More short poems on happiness by Sri Chinmoy.

These poems are taken from the series of poetry – Seventy Seven Thousand Service-Trees
 

311.
To begrudge the happiness
Of others
Is to delay one’s own happiness
Indefinitely.

479.
Not the happiness
That comes and goes,
But the silence-fulness
That comes and never goes
Is what I need.

618.
If you want to be happy,
Really happy,
Then you must needs keep
Simplicity, sincerity and purity
In your life-environment.

771.
God dearly loves
Your constant refusal
To be unhappy.

1,088.
To my extreme happiness,
My Lord has come to tell me
That from now on
I must stand apart from my actions,
Divine and undivine.
He alone is the Doer;
I am a mere observer.

1,330.
Every day I pray to God
To give me the capacity to fulfil Him,
And not for a happiness-harvest-life.

2,978.
My heart’s happiness
Is my life’s
Disobedience-bulldozer.

3,551.
I am happy and fulfilled
Because I have learnt
To face life
As it is.

3,642.
Where does hypocrisy come from?
Hypocrisy comes from
Our exorbitant greed
For our own happiness.

3,741.
Do you want to be happy?
Then force your mind to be
Inside the breath of your heart.
This is the only way
To keep yourself happy.

3,911.
How to achieve happiness?
Not by giving, not by talking,
But by being.

4,160.
Do you want to be happy,
Really happy?
Then just think
Of your outer life less,
A little less,
And live more,
A little more,
In your inner life.

4,349.
My faith
In God’s Forgiveness
Is my firmly rooted happiness.

4,606.
If you want to remain happy,
Always follow the starlit footsteps
Of your soul.

4,672.
The very thought
Of my Master’s happiness-smile
Carries me far beyond
My life’s sadness-river.

4,850.
If you want to be
Unimaginably happy,
Then be an unconditional
Smile-giver.

4,949.
Today I am so happy
And proud of myself
For being a member
Of the ignorance-demolition-team.

5,066.
The happiness we discover
In our tranquility-mind
Is an unparalleled achievement.

5,400.
My heart declined the invitation
From my desire-mind,
And I have become now
The happiness-prince.

5,455.
If we look with the mind’s eye,
We shall see and feel no happiness
In this world.

5,464.
How do I love humanity?
I love humanity through
My soul’s inner happiness.

5,501.
If we cannot transform
The ingratitude-mind-dragon,
Then we shall not have
Abiding happiness
In our life.

5,559.
Finally I have decided that I must join
An ignorance-weight-loss programme
To make myself happy and perfect.

5,579.
Ignorance-night and wisdom-light
With equal happiness
Course through me.

5,773.
Happiness
Is an inner journey
From one world to another.

6,079.
Happiness is not
A matter of chance.
We must cultivate happiness
By virtue of our prayers
And meditations.

6,150.
My happiness-life
Is in my heart’s
Aspiration-field
And nowhere else.

6,267.
Only a happy heart
Finds God’s blessingful Presence
Everywhere.

6,279.
When I am exceedingly happy,
My Lord tells me that my life
Is nothing short of perfection.

6,863.
I do not calculate
Happiness.
I only cultivate
Happiness.

7,012.
Who else can and shall sail
My happiness-life-boat,
If not myself?

7,042.
God’s Forgiveness
Happily finances
My self-transcendence-journey.

7,056.
A happy heart sees and feels
God’s Heart everywhere
And in everybody.

7,398.
My soul makes my Lord happy
By smiling with Him
At His creation.

7,407.
If my happiness is sincere,
My Lord Supreme
Multiplies my strength
Immediately.

7,586.
My heart wants me to be
A denizen of God’s
Happiness-heart-world.

7,763.
Real happiness can blossom
Only in the total absence
Of a desire-life.

7,922.
Happiness comes to me
When
I am unconditionally receptive.

7,928.
A happy life is the clear indication
Of a tamed mind
And disciplined thoughts.

7,933.
Those who do
The homework of their lives
Happily, willingly and proudly
Will be the chosen instruments of God.

7,997.
It is not a difficult task
To make my Lord Supreme happy.
He just asks me to smile and smile,
And never to stop.

8,013.
Where do I live?
I live in the soul
Of my happy heart.

8,014.
My Lord Supreme tells me that
To make Him happy
I must love His creation first.

8,636.
Happiness
Is extremely proud of living inside
Divine thoughts.

8,703.
Life’s surrender
And the heart’s happiness
Are always interchangeable.

8,778.
Judgement does not have
The capacity
To give us true happiness,
But illumination does have
The capacity.

8,896.
My mind, be not miserable
All the time.
Do a little bit of self-offering.
Immediately
Happiness will beckon you.

8,914.
If our happiness
Is not mutual,
It is meaningless
And worthless.

8,953.
The judgement-seat
Rarely embodies
Happiness-smile.

9,268.
O my inner happiness,
Let everybody desert me.
I won’t mind.
But you must never desert me,
I beg of you.

9,424.
My Lord is so happy
That my heart-peace
Is portable all-where.

9,594.
When I am happy
In my Lord’s Name,
My inner life is safe
And
My outer life is strong.

