Poems about Life

 

LIFE 

In the animal life
Competition is indispensable.
Here the struggle for existence, itself,
Is a constant battle.
In the human life
Co-operation is indispensable.
Here collective peace and security
Give birth to progress and prosperity.
In the life divine
Self-dedication is indispensable.
Here universal oneness and love-revelation
Are God-manifestation.

- Sri Chinmoy

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My Mind-Life

My mind-life
Is a useless thing to ignore.
My heart-life
Is a holy thing to see.
My soul-life
Is a perfect thing to offer.

- Sri Chinmoy

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Human Life, Divine Life

In your human life
You notice that the world
Is full of fools.
You are right, absolutely right.
But let me add just a little to your great discovery:
There is just one more fool than you think
And that is you,
And that is you.

In your life divine
You feel that the world
Is full of fools.
You are right, absolutely right.
But let me add just a little to your great discovery:
There is just one less fool than you feel
And that is you,
And that is you.

- Sri Chinmoy

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Life

Life can bring failure.
Life can bring frustration.
Life can bring destruction.
Life can offer many sad stories.
But work can offer
Only one thing: perfection,
The life of perfection.

- Sri Chinmoy

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MY LIFE

My desire-life
Lighted the candle of God.
My aspiration-life
Kindled the lamp of God.
My realisation-life
Glorified the sun of God.
My manifestation-life
Fulfilled the LIGHT of God.

- Sri Chinmoy.

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My Life

My life began with duty’s pride,
My life shall live with beauty’s light.
My life shall sport with reality’s soul,
My life shall end with Divinity’s height.

- Sri Chinmoy

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- Sri Chinmoy

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