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.
May 5, 2018 | Edit
Sri Chinmoy visited Sweden in 1990 and gave a press conference before performing on stage in Stockholm. In this extract, Sri Chinmoy speaks about the meaning of love and oneness. He explains how we can get inspiration from nature to love the world with humility.
May 4, 2018 | Edit
Pradhan Balter was an attendent of Sri Chinmoy and spent considerable time in close physical proximity to his Master. In this short video, Pradhan talks about how his Guru would both spend time in meditation but also engage in humour and lively conversation. Read more »
April 23, 2018 | Edit
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 »
April 17, 2018 | Edit
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 »
March 31, 2018 | Edit
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.
March 31, 2018 | Edit
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 | Edit
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 »
Sri Chinmoy: my philosophy in a few words
Excerpts from a 1999 interview in Curitiba, Brazil.Read more »
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 »
Sri Chinmoy in concert: Prague 2004
Sri Chinmoy performs one of his memorable Peace Concerts in front of a 15,000 audience in Prague.Read more »
Sri Chinmoy on Sahaja Samadhi and Hinduism
Sri Chinmoy offers a fascinating series of talks on different aspects of spirituality. This includes a range of topics from the virtues of patience in the spiritual life, to the rarefied consciousness of Sahaja Samadhi. The talk was recorded in Bali in 2004, and includes a soulful commentary on the Hindu religion.Read more »
Videos on how to meditate, meditation exercises, and footage of Sri Chinmoy in meditation. Watch more videos »
May 23, 2005 | Edit
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.
February 21, 2016 | Edit
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 »
September 6, 2017 | Edit
This video captures a close up meditation of Sri Chinmoy during a poetry reading in Stockholm in 1990. Sri Chinmoy recited poems in Bengali and English and then meditated as the Swedish translations were read out. Read more »
May 23, 2005 | Edit
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, 2008 | Edit
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.
June 19, 2017 | Edit
A video from Sri Chinmoy’s birthday on August 27, 1991, showing him in silent meditation. Sri Chinmoy felt the real teaching of a spiritual Master occured through silence and bringing to the fore the presence of peace and light, which can be felt by receptive seekers.
Experiences of spirituality
Sri Chinmoy’s students talk about how they discovered meditation, spirituality and the inner life.
Benefits of meditation
In this video, Jogyata Dallas talks about the benefits of meditation. These include the practical aspect of stress relief and peace of mind, but also how meditation can become an illumining journey of self-discovery to help find more about the real purpose of the soul and a deeper meaning to life.Read more »
The value of service in the spiritual life
Vasudha explains what inspires her to put on a large sporting event in her home city of San Diego.Read more »
Offering Meditation classes in Amsterdam
Abhinabha talks about giving Sri Chinmoy meditation classes in Amsterdam.Read more »
Interview: “Love of God is exactly what I was looking for in life”
Hemabha Jang talks about the inner search which led her to become a student of Sri Chinmoy. Growing up in South Korea, Hemabha was interested in spirituality from a very young age. Coming originally from a Christian background, she explored many different roads to greater happiness and deeper meaning in life.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 »
May 15, 2012 | Edit
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 »
February 10, 2014 | Edit
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 »
August 10, 2015 | Edit
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 »
June 26, 2013 | Edit
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 »
May 22, 2015 | Edit
Every year, Sri Chinmoy’s students hold a 12 hour walking race on April 12th, the eve of the anniversary of Sri Chinmoy’s arrival in America. This year over 150 people participated, and the race yielded a new competition record, set by Abhinabha Tangerman from Amsterdam. Read more »
January 1, 2016 | Edit
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 »
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 bird drawings from Bali
Sri Chinmoy loved to decorate objects with his unique bird drawings.Read more »
Sri Chinmoy draws birds in Panajachel, Guatemala
Sri Chinmoy’s bird drawings in GuatemalaRead 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 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 […]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 »
September 27, 2012 | Edit
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 »
August 23, 2006 | Edit
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 | Edit
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 »
October 28, 2016 | Edit
This video includes highlights from a concert of meditative music on 27 November 1998. The concert includes some of Sri Chinmoy’s favourite instruments, such as the flute, esraj and cello; plus some moving and soulful singing performances. Read more »
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.
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 lifeRead more »
Getting joy from the spiritual life
Nandita, a student of Sri Chinmoy since the early 1970s, talks about how simple things such as speaking with friends helps can help get away from the negative thoughts of the mind.Read more »
LIFE Voices 41: Purnahuti, Guatemala
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.Read more »
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.Read more »