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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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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June 11, 2018

A selection of Sri Chinmoy’s music for inner peace

A selection of Sri Chinmoy’s instrumental performances chosen to create a peaceful and idyllic atmosphere for meditation. View all tracks »

May 12, 2018

“New Creation” by Sri Chinmoy

Sri Chinmoy sings some of his favourite Bengali songs,such as Ore Mor Kheya, Ami Gahi Gan and Ar Katokal Kandbo Mago, accompanied by the harmonium. It was originally released in 1972 as an LP.and was re-released on CD in 2008. View all tracks »

February 11, 2018

“Peace-Light-Delight” by Sri Chinmoy

In this album, first released as an LP in 1977, Sri Chinmoy offers us moments of deep devotion through music, singing while accompanying himself on a tote-a-tune, a battery-powered electronic keyboard popular at the time. 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

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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