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.
Running for PeaceJogyata Dallas Auckland, New Zealand
Time seemed to freezeBrahmata Michael Ottawa, Canada
In the middle of an ocean of loveBhadra Kleinman New York
How sports and fitness became part of our spiritual lifeBanshidhar Medeiros San Juan, Puerto Rico
Praying for God’s Grace to DescendSweta Pradhan Kathmandu, Nepal
Check your Front TireArpan De Angelo New York, United States
Having a Spiritual TeacherPreetidutta Thorpe Auckland, New Zealand
Sri Chinmoy's opening meditation at the Parliament of World ReligionsPradhan Balter Chicago, United States
Breaking the world record for the longest game of hopscotchPipasa Glass & Jamini Young Seattle, United States
Filled with deepest joyTirtha Voelckner Munich, Germany
'You have to be like a warrior and fight'Mahiyan Savage San Diego, United States
The Ever-Transcending GoalPreetidutta Thorpe Auckland, New Zealand
interviews with Sri Chinmoy's students