Over 500 videos on meditation and spirituality.

June 21, 2017

Sri Chinmoy on sports: running, cycling and swimming

In this clip Sri Chinmoy talks about the inner meaning of running, cycling and swimming, the three disciplines that compose triathlon. Sri Chinmoy is responding to questions by his student, Sundar Dalton.
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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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June 18, 2017

Piano Ecstasy

Sri Chinmoy performs on the piano during April Celebrations 1992 in New York. He begins the performance with a short meditation and then begins a powerful improvisations in his own unique style. The extemporaneous improvisation also includes two of his song melodies. Read more »

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June 14, 2017

Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation – 5 minutes

A video showing Sri Chinmoy 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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June 5, 2017

Sri Chinmoy sings songs in his native Bengali language

On November 27, 1998, Sri Chinmoy celebrated a Weightlifting Anniversary in Manhattan. After an hour of most difficult lifts he changed into his dhoti and gave a beautiful concert. This is a selection of Sri Chinmoy singing some of his favourite Bengali songs, accompanied by his harmonium. Read more »

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June 3, 2017

Life in a spiritual workplace

Pranlobha works as a cook in a vegetarian restaurant in Seattle, run by students of Sri Chinmoy. In this short video, Pranlobha talks about the benefits and challenges of working in a spiritual workplace, focused on the teachings of Sri Chinmoy. Read more »

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May 14, 2017

Sri Chinmoy teaches a concentration exercise during New Year

On New Year’s Eve in 1996, Sri Chinmoy was offering a meditation for the end of the year. With a noisy background from a nearby party, Sri Chinmoy gave a particular concentration exercise to help deal with the outer disturbance. Sri Chinmoy offers an illumining meditation for seven minutes until the fireworks start for the New Year.
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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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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 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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October 26, 2015

Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation

Video of Sri Chinmoy in silent meditation, recorded in April 1992. Read more »

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May 23, 2005

Sri Chinmoy meditates at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 2004

Sri Chinmoy was officially invited to hold the opening meditation at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Barcelona on July 7th, 2004. After being introduced, he gave a silent meditation and continued by playing on his favorite instrument, the Indian esraj. About 5,000 people were present in and around the auditorium for his beautiful performance. Read more »

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Sport and self-transcendence.

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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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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May 23, 2005

Ashrita Furman’s World Records

This photographic tribute celebrates Ashrita Furman’s incredible Guinness World Record achievements – including the fastest mile on a space hopper, balancing a pool cue on one finger, jumping rope with a pogo stick, standing on a Swiss ball, and balancing a milk bottle on his head. 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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July 15, 2011

Start of Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race, 2011

On 12th June 2011, 10 intrepid runners line up for the 15th edition of the world’s longest certified race. 3 runners are running the race for the first time – Igor Mudryck and Sarvagata Ukrainskyi from the Ukraine and Pradeep Hoogaker from Holland. 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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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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May 23, 2005

Cello Performance in Budapest

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 »

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March 16, 2016

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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  • Meditation video with flute music by Sri Chinmoy

    Meditation video with flute music by Sri Chinmoy

    This video displays Sri Chinmoy during a six-minute meditation extracted from a longer meditation session. Background noise has been replaced by Sri Chinmoy playing western flute compositions for meditation.

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  • The spiritual path after Sri Chinmoy’s passing

    The spiritual path after Sri Chinmoy’s passing

    From an early age, Aruna grew up on Sri Chinmoy’s path, meeting her Guru several times a year. After Sri Chinmoy’s physical passing in October 2007, Aruna describes the process of adjustment to a spiritual life with her Teacher no longer in the physical body.

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  • Benefits of meditation

    Benefits of meditation

    Aruna Pohland, who has been meditating as a student of Sri Chinmoy for over 30 years, talks about some of the benefits of meditation. Aruna mentions that, for her, a good meditation can leave a feeling of gratitude, silence and happiness.

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  • Sri Chinmoy on enthusiasm

    Sri Chinmoy on enthusiasm

    Sri Chinmoy comments on the importance of enthusiasm in order to achieve anything from getting up early to achieving continuous spiritual progress. Excerpt from the interview: ”At every moment, when an idea comes, a good idea, if you do not act on that idea, that inspiration, then [it is] finished. You have lost it. You […]

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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

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    LIFE Voices

    Interviews with inspiring voices from around the world Read more »

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    Meditation-Silence

    Silent meditation and spiritual writings by Sri Chinmoy. Read more »

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    Moments of Silence

    Meditative scenery from Hawai’i, Switzerland, Bali and more »