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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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, 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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January 29, 2017

Sri Chinmoy: Samadhi

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.

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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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February 21, 2016

Savikalpa and Nirvikalpa Samadhi

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 »

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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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Sport and self-transcendence.

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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May 23, 2005

Sri Chinmoy’s Weightlifting Celebration 1998

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 »

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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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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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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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July 15, 2011

Interview with Ashrita Furman in Budapest

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 »

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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.

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 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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August 16, 2017

Sri Chinmoy’s first Peace Concert – Cologne, 1984

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 »

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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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  • 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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  • Sri Chinmoy – a short biography

    Sri Chinmoy – a short biography

    Sri Chinmoy – a short biography. A three minute summary of Sri Chinmoy’s life.

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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 »