Chinmaya’s Music Library

Full Length Albums

MINDFULNESS (2019)
Music to inspire presence in the Here and the Now. Rhythm-less explorations of raga on sarod, flute and piano.
RAGAS RELAX
Over ten million plays on Spotify. The ultimate raga relaxation music.

CELTIC RAGAS
One of Paul McCartneys favourites. A joyful and unique blend of India and Ireland.
YOGA ON SACRED GROUND
One of the first-ever albums for yoga practice, released twenty years ago and still a top-seller.

OM SHANTI
Mantras from the Upanishads with contemporary grooves from Chinmaya’s ‘Akasha’ project.

MEDITATION RAGAS
Chill-out with an Indian classical touch on sarod, bamboo flute, guitar and tabla.

YOGA LOUNGE
Melodies by sitar maestro Niladri Kumar, produced by Chinmaya with light hip-hop beats and ambient, jazzy textures.

MYSTIC POETS OF INDIA
With vocalist and composer Sandeep Srivastav, his and Chinmaya’s tribute to the songs of some of India’s famous mystics.
FENG SHUI
Chinmaya explores the Chinese/Tibetan tradition on a range of instruments from santoor, to harp, penny whistle to Spanish guitar, with a Celtic touch.

GAIA’S GARDEN
Chinmaya’s tribute to the Earth’s wild places, featuring a kaleidoscope of musicians from Israel, Hawai’I, Japan, India, Crete and more.

LAND OF THE BUDDHAS
A selection of Chinmaya’s best released on New Earth Records between 1998 and 2005
SACRED TEMPLES OF INDIA
Evocative melodies on sarod, with rich supporting textures from a wide range of instruments.
BUDDHA MOON
Indian slide guitar and bamboo flute play Indian classical themes over smooth backgrounds and relaxing grooves on clay pot and Spanish guitar.
KARMA CIRCLES
FRAGRANCE OF THE EAST

Chinmaya with his Celtic Rags Band, a re-release combining the best of two albums of uplifting East-West fusion. One live at the ‘Concerts for India’s Environment’ in Pune, India in 2004, the other a studio follow-up.
YOGA SPIRIT
Chinmaya’s ‘Akasha’ project. Mantras with contemporary instrumentation plus various Indian acoustic instruments.

RARITIES
Rare and unreleased recordings marking Chinmaya’s quarter century (1990-2015) as a recording artist.
BHAKTI
THE BELOVED

Chinmaya’s ‘Bhakti’ project puts Indian devotional bhajans to East-West fusion backing.
SAT-SANG
Chinmaya’s songs to nature and mystery, composed and sung in 1996/7. Free listen and download on Soundcloud
CHINMAYA ON NIGHTINGALE RECORDS
Four CDs released on this German label in the ‘90’s. Long out of print and now hard to find.
TERRA INCOGNITA
Two CDs made in ‘90/91 with Prem Joshua, Ravi Freeman and others. Now collector’s items.

Singles

Bulleh-Says
BULLEH SAYS
(single 2018) Song in 7/8 time based on a poem by medieval Punjabi mystic Bulleh Shah with rock instrumentation
The Worlds Treasure
THE WORLD’S TREASURE (2019)
Song with a Latin feel and based on the poem by Rabindranath Tagore, in which a new mother gazes in wonder at her first-born.

THE MUSIC MAKERS (2019)
Based on ‘Ode’ by Arthur O’Shaughnessy, the music is a swing fusion using Western and Indian instrumentation. With Auckland’s ‘Grateful Dads’ band.
AT THE EDGE
(2013)

Chinmaya’s first ‘rock’ single, his lyrics provoking some unsettling insights into our self-awareness. Free download on Soundcloud.