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.
“Music is psychic enlightenment. Music is the supreme fulfilment of the aspiring human soul.”
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.
August 9, 2020
In this recording from 1981, Sri Chinmoy sings several of his favourite songs over a 15 minute period. Sri Chinmoy sings both powerfully and soulfully and seamlessly transitions from one song to the next with barely a pause in between. Sri Chinmoy offered this special singing performance after giving a talk at Cambridge University in May 1981 on “Progress Delight”. Read more »
May 22, 2020
Here is a compilation of Sri Chinmoy singing and reciting aphorisms on birthdays, as well as his own composition “Happy birthday to you”. Below are a few additional written extracts on the inner and outer meaning of a birthday:
“Think of your birthday not only as a day of joy, but also as a day of promise.” -Sri Chinmoy View all tracks »
February 16, 2020
This CD offers a wonderful kaleidoscope of poetry, prose and music by Sri Chinmoy. The album includes three short talks of Sri Chinmoy. These talks were published in his book ‘Everest Aspiration’, a series of hundred talks given in the first twenty days of July 1977. It also includes several music and singing performances, such as Jiban debata. It also includes the New Year’s Message of 1978 and an interview at the Sydney Opera House about his organ performances. View all tracks »
February 11, 2020
In this new CD, we offer three significant recordings by Sri Chinmoy. The first is haunting esraj concert given in 1977. The second recording is from 1978, where Sri Chinmoy reads out his favourite poems, such as The Golden Flute. The third recording is a talk given on the same day on the subject of poetry and spirituality.
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 »
Sri Chinmoy was a prolific poet, who composed both short aphorisms and more traditional longer poetry. More »
My Prayerful Salutations to the United Nations – Volume IV
Selected performances from 50 concerts in 1995Read more »
‘The Battle of Kurukshetra‘ (1st piano performance)
On 22 February 1987, Sri Chinmoy gave his first piano performance at Buchman Hall, Manhattan, NY. This powerful, energising and […]Read more »
Sri Chinmoy sings his own compositions. This includes his own compositions and traditional Indian mantras. More »
Sri Chinmoy sings – My own gratitude heart and other songs
On 15 September 2004, Sri Chinmoy sang for half an hour, during a performance at Aspiration Ground. He sang a […]Read more »
Indian devotional songs in Bengali / Bangla and Sanskrit
A traditional Sanskrit and Bengali song collection.Read 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 »
“New Creation” by Sri Chinmoy
First released as an LP in 1972, Sri Chinmoy sings Bengali songs.Read more »
Songs honouring the great spiritual Masters, by Sri Chinmoy
Sri Chinmoy had the highest regard great spiritual figures such as Krishna, Buddha and the Christ, honouring them frequently in his writings and in his songs.Read more »
A selection of Sri Chinmoy’s music for inner peace
Idyllic string, melodic and keyboard tracks chosen from Sri Chinmoy’s peace concertsRead more »
Songs, aphorisms and talks on Peace
by Sri Chinmoy