9,667.
My Lord, I wish to pray
Only for Your Fulfilment
And not for my own
Lasting happiness.

9,707.
God is extremely happy with me,
God is extremely proud of me
Precisely because I have narrowed down
My long desire-list at long last.

9,944.
If you do not stop regretting
And grieving,
How do you expect to receive happiness
Either from God the Creator
Or God the creation?

9,981.
Action and happiness
May not follow each other,
But a God-surrender-life
Is both action in happiness
And happiness in action.

10,031.
The divine love says to the world:
“I am yours.
I am your oneness-heart.
To make you happy is all I want.”

10,342.
I am happy
When I meditate
All by myself.

10,343.
I am happier
When I meditate
In front of my Master divine.

10,344.
I am happiest
When I meditate
Only for my Lord’s constant Victory.

10,417.
The happiness of a surrender-life
Can easily take off
The depression-pounds of the vital.

10,470.
Unless I feel the touch
Of my Lord’s Feet inside my heart,
How can I ever be happy and fulfilled?

10,471.
God’s Compassion
Is constantly blossoming
In my heart
Only to make my life happy.

10,529.
God invites us to swim
In the river of happiness
When we pray to Him
To give us the capacity
For the manifestation of His Fulness.

10,534.
The difference between me and my mind
Is this:
My mind is a greedy possessor,
And I am a happy renouncer.

10,672.
What a sweet happiness beckons us
When we see that we are only for
The fulfilment
Of our Lord Beloved Supreme.

10,695.
If there is no inner happiness-wealth,
How can there be proper
Outer manifestation
Of our Beloved Lord?

10,868.
A happy life
And
A worried mind
Are not visible together.

10,968.
God wants me
To fly
With my heart’s happiness-smiles.

11,070.
Those who are happy
In the heart
Will find God
The rich.

11,071.
Those who are unhappy
In the mind
Will find God
The poor.

11,146.
God is not a strict disciplinarian.
No, never!
His Philosophy is very simple:
If you want to be truly happy,
Then there is only one way–
Make God happy first.

11,159.
God the Happiness
Is all love
For a humility-life.

11,193.
I am mistaken if I think
That God is only inside
My happiness-heart.
God is also inside
My misery-stricken mind.

11,255.
If you want to be happy
And remain happy,
Then sing all the God-surrender-songs
That you have come to know.

11,277.
Sleepless happiness
Brightens and enlightens
My earth-journey.

11,367.
I am happy,
Infinitely happy,
Only when I am lost
In the sky of dreams.

11,373.
The heart has to be
Always a happy flood of love
For God.

11,379.
God’s Compassion-Eye
Happily and proudly
Gives shelter
To my homeless heart-cries.

11,406.
Happiness-kingdom
Is well guarded
By oneness-peace.

11,460.
There is no other way to thrive
Than to strive
Happily and sleeplessly.

11,572.
When I am happy,
God tells me
That I am supremely good.

11,573.
When I am happier,
God tells me
That He will share
Some of His absolute Secrets
With me.

11,574.
When I am happiest,
God tells me
That He has decided to make me
His representative here on earth.

11,583.
If you can not carry
Your inner happiness everywhere,
Your outer life will remain
Terribly unbalanced.

11,890.
A happy heart
Is definitely an indication
Of a disciplined mind.

11,683.
We must take
A  happiness-walk,
Not inside the confusion-mind
But inside the illumination-heart.

11,689.
When I pray and meditate,
Happiness dances
Inside the Heart
Of my Lord Supreme.

11,768.
Happiness lies always
On the path
Of God-serving opportunity.

11,870.
I know, I know,
My happiness comes solely
From my God-serving duty.

11,890.
A happy heart
Is definitely an indication
Of a disciplined mind.

12.023.
Go beyond the domain
Of the mind.
You will be able to shine
In the galaxy
Of happiness-stars.

12,081.
Happiness
Is of supreme importance.
When I am really happy,
I have no time
To find fault with others.

12,082.
When we are unhappy,
We speak ill of others
And do things we should not do.

12,089.
Unhappiness
Is always apt to speak ill
Of others
And to try
To destroy others.

12,090.
Only happiness
Has the capacity
To accept the whole world
As its own, very own.

12,105.
Alas, we are begging our unhappy mind
To make us happy.
Let us knock at our heart-door,
The right door,
Which can and shall make us happy.

12,108.
If we are happy
With our achievement,
We have to give gratitude
To the One
Who has invisibly prepared us
Inwardly.

12,134.
Every day my Lord asks me
Only one thing:
“What do you think
Will make you happy,
My child?
I shall give it to you.”

12,210.
My heart is truly happy
When it considers others to be
Better, higher and wiser.

12,222.
I am mightily happy
When I honour others
Far above myself.

12,229.
My mind,
Do not try to complain,
Do not try to explain.
You will be unimaginably happy.

12,236.
Happiness lost
Can be regained
By sincerely loving others.

12,238.
My mind, do not be
An appreciation-expectation-beggar
If you really need happiness.

12,248.
Be happy and remain happy.
God wants your life;
God needs your heart.

12,382.
The aspiring heart
Always knows in advance
What will make God
Truly happy.

