The Complete Works of Sri Chinmoy

Ganapati Press is publishing the complete Works of Sri Chinmoy as a hard-cover series – a total of about 80 to 100 volumes, averaging 800 pages each. It is anticipated that all volumes will be published in time for Sri Chinmoy’s Centenary Celebrations in 2031).

  • This is a high-quality hardbound edition, printed on acid-free and lignin-free paper; it meets all ANSI standards for archival quality paper.
  • The text is carefully proof-read to assure fidelity to the original words, as per the author’s guidelines.

Complete Works (main titles)

  • #1 – Poetry, vol. I (2016) (The Dance of Life, The Wings of Light, The Golden Boat) – note special price: $50, €50
  • #2 – Answers I, tome 1 (2015) (Sri Chinmoy answers, parts 1 to 19)
  • #3 – Answers I, tome 2 (2015) (Sri Chinmoy answers, parts 20 to 38)
  • #4 – Stories I (The Earth-Illumination-Trumpets of Divinity’s home – Illumination-experiences on Indian soil – Great Indian meals – India and her miracle-feast)
  • #5 – Answers II (Flame-Waves) – €30 – $35
  • #6 – Stories II (Amusement I enjoy; Enlightenment I study, Is your mind ready to cry? Is your heart ready to smile? Life’s bleeding tears and flying smiles)
  • #7 – Poetry II, tome 1 (Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, part 1-50)
  • #8 – Poetry II, tome 2 (Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, part 51-100)
  • #9-12  – Poetry III, tome 1 – 4Twenty-seven thousand Aspiration-Plants (part 1-270)
  • #13 – Plays (Avatar Plays: My Rama is my all, The Son, Singer of the Eternal Beyond, Lord Gauranga, The Descent of the Blue)
  • #14-20 – Poetry IV tome 1-7Seventy-seven thousand Service-Trees
  • #21 – Answers IIISri Chinmoy Speaks vol 1-10 (2018) – €30, $35
  • #22 – Anecdotes I (Run and become, become and run)
  • #23 – Plays II (Seven plays including The Heart of a Holy Man)
  • #24 – Anecdotes II (Salutations, I love shopping, World Experience Tree Climber, Sri Chinmoy visits India)
  • #25 – Answers IV (Earth’s cry meets Heaven’s Smile I-III)
  • #26 – Talks and Essays I (Yoga and the spiritual life, Beyond Within, Everest-Aspiration)
  • #27 – Prayers I (My Morning Soul-Body Prayers part 1-21)
  • #28 – Answers V (13 books including Aspiration-Flames, Secrets of the inner world, The body, humanity’s fortress and Aspiration and God’s Hour)
  • #29 Poetry V (19 books published in 1970s, including My Flute, Europe Blossoms, The Goal is Won and Transcendence-Perfection)
  • #30 – United Nations – works I (13 books including The Garland of Nation-Souls, Reality-Dream, Union-Vision, The inner role of the United Nations)
  • #31 – United Nations – works II (5 books including Peace-Blossom-Fragrance, My meditation-service at the United Nations for twenty-five years, My prayerful salutations to the United Nations)
  • #32 Prayers II (64 books – My Christmas-New Year-Vacation Aspiration-Prayers, My Early Morning Prayer-Journeys, My Early Morning Heart-Climbing Prayers) (2021)
  • #33 Talks & Essays II (My Rose Petals, Fifty Freedom-Boats to one Golden Shore)
  • #34 Poetry VI (58 poetry volumes, “When God Love Descends” (1975) to “Love, Compassion, Forgiveness” (1993)
  • #35 Answers VI (16 books on meditation) – “The hour of meditation”, “Meditation: man’s choice and God’s Voice”, “Meditation: God speaks and I listen”, “Kundalini: the Mother-Power”, “Prayer-world, mantra-world and japa-world”, “The summits of God-Life: samadhi and siddhi”
  • #36 Poetry VII – 46 poetry books including “My soul is free”, “A true disciple” and “Disobedience, time is up!”
  • #37 Answers VII – 18 Question and answers from the early 1970s, including Eternity’s soul-bird, A galaxy of beauty’s stars, A God-lover’s earth-Heaven-life, God-Life: is it a far cry? Dipti Nivas.
  • #38 Autobiography I (17 books about own life, family and India. Including, My brother Chitta, My Consulate Years and A service-flame and a service-sun
  • #39 Aphorism I (22 books of aphorisms including Meditations: food for the soul, Flame-Goal. Daily meditations, Arise! Awake! Thoughts of a yogi) (available 1 Jan 2023)
  • #40 Answers VIII (20 books including: Soulful questions and fruitful answers, Spiritual power, occult power and will-power, Aspiration-Glow and Dedication-Flow, Conversations with the Master and The doubt-world.
  • #41 Poetry VIII (32 books including: My first friendship with the muse, The seeker’s universe, From the Source to the Source, A soulful cry versus a fruitful smile, Silence speaks.)
  • #42 Talks III (18 books including: Songs of the Soul, My Ivy League Leaves, Eternity’s Breath)
  • #43 Stories III (18 books)
  • #44 Bharat Mata I (8 books) (not available until summer 2024) Commentary on The Bhagavad Gita, The Core of India’s Light, Mother India’s Lighthouse
  • #45 Bharat Mata II (summer 2024) Commentary on The Bhagavad Gita, The Core of India’s Light, Mother India’s Lighthouse


(Note: These single-edition editions will also appear in the main title collections)

Single-edition Hardback collections

Heart-traveller series (paperback) ($10)

  1. Aspiration-flames + Aspiration and God’s Hour
  2. Sri Chinmoy Primer
  3. Everest-Aspiration (note: $13, €13)
  4. Flower-Flames (207 selected Flower-Flames)
  5. New Year’s Messages from Sri Chinmoy (1966-2007)
  6. Songs of the Soul
  7. Eternity’s Breath

Special editions

  • Computer and the spirituality world – Guru’s writings on computers and the internet. ($5)

($10US, €10, $15AU, £7)

How to order

These books are available to order via Amazon and other online retailers, but it is usually cheaper to order directly through us.


  • Most volumes are available at the standard price of €40, US$ 45, AU$ 55, £35.
  • Different price: Poetry I – $70, €70  Answers II Answers III,  – €30 $35
To order direct, get in touch with your chosen books, and we will confirm cost and payment details.
  • Tel 044 7952 419874
  • Tejvan via MMS
  • Tejvan Pettinger 29 Campbell Road, Oxford, OX4 3PF, UK


We can deliver to anywhere in the world.


  • 1 or 2 books €10, UK £5. US $10, AU$15
  • 3 books or more – free delivery


  • €5 per book. Though, we might be able to give better rates for some European countries and large orders.

Rest of world

  • Contact for delivery costs.

Purchase from bookshops / online retailers

These books can also be purchased/ordered from major bookshops and book dealers. You may also be able to order through your local bookshop. They are available from major distributors, such as:


The collected works of Sri Chinmoy have been placed in the following libraries.


  • University of Melbourne


  • Library of Trinity College Dublin


  • National Library of the Republic of Moldova

United Kingdom

  • British Library
  • Bodleian Library Oxford University
  • Cambridge University Library
  • National Library of Scotland
  • National Library of Wales

United States

  • Harvard
  • University of Hawai‘i
  • University of New Mexico (UNM)
  • If you wish to donate books to archive with a local Public Library, please be in touch.