Over 700 videos on meditation and spirituality.
Meditation exercises, spiritual music and art, and the multifarious activities of spiritual teacher Sri Chinmoy and his students.
July 11, 2018
In this video, Prachar Stegemann relates a short story about competing in a one mile race. Prachar narrates how he started the race with great speed and enthusiasm. Despite fading towards the end of the race, he later received warm appreciation from his spiritual teacher Sri Chinmoy, for starting the race with such great enthusiasm.
July 8, 2018
A video recording of a meditation by Sri Chinmoy at the New York Meditation Center in April 1992. During the meditation, some of Sri Chinmoy’s students are singing and performing arrangements of his music. Often Sri Chinmoy would combine meditation with music as he felt meditative music could bring to the fore the inner heart of the seeker. Read more »
June 27, 2018
Vilas Silverton has been a student of Sri Chinmoy since the mid 1990s. He is also an accomplished artist. In this video, Vilas talks about some of his artistic inspirations and how meditation and the spiritual life influenced his approach to art.
June 19, 2018
In this video, Utpal Marshall captures the atmosphere at the start of the 2018 Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race. The short video gives an insight into the hopes, aspirations and feelings of those runners who are taking to the start line in this epic quest of self-transcendence. The runners will aim to complete the 3100 miles in a time of fewer than 52 days – which requires a daily average of 60 miles. Read more »
June 15, 2018
Nandita talks about the benefits of the spiritual community and how it can play an important role in the spiritual life. Nandita has been a member of the Seattle Sri Chinmoy Centre since the early 1970s. Read more »
June 4, 2018
In this video, Sri Chinmoy speaks about the motivations for his weightlifting – to achieve peace of mind and to offer inspiration to others. Sri Chinmoy also explains how he is able to successfully lift heavy weights, despite his age and physical frame.
May 30, 2018
During his 1997 Birthday Celebrations, Sri Chinmoy offers a profound meditation. In the background, a group of his disciples perform a very significant song – ‘Dyulok Chariye’ – which is composed by Sri Chinmoy and dedicated to the spiritual Master, Sri Aurobindo. Sri Chinmoy originally composed this as a Bengali poem, before translating into English on 15 August, 1945. Sri Chinmoy set this epic poem to music on 8 July 1995. Read more »
Sri Chinmoy on love, spirituality and the young generation
During an illumining interview on the tv show ‘The Pulpit and People’, Sri Chinmoy briefly answers various aspects of the […]Read more »
TV Interview with Sri Chinmoy from 1977
Sri Chinmoy interviewed on TV talks about God-realisation and meditation.Read more »
Sri Chinmoy draws birds in Panajachel, Guatemala
Sri Chinmoy’s bird drawings in GuatemalaRead more »
A demonstration of samadhi
Sri Chinmoy explains and demonstrates the three different types of samadhi – savikalpa, nirvikalpa and sahaja.Read more »
Videos on how to meditate, meditation exercises, and footage of Sri Chinmoy in meditation. Watch more videos »
Savikalpa and Nirvikalpa Samadhi »
Meditations with Sri Chinmoy: part 3 »
Mediterranean Meditation: Sri Chinmoy in Malta, 1991 »
Meditation at the Sri Ramakrishna Temple »
Opening meditation at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 1993 »
Sri Chinmoy meditates at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 2004 »
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, 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, 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, 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 »
Experiences of spirituality
Sri Chinmoy’s students talk about how they discovered meditation, spirituality and the inner life.
Adarsha – relationship with Sri Chinmoy’s songs
Adarsha has been singing and performing the songs of Sri Chinmoy for the past few decades. In this video, he […]Read more »
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 […]Read more »
Suprabha – 3100 Mile Race stories
Interview with a 13-time finisher of the world’s longest race.Read more »
Suren – On playing chess
Suren Leosson from Iceland is a very good chess player, having won a national tournament in his native Iceland. In […]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 »
December 13, 2017
Tejvan Pettinger talks about his long journey to become a national cycling champion. (UK National hill climb championship 2013) He describes several near misses and how, over time, he adjusted his training and attitude to the race. Tejvan also remembers how Sri Chinmoy referred to him as a ‘cycling champion’ – several years before it came to pass. Read more »
June 17, 2017
Dipali Cunningham, a member of the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team, is an accomplished ultra-distance runner. On three occasions she has set a new women’s world record for six-day running on the road – with a personal best of 513 miles/825km. In this video, she shares some of her experiences in these ultra-distance events. Read more »
June 20, 2016
On 19th June, 12 intrepid runners lined up for the 20th edition of the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race. This video captures a small glimpse of the opening moments of the race – the activity and dynamism of the runners and organisers, combined with an inner serenity as the challenge looms ahead. Read more »
July 15, 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 »
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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July 15, 2011
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 »
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.
Sri Chinmoy’s Jharna-Kala Art
A new slideshow series showing a small selection of Sri Chinmoy’s paintings.Read more »
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 […]Read more »
24 Jharna-Kala Paintings by Sri Chinmoy
A soulful slideshow featuring a selection of Sri Chinmoy’s paintings.Read more »
Sri Chinmoy’s Soul-Bird World
Selections from an exhibition in Kagoshima, Japan.Read more »
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 »
May 23, 2005
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 »
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 »
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 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.
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.
Vilas – Joining the path
In this video, Vilas Silverton talks about what inspired him to join Sri Chinmoy’s spiritual path. He also gives an […]Read more »
Oneness-Dream Tour in Czech Republic
In April 2018 the acapella male choir “Oneness-Dream” comprised of students of Sri Chinmoy visited the Czech Reupblic for a […]Read more »
My Meditation Journey
Salil Wilson talks about how the practise of meditation has enriched his life.Read more »
Sri Chinmoy speaking on love and oneness
Sri Chinmoy visited Sweden in 1990 and gave a press conference before performing on stage in Stockholm. In this extract, […]Read more »