12,438.
God never includes
The doubting mind
In His
Happiness-Heart-Circle.

12,456.
In our heart’s
Golden light
Abides our mind’s
Happiness.

12,459.
May our heart’s
Morning happiness
Brighten our entire day.

12,482.
We must not try
To conquer time.
We must utilise time
And flow with it
Happily and cheerfully.

12,530.
Like my soul,
I must also happily accept
My Lord’s
High Dictatorship.

12,538.
When I am in my peaceful meditation,
It gives me boundless satisfaction
To see somebody else
Really happy.

12,551.
No matter what your mind tells you,
Keep yourself happy, happier
And happiest
In your gratitude-heart-garden.

12,553.
Put all your life’s problems
Into one huge bundle
And just burn it immediately,
Happily and proudly!

12,601.
God’s message is only happiness,
And this happiness we can get
From our soulful prayers
And fruitful meditation.

12,602.
If you are divinely happy,
The whole world
Is supremely happy.

12,696.
Unless and until we stop doubting
Our God-fulfilment-capacities,
We shall never be happy.

12,714.
When we worship God’s Feet
With flowers,
He is truly happy.

12,715.
When we worship God
With our self-giving life,
His Happiness knows no bounds.

12,869.
If you keep yourself busy
Serving God,
God will give you a new name:
Happiness.

12,895.
O seeker, catch the mind’s
Imagination-bird
And feed the heart’s
Aspiration-flame
To make God happy
In His own Way.

12,904.
If there is constant oneness,
Then happiness
Cannot live elsewhere.

13,097.
If we prayerfully walk
Along any road,
Then ours will be
A happy end:
God.

13,186.
There is only one way
To please God
And that is through
Your own happiness.

13,247.
Happiness is found
In
The willingness-mind.

13,271.
Our heart’s sincere happiness
Immediately increases
God’s Sound-Greatness
And
His Silence-Goodness.

13,296.
Happiness shared
Is immediately
Fulness multiplied.

13,306.
Who exactly is God’s choice?
Whoever sings and plays soulfully,
Happily and proudly
In his heart-garden
Is indeed God’s choice.

13,337.
We may enjoy our laziness,
We may even enjoy
Our madness,
But we must know that God
Is not at all happy about it.

13,465.
Our life’s happiness-seeds
Are sown
By God’s own Hand.

13,760.
What am I aspiring for?
The manifestation
Of the Supreme’s Happiness.

13,798.
How can you be happy?
Do not expect anything from anybody –
Including God.

13,799.
How can you be happy?
Only give and give and give –
Lovingly, soulfully, sleeplessly
And breathlessly.

13,800.
How can you be happy?
Just think of the enormous progress
You have made
Since you have been
In the spiritual life.

13,809.
We must accept
Happily and proudly
All our earth-given responsibilities.

13,813.
Our heart has to be
Always as happy
As the morning rainbow.

13,863.
Happiness-sky is waiting for us.
Alas, our mind is never ready
To want the heart of happiness-life.

13,926.
No happy heart
Can ever suffer long
From the mind’s negativity-weight.

13,942.
Happily the sun shines,
Happily the wind blows,
Happily my God-hunger grows.

14,069.
I am so happy and proud
That my soul definitely loves
And enjoys
My heart-garden.

14,103.
If you can see and feel your heart-river
Flowing into the vast sea,
You will have true inner happiness.

14,104.
If you have inner happiness—
Not pleasure—
You will never make a mistake.

14,352.
I can be really happy
Only if I can
Most self-givingly follow
My Lord’s Lotus-Feet.

14,666.
Inside your heart
Meditate on the happiest days
Of your inner life.

14,735.
My friend,
Do you know
That God has given you
Your two beautiful eyes
To make me and keep me
Heavenly happy?

14,758.
Bring your heart’s inner happiness
Into your mind.
In the twinkling of an eye
You will be inundated
With inspiration.

14,766.
A day will come
When this world of ours
Will be liberated
From misunderstanding,
Limitations and weaknesses.
It will be a happy, illumining
And fulfilling oneness-family.

14,783.
The soul is happier
When the body is stronger.
The soul will be happier
Than the happiest
If inner aspiration is added
To outer strength.

14,829.
Happiness is
The heart’s great contribution
To life.

14,835.
An unhappy mind
Receives nothing
From Above.

14,836.
A happy face
Receives something
From Above.

14,837.
A happy heart
Receives everything
From Above.

15,009.
True happiness is
In preparing selflessness
And
In destroying selfishness.

15,018.
My mind,
You can do so many things.
Can you not add one thing more?
Just wish everyone happiness.

15,212.
You can be aware of
Your inner progress
By observing the happiness
Inside you.

15,522.
Maintain friendship at any cost!
At times, even your dearest friend
May annoy you, exasperate you
And even enrage you.
Have patience.
Your friend will eventually
Change for the better
And you will be mightily happy.

15,557.
When I try to trust God,
God Himself makes me
Happy.

15,593.
Do not think of happiness.
Just pray for happiness
And grow into
The fragrance-beauty
Of happiness.

