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.
February 11, 2018
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 »
December 9, 2017
A selection from the hundreds of songs composed and sung by Sri Chinmoy on the theme of peace. Several of these recordings were made at Sri Chinmoy’s Peace Concerts, over 800 of which he offered around the world. These songs invoke the feeling of peace in English, and its equivalent, shanti, in Sanskrit and Bengali, Sri Chinmoy’s mother tongue. View all tracks »
October 13, 2017
A traditional Sanskrit and Bengali song collection. View all tracks »
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 »
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 »
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)
Sri Chinmoy answers questions about meditation, spirituality and the difference between inspiration and aspiration.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 – Volume IV
Selected performances from 50 concerts in 1995Read 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