Welcome to the Wellington Sri Chinmoy Centre. We offer free meditation courses throughout the year. Scroll below for a complete list of upcoming workshops and events. We look forward to seeing you at one of our sessions.  

Our classes and classgivers  •  Register here!

How do I get started?

Simply register for a new course by clicking here. Our courses are all free of charge and cover the basics of meditation and include creative visualization, mantras, music and other techniques disigned to calm your mind and fill you with a feeling of peace and joy. If you would like to talk to one of the class givers fill in the contact us page and someone will get in touch with you. 

Do I need to bring anything?

No – just yourself, and a sincere willingness for more inner peace and happiness in your life.

Upcoming Meditation Events in 2019

October – November

 October Option 1 – Meditation and Spirituality

Tuesdays 1, 8 & 15th October 6:30 – 8 PM

Smart Newtown, 9/11 Constable St, Newtown 

October Option 2 – Introduction to Meditation

Saturday, October 19th 

10AM – 2 PM – (Lunch break: 12 – 12:30)                                                                    Kilbirnie / Lyall Bay Community Centre, 56-58 Bay Road (Opp Countdown) 

November Option 3 – Meditation: Your Journey to Happiness

Mondays 4, 11 & 18th November

6:30 – 8 PM

Quaker Centre, 8 Moncrieff Street, Mount Victoria

December onwards..

December Option 1 – Introduction to Meditation 

Tuesdays 3rd and 10th December 6:30 – 8 PM

Smart Newtown, 9/11 Constable St, Newtown


Registration required for all classes. Please text or call 021 2168343 to register

All sessions are part of a structured course. Attendance from the beginning is recommended. Kindly do not join after the second session. 

Our classgivers

Jogyata Dallas
has been meditating for a very very long time.

Why meditate…what is the purpose?

Well, we nourish our body every day with food with great regularity, but most of us neglect to take care of some of the deeper aspects of ourselves. Meditation nourishes our mind and our soul and the spiritual aspects of our nature which also need constant attention. …keep reading.

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Muslim Badami
student of Sri Chinmoy since 2003

Finding Sri Chinmoy’s Meditation Path
At the beginning, all those years ago, I was not really looking for a spiritual Master or a path. Like most people I knew, I was neither very happy nor unhappy….keep reading.

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Meditation journeys

Some of Sri Chinmoy’s students around the world talk about how they started meditation, and what inspires them to keep going

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Meditation and daily life

Ursula Maag

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How meditation can change expectations


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Getting started with meditation

Ursula Maag

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Devashishu Torpy talks about some things he has learnt about meditation

Student of Sri Chinmoy since 1977

Resources and experiences…

For more articles, see our articles page…

Sri Chinmoy

Happy Rain

“Over the years” Sri Chinmoy once said, “ I have been to a number of countries that follow the teachings of the Lord Buddha, but here in Myanmar I feel that Lord Buddha has a very, very special eye of compassion and a very, very special heart of universal love. Myanmar I feel has a most special place in the heart of Lord Buddha. … keep reading


Campfire Memories

In that brutal bad New Zealand winter of 2002 the worst storm ever recorded charged across the central North Island mountains, burying the forests in meters of snow and sending the few humans crazy enough to be out there in that onslaught fleeing for lonely mountain huts. Marooned by waist high drifts, fallen trees and winds colder than grief they huddled over cheerless fires …keep reading




Experiences of Bali


Bali, the land of a 1000 temples and a million smiling faces, a truly magical place where nature is so entwined in peoples’ existence and where the spiritual and materialistic worlds so effortlessly blend together, creating a perfect symphony of matter and spirit. … keep reading

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Silent Teachings

“We’re fools whether we dance or not, so we may as well dance..” Old Japanese proverb

My mid-60’s birthday is upon me, and with it comes that rather thoughtful and introspective feeling that often accompanies these milestone occasions. … keep reading


Some Meditation Secrets: Part 1

In the great task of finding happiness and peace through meditation, there are some simple, useful things to keep in mind. Some of these are mentioned here: Don’t be too concerned with finding the right technique in meditation. Spiritual master Sri Chinmoy once commented that our own souls are our best teacher …keep reading

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Some Meditation Secrets: Part 2

  1. Feel gratitude at the very beginning of your meditation practise. This will remind you that you have reached a very special time in your evolution, and that you are awakening, that there is a quiet perfection behind your life that is giving you this special opportunity. You are among a tiny percentage of humanity opening up to a new consciousness…keep reading

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