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.
April 25, 2019
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 »
April 24, 2019
Yashodevi Samar from Ukraine talks about how she first made a connection to Sri Chinmoy’s Path at the age of seven. For Yashodevi, hearing music composed by Sri Chinmoy gave her tremendous joy, and this encouraged her to follow his spiritual path. Yashodevi also explains how the spiritual life can be lived through activities such as music, running and dynamic service to the world. Read more »
April 20, 2019
Mahatapa Palit from New York, US gives an insight into the spiritual path of Sri Chinmoy. She describes how her journey developed from practising meditation on her own in India to following the teachings of her spiritual teacher, Sri Chinmoy. Mahatapa explains a few aspects of the spiritual path, such as the role of the spiritual teacher, how everything is connected, the role of grace and how the practice of gratitude can strengthen our spiritual practice. Read more »
April 10, 2019
In the autumn of 1974, shortly after a group of his Australian students had visited New York for the first time, Sri Chinmoy composed a short message. This short video shows Sri Chinmoy reciting his unique message and also entering into a high state of meditation. Read more »
April 2, 2019
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 »
March 28, 2019
Florbela talks about her lifelong journey which brought her to practise meditation and then learn about Sri Chinmoy’s Path. Initially unimpressed by the first talk, she later found the meditation on Sri Chinmoy’s Transcendental Picture to be very powerful – giving a sense she had found the right path for herself. Read more »
March 27, 2019
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 »
Sri Chinmoy TV interview from the 1980s
Sri Chinmoy is asked questions about world peace, meditation and his path of love, devotion and surrender. Sri Chinmoy also […]Read more »
Sri Chinmoy lifts his own Smart Car, 2004
One of Sri Chinmoy’s most striking lifts; an overhead calf raise of his 2000lb car.Read more »
U Thant Peace Award for Mother Teresa
On October 1st 1994 Mother Teresa received Sri Chinmoy in Rome, Italy.Read more »
Sri Chinmoy on the soul’s forgiveness
In a minute-long extract from a talk about spiritual achievements, Sri Chinmoy comments on the importance of praying and meditating […]Read more »
Videos on how to meditate, meditation exercises, and footage of Sri Chinmoy in meditation. Watch more videos »
October 1, 2017
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.
January 1, 2017
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 »
August 26, 2018
This video of Sri Chinmoy in meditation was taken in August 1991 during the Birthday Celebrations in New York. In the background Sri Chinmoy’s students are performing his Bengali songs. The last song on the film is ‘Jiban debata’ a special song on forgiveness.
September 3, 2018
Videoaufnahme einer Meditation von Sri Chinmoy im New Yorker Meditationszentrum im April 1992. Während der Meditation singen und spielen Sri Chinmoys Schüler Arrangements seiner Musik. Oft kombinierte Sri Chinmoy Meditation mit Musik, da er spürte, dass meditative Musik das innere Herz des Suchenden zum Vorschein bringen kann.
Kamera und Schnitt: Kedar Misani
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 »
Experiences of spirituality
Sri Chinmoy’s students talk about how they discovered meditation, spirituality and the inner life.
Benefits of meditation
Aruna Pohland, who has been meditating as a student of Sri Chinmoy for over 30 years, talks about some of […]Read more »
Personal transformation – Pradhan
Pradhan Balter talks about an experience with his Guru, Sri Chinmoy when he was trying to meditate and how he […]Read more »
On Sri Chinmoy’s Path: Garga
In this video, Garga Chamberlain from Bristol talks about how he came to follow a spiritual life and his experience […]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 »
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 »
May 15, 2012
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 »
January 1, 2016
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 »
June 26, 2013
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 23, 2005
In April 2001 Sri Chinmoy gave a television interview at the location where the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team were organising a 6 and 10 day ultra race. Sri Chinmoy speaks about spirituality and self-transcendence, the importance of physical fitness and inner and outer satisfaction.
Camera & Edit: Mridanga Spencer
Copyright: © 2001 Sri Chinmoy
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.
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.
24 Jharna-Kala Paintings by Sri Chinmoy
A soulful slideshow featuring a selection of Sri Chinmoy’s paintings.Read more »
Sri Chinmoy’s bird drawings from Bali
Sri Chinmoy loved to decorate objects with his unique bird drawings.Read more »
Jharna-Kala exhibition in Oslo, 2001
A meditative tour through the paintings that were on display.Read more »
Jharna Kala: The Fountain-Art of Sri Chinmoy
Sri Chinmoy creates a spontaneous artwork on the quality of ‘Dedication’.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
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 »
September 18, 2011
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 »
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 »
December 7, 2016
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 »
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.
Transformation of our nature
Subarnamala talks about some of the challenges which can arise whilst following the spiritual life and how they present an […]Read more »
Organising ultra-distance races
Subarnamala Anke is a member of the Switzerland Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team. In this video, she talks about why she […]Read more »
The inner silence and outer dynamism
Florbela Caniceiro from Coimbra in Portugal answers a question about what she likes most about Sri Chinmoy’s Path. Florbela replies […]Read more »
The value of selfless service
Brian from Seattle talks about the meaning of selfless service and the spiritiual benefits of working without expectation.Read more »