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.
January 10, 2019
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.
November 26, 2018
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.
November 19, 2018
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 »
November 19, 2018
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 »
November 18, 2018
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:
November 3, 2018
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 »
November 2, 2018
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 »
The First Million Soul-Birds
An exhibition of the first million bird drawings by Sri Chinmoy in Fiji, 1994.Read more »
Sri Chinmoy meditates at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 2004
The opening meditation in Barcelona, followed by a short performance on the esraj.Read more »
Joy and the deeper meaning of life
During a Press Conference in Stockholm in 1990 Sri Chinmoy answers questions from journalists. In this clip he speaks about […]Read more »
Sri Chinmoy talks about the Peace Run
Footage from Sri Chinmoy’s speech during the opening ceremony of the US route in April 2005.Read more »
Videos on how to meditate, meditation exercises, and footage of Sri Chinmoy in meditation. Watch more videos »
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 »
February 21, 2016
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 »
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.
February 28, 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 »
July 8, 2018
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 »
Experiences of spirituality
Sri Chinmoy’s students talk about how they discovered meditation, spirituality and the inner life.
Beginnings of a spiritual journey
Mahatapa Palit, professor of social entrepreneurship, leads us through her spiritual journey, from India to the U.S.Read more »
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 »
A meditation experience handing out flyers
Muslim Badami from Auckland, New Zealand relates this interesting meditation experience while handing out flyers for a meditation course. In […]Read more »
Toshala – experiences with Sri Chinmoy
Toshala Elliot shares some of her more light-hearted and humorous moments with Sri Chinmoy.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 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 »
August 25, 2018
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 »
June 20, 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 Jharna-Kala Art
A new slideshow series showing a small selection of Sri Chinmoy’s paintings.Read more »
Sri Chinmoy’s Soul-Bird World
Selections from an exhibition in Kagoshima, Japan.Read more »
Art and Poetry by Sri Chinmoy
Sri Chinmoy reads his poetry at at Oslo City Hall in 2001, together with a beautiful art exhibition.Read 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 […]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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
August 15, 2015
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.
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.
Meditation and daily life – Ursula
Ursula, a meditation student of Sri Chinmoy from Austria talks about the benefits of incorporating meditation into daily life and […]Read more »
Abhejali Bernardova is a member of the Sri Chinmoy Centre in Zlin, Czech Republic. In this video, she talks about […]Read more »
Experiences of the Peace Run
This year Nikolaus Drekonja spent several months on the US Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run. The Run took him all […]Read more »
Meeting Sri Chinmoy for the first time – Baridhi
Baridhi Yonchev, a student of Sri Chinmoy’s from Sofia, Bulgaria, recounts the first time he met Sri Chinmoy; meeting your […]Read more »