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.
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January 15, 2018
In this short video, Suren remembers the powerful silence of being with Sri Chinmoy – during functions at ‘Aspiration Ground’ in New York. During these evening meditations, groups of singers and musicians would perform the music of Sri Chinmoy; with moments of silence and meditation in between the performances. Read more »
January 13, 2018
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 »
December 21, 2017
Sanjay talks about his love of running and how he has been inspired by meeting a variety of very special ultra-distance runners from around the world. He talks about the significance of multiday running and what he has learnt from being in contact with these runners. Read more »
December 16, 2017
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 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 »
December 14, 2017
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 »
December 13, 2017
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 »
About Sri Chinmoy
A spiritual teacher, poet, artist musician and athlete.
Sri Chinmoy on religion, love of God, and the path of the heart
Sri Chinmoy explains that his only religion is love of God.Read more »
Sri Chinmoy sings songs in his native Bengali language
Some of Sri Chinmoy’s favourites: Bhulite Diyona, Jiban Debata and Phire ChaloRead more »
Videos on how to meditate, meditation exercises, and footage of Sri Chinmoy in meditation. Watch more videos »
Meditations with Sri Chinmoy: part 3 »
Mediterranean Meditation: Sri Chinmoy in Malta, 1991 »
Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation – 27-8-1991 »
Sri Chinmoy on the basics of meditation »
A compilation of Sri Chinmoy’s meditations »
Opening meditation at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 1993 »
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 »
May 23, 2006
This meditation and music video was recorded in Malta in 1991 when Sri Chinmoy visited the Mediterranean island during his Christmas vacation. He plays his compositions on an echo flute and improvises on an electronic flute.
June 19, 2017
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.
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 »
May 11, 2013
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, 2008
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.
Experiences of spirituality
Sri Chinmoy’s students talk about how they discovered meditation, spirituality and the inner life.
LIFE Voices 36: Vijay: Music is the language of God
Sarod musician Vijay Shankar Mishra describes his first contact with music and spirituality.Read more »
‘Peace and power’ – the organ music of Sri Chinmoy
In this video, Grahak Cunningham talks about his experience of listening to a live organ performance by Sri Chinmoy. The performance was during a Peace Concert at the Riverside Church, NY in 2005. Grahak explains the feeling of power, peace and energy emanating from the organ, and how the audience reacted to the intensity of […]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 »
Interview with Sri Chinmoy at the 6 and 10 Day Race »
Course record set in 12 Hour Walk »
Interview with Ashrita Furman in Budapest »
Self Transcendence 24 hour Race in Ottawa »
The final day of the world’s longest race »
Suprabha – 3100 Mile Race stories »
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
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May 22, 2015
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 »
July 15, 2011
At the time of writing, Ashrita Furman holds 130 Guinness Records, and is the only person to have ever held over 100 records simultaneously. In 2010, Ashrita visited Budapest, Hungary and broke several world records. He also gave some talks on record breaking. During a talk, he was interviewed for a children’s programme in which he talked about meditation, inner strength and his favourite records. Read more »
October 23, 2015
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.
August 10, 2015
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 »
March 20, 2016
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 »
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.
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 »
Cello Performance in Budapest »
Sri Chinmoy’s concert after weightlifting ceremony »
Sri Chinmoy’s Oxford Organ Performance »
Piano Performance in Budokan Hall, Tokyo »
May 23, 2005
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 »
October 28, 2016
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 »
May 23, 2005
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 »
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.
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 RaceRead more »
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.Read more »
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 »