Over 500 videos on meditation and spirituality.
Meditation exercises, spiritual music and art, and the multifarious activities of spiritual teacher Sri Chinmoy and his students.
Weightlifting, inner peace and meditation – TV interview »
Coming to the path – Vasudha »
U Thant Peace Award for Mother Teresa »
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Meditation close up »
Oneness-Dream in Tuscany »
Sri Chinmoy on purity and patience »
September 24, 2017
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
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 »
September 15, 2017
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 »
September 7, 2017
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 »
September 6, 2017
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 »
September 3, 2017
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 »
September 2, 2017
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.
About Sri Chinmoy
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Sri Chinmoy speaks on the challenge of material power and wealth
During an illumining meditation during New Year in 1996, Sri Chinmoy comments on the challenges that the New Year brings, specially for this particular year of 1996, when spiritual aspirants endowed with more “money-power” will be specially challenged.Read more »
“The New Millennium” by Sri Chinmoy
In April 1999, St. John’s University in Queens, New York named Sri Chinmoy as “Messenger of the Millennium” and invited him to give a talk on the new Millennium. In this lecture, Sri Chinmoy offers an optimistic vision of humanity’s future and how we can overcome the mistakes of the past and give greater importance […]Read more »
Videos on how to meditate, meditation exercises, and footage of Sri Chinmoy in meditation. Watch more videos »
Meditation at the Sri Ramakrishna Temple »
Opening meditation at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 1993 »
Sri Chinmoy: Samadhi »
Sri Chinmoy on the basics of meditation »
Savikalpa and Nirvikalpa Samadhi »
Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation – 27-8-1991 »
May 23, 2005
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.
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.
January 29, 2017
A rare historical 16mm film from the 1970s shows Sri Chinmoy in meditation at his home in Queens, NY.
As soundtrack a piano piece called “Kurukshetra” by Sri Chinmoy has been chosen.
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.
Experiences of spirituality
Sri Chinmoy’s students talk about how they discovered meditation, spirituality and the inner life.
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.Read more »
Bishwas Polissar describes Sri Chinmoy’s lift of a Smart car
An inside story of one of Sri Chinmoy’s most impressive lifts.Read more »
Running the world’s longest race – Jayasalini
In this video, Jayasalini Abramovskikh talks about the experience of running the Sri Chinmoy 3100 Mile Self-Transcendence Race. In 2014, at her first attempt, Jayasalini became the first Russian woman to finish this grueling race which lasts for 52 consecutive days.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 NZ ultrarunner Vajin Armstrong »
Sri Chinmoy’s Weightlifting Celebration 1998 »
New world record set in 3100 Mile Race »
Suprabha – 3100 Mile Race stories »
Course record set in 12 Hour Walk »
Interview with Ashrita Furman in Budapest »
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 »
May 23, 2005
This video shows highlights from Sri Chinmoy’s weightlifting exhibition in 1998, in New York. During the evening, Sri Chinmoy displayed many notably feats of weightlifting, such as lifting a groups of people on different platforms, 145 pounds overhead in each arm simultaneously, weights on his stomach, and much more. Read more »
July 25, 2015
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 Drawing World
Over the years of his artistic activities, Sri Chinmoy created hundreds of drawings and millions of ‘Soul-Bird’ drawings. In this extended video, we offer more than 600 of these beautiful artworks. The background music is by two Russian disciples of Sri Chinmoy, Kushali and Rageshri who performed their music under the name “Silence and […]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 »
Sri Chinmoy’s concert after weightlifting ceremony »
Piano Performance in Budokan Hall, Tokyo »
Sri Chinmoy’s first Peace Concert – Cologne, 1984 »
Sri Chinmoy in Christchurch Cathedral »
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 »
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 »
August 16, 2017
On 24 March 1984, Sri Chinmoy offered his first major Peace Concert in the Kölner Sporthalle in Cologne, Germany. 8000 seekers attended and it was the start of a worldwide series of Peace Concerts. This is an original VHS recording and the video quality is not perfect, but it gives a small impression of these Peace Concerts. 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 »
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.
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.Read more »
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.Read more »