Rarities - Rare and unreleased recordings 1990-2015 A collection of song lyrics Dance Your Way to God At the Edge Mystic Poets of India Meditation Ragas Gaia’s Garden Ragas Relax Land of the Buddhas Om Shanti Buddha Moon Yoga Lounge Yoga Spirit Karma Circles Sacred Temples of India Yoga on Sacred Ground The Beloved Feng Shui Celtic Ragas Concert for India’s Environment DVD Chinmaya on Nightingale Records No Goal but the Path

Artwork

start of film Water

'The Incredible Story of Water' is a story for children, based on artwork I did in the '70s, with background music remixed from my CD 'Gaia's Garden'. Watch the video...

The Great Day film

My film, ‘The Great Day’, is based on a book I wrote and illustrated in 1988. A Utopian vision, perhaps we could help make it come true? Watch the video...

still of vide Firn Hill

In my film, ‘Fern Hill’, I have set Dylan Thomas's wonderful poem to music and sang it myself. His evocation of a childhood on a farm in Britain echoes my own. Watch the video...

Music

Seven Sacred Springs

The video 'Seven Sacred Springs' is a film about the abandoned healing springs of the Goan village of Assagao, with music from my CD 'Meditation Ragas'. Watch the video...

When Open Sky Is Wide Awake

In this video called 'When Open Sky Is Wide Awake' I have set a poem by Osho from the Hindi talks given in 1970 entitled 'Thy Will be Done' to music taken from my CD 'Meditation Ragas'. Watch the video...

Your life Song video still

‘Gaia’s Garden – A Tribute to the Beauty We Have Lost’ is a video where I am reading a rare poem by Osho with a track from my CD 'Gaia's Garden' as a background.
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Your life Song video still

‘Your Life Song’ is a video where I am reading another rare poem by Osho with a track from my CD 'Ragas Relax' as a background.
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hand holding Earth

‘Green Ragas’ is a multimedia experience to raise awareness about caring more for our beautiful world. It was filmed in Delhi at the British Council in 2010, with musician friends from all over the world. Watch the whole series...

Concert for India’s Environment

In ‘Concert for India’s Environment’ we blended in scenes of the concert recorded live at the BVIEER Insitute in Pune (India), with poems on nature, composed and read by Indian school children; interviews with environmentalists and educators and footage of landscapes, wildlife and people from all over India. Read more or directly watch the videos...

Musicians playing on the beach

'Land of the Buddhas' is a compilation CD which features my favourite tracks from all my CDs released by New Earth Records. The video includes a one-minute music clips of each track, illustrated by amazing never-before-seen footage I shot all over India and more. Watch the video...

Chinmaya Dunster

‘Alap in Jhinjoti’ is a very short alaap which I performed before leaving Auckland, New Zealand in 2007. Watch the video ‘Alap in Jhinjoti’...

Smiles From Off the Road

Smiles from off the road

My video ‘Smiles From Off The Road’ shows faces I filmed while travelling in Uttarakhand Himalayas and Kerala (India) and are accompanied, in the background, by my guitar. I was unable to keep this incredible footage to myself and am happy to share it. Watch the whole series...

Smiles from the Forest

In 'Smiles from the Forest' the Paniya tribals of Wayanad and Nilambur, Kerala (India), are playing, singing, dancing and smiling. Their spontaneous welcome to me and my camera is typical of the warmth of people still living close to nature. Watch the video...

Smiling girl in Jhuni

While filming for a documentary on the NGO Avani (see below) and their appeal for a grant, more smiles came in front of my camera and so I created another endearing film: 'Himalayan Smiles'. Watch the video...

Chinmaya and children laughing

'Let There Be Laughter!' is a film shot during my visit to Khati village, Uttaranchal Himalayas, India in 2008. Watch the video...

Documentaries

Avani

For ‘Avani’ I filmed Rashmi and Rajnish who explained to me how they started doing development work in the Himalayas: introducing technologies for energy and water in the villages, and then promoting crafts like hand made, naturally dyed, textiles. Watch the videos...

Wildlife and Birds

Gaias Garden

A ‘Gaias Garden’ – A Tribute to the Beauty We have Lost This video illustrates some of the beautiful creatures that have been wiped from the face of the Earth by mankind's actions. Watch the video...

Himalayan Black Bear

A ‘Himalayan Black Bear’ came very close to me while trekking to Kaphni Glacier, on the southern flanks of Nanda Devi (25,500 ft) in the Kumaon Himalaya. Luckily for me he was on the other side of the river... Watch the video...

Tyger! Tyger!

‘Tyger! Tyger!’ shows the tigers of Bandhavgarh National Park, India, at play. A century ago there were an estimated 40,000 tigers in India. Today less than 2000 remain. The footage is from Vijendra Patil and the soundtrack is mine. Watch the video...

Birds From My Goa Garden

'Birds From My Goa Garden' was filmed over three years from my garden near Mapusa. Several dozen species are represented, including the difficult-to-film Blue-faced malkoha and Black-naped monarch. Watch the video...

Birds of the Kumaon Himalayas

'Birds of the Kumaon Himalayas' was filmed during three visits in the month of May, over three years, in Pithoagarh and Kapkot Districts, at altitudes between 1500 and 2000 meters. Watch the video...

Birds From My Goa Garden: Hornbill

'Birds From My Goa Garden: The Great Pied Hornbill' captures a rare visit from India's largest and most spectacular forest bird. Watch the video...