Over 700 videos on meditation and spirituality.

February 15, 2018

The Kamakura Concert 2006

In July of 2006, Sri Chinmoy visited Kamakura, Japan, for one week and went many times to pay tribute to the Daibutsu, the giant statue of Lord Buddha. During one visit, Sri Chinmoy gave an open-air concert in front of this sacred monument to the Buddha. Read more »

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February 14, 2018

Personal transformation – Pradhan

Pradhan Balter talks about an experience with his Guru, Sri Chinmoy when he was trying to meditate and how he was given very helpful advice to smile. Pradhan relates this ancedote to how Sri Chinmoy tried to encourage and illumine his disciples by the attitude of focusing on good experiences and trying to bring in more light.

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February 14, 2018

Video highlights of Purushottama concert

Recently, Boris Grebenshikov (Purushottama) offered a special concert in London dedicated to the musical legacy of Sri Chinmoy. Purushottama performed with a selection of international guests, including several members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre. Read more »

February 10, 2018

Adarsha – relationship with Sri Chinmoy’s songs

Adarsha has been singing and performing the songs of Sri Chinmoy for the past few decades. In this video, he talks about the profound relationship he can feel with the songs of Sri Chinmoy and how they affect and move the singer. Read more »

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February 10, 2018

Samadhi and contemplation videos

In these videos Sri Chinmoy explains as well as demonstrates the different types of samadhi (an advanced state of meditation sometimes referred to as contemplation). Sri Chinmoy explains the different forms including savikalpa, nirvikalpa and sahaja. Read more »

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January 21, 2018

Sri Chinmoy on the soul’s forgiveness

In a minute-long extract from a talk about spiritual achievements, Sri Chinmoy comments on the importance of praying and meditating on forgiveness – so that one is able to unburden oneself of the past and bring new light into your aspiration.

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January 18, 2018

LIFE Voices 28: The Secrets of Happiness

Gunthita Corda has meditated with Sri Chinmoy for almost 30 years. In this interview, Gunthita explains the benefits of meditation and the satisfaction she has gained from following Sri Chinmoy’s path. She also explains her connection to music and the creation of her music group “Mountain-Silence”. Read more »

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About Sri Chinmoy

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Meditation videos

May 11, 2013

A compilation of Sri Chinmoy’s meditations

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

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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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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October 1, 2017

Meditation in Thailand

Sri Chinmoy meditates with his students during the annual Christmas Trip in Thailand in February 2007; eight months before his mahasamadhi on 11 October 2007.

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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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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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Experiences of spirituality

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  • Experience of singing – Adarsha

    Experience of singing – Adarsha

    Adarsha Kelly talks about his experiences of singing Sri Chinmoy’s songs. Adarsha became a student of Sri Chinmoy in the early 1970s and was frequently encouraged to sing, by his teacher Sri Chinmoy. Adarsha is blessed with a beautiful voice and frequently performs the songs of Sri Chinmoy – acapella.

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  • Abhejali interview

    Abhejali interview

    Abhejali Bernardova is a member of the Sri Chinmoy Centre in Zlin, Czech Republic. In this video, she talks about how she became interested in meditation and and later became a disciple of Sri Chinmoy. Abhejali also explains how she received her spiritual name from Sri Chinmoy.

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  • Is it better to meditate in the mind, or in the heart?

    Is it better to meditate in the mind, or in the heart?

    Devashishu, who has been meditating as a student of Sri Chinmoy for the past 35 years, talks about the difference between meditation in the heart and meditation in the mind. From personal experience, Devashishu explains some of the qualities of the spiritual heart and the challenges of learning to meditate.

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  • Simahin Pierce on Sri Chinmoy’s love of running

    Simahin Pierce on Sri Chinmoy’s love of running

    Simahin talks about the lessons he learnt from watching Sri Chinmoy run.

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Sport and self-transcendence.

August 10, 2015

The final day of the world’s longest race

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 »

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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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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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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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December 13, 2017

Cycling champion

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 »

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June 17, 2017

Dipali Cunningham – Six Day World Record Holder

Dipali Cunningham, a member of the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team, is an accomplished ultra-distance runner. On three occasions she has set a new women’s world record for six-day running on the road – with a personal best of 513 miles/825km. In this video, she shares some of her experiences in these ultra-distance events. 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.

August 15, 2015

‘Ami Jabo’ – an acapella performance by Sri Chinmoy

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.

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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 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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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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Recent uploads

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  • Sri Chinmoy talks about decisions: judgement and punishment

    Sri Chinmoy talks about decisions: judgement and punishment

    Sri Chinmoy comments on the responsibility accrued while judgding others, the different cases that exist (such as when someone is judged incorrectly), and whether there is punishment when one makes a wrong decision.

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  • The power of silence

    The power of silence

    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.

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  • Meditation videos with Sri Chinmoy

    Meditation videos with Sri Chinmoy

    Here you can find reduced length videos, mostly around 5 to 10 minutes in duration, of Sri Chinmoy in various states of high meditation, ranging from public concerts or meditations to more casual meetings with his students.

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  • Running as a pilgrimage

    Running as a pilgrimage

    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.

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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 »