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 
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.
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.
Sri Chinmoy plays the esraj 9 »
Radio interview at Swiss National Radio »
Sri Chinmoy reads his early poems »
April 27, 2016
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
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 »
February 15, 2016
During an interview on the Swiss National Radio in Bern, Sri Chinmoy talks about music and the spiritual significance of music. In this engaging interview, which took place during Sri Chinmoy’s European tour in 1989, Sri Chinmoy talks about different aspects of music – such as the source of his music, the spiritual significance of music, and the instruments he plays. Read more »
January 27, 2016
A selection of ten poem read by Sri Chinmoy. These ten are some of Sri Chinmoy’s most significant poems, which express a range of spiritual experience. They are all taken from the collection My Flute except for the poem ‘The Soul-Bird’, which is taken from The Dance of Life.
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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
Recordings by category
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 »
“Aspire to the Unattainable” – CD 1 by Sri Chinmoy
Talks by Sri Chinmoy from the late 1960s and early 1970sRead more »
Sri Chinmoy was a prolific poet, who composed both short aphorisms and more traditional longer poetry. More »
Sri Chinmoy sings his own compositions. This includes his own compositions and traditional Indian mantras. More »
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.
- Existence-Consciousness-Bliss – esraj, harmonium and vocals.
- My Europe-Aspiration-Blossoms – organ performances in Europe
- Concert de Paix, Paris, 1984 – one of the earliest Peace Concerts with flute, esraj, cello, harmonium and vocal.
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