First steps on the Spiritual Path
Databir Watters. New York, US.
Databir describes the spiritual experiences which led him to a spiritual path and his guru Sri Chinmoy.
"...I wanted to make sure that Guru was the same as my experience on the boat, so I asked Guru inwardly to show me...." Read More »
Sarama Minoli. New York, US.
Sarama describes her early experiences with yoga and meditation, and her first meditation with Sri Chinmoy.
"Considering that I entered this world as a fourth generation atheist, who would have predicted a future in the spiritual life for me?".... Read More »
Pranam Horlbeck - Zurich, Switzerland
"I felt in my heart that there must be more to life than just fulfilling the desires of the outer world... I saw a poster with a smiling picture of Sri Chinmoy and an aphorism, something about paradise being a state of consciousness. I immediately felt: this man is really happy – I want that happiness, too" Read more »
Antaranga Gressenich - Munich, Germany
"God provided me with a clear mind and the ability to understand that power can change situations for a while, but that real and lasting change will start only when human beings feel more sympathy and love in their hearts and start to share. But how could I help to bring about this change?" . Read More »
Sipra Lloyd - Adelaide, Australia
Sipra talks about becoming Sri Chinmoy's student back in the 1970's, the various spiritual enterprises she has worked in over the years, and some of the inner and outer experiences she has had with Sri Chinmoy. Read More »
Anandashru Elliott - Auckland, New Zealand
Anandashru describes a spontaneous spiritual experience that set her on her spiritual journey.
"I saw how all things are connected and that love is the key, and I was swept along and upward in a joyous unfolding vision of how this could blossom into Heaven on earth one day..." Read More »
Stories from other sites
Sumangali Morhall - York, GB
"I cannot account for my good fortune. I am small and full of imperfection, but divine love touches all creation like the fingers of the sun. Luckily we need not wait to deserve it..." Read more at Learning to Live on Sumangali.org
Interviewed by Utpal Marshall on perfectionjourney.org.
"There were moments there when I just knew I had found the real thing..." Read article »
First steps on the spiritual path
More stories from Sri Chinmoy's students.
A spiritual name is the name of our soul, and what we can becomeNayak Polissar Seattle, United States
Spirituality means speedPatanga Cordeiro São Paulo, Brazil
Spiritual FriendsPreetidutta Thorpe Auckland, New Zealand
Spiritual moments with my grandmotherPatanga Cordeiro São Paulo, Brazil
Running for PeaceJogyata Dallas Auckland, New Zealand
The very first time I heard about my spiritual MasterBanshidhar Medeiros San Juan, Puerto Rico
Soul-Birds take flightJogyata Dallas Auckland, New Zealand
A 40-Year BlessingSarama Minoli New York, United States
If I can smile like that, it's worth becoming a discipleMahatapa Palit New York, United States
Praying for God’s Grace to DescendSweta Pradhan Kathmandu, Nepal
'I could find out myself, but it was so much easier asking your soul'Mridanga Spencer Ipswich, United Kingdom
interviews with Sri Chinmoy's students