Interviewer: What about your musical background? When did you first become interested in music?

Sri Chinmoy: When I was four or five years old, my sister started teaching me songs. Then, when I was in my adolescence, God blessed me with a good singing voice. I learned hundreds of songs and composed a few as well. Here in America I started composing songs regularly, and I have written a few thousand. They are all spiritual songs, soulful songs — songs that can and will help us immensely in our spiritual life.

Sri Chinmoy, What I need from God.First published by Agni Press in 1982.

This is the 489th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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