Over 500 videos on meditation and spirituality.

September 24, 2017

Weightlifting, inner peace and meditation – TV interview

Sri Chinmoy is interviewed by the Fairfield Exchange, where he talks about inner peace and meditation. He also demonstrates lifting his own bodyweight of 155lbs, and then proceeds to explain how he manages these heavy lifts and how he sees it as an offering to inspire others.
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September 17, 2017

Coming to the path – Vasudha

In this video, Vasudha from San Diego talks about how she came to follow Sri Chinmoy’s path. Vasudha explains how she began a practice of meditation and what she liked about following a spiritual path. Read more »

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September 15, 2017

U Thant Peace Award for Mother Teresa

On October 1st 1994 Mother Teresa received Sri Chinmoy at her Missionaries of Charity House, adjoining the Church of San Gregorio in Rome, Italy. Sri Chinmoy presented Mother Teresa with the prestigious U Thant Peace Award on behalf of the Peace Meditation at the United Nations. Read more »

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September 7, 2017

Working on projects

Daulot Fountain talks about the experience of working on projects for Sri Chinmoy. Daulot talks about the intensity and focus Sri Chinmoy gave projects and how this encouraged his disciples to put all their focus and energy into finishing the task at hand. Read more »

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September 6, 2017

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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September 3, 2017

Oneness-Dream in Tuscany

In the spring of 2017, Oneness-Dream performed 31 concerts during a singing tour of Tuscany in Italy. The all male choir, Oneness-Dream, is dedicated to performing the music of Sri Chinmoy, singing his songs acapella. This video includes photos of the tour with music from the concerts. Read more »

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September 2, 2017

Sri Chinmoy on purity and patience

During a boat-trip in Berlin 1990, Sri Chinmoy answers questions on the topics of purity and patience. In particular, Sri Chinmoy talks about the importance of patience in cultivating spirituality – making reference to his own childhood.

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Meditation videos

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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May 11, 2013

Meditation Inspirations

A short compilation of footage showing Sri Chinmoy in meditation. These video clips are a rare opportunity to see a Spiritual Master in meditation, a profound consciousness which will inspire your own meditation.  Read more »

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May 23, 2006

Mediterranean Meditation: Sri Chinmoy in Malta, 1991

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.

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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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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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May 23, 2005

Meditations with Sri Chinmoy: part 3

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 »

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Experiences of spirituality

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  • The workplace and spirituality

    The workplace and spirituality

    Garga Chamberlain talks about the importance of work in the spiritual life. Despite working in the challenging environment of a call center, Garga explains how meditation and the spiritual life can be of benefit in creating balance and inner peace when dealing with angry customers.

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  • LIFE Voices 36: Vijay: Music is the language of God

    LIFE Voices 36: Vijay: Music is the language of God

    Sarod musician Vijay Shankar Mishra describes his first contact with music and spirituality.

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  • A meditation experience handing out flyers

    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 this ancedote, Muslim mentions how an experience of meditation can occur in the most unexpected of places. Muslim has been a student of Sri Chinmoy for over 10 years and gives meditation classes himself. 

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  • Ratuja: Running a Six Day Race

    Ratuja: Running a Six Day Race

    Interview with Ratuja Zub, ultrarunner and student of Sri Chinmoy from Belarus.

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Sport and self-transcendence.

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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July 25, 2015

New world record set in 3100 Mile Race

On 24 July 2015, Ashprihanal Aalto set a new record for the world’s longest race, the Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile race. The flying Finn completed the epic journey in under 41 days, almost a day faster than the previous record set in 2006. In doing so, he averaged over 76 miles (123.5 km) a day. Read more »

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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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March 20, 2016

Suprabha – 3100 Mile Race stories

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 »

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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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May 15, 2012

Interview with NZ ultrarunner Vajin Armstrong

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 »

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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.

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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August 23, 2006

Veena Performance in the Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima

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 »

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September 27, 2012

Piano Performance in Budokan Hall, Tokyo

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 »

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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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  • 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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  • On Sri Chinmoy’s path – Ursula

    On Sri Chinmoy’s path – Ursula

    Ursula is a meditation student of Sri Chinmoy from Austria; she works as a music teacher and explains the role of music on the spiritual path. She also talks about the heart-based meditation of Sri Chinmoy’s path.

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  • LIFE Voices 40 – Stutisheel: I love challenges

    LIFE Voices 40 – Stutisheel: I love challenges

    3100-mile runner Stutisheel Oleg Lebedev speaks about the challenges and experiences of competing in the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race. Stutisheel shares some of the mental and spiritual attitudes necessary to complete this epic feat of physical endurance.

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  • What is a good meditation?

    What is a good meditation?

    Nripatri talks about the value of meditation and what constitutes a ‘good’ meditation. Nripatri also expresses the essence of Sri Chinmoy’s philosophy and the experience of meditating with Sri Chinmoy in person.

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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 »