Free meditation class in Woodstock, NY

About the Woodstock Sri Chinmoy Meditation Group 

We have been offering meditation classes, workshops, music festivals and fun runs for 15 years in the scenic Woodstock area. Musicians frequently visit us from the New York area to perform Sri Chinmoy's meditative music. Since Sri Chinmoy's passing in 2007, we have been hosting an annual ‘Joy Day’ each June combining meditation and music with food, fun and games. More…


Our classes

Centre members give free meditation classes as a community service in  Woodstock throughout the year. 

We also sponsor free concerts with world class performers from the New York area and hold periodic public races. To learn more about our meditation classes or the Woodstock Sri Chinmoy Group, you can contact us using our contact form.

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Meditation Workshop FAQ

Q. What type of meditation do you teach?

A. We offer  “heart center” meditation. This a method wherein we calm the mind using proven meditation techniques  in order to enter the spiritual heart. It is one of the fastest ways of making spiritual progress. More …

Members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre Who Give Meditation Classes



Palash Bosgang has been studying meditation with Sri Chinmoy for fifteen years. An avid runner and meditation teacher, Palash resides in the New York Woodstock area, working as librarian at Bard College.



Sri Chinmoy in Woodstock

Sri Chinmoy had a particular fondness for the Woodstock area, visiting friends numerous times in the 1960s to meditate in the surrounding mountains. He also gave formal concerts over the years, a few of which are listed below.

April 29, 1978 
Concert - Artists’ Association in  Woodstock, N.Y
August 26, 1978 
Meditation and Esraj performance - open field on land owned by the non-profit Creative Music Foundation, Woodstock, NY
July 5, 1980  
Outdoor concert, Woodstock
July 12, 1980
Outdoor concert, Woodstock
July 26, 1980
Indoor concert, Woodstock
August 5, 1982  
Concert, One-Mile race, Woodstock
June 3, 1988   

Concert, Community Center, Woodstock
Inaugurated Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile at Woodstock’s Kenneth L. Wilson Public Campground (below)