Over 700 videos on meditation and spirituality.

April 23, 2018

Art and Poetry by Sri Chinmoy

In 2001, Sri Chinmoy took part in a special week of peace activities in Oslo, Norway. During an exhibition of his artwork, Sri Chinmoy read out a selection of his poems. These poems express many emotions of a spiritual seeker – from the sense of struggle and despair sometimes felt on the spiritual journey, to the joy and fulfilment of union with the Beloved. Read more »

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April 17, 2018

Life in a spiritual workplace

Pranlobha works as a cook in a vegetarian restaurant in Seattle, run by students of Sri Chinmoy. In this short video, Pranlobha talks about the benefits and challenges of working in a spiritual workplace, focused on the teachings of Sri Chinmoy. Read more »

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March 31, 2018

Golf and meditation

Pranam is a meditation student of Sri Chinmoy. In this video, he talks about the relationship between golf and his spiritual life. Pranam explains how at first he wondered whether he should continue with the game at all. But, later on, he explains how meditation came to play a very significant role in helping to improve his game.

 

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March 31, 2018

UN meditations and Sri Chinmoy’s artistic works – TV interview

A documentary about Sri Chinmoy on the NBC’s City Lights TV programme. The documentary shows some of the activities of the UN meditation group of which he was the leader, as well as an exhibition of spiritual art at New York City’s Grand Central Station.
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March 31, 2018

The Milan Concert 2005

In 2005 Sri Chinmoy visited Italy and performed in Milan and Turin. This video captures Sri Chinmoy’s performance during the Milan concert. Sri Chinmoy began with a soulful, silent meditation, followed by various instruments such as the esraj, the cello, the flute, the harmonium and the synthesizer. Read more »

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March 28, 2018

Getting joy from the spiritual life

Nandita Pollisar has been a student of Sri Chinmoy since the early 1970s. In this video, Nandita talks about the importance of getting joy from the spiritual life, and how the simple act of speaking with friends helps can help get away from the negative thoughts of the mind. Read more »

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March 20, 2018

LIFE Voices 41: Purnahuti, Guatemala

In this interview, Purnahuti looks back on what drew him to meditation and the day he first met Sri Chinmoy during a concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London. He speaks about manifesting peace and meditation in Guatemala and South America, and tells us more about his future plans. Read more »

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Meditation videos

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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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 »

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May 11, 2013

A compilation of Sri Chinmoy’s meditations

Sri Chinmoy taught meditation through silence. By meditating with him, one became aware of the vastness, purity and depth of consciousness that one could find inside one’s own being.  Sri Chinmoy may no longer be with us in person, but fortunately we have a wealth of footage of the Master in meditation, in which the same powerful effect can be felt by the viewer.
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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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January 1, 2017

Sri Chinmoy on the basics of meditation

Sri Chinmoy offers suggestions on the basics of meditation, such as correct sitting posture, eye position, how to breathe and purify the breath. Sri Chinmoy also explains two different ways of silencing the mind. This video will be very useful for any beginner to meditation. 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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Experiences of spirituality

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Sport and self-transcendence.

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 »

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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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June 20, 2016

Start of the 3100 Mile Race 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 »

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June 17, 2017

Dipali Cunningham – Six Day World Record Holder

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 »

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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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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 »

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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.

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 »

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December 7, 2016

Sri Chinmoy in concert: Prague 2004

In this video Sri Chinmoy performs one of his memorable Peace Concerts in front of a large audience in Prague. Sri Chinmoy begins with a short silent meditation and then proceeds to play on several instruments, such as the esraj and flute before a rousing finale on the grand piano and then the closing meditation. Read more »

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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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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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  • The spiritual community

    The spiritual community

    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. Related Getting joy from the spiritual life

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  • Pradhan – scoldings from the Master

    Pradhan – scoldings from the Master

    Pradhan Balter has studied with his Guru, Sri Chinmoy since the early 1970s; here he tells how Sri Chinmoy constantly drove him to seek higher standards in the spiritual life.

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  • Sri Chinmoy on educating children

    Sri Chinmoy on educating children

    During an interview about the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run, Sri Chinmoy explains the value of focusing efforts on inspiring and helping children to develop the feeling of oneness.

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  • Suren – On playing chess

    Suren – On playing chess

    Suren Leosson from Iceland is a very good chess player, having won a national tournament in his native Iceland. In this video, Suren relates some sweet stories from playing chess in front of his Guru, Sri Chinmoy – when he was growing up on the path.

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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 »

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    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 »