Welcome to the Wellington Sri Chinmoy Centre. We offer free meditation courses throughout the year in both Wellington and Porirua. 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 designed 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.

Meditation Essentials – FREE evening workshop

‘Meditation Essentials’ is an admission- free program that has the sole purpose of bringing meditation skills and benefits into everyone’s lives. It shares a wide range of meditation exercises and will help you to navigate your way through the challenges of developing a successful personal practice offering an overview ranging from introductory mind calming techniques through to more advanced methods aimed at deepening the meditation experience.

This evening w/shop will cover different skills and approaches to meditation with guided instruction taking you through breath exercises, mantras or chanting, visualization, heart centre techniques and introducing the four pillars of yoga.


  • Monday December 4;        7:00pm – 9:00pm



  • 11 Hopper Street Mount Cook Wellington

Register Your Interest Here

Or call/text Soraya on 027 871 9690 to register your interest

Free Group Meditation Classes – Crofton Downs, Wellington

Every Thursday from 4 – 5 pm


Every Monday from 7.30 – 8.30 pm

Topics covered

• Getting Started – The ABC’s of Meditation
• Mantras and Sacred Chants
• Heart Meditation

• Open Eye (Lion’s meditation)
• Visualisation

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Or call/text Soraya on 027 871 9690 to register

Registration required for all classes. Please click here to register

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.


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.

Meditation journeys

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

Meditation and daily life

Ursula Maag

How meditation can change expectations


My life after one year of meditation

Anita Costa

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…

Reflections on Ageing

My 71st birthday is looming, on bad days an ominous dark cloud heralding decline and ushering in those rather anxious and thoughtful reflections that often accompany ageing. Anxiety at the knowledge of certain mortality, remorse at the many unlived days and neglected...

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Requests to God

We were at an inter-faith event in Auckland and the master of ceremonies, an eloquent church minister evidently inspired by his own words, was invoking God’s blessings on those assembled for an interminably long time. I wondered to myself if God, too, ever suffered...

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About Meditation

One of the recurring themes in the writings and legacies of the great spiritual teachers all the way down through time is the accent they each place on the preciousness of a human incarnation, especially one in which there is some kind of spiritual awakening. One of...

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The Enlightenment Stone

She had always been moved and deeply touched by her Teacher’s comments about the spiritual value of giving, and at some heartfelt and intuitive level felt that she really understood what this meant and how it worked in that preternatural inner world where everything...

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Notes From Some Travels in Iceland

Recently a group of musician-friends, some from New Zealand,  gathered in Reykjavik to begin a musical tour, singing Sri Chinmoy’s songs in churches and old ruins throughout the heartland of this impressive nation……… If you were to try to paint eternity, these...

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The Arrival of Summer

Holidays are coming, and soon our centre family will vanish away to relatives in hometowns, to gatherings down-country in small coastal villages, settlements where an uncle owns a seaside bach, an odd ritual here like some seasonal homing instinct, a migratory impulse...

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