Spirituality for today.

Free meditation classes, concerts, uplifting artistic and sporting events - dynamic spirituality for today's world.

Spirituality for today.: Free meditation classes, concerts, uplifting artistic and sporting events - dynamic spirituality for today's world.

What we do

For students of Indian Spiritual Master Sri Chinmoy, the Centre serves as a spiritual home where we can meditate and make fast spiritual progress. 

As part of our spiritual practice, we regularly offer uplifting events for the public - free instructional programs in meditation, concerts of spiritual music, local athetic events, and more. 

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3100: Run and Become

A new film exploring the world of ultrarunning and what compels people to do it. Featuring the world's longest certified road race - the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race, organised by Sri Chinmoy's students every summer in Queens, NY. 

Available to view now:   iTunes   •  Amazon


Sri Chinmoy

Born in 1931, Sri Chinmoy spent many hours a day in meditation as a teenager and young adult in a spiritual community in South India, and attained the high states of consciousness described in various traditions as enlightenment or God-realisation.

Sri Chinmoy came to New York in 1964 to share his inner realisations, and he lived in Queens until his passing in 2007. There are now Sri Chinmoy Centres located all over the world, and several thousand students study meditation and live a dedicated spiritual life based on his teachings and guidance.

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If you would like to find out more about Sri Chinmoy's philosophy, a good place to start is by reading his books:


What is it like to study with Sri Chinmoy?

"A genuine Spiritual Teacher is someone who realized God just the day before. He is simply an elder brother of humanity, but as someone who has ascended the realization mountain, he can help and guide others up that mountain..." Pradhan Balter, a student of Sri Chinmoy for over 40 years, describes the timeless principles of studying with a spiritual Teacher.

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Many of Sri Chinmoy's American students have been with him for many decades, and have many fascinating stories about their experiences.


Around the world

There are Sri Chinmoy Centres in over 50 countries worldwide.

Books by Sri Chinmoy's students

Sri Chinmoy's students have also published many books about their growth and inner progress on the spiritual path.


Recently added

The latest stories and videos from our members....

Believe, take a step and proceed: a 6-day race experience

Susan Marshall ,

How my spiritual search led me to Sri Chinmoy

Vidura Groulx Montreal, Canada

Muhammad Ali: I was expecting a monster, but I found a lamb

Sevananda Padilla San Juan, Puerto Rico

People see something in Guru and want to be part of it

Saraswati Martín San Juan, Puerto Rico

Everyone is looking for unconditional love

Pipasa Glass Seattle, United States

'When you perform for me, always choose devotional songs.'

Gunthita Corda Zurich, Switzerland

The day I saw my Guru's Third Eye

Vidura Groulx Montreal, Canada

Sri Chinmoy's biography, written by one of the most famous Bengali authors

Mahatapa Palit New York, United States

I was just so transported by the atmosphere

Pulak Viscardi New York, United States

Sri Chinmoy meets St. Peter

Paramita Jarvis Kingston, Canada

Breaking the world record for the longest game of hopscotch

Pipasa Glass & Jamini Young Seattle, United States

'Never judge someone by their outer appearance'

Saraswati Martín San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Master's initiation

Sevananda Padilla San Juan, Puerto Rico

The day I made a useless and ridiculous weightlifting machine for Guru

Devashishu Torpy London, United Kingdom

I was what you call a classic unconscious seeker

Rupantar LaRusso New York, United States

'Always say things in such a way as to inspire people, not discourage them'

Pradhan Balter Chicago, United States

The first time we met our Guru

Kaivalya, Devashishu and Sahadeva Torpy London, England