Over 500 videos on meditation and spirituality.

August 21, 2016

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. Read more »

August 19, 2016

Sri Chinmoy speaks on human love and divine love

Sri Chinmoy made a clear distinction between human love, which is characterised by need, possesiveness and insecurity, and divine love which is founded on oneness, and in which you ‘give and give, and don’t expect anything’. In this 2007 interview in San Diego, Sri Chinmoy explains the difference between human love and divine love, as well as talking about prayer and meditation, reincarnation and his relationship with his students. Read more »

August 18, 2016

Conversations about meditation

In this video, Varunavi and Amaravati, students of Sri Chinmoy from Slovakia, talk about meditation and how it has helped them. They also talk about Sri Chinmoy’s path of meditation and how it has influenced different aspects of life. Read more »

August 15, 2016

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 »

August 15, 2016

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 »

August 14, 2016

Interfaith service at the United Nations, 1999

Throughout his lifetime, Sri Chinmoy was closely involved with the United Nations, offering twice weekly meditations with UN staff and delegates. This footage is from a 1999 interfaith event attended by many spiritual leaders of different faiths, and the then UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan. Sri Chinmoy began the interfaith event with a silent prayer and meditation. Read more »

August 11, 2016

‘Peace and power’ – the organ music of Sri Chinmoy

In this video, Grahak Cunningham talks about his experience of listening to a live organ performance by Sri Chinmoy. The performance was during a Peace Concert at the Riverside Church, NY in 2005. Grahak explains the feeling of power, peace and energy emanating from the organ, and how the audience reacted to the intensity of this unique performance. Read more »

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Meditation videos

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, 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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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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Experiences of spirituality

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Sport and self-transcendence.

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 »

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 »

May 2, 2012

2 mile Self-Transcendence Race in New York

Every week, a 2 mile race is held in many Sri Chinmoy Centres around the world as a fun way for people to get together and challenge their capacities. This footage is taken from the April 14, 2012 race in New York, which featured many of Sri Chinmoy’s students from around the world who were present for our annual April gathering. Read more »

July 15, 2011

Interview with Ashrita Furman in Budapest

At the time of writing, Ashrita Furman holds 130 Guinness Records, and is the only person to have ever held over 100 records simultaneously. In 2010, Ashrita visited Budapest, Hungary and broke several world records. He also gave some talks on record breaking. During a talk, he was interviewed for a children’s programme in which he talked about meditation, inner strength and his favourite records. Read more »

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 »

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 »

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.

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Recent uploads

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  • Interview with Peace Run director Salil Wilson

    Interview with Peace Run director Salil Wilson

    The Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run was founded in 1987 and has involved millions of people all around the world in a shared quest for a more harmonious world. In this clip, Peace Run executive director Salil Wilson is interviewed by Sujantra McKeever, as he explains the ideals of the Run and the effect it […]

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  • “Oneness-Dream” at the Rock of Cashel in Ireland

    “Oneness-Dream” at the Rock of Cashel in Ireland

    In April of 2016, “Oneness-Dream”, a group of 14 students of Sri Chinmoy toured Ireland to perform the Master’s music in 18 historical and sacred places. In addition to the summary and scenes from the St. Mary’s Cathedral in Kilkenny, here is another performance that took place in the famous Rock of Cashel ruin in […]

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  • LIFE Voices 28: The Secrets of Happiness

    LIFE Voices 28: The Secrets of Happiness

    Interview with Gunthita, a student of Sri Chinmoy for over 30 years from Zurich, Switzerland.

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  • Running for Peace

    Running for Peace

    Students of Sri Chinmoy talk about their experiences of being involved in the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run (which at the time of making the video, was called the World Harmony Run). It includes reflections on the meaning and dynamism of this unique run for Peace – which is a grassroots event seeking to develop […]

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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 »