This page offers a selection of video clips that feature Sri Chinmoy's students speaking about meditation and related topics. They are drawn from a vast array of video clips that can be found at Sri Chinmoy TV and the Vasudeva Server channel on the Vimeo website.
WHAT IS MEDITATION?
Jogyata Dallas speaks about meditation and Sri Chinmoy's broad view and approach to meditation as a catalyst to self-discovery and self-development.
THE BENEFITS OF MEDITATION
Sri Chinmoy's student since 1980 and a founding member of the Sri Chinmoy Centre in New Zealand, Jogyata Dallas has given thousands of meditation classes over the years. In this video clip he speaks about the numerous benefits of meditation.
THE MIND AND THE HEART
London native Devashishu Torpy has been Sri Chinmoy's student since early childhood. In this video clip he speaks about the difference between what we can obtain from the mind and from the spiritual heart through meditation.
RUNNING AND MEDITATION
Vasudha, who helps to organise running events in San Diego with the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team, speaks eloquently about the role that swimming and running has played in her life and how they complement each other. In her own words, "Running is my church – its just absolutely where I can go and feel a sense of connecting to something higher. My spiritual life helps my running and my running helps my spiritual life – for myself, I can't separate the two. It's so much a part of who I am." She also talks about the philosophy of self-transcendence.
A POWERFUL MEDITATION EXPERIENCE
Devashishu Torpy reminisces about a chance meeting with Sri Chinmoy in Central London during his childhood and how Sri Chinmoy gave him his first powerful experience of meditation.
MEDITATION AND THE IMPORTANCE OF THE HEART
Devashishu Torpy speaks about the importance of developing the capacity go beyond the limited capacities of the mind and meditate in the spiritual heart where we feel the 'quickening' of the soul.
THE SIMPLICITY OF MEDITATION
Mahatapa Palit talks about meditation and the classes that she offers in Queens, New York, and the Oneness-Heart Centre that Sri Chinmoy founded.
ADVICE ON MEDITATION PRACTICE
Nivedak Corradini offers some sage advice for those who practice meditation.
SALIL WILSON TALKS ABOUT MEDITATION
Australian born Salil Wilson has been Sri Chinmoy's student since 1984 and is now the director of the international torch relay, the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run. In this video clip Salil talks about various aspects of his meditation-journey.
Preetidutta Thorpe speaks about her meditation experiences.
MEDITATION AND THE SEARCH FOR PEACE
Namana and Pratishruti talk about meditation and the search for peace.
THE SEEKERS JOURNEY: JOGYATA DALLAS
This video clip features meditation instructor Jogyata Dallas, who for the past twenty-five years has successfully taught tens of thousands of people to meditate around the world. He relates how he personally became interested in meditation and how a meditative lifestyle can positively change your life.
THE SEEKERS JOURNEY: PRADHAN BALTER
This video clip features a 2002 interview with Chicago based meditation instructor Pradhan Balter, who talks about his decades long practise of meditation and yoga, how he came to be a student of Sri Chinmoy, and how the relationship between him and his spiritual teacher has evolved and blossomend over the years.
THE SEEKERS JOURNEY: PRARTHI HUNT
This video clip features English musician Prarthi Hunt who describes the personal journey that led him to become Sri Chinmoy's student and how the practise of meditation has deepened both his musicianship and experience of music.