Stories, videos and photos contributed by our members from all over the world.
How we became members
In the below stories, Sri Chinmoy's students describe the journey of self-discovery that led them to the Sri Chinmoy Centre.
Abhinabha Tangerman - Amsterdam, HollandAdesh Widmer - Zurich, SwitzerlandApaga Renner - Graz, AustriaUpasevanam and Mahanidhi - Milan, ItalyMenaka Ait-Ouyahia - Ottawa, CanadaPradeep Hoogakker - Den Haag, HollandSarita Earp - Halifax, CanadaShashanka Karlen - Geneva, SwitzerlandTejvan Pettinger - Oxford, UKTirtha Voelckner - Munich, GermanyYasovati Steirer - Graz, Austria
My meditation journey
Mahatapa Palit describes how she became interested in meditation and pursued this interest in her travels around the world.
A childhood meeting with Sri Chinmoy
by Devashishu Torpy from London
Shankara SmithLondon, GB
Shankara manages the Run and Become athletic stores in the UK, which were founded by her father Ongkar with Sri Chinmoy's inspiration. She also leads the international women's music group Temple-Song-Hearts, which performs concerts of Sri Chinmoy's music all over the world.
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Books by students of Sri Chinmoy
Auspicious Good Fortune
by Sumangali Morhall
An account of Sumangali’s personal journey to happiness which leads her to study meditation with Sri Chinmoy, but also a testament that we each have our own unique route to real satisfaction. See: more books
Abhejali is a talented athlete, having won the Czech national 24 hour athletic championships in 2000 and successfully swum the English Channel in 2011. She often joins the international World Harmony Run team of runners in their travels to various parts of the world.
Abhisar helps to coordinate the Czech branch of the Oneness-Heart Tears and Smiles humanitarian service, is involved in organizing the World Harmony Run in Europe and Asia and give lectures on meditation and on Sri Chinmoy´s philosophy on peace.