15,886.
Real surrender
Means
The heart’s happiness-roar.

15,969.
O my mind,
Can you not develop
The habit of holiness
To be genuinely happy?

16, 005.
Be happy, be cheerful,
Be self-giving!
Only then God will bless you
With the capacity to climb up
To God’s Heart-Summit.

16,015.
A happiness-flower-heart
Is always found
In a self-offering life.

16,116.
Nobody has the capacity
To take away
Our heart’s happiness,
Save and except
Our God-doubting mind.

16,315.
Unhappiness
Is the result
Of my self-created chains.

16,321.
When I live
An unconditional life,
I enjoy the paradise
Of perfect happiness.

16,348.
Do not fall behind my heart,
O my mind,
If you really want to be happy.

16.374.
Unhappiness broods
Because we do not allow
Happiness to blossom.

16,454.
Not the mind but the heart
Is a genuine authority
On happiness, newness
And fullness.

16,572.
Always happily,
Self-givingly and proudly
Reveal yourself to the heart.

16,722.
My happiness
And God’s Satisfaction
Can never be separated.

16.758.
I call it my self-giving.
God calls the same thing
His Happiness-Pride.

16,843.
God is always eager
To bless me with
His Heart’s Fulness-Happiness,
But alas, I am never ready.

16,846.
May each thought
Produced by my mind
Become a blossoming
Rainbow-happiness.

16,848.
My surrender-life
Is the pioneer
Of my Lord’s Happiness-Heart.

17,153.
A happiness-heart
Knows no sign
Of fatigue.

17,260.
If the proud mind
Does not descend
To the heart-humility-life,
Then the mind is bound
To remain unhappy.

17,269.
I am so happy that my soul
Is extremely strict with me
And gives me no opportunity
To choose anything.

17,287.
Fast, very fast,
Jealousy clips the wings
Of our happiness-heart.

17,378.
When your heart is
Constant self-giving,
Happiness is bound to run
Towards you.

17,527.
Two smiles meet–
My soul’s giant smile
And
My heart’s dwarf smile–
Happily and proudly.

17,669.
Let happiness be the king
In our inner life of aspiration
And our outer life of dedication.

17,700.
When I love God and serve God,
Immediately I hear the murmur
Of multiple happy voices
Inside my heart.

17,715.
Be careful!
If you run away
With the freedom of your mind,
Soon you will find your happiness-life
Nowhere.

17,799.
My mind always steals happiness
From my heart.
One day, my mind-thief
Will be caught red-handed.

17,924.
Happily we must pay
Our life’s dues
To the Mother Earth.

17,926.
Happiness always pervades
A true seeker’s
Godward march.

17,930.
One happy moment
Can erase the bitter frustrations
Of decades.

17,991.
Happiness is the capacity
That we have
To chase away
Our negativity-mind.

17,994.
May each and every heart
Be the murmur
Of happiness-life
And happiness-voice.

18,219.
If you look
Beyond my words,
You will be happy.

18,276.
To make our Lord Supreme happy
In His own Way,
We must destroy all our
Desire-treasures.

18,453.
God wants each and every human being
To learn at least one
Oneness-heart-happiness-song.

18,458.
True,
I had a very hard life,
But it was a happy one.

18,526.
My heart-happiness
Is
My Lord’s Pride-Fulness.

18,657.
Like a child,
Let us take God’s Will
As a toy
And run with it
Happily and proudly.

18,810.
My happiness comes and goes
In waves
Precisely because my God-surrender
Is not complete.

18,898.
Your cheerful meditation
Will make God
The happiest.

18,929.
God is more than happy
To be a humble broomstick
For you to use
To clean your heart-temple.

18,937.
Physical fitness helps
The body, vital, mind and heart
To be happy.

19,184.
Happiness means
The serenity
Of the mind.

19,241.
Happiness
Is
God-manifestation-strength.

19,339.
O my mind, be careful!
God is not happy
With you.

20,112.
At every moment
We need attitude-adjustment
To make God happy.

20,113.
Happiness is freedom,
And freedom
Is self-giving.

21,051.
If you take even one single step
Beyond the confines of the mind,
Your happiness
Will know no bounds.

21,305.
Do not compare
If you want to be happy.
Do not blame
If you want to be happy.

21,306.
Happiness disappears
The moment we pursue
Name and fame.

21,326.
O my mind,
If you want to be wise,
Then start immediately to unlearn,
For there are many things to unlearn
If you want to have happiness.

21,339.
To be happy
Do not try to understand
The world,
But try to be useful
To the world.

21,360.
Forget the misdeeds of others.
Forgive your own misdeeds.
Lo, happiness is all yours.

21,393.
Happiness is found
Only in the vision-eye
Of courage.

21,462.
My heart’s real name
Is happiness-contribution
To the whole world.

21,475.
Happiness is composed of
A simplicity-mind,
A sincerity-heart
And a purity-life.

21,563.
A life surrendered
To God-Happiness
Is a one-way street.

21,586.
O my mind,
Burn the past.
You will not only be happy
But also perfect.

21,811.
The time to be really happy
Is now,
Here at the very place
Where you are.

