In July 2006 Sri Chinmoy visited again his beloved Japan. He gave concerts in front of the Daibutsu in Kamakura, at the feet of Mt. Fuji and in the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, where he offered a flower bouquet. In addition to his concert at the Daibutsu an art exhibition with 80 of his recent Jharna-Kala paintings was on display. During his stay in Japan Sri Chinmoy also composed his 13,000th Bengali song! Length: 1:28 h dvdkv220 16×9
Sri Chinmoy celebrated his 74th birthday with a variety of amazing performances, among them playing on 74 flutes, singing hundreds of Bengali and English songs as well as playing 74 compositions on his esraj. He also displayed new Jharna-Kala artworks, received a birthday cake with more than 27,000 candles and drove a carousel with his own leg power. Length: 1:10 h dvdkv215 16×9
In September 2005 Sri Chinmoy gave nine concerts as part of his “World Harmony Concert Tour 2005” in these eight German cities: Berlin, Mannheim, Freiburg, Dresden, Dortmund, Nürnberg, München and Hamburg. He concluded each concert with a powerful modern performance on the synthesizer. This video contains all eight compositions in full length and ends with a meditation. Sri Chinmnoy’s music is combined with a selection of his Jharna-Kala artworks. Length: 50 min dvdkv213
When Sri Chinmoy visited China in 2004/05 he created a special series of Chinese paintings in the long vertical, typically Chinese format. It was on January 1, 2005 in Quingdao. Used techniques were black Chinese ink as well as colorful acrylics. Enjoy the flow of divine creations, accompanied by traditional Chinese music. Length: 1:15 h dvdkv219 16×9
For nearly three months Sri Chinmoy visited for the first time China. He expressed his love admiration for the country through composing special songs, poems and played on his favorite instruments. One afternoon, Sri Chinmoy painted for a couple of hours and created artworks in black and white as well as in color, inspired by Chinese art and calligraphy. A big section of the video is dedicated to this special art session. Also included is a visit to a Chinese school in Xiamen, where Sri Chinmoy played on esraj and flute. 1000 school children attended the open-air concert who on their part sang one of the songs Sri Chinmoy specially created for Chinese children. This DVD is my first production in the new 16×9 aspect format, realized with a HDV camera. Length: 2:03 h dvdkv204
This Birthday Celebration started with a full day function in honour of the 50th Anniversary of India’s independence. Sri Chinmoy offered long meditations and painted 50 Jharna-Kala artworks in Jamaica, Queens. Also included are the highlights of the birthday function, a parade through Queens and excerpts of an open-air concert with 50 instruments. Length: 53 min dvdkv122.