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.
August 2, 2019
On 15 September 2004, Sri Chinmoy sang for half an hour, during a performance at Aspiration Ground. He sang a variety of songs from short English songs, such as “My Own Gratitude heart” to his favourite Sanskrit mantras and Bengali compositions. This is the first part of this memorable performance. View all tracks »
June 20, 2019
This is a historic recording of Sri Chinmoy’s first major Peace Concert on 24 March 1984.
Over 8,000 people attended the concert held at Kölner Sporthalle in Koln (Cologne), Germany. Sri Chinmoy gave the title of the concert as “Peace: God’s Beauty in His Oneness-Home”. Like other aspects of Sri Chinmoy’s activities, the concert was offered free. View all tracks »
February 23, 2019
A recording from a spiritual lecture on ‘The Inner Experience of Light’ by Sri Chinmoy given in 1973. As well as the profound wisdom of the talk, the recording captures the meditative atmosphere before, during and after the talk – which included Sri Chinmoy chanting. Read more »
October 23, 2018
Sri Chinmoy had the highest regard for the great spiritual Masters, and frequently honoured them in his writings and in his songs. In this selection of tracks, Sri Chinmoy sings some of the songs he composed about some of these great spiritual masters.
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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 »
“Blue Aspiration-Plants in Green Dedication-Garden” vol.1
Concert performances by Sri Chinmoy, selected from a series of concerts offered in 1987 in the US, Canada, France and Japan.Read more »
Peace: Divinity’s Dream on Earth
Highlights from seven Peace Concerts at venues around the East Coast of the USA in 1992.Read 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 »
‘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 »
The Life-River – Flute Music by Sri Chinmoy
29 of Sri Chinmoy’s own compositions played on the flute.Read 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 »
Two very different musical performances by Sri Chinmoy
Two unique performances given in the space of 9 days in June 2003: a synthesiser concert Sri Chinmoy described as his masterpiece, and a spontaneous, wordless singing elegy evoking the spirit of the ancient Indian dhrupada form.Read more »
The Green of the Forest
Sri Chinmoy plays 28 of his own compositions on Western fluteRead more »
Concert De Paix: Paris, 1984
Recordings from Sri Chinmoy’s two same-day concerts that attracted a total of 13,000 people.Read more »
Songs, aphorisms and talks on Peace
by Sri Chinmoy