Sri Chinmoy on the nature and goals
of contemplative practice


The International Journal of Dharma Studies has published a fascinating new article about Sri Chinmoy’s philosophy by American academic Kusumita P. Pedersen.


Dr. Pedersen: “Sri Chinmoy (1931–2007) has written extensively on the concrete details of contemplative practice as well as its purpose in the wider context of yoga as a system of spiritual disciplines leading to God-realization. The paper summarizes his teachings with an emphasis on how contemplative practice is done and how it works in attaining its goals. Sri Chinmoy distinguishes between concentration, meditation and contemplation…” Read more...