The desire of love-power
Raised him high, very high.

The desire of indifference-power
Dragged him down
Beyond his imagination.

The desire of thought-power
Killed his inner silence.

The desire of money-power
Fooled him, his life, his all.

Excerpt from ‘Dance of Life Part 6’ by  Sri Chinmoy

Copyright © Sri Chinmoy 1975

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