21,891.
To please God
And to offer Him happiness
At every moment,
What I need is utmost eagerness
In my aspiration-heart.

21,907.
If you cannot laugh
At your stupidity,
It will be difficult for you
To be really happy.

21,928.
Every day
God asks my heart
To spread
Happiness-divinity.

21,963.
There is only one time
To be happy,
And that time
Is now!

22,021.
Happiness
Is the beginning
Of self-confidence.

22,034.
Happiness and courage
Feed each other.

22,236.
If you want to be truly happy,
Be not fearful
But be joyful
On the strength of your self-giving.

22,286.
To make yourself happy,
Confess your blunders
Before you face any criticism.

22,407.
Another name
For trust
Is happiness.

22,473.
Our happiness
Gladdens and charms God
More than anything else.

22,484.
There is a special way
To thank God,
And that way is
To keep myself always happy.

22,615.
To have a glance
From God’s Eye
Is, indeed,
A rare moment of happiness.

22,985.
God-happiness we find
Not when we enter
The heart-temple,
Not when we are seated inside
The heart-temple,
But only when we pray and meditate
Inside the heart-temple.

23,128.
God wants me to be really happy.
Therefore, He has destroyed
All my expectation-mind-cages.

23,217.
God will love you
Infinitely more
If you share with the world
Your God-given happiness.

23,359.
We must make ourselves happy
No matter what happens.

23,360.
Happiness
Is an inner product
And not an outer product.

23,490.
I am collecting happiness-hearts
To give satisfaction
To my Lord Supreme.

23,524.
Without happiness
In our meditation
We cannot make
Satisfactory progress.

23,677.
If you want to be happy,
Open, inside your heart,
God’s Forgiveness-Present.

23,887.
Only my happiness in the inner world
And
God’s Happiness in the higher world
Can be of great service
To mankind.

23,903.
Happily every morning
My heart reaches out
Towards the Will
Of my Beloved Supreme.

23.973.
Happiness is our return
To our long-sought
Heaven-home.

24,050.
There is only one wisdom:
Happiness.

24,079.
Happiness comes from
Self-giving,
And from nowhere else.

24,469.
When my Lord is in full control,
I become
The happiest God-seeker.

24,478.
It is I who create my happiness
By virtue of
My constant self-giving.

24,650.
Happiness
Is not only within us
But is also universal.

24,843.
The best possible way
To thank God
Is to keep ourselves happy.

24,955.
When we ask God for devotion,
We make Him
Happier than the happiest
And
Prouder than the proudest.

25,000.
A divinely happy mind
Means
Supremely fast progress
In our spiritual life.

25,059.
The outer search
For happiness
Is a fruitless search.

25,116.
To make myself happy,
I live far beyond the domain
Of expectation.

25,265.
Be happy!
Be happy!
You will always have time
To be unhappy later.

25,267.
The mind
Suspects happiness.

25,268.
The heart
Creates happiness.

25,270.
When we are happy,
We go far beyond
The limitation-boundaries.

25,479.
A sun-bright happiness-life
Can be achieved
Through constant self-offering.

25,514.
This morning
God came and gave me
The capacity to turn
Each and every turmoil
Into happiness.

25,618.
My aspiration-heart
Is happy to house
Everything that I need
For God-realisation.

25,688.
Happiness-beauty
Is ready to welcome the heart
At any time.

25,701.
To smile
Is to offer happiness
To the world.

26,192.
If you are divinely happy,
Then anything you do
Becomes part and parcel
Of your meditation.

26,267.
A gratitude-heart
Means
A true happiness-life.

26,432.
When I am happy,
The whole world
Prospers.

26,433.
When I am unhappy,
The whole world
Helplessly descends.

26,445.
Only be happy, happier and happiest.
If you can make yourself happy,
God will give you one hundred
Out of one hundred.

26,461.
Happiness comes
From renunciation,
And not from possession.

26,475.
A heart-singer
Is
A newness-happiness-bringer.

26,566.
Happiness
Is self-giving
With no strings attached.

26,669.
A brief flash
Of inner happiness
Can awaken us fully
To our Lord Supreme.

26,720.
We must get happiness
By helping others first.
Only then will our happiness
Have true meaning.

26,741.
Like my soul,
I must develop universal sympathy
If I really want happiness
From my life.

26,766.
I am so happy
That my mind has now become
The beginner
Of a oneness-life.

26,939.
God wants me to count
All the bad things
That I have given up
To make God exceptionally happy.

27,122.
I must be equally happy
With my Lord’s
Appreciation and criticism.

27,174.
A heart of compassion
Is the real possessor
Of happiness.

27,236.
God has only one task:
To make us happy
And keep us happy.

27,321.
We can be happy
Only when we practise
Non-expectation.

27, 385.
The age-old mind
Has
No happiness.

27,386.
A child-heart
Is
Happiness incarnate.

27,435.
My only concern
Is to see that happiness
Is spreading everywhere.

27,460.
I came into the world
To swim in the happiness-sea,
And not to climb up
Unhappiness-mountain.

27,518.
My soul advises my heart
Always to remain happy,
No matter what happens
In my outer life.

27,526.
The heart wants to spread
Happiness-breath
Everywhere.

