Over 500 videos on meditation and spirituality.

October 22, 2016

Kailash on self-transcendence

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

Sri Chinmoy’s Drawing World


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.

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October 5, 2016

Demonstration of samadhi

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

Meditation basics with Sri Chinmoy – posture, eyes, breathing, visualization

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

One message for the world to know

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

U Thant Peace Award for Mother Teresa

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

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 »

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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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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, 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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October 26, 2015

Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation

Video of Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation, recorded in April 1992. 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, 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 »

Experiences of spirituality

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Sport and self-transcendence.

October 17, 2011

Ashrita Furman – A spiritual journey

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 »

June 26, 2013

An elephant lift in Connecticut

In this video clip, we see TV footage  from 1986 of Sri Chinmoy lifting an elephant. Sri Chinmoy is also interviewed by a TV presenter, and he explains his motivation for doing this kind of lift. Read more »

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 »

September 9, 2012

SCMT’s Abhejali Bernardova swims English Channel

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 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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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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    Challenging Impossibility

    Award-winning story of Sri Chinmoy’s weightlifting  Read more »

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    Spirit of a Runner

    One runner’s journey through the longest foot race in the world. Read more »

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    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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    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 »