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.
February 17, 2021
Sri Chinmoy visited Iceland six times between 1974 and 2003. On two of those visits, he played the organ in two of Reykjavik’s most famous churches.
January 9, 2021
This album “Humanity’s Heart-Radio” features three interviews with Sri Chinmoy from the year 1977. It includes question and answers on a NY radio programme and short musical interludes with Sri Chinmoy playing the esraj.
December 11, 2020
October 22, 2020
This album includes 13 songs with Sri Chinmoy singing, accompanied by the harmonium. The album was recorded on 13 April 1978 in New York, during Sri Chinmoy’s anniversary celebrations for his arrival in the West. The songs express a range of devotional and spiritual themes and invoke a soulful and meditative atmosphere. 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
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 »
Experience and Realisation, CD by Sri Chinmoy
This CD offers a wonderful kaleidoscope of poetry, prose and music by Sri Chinmoy. The album includes three short talks […]Read more »
Poetry and Spirituality, CD by Sri Chinmoy
In this new CD, we offer three significant recordings by Sri Chinmoy. The first is haunting esraj concert given in […]Read 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 – Part 1
Excerpts from Sri Chinmoy’s 50 concerts in 1995, in honour of the 50th anniversary of the United NationsRead 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 »
“Peace-Light-Delight” by Sri Chinmoy
First released as an LP in 1977, Sri Chinmoy sings ten Bengali songs.Read 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 »
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 Goal Is Won’ – poetry recitals
In this recording, Sri Chinmoy recites his poetry from a book The Goal Is Won (1974). The original 360 poems […]Read more »
My Prayerful Salutations to the United Nations – Volume IV
Selected performances from 50 concerts in 1995Read more »
Songs, aphorisms and talks on Peace
by Sri Chinmoy