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 on religion, love of God, and the path of the heart
Sri Chinmoy explains that his only religion is love of God.Read more »
Sri Chinmoy’s 100m Sprint at the World Veterans’ Games, 1993
Highlights of the opening ceremony and 100 metre sprint.Read more »
Videos on how to meditate, meditation exercises, and footage of Sri Chinmoy in meditation. Watch more videos »
Mediterranean Meditation: Sri Chinmoy in Malta, 1991 »
Meditation at the Sri Ramakrishna Temple »
Meditations with Sri Chinmoy: part 3 »
Opening meditation at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 1993 »
Sri Chinmoy meditates at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 2004 »
Savikalpa and Nirvikalpa Samadhi »
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 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, 2005
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 »
May 23, 2008
Sri Chinmoy was officially invited to hold the opening meditation at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Chicago on August 28, 1993. This event was held to mark the centenary of the original World Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893.
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 »
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 »
Experiences of spirituality
Sri Chinmoy’s students talk about how they discovered meditation, spirituality and the inner life.
LIFE Voices 36: Vijay: Music is the language of God
Sarod musician Vijay Shankar Mishra describes his first contact with music and spirituality.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 »
Ashrita Furman – A spiritual journey »
Sri Chinmoy speaks about the Olympics »
6 and 10 day Self-Transcendence Race »
Interview with NZ ultrarunner Vajin Armstrong »
SCMT’s Abhejali Bernardova swims English Channel »
Interview with Sri Chinmoy at the 6 and 10 Day Race »
October 17, 2011
Ashrita Furman has over 130 Guinness World records to his name, far more than any other person on earth. Here in this special 30 minute interview, he talks in detail about his spiritual journey, how he started meditation and how his journey of self-discovery transformed him from a self-described ‘shy, skinny kid’ who was completely non sports-oriented into a Guinness Record breaker who uses the power of meditation to go beyond the mind and achieve things that previously seemed almost impossible. Read more »
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 28, 2012
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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May 15, 2012
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 »
September 9, 2012
On 11 July 2011, Abhejali Bernardova from Czech Republic swum the English Channel in a time of 14 hours and 37 minutes. Abhejali is the 27th member of the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team to complete the crossing and the 42nd solo swim overall – the record for the most Channel crossings by any team. 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
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 »
Veena Performance in the Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima »
Piano Performance in Budokan Hall, Tokyo »
Sri Chinmoy in Christchurch Cathedral »
Sri Chinmoy’s Oxford Organ Performance »
August 23, 2006
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 »
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 »
September 18, 2011
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 »
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 »
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 »