Over 500 videos on meditation and spirituality.

June 21, 2017

Sri Chinmoy on sports: running, cycling and swimming

In this clip Sri Chinmoy talks about the inner meaning of running, cycling and swimming, the three disciplines that compose triathlon. Sri Chinmoy is responding to questions by his student, Sundar Dalton.
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June 19, 2017

Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation – 27-8-1991

A video from Sri Chinmoy’s birthday on August 27, 1991, showing him in silent meditation. Sri Chinmoy felt the real teaching of a spiritual Master occured through silence and bringing to the fore the presence of peace and light, which can be felt by receptive seekers.

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June 18, 2017

Piano Ecstasy

Sri Chinmoy performs on the piano during April Celebrations 1992 in New York. He begins the performance with a short meditation and then begins a powerful improvisations in his own unique style. The extemporaneous improvisation also includes two of his song melodies. Read more »

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June 14, 2017

Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation – 5 minutes

A video showing Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation. Sri Chinmoy felt the real teaching of a spiritual Master occured through silence and bringing to the fore the presence of peace and light, which can be felt by receptive seekers.
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June 5, 2017

Sri Chinmoy sings songs in his native Bengali language

On November 27, 1998, Sri Chinmoy celebrated a Weightlifting Anniversary in Manhattan. After an hour of most difficult lifts he changed into his dhoti and gave a beautiful concert. This is a selection of Sri Chinmoy singing some of his favourite Bengali songs, accompanied by his harmonium. Read more »

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June 3, 2017

Life in a spiritual workplace

Pranlobha works as a cook in a vegetarian restaurant in Seattle, run by students of Sri Chinmoy. In this short video, Pranlobha talks about the benefits and challenges of working in a spiritual workplace, focused on the teachings of Sri Chinmoy. Read more »

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May 14, 2017

Sri Chinmoy teaches a concentration exercise during New Year

On New Year’s Eve in 1996, Sri Chinmoy was offering a meditation for the end of the year. With a noisy background from a nearby party, Sri Chinmoy gave a particular concentration exercise to help deal with the outer disturbance. Sri Chinmoy offers an illumining meditation for seven minutes until the fireworks start for the New Year.
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Meditation videos

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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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, 2005

Meditation at the Sri Ramakrishna Temple

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.

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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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February 21, 2016

Savikalpa and Nirvikalpa Samadhi

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 »

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Experiences of spirituality

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  • Tejvan talks about joining the Sri Chinmoy Centre

    Tejvan talks about joining the Sri Chinmoy Centre

    In this short video, Tejvan Pettinger from Oxford, talks about joining the Sri Chinmoy Centre and becoming a disciple of Sri Chinmoy. At the time, Tejvan was a student at Oxford University studying PPE, and became interested in meditation during his second year at university. In this video, he explains why he felt drawn to […]

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  • Running the world’s longest race – Jayasalini

    Running the world’s longest race – Jayasalini

    In this video, Jayasalini Abramovskikh talks about the experience of running the Sri Chinmoy 3100 Mile Self-Transcendence Race. In 2014, at her first attempt, Jayasalini became the first Russian woman to finish this grueling race which lasts for 52 consecutive days.

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  • A meditation experience handing out flyers

    A meditation experience handing out flyers

    Muslim Badami from Auckland, New Zealand relates this interesting meditation experience while handing out flyers for a meditation course. In this ancedote, Muslim mentions how an experience of meditation can occur in the most unexpected of places. Muslim has been a student of Sri Chinmoy for over 10 years and gives meditation classes himself. 

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  • A childhood meeting with Sri Chinmoy

    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.

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Sport and self-transcendence.

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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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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August 10, 2015

The final day of the world’s longest race

On the last day of this year’s Self Transcendence 3100 Mile Race, first-time runner and soon-to-be finisher Nirbhasa Magee shares his thoughts on the significance of the race. Nirbhasa finished the race in a time of 51 days and 12 hours, becoming the first Irishman to do so. This year’s race was especially notable in that it saw the establishment of new men’s and women’s world records. Read more »

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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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July 15, 2011

Start of Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race, 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 »

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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.

May 23, 2005

Sri Chinmoy’s Oxford Organ Performance

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 »

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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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May 23, 2005

Cello Performance in Budapest

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 »

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March 16, 2016

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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  • Meditation video with flute music by Sri Chinmoy

    Meditation video with flute music by Sri Chinmoy

    This video displays Sri Chinmoy during a six-minute meditation extracted from a longer meditation session. Background noise has been replaced by Sri Chinmoy playing western flute compositions for meditation.

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  • The spiritual path after Sri Chinmoy’s passing

    The spiritual path after Sri Chinmoy’s passing

    From an early age, Aruna grew up on Sri Chinmoy’s path, meeting her Guru several times a year. After Sri Chinmoy’s physical passing in October 2007, Aruna describes the process of adjustment to a spiritual life with her Teacher no longer in the physical body.

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  • Benefits of meditation

    Benefits of meditation

    Aruna Pohland, who has been meditating as a student of Sri Chinmoy for over 30 years, talks about some of the benefits of meditation. Aruna mentions that, for her, a good meditation can leave a feeling of gratitude, silence and happiness.

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  • Sri Chinmoy speaking on love and oneness

    Sri Chinmoy speaking on love and oneness

    Sri Chinmoy visited Sweden in 1990 and gave a press conference before performing on stage in Stockholm. In this extract, Sri Chinmoy speaks about the meaning of love and oneness. 

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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 »