chinmoy

Among the thousands of Bengali compositions of Sri Chinmoy, the song “Ami Jabo” was one that he sung frequently during concert performances, such as this powerful acapella performance during a Peace Concert in Turin, Italy, in 2005.

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October 28, 2016

Sri Chinmoy’s concert after weightlifting ceremony

This video includes highlights from a concert of meditative music on 27 November 1998. The concert includes some of Sri Chinmoy’s favourite instruments, such as the flute, esraj and cello; plus some moving and soulful singing performances. Read more »

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  • Banshidhar – Grace and meditation

    Banshidhar – Grace and meditation

    Banshidhar talks about the essence of meditation on Sri Chinmoy’s Path. In his own experience, Banshidhar felt the inner teaching of his Master was to develop his capacity for love. Meditation was not so much a particular technique but the power of Grace.

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  • Pradhan – Eternity’s Father

    Pradhan – Eternity’s Father

    Pradhan Balter shares an illumining experience shortly after the passing of his father. He explains how Sri Chinmoy expressed his concern and love for both Pradhan and his recently deceased father.

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  • On Sri Chinmoy’s Path – Kokila

    On Sri Chinmoy’s Path – Kokila

    Kokila Chamberlain talks about the experience of being on Sri Chinmoy’s Path. She explains a ‘typical’ function and the spontaneous nature of Sri Chinmoy’s approach. Kokila also explains what drew her to Sri Chinmoy’s Path.

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  • “Oneness-Dream” tour 2017 in Tuscany

    “Oneness-Dream” tour 2017 in Tuscany

    ONENESS-DREAM, an a cappella choir, initiated by Snatak, regularly visit countries to perform a selection of songs of Sri Chinmoy in spiritual places, churches and abbeys to bring modern spirituality in ancient venues. In April 2017, the group went to Tuscany, Italy.

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Documentaries

  • challenging-impossibility

    Challenging Impossibility

    Award-winning story of Sri Chinmoy’s weightlifting  Read more »

  • suprabha

    Spirit of a Runner

    One runner’s journey through the longest foot race in the world. Read more »

  •  ocean-monk

    Ocean Monk

    Seeking enlightenment through meditation and surfing. Read more »

Podcasts on Sri Chinmoy TV

  • lifevoices

    LIFE Voices

    Interviews with inspiring voices from around the world Read more »

  • meditation-silence

    Meditation-Silence

    Silent meditation and spiritual writings by Sri Chinmoy. Read more »

  • moments-of-silence

    Moments of Silence

    Meditative scenery from Hawai’i, Switzerland, Bali and more »