“When we meditate, what we actually do is enter into the deeper part of our being.
At that time, we are able to bring to the fore the wealth that we have deep within us.”
Our meditation courses
Our free meditation courses are aimed at beginners and anyone interested in furthering their practise of meditation.
The meditation course includes a variety of exercises, including simple breathing exercises, visualisation, mantras and music. We give short talks on meditation, but emphasise practical experience of meditation.
To sign up for future classes, please use this Contact form or ring 07952 419874
What is meditation?
- In meditation we seek to silence the mind and bring to the fore our own inner peace and inner happiness.
- Meditation is a journey of self-discovery which allows us to be at peace with ourselves.
- This ancient art of meditation will help us to find meaning in our modern lives and allow us to fulfil our highest aspirations.
- Read more: common questions about meditation
- Read more: benefits of meditation
About the Oxford Sri Chinmoy Centre who give meditation classes.
Our class givers
The meditation classes are given by local members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre, who have been practising meditation for many years. Members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre come from many walks of life and share a common interest in meditation.Our class givers
Sri Chinmoy is a spiritual teacher who devoted his life to making meditation widely available. He also travelled around the world to give meditative concerts of music.More on Sri Chinmoy
Oxford Sri Chinmoy Centre
As well as free meditation classes, the Oxford Sri Chinmoy Centre is active in other fields. This includes offering music concerts, promoting running races and projects to serve the public
Running races at the Peace Mile
Every summer we offer a series of running races in Cutteslowe Park, Oxford. These ‘self-transcendence’ races offer local runners the opportunity to test themselves on a popular course in Cutteslowe Park. The races are run on the 1 mile Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile, which was inaugurated in 1985.
View more at UK Sri Chinmoy Races
On numerous occasions, the Sri Chinmoy Peace Run has visited Oxford, where we have visited local schools, and members of the Oxford community.
Articles on meditation
Some articles on meditation to give some inspiration to learn about meditation
In one sense meditation is a retreat from the world. We close our eyes, sit still and try to escape from the thoughts of the mind. In real meditation, we can experience a tranquillity and peace that is usually lacking in our everyday life. This moment of silent reflection and inner peace is a wonderful way to start the day. If we can experience even five minutes of peace first thing in the morning, it will positively affect the rest of the day for the better. These moments of meditation,… read more »
One of the challenges in developing a regular meditation practise is finding the actual time to meditate. We have 24 hours at our disposal, but finding 20 minutes for quiet reflection can be surprisingly difficult! However, to give ourselves the best chance in getting the most out of meditation, we need to cultivate a regular daily practise. As we get into a daily routine of meditation, it becomes much easier to find time. We start to enjoy meditation so much, we want to do it before anything else; but in… read more »
In recent years meditation has become much more popular in the west. People from all walks of life have been trying meditation to find a greater sense of peace and learn to switch off the pressures of daily life. People may try meditation for quite a few different reasons, but these are a few of the benefits you might get from meditation. Keeping things in perspective In the hectic hustle and bustle of life, it is easy to let things get out of perspective. We can become constantly pressured by… read more »