Learn to meditate with our free courses

Our classes and workshops combine simple, powerful meditation techniques and ancient spiritual wisdom for the modern world.

Upcoming Events

Meditation: The Inner Awakening

Free Meditation Workshops

Try simple, effective meditation techniques and learn ancient spiritual wisdom for the modern world.

Saturdays March 21, 28 and April 4
10am to 11:30am
Flowers Healing Arts + C.K.G. Wellness Center
460 Bloomfield Ave
Montclair, N.J.

Free continuing meditation classes will be available after the workshops.
For information, call 973-878-1466

Learn to Meditate

Free meditation classes in the 5 boroughs of New York City and New Jersey

Learn simple, powerful meditation techniques and ancient spiritual wisdom for the modern world.

Please click on a borough or region below to see the schedule, if there are no classes listed, kindly use our contact form and we’ll let you know when the next class is happening:

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Classes are held regularly in Manhattan and Queens, and occasionally in Brooklyn, Staten Island, The Bronx, and New Jersey.

All classes are:

  • Free of charge
  • Suitable for beginner and experienced meditators
  • Given by students of spiritual Master Sri Chinmoy

What is Meditation?

Meditation is a journey of self-discovery. By making the mind calm and quiet, we can go deep within and discover who we really are.

By doing so, we find lasting peace and happiness and learn how to effectively solve our life-problems and realize our highest aspirations.

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Who are we?

 Our instructors studied meditation with noted spiritual Master Sri Chinmoy for many years.

salil.jpgOur class instructors

Our meditation classes are given by members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre – people drawn from many different walks of life who share a common interest in meditation.

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Sri-Chinmoy-MeditatingSri Chinmoy

All of our classes, concerts and other events are inspired by meditation Master Sri Chinmoy, who devoted his life to making meditation as widely known and practiced as possible.

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What do we teach in our classes?

  • Breathing techniques – how to use calming breath to put out the fire of emotions and thoughts.
  • Mantra – how to properly use the repetition of spiritually resonant phrases to calm the mind.
  • Heart meditation – focusing on the heart center, the safest and most effective energy center (chakra).
  • Visualization techniques – guided meditations to invoke a peaceful and expanding inner landscape.

  • Illumining life habits – we are often painfully unaware of our own destructive habits and tendencies that continually bring unrest into our lives. Methods for awareness and transformation of bad habits are shared, as well as secrets for maneuvering through a challenging contemporary lifestyle. Tips are shared for more spiritually grounded and productive living. You’ll learn how to get centered in the city.

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Meditation books and CD’s

Meditation book

A definitive guide to meditation

Meditation: Man-Perfection in God-Satisfaction is presented with the simplicity and clarity that is the hallmark of Sri Chinmoy’s writings. This book will take you from the beginning stages of concentration and meditation, through the advanced practice of contemplation.

261 pages, $12

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Flute-Music-CDMeditation Music

Flute Music for Meditation: These solo flute compositions were played by Sri Chinmoy during a high state of meditation. Herein lies the love, power, wisdom, peace and freedom that can be discovered by listening to his music. This is the perfect ambient music for meditation.

46min, $10

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