Over 700 videos on meditation and spirituality.

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January 10, 2019

On Sri Chinmoy’s path – Ursula

Ursula is a meditation student of Sri Chinmoy from Austria; she works as a music teacher and in this video explains the role of music on the spiritual path. Ursula also talks about the heart-based meditation of Sri Chinmoy’s path and how exercise can provide a complement to meditation and spiritual practice.

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November 26, 2018

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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November 19, 2018

Sri Chinmoy speaks about his Art

In this short extract from an interview on ‘The Way To Go’, Sri Chinmoy comments about his spiritual art, called Jharna-Kala, or “Fountain-Art”. Sri Chinmoy describes how creativity can come from our mind and emotions or from our heart and soul. Read more »

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November 19, 2018

Coming to the Path – Nikolaus

Nikolaus talks about his experience in joining the spiritual path of Sri Chinmoy. He explains clearly how he felt inspired by reading the books of Sri Chinmoy and felt an inner recognition with his philosophy. Nikolaus also offers an honest recollection of his first attempts to meditate. Read more »

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November 18, 2018

Slideshow of Sri Chinmoy’s Art

To commemorate the 44th anniversary of Sri Chinmoy’s Jharna-Kala At, we are presenting a new slideshow of 81 paintings that Sri Chinmoy created in the 1970s.

Sri Chinmoy began his artistic journey on 19 November 1974, during a visit in Ottawa, Canada.

See also Jharna-Kala art sites:

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November 3, 2018

First meeting with Sri Chinmoy – Nayak

In this video, Nayak recalls his first meeting with Sri Chinmoy during the early 1970s. He was invited to a public meditation and was struck by the image of Sri Chinmoy during meditation. After the public meditation, he met Sri Chinmoy backstage. This unique experience remains a powerful memory, many years later. Read more »

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November 2, 2018

Sri Chinmoy talks about the Mind and the Heart

In 1989, Sri Chinmoy gave an interview to Westchester Newsline where he talked about many aspects of meditation, spirituality and his endeavours for a more harmonious world. In this excerpt from that interview, he explains that “It is the mind that divides, and the heart that unites. But we have been unfortunately using the mind infinitely more times than using our hearts.” Read more »

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Meditation videos

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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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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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June 19, 2017

Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation – 27-8-1991

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.

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February 28, 2018

Meditation videos with Sri Chinmoy

Meditation with a spiritual Master can be quite an uplifting experience for a seeker, since the Master´s consciousness and silent gave can guide us toward our hearts – and more, bring our souls to the fore, which is the most effective way of learning to meditate. Read more »

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July 8, 2018

Meditation in New York – April 1992

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 »

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October 1, 2017

Meditation in Thailand

Sri Chinmoy meditates with his students during the annual Christmas Trip in Thailand in February 2007; eight months before his mahasamadhi on 11 October 2007.

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Sport and self-transcendence.

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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 »

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August 25, 2018

3100: Run and Become trailer

3100: Run and Become is a new film which explores the challenges and spiritual dimension of ultra distance running. The race followers seeker-runners from different cultures and races. It includes runners from the the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race  – Ashprihanal Aalto, a diminutive paperboy from Finland, and Shamita Achenbach-Koenig a female cellist from Austria. 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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October 23, 2015

Self Transcendence 24 hour Race in Ottawa

The Self Transcendence 24 hour race in Ottawa is the longest running 24 hour race in the world, taking place since 1983. The race is also unique in that it is held entirely indoors, around a 400m track. Utpal Marshall interviews some of the participants to find out what makes them do this kind of race.

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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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December 13, 2017

Cycling champion

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 »

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Peace Concerts.

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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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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

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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August 15, 2015

‘Ami Jabo’ – an acapella performance by Sri Chinmoy

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.

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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 »