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 20, 2019

Sri Chinmoy’s Cologne concert, 1984

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

The Inner Experience of Light

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

Songs honouring the great spiritual Masters, by Sri Chinmoy

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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July 26, 2018

Two very different musical performances by Sri Chinmoy

Sri Chinmoy gave these two unique performances in the space of 9 days in June 2003: a powerful synthesiser concert in New York that Sri Chinmoy described as his masterpiece, and a soaring spontaneous and wordless singing elegy which evoked the spirit of the ancient Indian dhrupada form.

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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

Instrumental recordings

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.

Songs, aphorisms and talks on Peace

by Sri Chinmoy

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