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.
Sri Chinmoy on religion, love of God, and the path of the heart »
The link between art and meditation »
Sri Chinmoy – a short biography »
Benefits of finishing 10 Day Race »
The Peace Run in Wales »
Suprabha – 3100 Mile Race stories »
Sri Chinmoy’s first Peace Concert – Cologne, 1984 »
May 25, 2016
In this interview excerpt Sri Chinmoy explains his role as a Guru or spiritual teacher – he does not teach religion, but a way of life based on prayers and meditations. Despite growing up in a Hindu family, he feels that his only religion is love of God, and that all religions are expressions of this basic sentiment. He also explains his path of the heart, which is to love and serve God inside everyone, and to see the good in each and every human being. Read more »
May 19, 2016
Papaha has been a student of Sri Chinmoy’s since the 80’s. He currently operates a gallery in San Diego and relates some memories of Sri Chinmoy’s visit there in 2005. He also discusses how art and meditation go together.
May 5, 2016
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 »
May 1, 2016
Every year, the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team promote a six and ten day race at Flushing Meadow, New York. In this video, Manoshri and Gautami talk about the ups and downs of running a ten day race, and some of the benefits derived from participation, such as determination and will power. Read more »
March 28, 2016
This video shows some highlights of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run’s recent visit to Wales. During its run through Wales, the Peace Run visited many towns and places of interest, including the National Botanic Garden of Wales near Carmarthen, Laugharne – the home of poet Dylan Thomas and Caerphilly. Read more »
March 20, 2016
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 »
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 »
About Sri Chinmoy
A spiritual teacher, poet, artist musician and athlete.
Sri Chinmoy meditates at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 2004
The opening meditation in Barcelona, followed by a short performance on the esraj.Read more »
Videos on how to meditate, meditation exercises, and footage of Sri Chinmoy in meditation. Watch more videos »
Meditations with Sri Chinmoy: part 3 »
Savikalpa and Nirvikalpa Samadhi »
Opening meditation at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 1993 »
Mediterranean Meditation: Sri Chinmoy in Malta, 1991 »
Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation »
Meditation at the Sri Ramakrishna Temple »
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 »
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, 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, 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.
October 26, 2015
Video of Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation, recorded in April 1992. Read more »
Experiences of spirituality
Sri Chinmoy’s students talk about how they discovered meditation, spirituality and the inner life.
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 […]Read more »
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 »
Sri Chinmoy’s Weightlifting Celebration 1998 »
SCMT’s Abhejali Bernardova swims English Channel »
Interview with NZ ultrarunner Vajin Armstrong »
Sri Chinmoy lifts his own Smart Car, 2004 »
Ashrita Furman’s World Records »
Ashrita Furman – A spiritual journey »
May 23, 2005
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 »
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 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 »
February 10, 2014
During November 2004, Sri Chinmoy held a celebration of weightlifting, culminating in the final evening where he performed many lifts. The finale of the evening featured Sri Chinmoy lifting his own car in a standing calf raise using a specially-constructed overhead apparatus. 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 »
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 »
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 »
‘Ami Jabo’ – an acapella performance by Sri Chinmoy »
Sri Chinmoy in Christchurch Cathedral »
Sri Chinmoy’s Oxford Organ Performance »
Veena Performance in the Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima »
August 15, 2015
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.
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 »
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 »
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.