"The stormy life can be braved only by the heart's sunny meditations." - Sri Chinmoy

Meditation exercises

Simplicity, Sincerity, Purity

There are quite a few meditation exercises a beginner can try. For the seeker wishing to enter the spiritual life, simplicity, sincerity, purity and surety are of utmost importance...

A Favourite Quality

If you like a particular aspect of God — love, for instance—please inwardly repeat the word "love" most soulfully several times...

Invite your Friends

Feel that you are standing at your heart's door and that you have invited love, peace, light, delight and all your other divine friends to visit you...

Breathing Exercises

Please breathe in and hold your breath for a couple of seconds, and feel that you are holding the breath, which is life-energy, in your heart centre...

Purifying the Mind

The mind is almost always impure, and it almost always brings in unaspiring thoughts. Even when it is not doing this, the mind is still a victim to doubt, jealousy, hypocrisy, fear and other undivine qualities...

Exercises in Meditation

Kindly imagine a flower inside your heart. Suppose you prefer a rose. Imagine that the rose is not fully blossomed; it is still a bud...

Exercises in Concentration

If you want to develop the power of concentration, then here is an exercise you can try. First wash your face and eyes properly with cold water...

Exercises in Receptivity

One way to get immediate receptivity is to repeat the word "Supreme" in silence over and over again, as fast as possible...

An exercise in Contemplation

One way to get immediate receptivity is to repeat the word "Supreme" in silence over and over again, as fast as possible...