Over 500 videos on meditation and spirituality.

February 22, 2017

Sri Chinmoy on religion, love of God, and the path of the heart

In this interview, 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 »

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February 21, 2017

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.  Read more »

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February 21, 2017

Abhejali interview

Abhejali Bernardova is a member of the Sri Chinmoy Centre in Zlin, Czech Republic. In this video, she talks about how she became interested in meditation and and later became a disciple of Sri Chinmoy. Abhejali also explains how she received her spiritual name from Sri Chinmoy. Read more »

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February 21, 2017

Aphorisms on Peace by Sri Chinmoy

This video offers a selection of aphorisms on peace by Sri Chinmoy. It is produced in association with the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run, which offers people the opportunity to share the common goal of a more peaceful world. The selection of poems on peace give a practical encouragement on how we can work towards peace, in both our inner and outer life. Read more »

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February 19, 2017

Sri Chinmoy painting at “Aspiration-Ground”

During his birthday celebrations in August 1997, Sri Chinmoy painted several acrylics at “Aspiration-Ground” in Queens, NY. To Sri Chinmoy, art was a meditative activity – he termed his own art “Jharna-Kala” (Bengali for Fountain-Art – art that comes from the soul).  Read more »

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February 6, 2017

Sri Chinmoy’s 800lb life and the importance of hope

During this short interview with an interviewer from CBS 2, Sri Chinmoy explains the inspiration and motivation behind his lifting. Sri Chinmoy mentions his age of 69, and explains his philosophy is “Never give up hope” and “it’s never too late”

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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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Meditation videos

May 23, 2008

Opening meditation at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 1993

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.

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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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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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May 23, 2005

Sri Chinmoy meditates at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 2004

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 »

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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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Sport and self-transcendence.

January 1, 2016

Ratuja: Running a Six Day Race

Ratuja Zub, a student of Sri Chinmoy from Belarus, talks about her experience of running a six day race in New York. Ratuja talks about the difficulties at the start of the race, but also by the end, how she felt a great sense of calmness and satisfaction. Read more »

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February 10, 2014

Sri Chinmoy lifts his own Smart Car, 2004

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 »

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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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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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May 23, 2005

Ashrita Furman’s World Records

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 »

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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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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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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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September 27, 2012

Piano Performance in Budokan Hall, Tokyo

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 »

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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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  • Sri Chinmoy’s Path – service

    Sri Chinmoy’s Path – service

    In this video, Muslim Badami talks about the value of service on Sri Chinmoy’s Path. Muslim explains that the opportunity to offer something to others, with a selfless motive, can be a valuable way to gain a sense of satisfaction and growth. Muslim is a member of the Auckland Sri Chinmoy Centre, which regularly offers […]

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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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  • From religion to spirituality – Muslim Badami

    From religion to spirituality – Muslim Badami

    In this video, Muslim Badami talks about his spiritual journey from following a religious path of prayer to discovering Sri Chinmoy’s path of meditation. Muslim also talks about the importance of his inner connection with his meditation teacher, and how he felt inwardly guided on his spiritual journey. Muslim Badami is a member of the […]

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  • Meditations in Davos 1987

    Meditations in Davos 1987

    This is a clip of Sri Chinmoy meditating at the start and end of a seven-hour Concert in the Swiss village of Davos. During the concert, Sri Chinmoy performed on a variety of musical instruments, including some he played on for the first time. The concert occurred on May 27 1987. Filmed by kedarvideo Switzerland

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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

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    LIFE Voices

    Interviews with inspiring voices from around the world Read more »

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    Meditation-Silence

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

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    Moments of Silence

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