27,550.
The songs of a happy heart
Are as strong
As citadels.

27,588.
Unhappiness brings us
Destructive messages
From evil worlds.

27,772.
God wants
Each and every human being
To have
A happiness-flooded heart.

27,803.
Meditation
Is the only thing
That gives a true seeker happiness.

27, 897.
My heart is longing
For a bountiful life
Of inner happiness.

27,965.
We must happily, proudly
Plus confidently
Leave everything
At the Feet of God.

28,115.
Happiness
Is on the top
Of God’s Priority List.

28,137.
God has been asking me
Time and again:
“My child, are you happy?
My child, when will you
Be happy once more?”

28,149.
I must share my happiness
With the rest of the world
To make my life
Meaningful and fruitful.

28,234.
Not the proudest mind
But the happiest heart
Wins the Godward race.

28,239.
A seeker’s happiness-heart
Has a free access
To God’s Heaven-Home.

28,515.
The inner happiness
Never depends on
Outer happenings.

28,716.
If my life is really
A God-service,
Then there can be
No unhappiness.

28,786.
Only genuine happiness
Counts
In the inner life.

28,808.
When we are happy,
The outer world
Is our friend.

28,853.
Take your life out of
Your unhappiness-mind-prison.

29,059.
Neither happiness
Nor unhappiness,
But only God’s Will,
Ultimately prevails.

29,109.
When I share
My happiness,
I multiply it.

29,344.
My inner happiness
Cures
My outer suffering.

29,507.
A happiness-heart
Knows how to blend
And how to bend
At any time.

29,740.
If we can be happy
In the happiness of others,
Then God is really acting
In and through us.

29,742.
Promise-fulfillers
Are God’s happiest
And proudest choice.

29,760.
Patience and happiness
Can easily create
The miracle of miracles:
Man’s victory over ignorance-night.

30,180.
May everything that I have
And I am
Happily bow
To my Lord Supreme.

30,311.
To be really free,
We must make others happy.

30,415.
If you really want to be happy
In your life,
Then pray to God
To give you the capacity
To be only on His Side
All the time.

30,453.
Happiness strengthens
Our spiritual health.

30,604.
God tells me
Not to waste my time
In thinking of repaying Him.
He just wants me to remain happy.

30,812.
My Lord is so happy
That I am not standing
On the complaint-line any more.

30,987.
Forget the past,
Forget!
You will be happy.

30,988.
Remember the present,
Remember!
You will be happy.

30,989.
Surrender the future,
Surrender!
You will be happy.

31,067.
A wee smile is needed
To make my Lord happy.

31,203.
Meditation means
Radiation of happiness.

31,702.
I must structure
My daily activities
Lovingly, soulfully and carefully
To make my Lord Supreme happy.

31,731.
My mind cares
For happiness.
My heart cares
For holiness.

31,748.
I need more,
Infinitely more happiness
Inside my heart
To please my Lord
At every moment.

31,787.
My gratitude-heart
Can only create for me
A happiness-universe.

31,862.
Happiness
Is
A God-blossoming rose.

31,955.
Only a true God-lover
Can remain always happy.

31,985.
Only a happiness-smile
From our heart
Can cure our outer life.

31,991.
When we are happy,
We scatter peace-petals
Everywhere.

32,094.
To be happy
The fighter in me
Must surrender
To the lover in me.

32,229.
The happiest day of my life
Was when I banished
All my expectations.

32,343.
Material happiness
Is short-lived
And very shallow.

32,406.
Service
Is the secret
Of true happiness.

32,487.
God wants me to be proud of myself,
For I am happily and unreservedly
Giving Him the chance
To unfold my aspiration-heart.

32,877.
My Lord smiles and smiles
And becomes extremely proud of me
When He sees me sincerely happy.

33,049.
When I see clearly
That my Lord does not need me,
Yet He showers me with His Blessings,
Affection, Love and Sweetness,
I become happier than the happiest.

33,448.
God happily and proudly
Helps us
When we want to turn
Our stumbling blocks
Into stepping stones.

33,628.
Happiness comes
And happiness goes –
It entirely depends on
The ebb and flow
Of my consciousness-tide.

33,784.
The disciple’s happiness
Is the Master’s highest pride.

34,005.
Happiness is the only medicine
That can brighten our hearts
And enlighten our minds.

34,144.
When I think
Of God,
I am happy.

34,325.
The supreme happiness
In my life
Is when my Master gives me
A most powerful smile.

34,662.
I must practise what I preach.
This is the only way
I can make my Lord
Divinely and supremely happy.

34,829.
Smile, smile, smile!
Happiness will endear you
To both God and man.

34,861.
Do not blame the mind-
Tame the mind.
You will be supremely happy.

35,018.
The philosophy
Of a reasoning mind
Is happiness starvation.

35,083.
I am so happy
That I can no longer see
My unaspiring past.

35,094.
How can we make God
Supremely happy
If we do not bravely unearth
Our endless potential?

35,200.
Even God hesitates
To deal with my mind’s
Unhappiness-night.

35,252.
I must see the world
Through my heart-eye
So that I can always remain happy.

