The Oxford Sri Chinmoy Centre was established May 1981.
The Sri Chinmoy Centre provides a focal point for students of Sri Chinmoy who live in Oxford. The centre meditates as a group twice a week and also offer a range of other related activities, such as meditation classes, races, concerts and art exhibitions.
Free Meditation Classes
The Sri Chinmoy Centre in Oxford usually offers free meditation classes during each university term. These meditation classes are open to anyone interested in learning about the basics of meditation.
For details of next classes, kindly use this contact form
Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile - Cutteslowe Park
In May 1986, Sri Chinmoy, with the Mayor of Oxford, Bill Fagg, inaugurated a new ‘Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile‘ at Cutteslowe Park, Oxford.
The Peace mile is designed to offer runners and walkers a focused loop dedicated to peace.
- Oxford Peace Mile at Student of Peace
Races in Oxford
Members of the Oxford Sri Chinmoy Centre organise Self-Transcendence Races (from 2 miles to 4 miles)
at the Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile, Cutteslowe Park, Oxford
- For more details, see Sri Chinmoy Races - UK
World Harmony Run in Oxford
The World Harmony Run visiting the Oxford Mindfulness clinic at Warneford hospital. The World Harmony Run is an initiative founded by Sri Chinmoy in 1987 dedicated to promoting the ideals of peace and harmony.
More on Oxford Harmony Run at World Harmony Run.org
Members of the Oxford Sri Chinmoy Centre and musicians from across the UK have offered concerts of soulful music in a variety of locations, such as The Jacqueline du Pre Music Building, St Hilda's and Holywell Music Room.
Sri Chinmoy in Oxford
Sri Chinmoy visited Oxford on nine occassions. He gave lectures at the Oxford Union and Keble College. He offered two peace concerts (at the Sheldonian and Christ Church Cathedral. On his last visit in 2003, Sri Chinmoy honoured several university professors as part of his 'Lifting up the world with a oneness heart' programme.
Sri Chinmoy at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford in 2005.
Members of the Oxford Sri Chinmoy Centre include:
|Bahumanya Guy. Bahumanya works as an English teacher. He has run several marathons under 4 hours.|
|Piyasi Morris. Piyasi works as a primary school teacher in Oxford. She also helps to organise the World Harmony Run, when it passes through Oxford|
|Julia Molden. Julia works for Restore, a local charity|
Tejvan Pettinger. Tejvan works as an Economics Teacher and is also a keen cyclist. Video of Tejvan speaking on Meditation