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.
Ave Maria – Sri Chinmoy »
Sri Chinmoy Sings at Jharna-Kala Gallery »
The Dance of Life »
Peace: Divinity’s Dream on Earth »
September 18, 2017
Sri Chinmoy sings Ave Maria during one of his Peace Concerts in Albany, New York during June 1992. It was part of a seven-concert programme on the East Coast of America, entitled “Peace: Divinity’s Dream on Earth.”
In this recording, Sri Chinmoy sings this classic composition of Schubert in a moving and soulful performance.The melody was originally composed by Schubert in 1825. Read more »
September 5, 2017
Shortly after beginning his art journey in 1974, Sri Chinmoy completed over 100,000 paintings. In 1975, at an early art exhibition in the UN Plaza, New York, Sri Chinmoy performed several songs, accompanied with the harmonium. The songs include classical Sanskri chants and also his own compositions. View all tracks »
July 27, 2017
This is a recording of Sri Chinmoy reciting 28 poems from his collection of poetry, entitled ‘The Dance of Life.’ Composed in 1973, the poetry series includes 1,000 poems expressing different aspects of the spiritual path. 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
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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 »
Interview with Dr. James Carse – ‘The Way to Go’ (1984)
In this TV interview from 1984 Sri Chinmoy answers questions about meditation, spirituality and the difference between inspiration and aspiration. To open and close the interview, Sri Chinmoy performs on the flute.Read more »
Sri Chinmoy was a prolific poet, who composed both short aphorisms and more traditional longer poetry. More »
Seven Earth-Cries Ascend, Seven Heaven-Smiles Descend
In this recording, Sri Chinmoy offers a seven instrument concert from 1979. During the concert, Sri Chinmoy played on some of his favourite instruments – The esraj, flute, cello, Bass flute, banjo, bell chimes and harmonium. He later gave a title to the concert “Seven Earth-Cries Ascend, Seven Heaven-Smiles Descend”.Read more »
Omnipotence-Poise – 13th piano anniversary
On 19th February 2000, Sri Chinmoy celebrated his 13th anniversary of piano playing. This recording was made in New York Public School 177 in Jamaica where Sri Chinmoy held some of his meditations. In this recording, Sri Chinmoy plays the piano in a unique way – both invigorating and uplifting.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 »
Songs, aphorisms and talks on Peace
by Sri Chinmoy