35,267.
From age to age
God comes into the world
Only to see His creations happy.

35,393.
God wants us to do only two things:
To live and work,
Self-givingly and happily,
Here on this earth.

35,478.
Happiness
Is the greatest victory
Over ignorance-night.

35,541.
Alas, when we cry
For happiness,
Unhappiness presents itself.

35,603.
To be happy,
We must erase
Our desire-steps.

35,670.
We must clasp happiness
In the fleeting moments
Of life.

35,706.
Indomitable inner strength
Is needed
To keep us happy
In our outer life.

35,713.
Self-offering is the only way
To make us, and keep us,
Happy.

35,753.
Do not judge,
But love and be loved,
If you want to be really happy.

35,756.
Courage and happiness
Are like the beauty
And the fragrance
Of the heart-rose.

35,780.
If you are constantly afraid
Of death,
Then you can never
Live happily.

35,790.
If you do not forgive yourself,
Then peace and happiness
Will remain a far cry.

35,797.
If you show God
Your happy heart,
God is bound to show you
His Pride-Heart.

36,073.
Forgiveness and happiness
Shall forever remain
Inseparable.

36,087.
Serve God,
Be happy,
Remain happy.
Do not mind who gets the credit!

36,297.
Happiness is needed
When we play with the world.

36,323.
O seeker,
You will be so happy
If you become your buried pride.

36,841.
Every day
We must try
To make at least one person
Happy.

36,891.
Happy thoughts
Keep even the mind
Very strong.

37,118.
To kindle happiness-candles
Everywhere,
We came into the world.

37,140.
My happiness
Is my healthiest
Achievement.

37,215.
Do not look at the gift,
But look at the gift-giver,
To make yourself
Unimaginably happy.

37,517.
I am so happy that my past
Has no capacity
To interest me.

37,518.
I am so happy
That I have brought down
The future
Into my today’s life.

37,636.
Happiness
Brightens
The mind.

37,637.
Happiness
Sweetens
The heart.

37,638.
Happiness
Enlightens
The life.

38,103.
My love of God
Is very insignificant,
But my life entirely depends on Him.
Therefore, I am very happy.

38,114.
I do not have to know where I am going
Or how many more years I will need
To be a totally unconditional seeker.
I am just extremely happy
To be in the Boat
Of my Lord Beloved Supreme.

38,288.
God tells me that,
Until my surrender becomes happy
He cannot accept me as His own.

38,292.
My Lord,
How can I make You truly happy?
“My child,
First make yourself happy
In a divine way.
I shall then immediately be happy.”

38,441.
The heart is the only place
Where happiness
Can easily be found.

38,656.
May my life be
An unbroken happiness-flow,
By God’s infinite Blessings.

38,788.
When I listen
To my heart,
It is all unbounded happiness.

38,816.
Only a happy thought
Can transform
The mind.

38,864.
One happy smile
From my heart
Makes my Lord’s Heart
Very rich.

38,872.
A bright thought
Means
A happy mind.

38,950.
Unless I remain
At my Lord’s Feet,
I am never happy
And never safe.

39,025.
The undivine forces
Are terribly afraid of
The supremely happy hearts.

39,090.
Unless we discard
Our competitive spirit,
We will never be happy.

39,151.
My Lord,
How I wish I could count
The number of times
You have made me,
My heart, my entire being,
Happy
In a very celestial way!

39,174.
A heart of tranquillity
Is a source
Of tremendous happiness.

39,383.
My Lord,
Do You know that I am extremely happy
With my aspiration-heart
And my dedication-life?
“My child,
Perhaps I have something to do with it!”

39,454.
We expect everything from God-
Celestial and terrestial-
But God expects only one thing from us:
Happiness.

39,471.
When I am happy,
Heaven
Is just next door.

39,474.
When I am happy,
I see absolutely nothing wrong
In this world.

39,476.
When I am happy,
I do not mind
If each and every human being
Goes ahead of me,
For I have established my oneness
With them.

39,581.
God expects from us
Only the things
That will make Him happy.

39,602.
When a happiness-heart
Sings,
It is most haunting.

39,689.
The outer run
Makes our mind and vital
Very happy.

39,789.
When I have good thoughts
During the day,
My Lord tells me
That His Happiness knows no bounds.

39,850.
Unless I can convince myself
That my Lord’s Grace
Is everything,
I shall not be happy
And I shall never make
Anybody happy.

40,048.
My happiness-smile
Is the only thing
That God wants from me
All the time.

40,541.
Those who run after happiness
Will never be happy.
Happiness is something
That has to come to the fore
From within.

40,590.
Unless I surrender unconditionally
To God’s Will,
Happiness will remain
A far cry.

40,816.
God wants
To see us happy
All the time.

40,817.
We want
To make God happy
All the time.

40,906.
God wants me to strike
My heart-happiness-gong
Every hour.

41,180.
My Lord,
What gives You more joy:
When I pray to You or when I work for You?
“My child,
When you sincerely pray
And when you self-givingly work,
I am equally happy.”

41,216.
O seeker,
You can easily know
From your own love of God
If God is really happy
With your aspiration and dedication.

