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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October 22, 2020

“Soul-Flames” by Sri Chinmoy

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 »

August 9, 2020

Sri Chinmoy sings Bengali songs

In this recording from 1981, Sri Chinmoy sings several of his favourite songs over a 15 minute period. Sri Chinmoy sings both powerfully and soulfully and seamlessly transitions from one song to the next with barely a pause in between. Sri Chinmoy offered this special singing performance after giving a talk at Cambridge University in May 1981 on “Progress Delight”. Read more »

May 22, 2020

Birthday songs and aphorisms

Here is a compilation of Sri Chinmoy singing and reciting aphorisms on birthdays, as well as his own composition “Happy birthday to you”. Below are a few additional written extracts on the inner and outer meaning of a birthday:

“Think of your birthday not only as a day of joy, but also as a day of promise.” -Sri Chinmoy View all tracks »

February 16, 2020

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 of Sri Chinmoy. These talks were published in his book ‘Everest Aspiration’, a series of hundred talks given in the first twenty days of July 1977. It also includes several music and singing performances, such as Jiban debata. It also includes the New Year’s Message of 1978 and an interview at the Sydney Opera House about his organ performances. 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

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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