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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June 7, 2021

One Thousand Lotus Petals, Part 2, CD 4

This is a collection of 50 songs composed and performed by Sri Chinmoy. These 50 songs are amongst the best-known and loved songs out of Sri Chinmoy’s extensive canon. They form part of a series, known as “One Thousand Lotus Petals” in which Sri Chinmoy sings the selected songs accompanied by his harmonium.

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February 17, 2021

The Thunder of the Soul and the Whisper of the Heart

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.

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January 9, 2021

Three radio interviews with Sri Chinmoy

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.

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December 11, 2020

Sri Chinmoy Sings Ami Jabo – 5 Selected Performances

This recording offers a selection of five performances by Sri Chinmoy, singing the song “Ami Jabo”. Ami Jabo was a song which Sri Chinmoy frequently performed during his Peace Concerts. 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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