41,327.
Humility
Soulfully follows
Happiness.

41,328.
Happiness
Unconditionally follows
Humility.

41,382.
God is unhappy
When we speak ill of
Others.

41,482.
Forgive to be happy.
Forget the sad experience
To be permanently happy.

41,642.
My heart’s aspiration-river
Always carries
My life’s happiness-boat.

41,767.
To see God happy
Is more difficult
In the inner world
Than in the outer world.

41,811.
Happiness
And the aspiration-heart
Cannot live
Without each other.

41,834.
Happily, unreservedly
And unconditionally
Accept any part given by God
In His Cosmic Play.

41,872.
My Lord,
Dogs and horses sacrifice their lives
Willingly, happily and proudly
For their masters.
How is it that I cannot sacrifice my life,
Even for a single day,
To please my Master?

41,924.
I make my Lord very happy
And very proud of me
When I stop thinking
Of others’ defects.

42,007.
The children of happiness
Will create a new world.

42,022.
Faith means
Inclusion of the world,
Happily and proudly.

42,153.
When I pray to God to make me happy,
He laughs and laughs and laughs.
He says to me:
“My child, tell Me frankly
When, where and how you are unhappy.
I shall make you happy
Only when you are ready to feel
That I shall do everything for you.
You do not have to worry at all.”

42,265.
God tells me:
“My child, I am happy that My Greatness
Attracts your attention.
I am happy that My Goodness
Attracts your attention.
But My Oneness with you,
In your outer life and inner life,
Should attract your attention
Infinitely more.”

42,346.
God is always happy.
Why?
Because he claims everybody
As His own, very own.

42,409.
I want to be
God’s chosen slave
To make myself absolutely happy.

42,510.
Not by accusing the world
But by excusing the world
Can we have true happiness.

42,513.
Just to make me happy,
My Lord tells me
That He badly needs a partner.

42,876.
I am so happy
That my Lord does not allow me
To choose –
He does the choosing for me.

42,925.
Happiness is the magnet
That lifts us high above.

42,999.
Every morning God sends
His Happiness-Messenger to us
To speed us towards our Goal,
With no fear.

43,039.
We all were extremely happy
Before the birth
Of our minds.

43,110.
When I make progress
In my spiritual life,
I hear the happiest applause
Of angels.

43,510.
Everyone cannot be first.
But everyone can and must
Join the cosmic Game
To make the Lord Supreme happy.

43,532.
Just try one day
Without finding fault
With any human being.
You will see that happiness
Will become your name.

43,595.
O my mind,
You are trying to be good.
I am happy!
I am sure from now on
God will make you
Better and better.

43,664.
Selflessness takes us
To the heart
Of happiness.

43,732.
Happiness
Looms large
In forgiveness.

43,762.
Where is happiness?
Is it in the blue sky?
Is it in the green field?
Or is it something that remains
Always inside my dreams?

43,874.
We are destined to be happy
And remain happy
In God’s own Way.

43,934.
I strive to remain
Self-givingly happy.

44,001.
To my greatest happiness,
My Lord’s Footsteps
Are decorating
All my heart-home-rooms.

44,699.
My Lord wants
To break my head
To make me happy.

45,022
Happiness depends
Only on self-giving
And not on anything else.

45,070
Those who do not expect anything
From the world
Are the happiest human beings
On earth.

45,159
All happy hearts on earth
Have given me
Their protection-shelter.

45,764.
All along
I have been dying
For my happiness.
From now on
I shall choose only
My Lord’s Happiness.

45,827.
Happiness we long for,
But we must know that
Without oneness
We can never have
Abiding happiness.

45,892.
God-obedience
Means happiness
In the entire being.

46,039.
The aspiration-heart
Wants to unite the world
To see God happy.

46,315.
A happy heart
Twinkles
With the Love of God.

46,409.
The heart can become happy
The moment it wants to,
Because the heart is all love
For God.

46,830.
The days of happiness
Are ahead of us
And not behind us.

47,000.
When God is above me,
I am happy.
When God is ahead of me,
I am happy.
When God is around me,
I am happy.
No matter where God is in my life,
I am happy.

47,249.
He who wants happiness
In this world
Must sleeplessly practise
Forgiveness.

47,321.
Do not judge.
Happiness will be all yours.

47,349.
To make others happy,
Alas, why do you not show
Kindness?

47,397.
I am so happy to have friends
Above, below, within
And without.

47,816.
My heart
Happily moves
Around the world.

48,947.
Happiness, happiness, happiness!
Is it a dream or a reality,
Or shall I have to invent it?

49,260.
When God thinks of me,
I become immediately happy.

49,303.
Happiness
Is never to be found
In my mind’s complaints.

49,318.
We can become happy
Only be seeing
The good and divine qualities
Of each and every human being.

49,373.
My Lord, please allow me-
Happily, cheerfully,
Unconditionally and eternally-
To be Your own, very own.

49,483.
Be always
As happy as possible –
This is the only thing
That God wants from you.

49,626.
A happy heart
Does not compete.

49,907.
What will mould my future life,
If not my happy acceptance
Of God’s Will?

– Sri Chinmoy