About our Centre
In addition to offering free meditation instruction, our members lead multiple businesses and community projects that bring the benefits of meditation into daily life. We aim to serve the public, help create a more unified world, and inspire each human being to reach their best self.
Running for Peace
The Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run is the world’s largest torch relay for peace. The Peace Run often traveled through San Diego on its four month long relay route through North America, where it visited schools, youth and community groups, and government officials spreading the message that we have much more in common than what divides us. More information is at: https://www.peacerun.org
Here are two great videos covering the visit to Central Elementary School on May 22, 2018 on KUSI by Ed Lenderman. The second one has a more comprehensive report: https://www.kusi.com/international-peace-run-makes-a-stop-in-san-diego.
Watch this news coverage on KUSI about the run in 2017:
Our weekly 2-mile races (currently on hold due to Covid-19)
Sri Chinmoy felt that outer running definitely helped our inner running (i.e. meditation) by keeping the body fit and calming the emotions. Every Saturday at 8 am, we hold an informal 2 mile race – Sri Chinmoy called them Self-Transcendence Races – because the main goal is to get joy be bettering your own capacity. The race starts and finishes at the Sri Chinmoy Peace Garden, 2520 Adams Avenue between Arizona and Hamilton, 92116.
Under the banner of the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team also hold larger sporting events for the San Diego public – for example, the Self-Transcendence La Jolla Swim & Run which will be held in the Spring of 2019 once again.
Sri Chinmoy Peace Garden
Inaugurated in 2012, the Sri Chinmoy Peace Garden is open to the community and offers a beautiful, serene setting in which to spend a few moments of contemplation. Located at the busy corner of Adams Avenue and Arizona Street in University Heights, this small park reminds us all to make some time for peace in our busy lives.
Self-Transcendence La Jolla Swim & Run
The San Diego chapter of the worldwide Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team organizes an annual Swim & Run event at La Jolla Shores. One of the oldest multi-sport events in San Diego, the 1-mile out-and-back ocean swim at La Jolla Shores beach is followed by a 10K or 5K run on a loop course along flat-packed sand at the waterline. It’s a beautiful location for a runners and swimmers alike that has drawn top athletes from around the world. Relays are also allowed. Awards are given for age-group individual athletes as well as top relay teams.
Jyoti-Bihanga: San Diego’s oldest vegetarian and vegan restaurant.
Jyoti-Bihanga is situated on Adams Avenue, and dedicated to providing delicious food in a tranquil atmosphere. Our staff study meditation according to Sri Chinmoy’s teachings, so if you have any questions about meditation or our classes that you would like to discuss, please come on in!
3351 Adams Avenue, San Diego, CA 92116
(619) 282-4116 – jyotibihanga.com
How to get in touch with us
For more information on classes and events please call or text: 619-251-6321