“I am most grateful to you
for the most wonderful moment
of my life.”
MAESTRO PABLO CASALS, Legendary Cellist (5 October 1972)
“What power is in this man’s music! It’s incredible. Sri Chinmoy has written a counterpoint like Bach. Every phrase goes with every other phrase. My musical spirit is very, very deeply impressed.”
MAESTRO LEONARD BERNSTEIN Composer and Conductor (21 March 1979)
What Sri Chinmoy does is God-given. He has a tremendous, a fantastic creative urge.
Ravi Shankar, (11 October 2002)
“Your life has been a continuous flow of living inspiration and dedication to the triumph of the humane.” (16 July 1996 ) “I hope the great artist you are invoking will carry your message of harmony to all those who may listen and see. I cannot but subscribe to your high motives.” (13 August 1996 )
Maestro Yehudi Menuhin
“Sri Chinmoy is such a brave musician!” God puts his hands on very few shoulders. It is definitely on Sri Chinmoy’s shoulder. The whole world is blessed to have this man in their lives, and especially in their hearts.
Quincy Jones (20 July 2004)
“Sri Chinmoy’s music is a magical flow deep down in your heart of hearts.”
– Robert Flack
“Wonderful! Very powerful! I was very moved.”
Zubin Mehta (5 May 1985)
“Sri Chinmoy’s songs are outstanding. Even if you don’t understand the [Bengali] words, you understand what it means. His organ improvisations are so elemental, but so organized, and the piano is very rich, full of imagination. (19 November 1991)
Kurt Masur / conductor
“Sri Chinmoy himself is music…Sri Chinmoy’s music is a vehicle for the highest spiritual energy. It is very healing, an experience very deep within my heart and far beyond words”
Paul Horn (12 May 2003)
“Sri Chinmoy, it is a great thing that you have inspired so many people by composing thousands of wonderful songs.
Ali Akbar Khan (26 July 1995) Virtuoso Sarodist
“Your heart and soul’s music is not only the inner truth and outer feast, but a fulfillment divine for Eternity.”
Narada Michael Walden (13 April 1987) 3-time Grammy Award Winning Produce
Newspapers / music magazines
“Some of the most inspired music I’ve heard from a solo performer — classical, pop or otherwise.”
– NEW YORK/CUE MAGAZINE / NY, NY, U.S.A.
“Sri Chinmoy’s pipe organ improvisations will prove to be one of the most powerful, ecstatic and spiritually uplifting performances anyone is ever likely to encounter. Adventurous listeners who are inwardly quiet and fully present will discover the music of genius.”
– PULSE MAGAZINE / U.S.A.
“The crowd had come not only for the music, but also for what was between the compositions, the inner serenity that the sounds only serve to prolong.”
– LE MONDE / PARIS, FRANCE
“More than 10,000 wanted to hear the Concert given by Sri Chinmoy, but only 8,000 found seats.”
– EXPRESS / COLOGNE, GERMANY
“Sri Chinmoy himself performed one haunting number on the esraj, and a lovely, very modern flute essay pretty enough to make a deer lay its head in the musician’s lap.”
– WASHINGTON POST / WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A.
“This was an evening for silent meditations and for haunting tunes, played on Indian flute, esraj and other instruments, sent into the crisp evening air by Sri Chinmoy.”
– LOS ANGELES TIMES / LOS ANGELES, CA, U.S.A.
“Sri Chinmoy’s sublime spiritual mastery reveals through music the infinite vastness of the universe as an intimate sanctuary of the soul. It is a living counter-melody to the immortal soundless sound which resides within us all.”
– FREE SPIRIT MAGAZINE / U.S.A.
“If you listen to Sri Chinmoy’s organ improvisations totally, a dense, roaring, ever-surprising ride on a torrent awaits you: mighty, primeval in its power, ecstatic, but utterly simple, refreshingly carefree, resounding, overwhelming.”
– ESOTERICA MAGAZINE / GERMANY
Sri Chinmoy’s sublime spiritual mastery reveals through music the infinite vastness of the universe as an intimate sanctuary of the soul. It is a living counter-melody to the immortal soundless sound which resides within us all.
Free Spirit Magazine
If you listen to Sri Chinmoy’s organ improvisations totally, a dense, roaring, ever-surprising ride on a torrent awaits you: mighty, primeval in its power, ecstatic, but utterly simple, refreshingly carefree, resounding, overwhelming.
Esoterica magazine, Germany
- Kind words at Sri Chinmoy.org