Over 700 videos on meditation and spirituality.

December 16, 2017

A short meditation video with Sri Chinmoy

This video displays Sri Chinmoy during a four-minute silent meditation extracted from a longer meditation session.

“When we meditate, what we actually do is enter into a vacant, calm, still, silent mind. We go deep within and approach our true existence, which is our soul. When we live in the soul, we feel that we are actually meditating spontaneously.”
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December 16, 2017

Samunnati on meditation and running

Samunnati Lehonkova is an Olympic marathon runner who took up running at an early age after becoming a disciple of Sri Chinmoy. In this short video, Samunnati talks about how she started meditation and running at the same time, and how she attempts to practise self-transcendence through her running and other aspects of life. Read more »

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December 14, 2017

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 »

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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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December 1, 2017

Things I have learnt from the spiritual life – Sanjay

Sanjay Rawal talks about some of the important things he has learnt from following Sri Chinmoy’s spiritual path. In particular, Sanjay explains how the spiritual life and meditation has given a very real sense of love – a love that comes from within and not reliant on outer circumstances. Read more »

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November 28, 2017

170 instruments in one concert

On 11 September, 20005, Sri Chinmoy offered a groundbreaking 170-instrument concert in the Swiss Alps, in Interlaken. His focus was not musical perfection but maintaining a high meditative consciousness during a day-long performance. This video brings you most of the played instruments and some comments of visitors at the end. Read more »

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November 25, 2017

Sri Chinmoy answers: do you have a vision of what the world could be like?

During an interview about the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run, Sri Chinmoy talks about the eternal dream of a world inundated with love, harmony and oneness. Despite wrong forces operating in the world, Sri Chinmoy suggests we need to keep aspiring with our own fragile efforts to help transform the world.
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Meditation videos

May 23, 2005

Meditation at the Sri Ramakrishna Temple

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.

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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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September 6, 2017

A meditation close-up

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 »

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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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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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May 23, 2008

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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Experiences of spirituality

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  • How running and meditation go together

    How running and meditation go together

    Vasudha from San Diego talks about the benefits of running and meditation and how they can complement each other. Vasudha explains how running has played an important role in her own spiritual life and how Sri Chinmoy encouraged his students to pursue running and the goal of self-transcendence.

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  • Abhejali interview

    Abhejali interview

    Abhejali Bernardova is a member of the Sri Chinmoy Centre in Zlin, Czech Republic. In this video, she talks about how she became interested in meditation and and later became a disciple of Sri Chinmoy. Abhejali also explains how she received her spiritual name from Sri Chinmoy.

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  • What was it like working on projects for Sri Chinmoy?

    What was it like working on projects for Sri Chinmoy?

    Daulot Fountain describes the focus and intensity that Sri Chinmoy gave projects, and how he often emphasised speed over perfection.

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  • Pulak – joining the path

    Pulak – joining the path

    Pulak Viscardi talks about his journey to becoming a disciple of Sri Chinmoy in the early 1970s. Pulak explains how a passage from Sri Chinmoy’s writings ‘My Mind’ from Songs of the Soul – deeply resonated with him. From this first introduction to Sri Chinmoy’s writings, he attended meditation classes before meeting Sri Chinmoy in […]

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Sport and self-transcendence.

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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May 22, 2015

Course record set in 12 Hour Walk

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 »

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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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May 28, 2012

6 and 10 day Self-Transcendence Race

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

Start of Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race, 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 »

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January 1, 2016

Ratuja: Running a Six Day Race

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 »

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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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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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October 28, 2016

Sri Chinmoy’s concert after weightlifting ceremony

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 »

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September 18, 2011

Sri Chinmoy in Christchurch Cathedral

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 »

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  • Jayasalini – surprises on the spiritual path

    Jayasalini – surprises on the spiritual path

    To Jayasalini Sri Chinmoy’s philosophy on happiness was initially a surprise, but she came to appreciate how the inner happiness can help create a fulfilling outer life. Jayasalini also talks about the inner fulfillment she gains from long runs and ultra distance events. Related Jayasalini – talks about running the 3100 Mile Race

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  • Things I have learnt from Sri Chinmoy’s path – Tejvan

    Things I have learnt from Sri Chinmoy’s path – Tejvan

    Tejvan Pettinger, from Oxford, UK talks about some of the aspects of the spiritual life he has learnt from being a student of Sri Chinmoy in the past 18 years. Tejvan talks about the role of meditating on the heart, the role of selfless service and the integral nature of the spiritual life.

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  • Sri Chinmoy on pleasing God and realizing God

    Sri Chinmoy on pleasing God and realizing God

    During an informal conversation with his students, Sri Chinmoy talks about the ultimate goal of trying to realise God and how it requires an aspirant to try and please God at every moment and in each action.

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  • How one person’s aspiration can offer positive energy to the world

    How one person’s aspiration can offer positive energy to the world

    Mahiyan talks about some of the important aspects of Sri Chinmoy’s path; in particular how an individuals meditation and cultivation of inner peace can help offer positive energy to the world. Mahiyan also explains what he understands by Sri Chinmoy’s philosophy of self-transcendence.

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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 »