Sri Chinmoy

Sri Chinmoy is a spiritual Teacher who taught meditation and also the benefits of leading a dynamic outer life. As well as being a poet, athlete and author Sri Chinmoy was a prolific composer of spiritual music – he composed over 21,000 songs in both English and his native Bengali. Sri Chinmoy also performed on several instruments – recording many albums of meditative music and also performing his own compositions in public concerts

“To me, music is not something that we see. Music is not even something that we feel. Music is something that we must grow into.”

– Sri Chinmoy [1]

During his time in the West, Sri Chinmoy offered 777 Peace Concerts in different parts of the world. Sri Chinmoy taught that music can be a complement to meditation.

Sri Chinmoy

“Music is psychic enlightenment. Music is the supreme fulfilment of the aspiring human soul.”

Sri Chinmoy

Recently uploaded recordings by Sri Chinmoy

In any of the fields into which he entered – poetry, art, athletics – Sri Chinmoy’s output was prolific, and his audio output of music and talks was no exception. This site contains some of the many recordings that have been released over the years.

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June 1, 2016

Interview with Father Tom, September 1997

This is the second TV interview between Father Tom and Sri Chinmoy from September 12th 1997 – just a couple of weeks after the deaths of Princess Diana and Mother Teresa.  In this interview, Father Tom asks Sri Chinmoy about his relationship with Mother Teresa and Princess Diana, and the spiritual lessons we can learn from a life of prayer and compassion. Read more »

May 5, 2016

Interview with Father Tom, February 1997

This is an audio recording from 1997 featuring one of the interviews between Father Tom and Sri Chinmoy. The interview touches on topics, such as the nature of Hinduism, the soul and how to live a spiritual life. Father Tom also asks about Sri Chinmoy’s meetings with Pope John Paul II and Mikhail Gorbachev. Read more »

April 27, 2016

Perfection-Dedication

This album features 17 tracks of Sri Chinmoy singing accompanied with the harmonium. They include some of Sri Chinmoy’s best known songs, such as Hiya pakhi, Ore mor kheya and the last track a rousing rendition of Ami jabo. View all tracks »

April 27, 2016

Sri Chinmoy plays the esraj 9

This esraj recording was originally published on audio tape in 1980 and includes eight Bengali songs. Sri Chinmoy started playing the esraj in 1976 and soon became Sri Chinmoy’s favourite instrument. View all tracks »

Playlists of Sri Chinmoy’s music

Here are just a few of Sri Chinmoy’s recordings, taken from around the site. You can make your own playlists by clicking on the settings icon () next to music that you like – find out more here ».

Sri Chinmoy singing

 

Talks by Sri Chinmoy

Instrumental recordings

Recordings by category

Peace Concerts

In over 800 concerts worldwide, Sri Chinmoy created a profound atmosphere of peace. More »

Talks & interviews

Sri Chinmoy’s radio and tv interviews. Plus recordings of talks at major universities. More »

Poetry

Sri Chinmoy was a prolific poet, who composed both short aphorisms and more traditional longer poetry. More »

Vocal recordings

Sri Chinmoy sings his own compositions. This includes his own compositions and traditional Indian mantras.  More »

Classic Albums

During his time in the West, Sri Chinmoy recorded innumerable albums (including vinyl, cassette, and later CD). However, a few albums really stand out as being classics. We will add these classic albums in due course.

  1. Existence-Consciousness-Bliss – esraj, harmonium and vocals.
  2. My Europe-Aspiration-Blossoms – organ performances in Europe
  3. Concert de Paix, Paris, 1984 – one of the earliest Peace Concerts with flute, esraj, cello, harmonium and vocal.

More uploads

Random selections from Sri Chinmoy’s audio recordings, including popular categories, such as interviews, flute, esraj, singing and poetry recitals. More »

Songs, aphorisms and talks on Peace

by Sri Chinmoy

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