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7 July

We do not know
Why we spend our time
Mercilessly speaking ill of others
Rather than divinely examining our own lives.

Sri Chinmoy, Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, part 37, Agni Press, 1982

15 July

Imagine the whole world could recognise that it is God’s creation.

Sri Chinmoy, Imagine, Jharna-Kala Card Co., 1999

4 July

As long as you live on earth,
In order to be happy and peaceful,
Just feel that the world belongs to God
And not to you.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 69, Agni Press, 1984

3 July

Unreservedly strengthen the part of you
That wants God’s Love
Above everything else,
And soulfully see
The happy result.

Sri Chinmoy, Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, part 10, Agni Press, 1981

2 July

“Peace is something that we become. Once we become peace, then only can we give peace to the world and receive peace from the world.”

Sri Chinmoy, The oneness of the Eastern Heart and the Western mind, part 3

1 July

“Peace is something spontaneous; it is something that unites us. Peace is something that we have to spread. But unless and until we have peace deep within us, we can never hope to have peace in the outer world.”

Sri Chinmoy, Transformation-Night Illumination-Dawn

30 June

“Peace does not mean the absence of war, peace means the presence of harmony, love, satisfaction and oneness. Peace means a flood of love in the world family.”

Sri Chinmoy, The Garland of Nation-Souls,

29 June

Unless and until you have developed
A heart inundated with compassion,
Do not sit on the seat of judgement.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, Part 3

28 June

Humanity can move forward
Fast, very fast,
If it can listen to the dictates
Of the Divinity within.

Sri Chinmoy, My Christmas-New Year-Vacation Aspiration-Prayers, part 38

27 June

“If the intellectual mind, the negative mind, is not illumined by the heart, dryness will reign supreme. The intellectual mind loves dryness. In the spiritual life, we never want dryness!”

– Sri Chinmoy, God made, God moulded, God shaped, Agni Press, 2013

26 June

If you are wise,
You will pay all attention
To the light
And pay no attention
To darkness.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 8, Agni Press, 1998

25 June

“What is the meaning of life? Life is for the absolute satisfaction of God the Creator and God the creation. The meaning of life is to become inseparably one with God the transcendental Bliss and God the universal Peace.”

Sri Chinmoy, A Peace-Collecting Pilgrim-Soul, Agni Press, 1971

24 June

A self-giving life
Is ranked by God Himself
To be absolutely the best.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 8, Agni Press, 1998

23 June

“In meditation we dive into the vast sea of Consciousness. We do not have to ask God for Peace or Light because we are swimming in the sea of divine qualities. At that time God gives us more than we can ever imagine.

Sri Chinmoy, Prayer-World, Mantra-World and Japa-World, Agni Press, 1974

22 June

Lose your ego
Completely.
God will embrace you
Immediately.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 8, Agni Press, 1998

21 June

No outer noise,
No matter how loud and destructive,
Can disturb the soul’s inner poise.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 8, Agni Press, 1998

15 June

When hostile forces attack you,
Have nothing to do with them.
Create a world of indifference
Within and around you.
Their own pride will compel them
To leave you.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 12, Agni Press, 1983

14 June

I take each failure as an opportunity
To increase my surrender
And destroy my frustration-life.

I take each success as an opportunity
To bring forward my gratitude-heart
And totally destroy my ego-life.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 12, Agni Press, 1983

12 June

If you do not turn from your ignorance-life,
Then who will do it for you?
If you do not want to enjoy
Nectar-delight in boundless measure,
Then who will do it for you?

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 12, Agni Press, 1983

11 June

Your oneness-heart
Does not have to say anything,
For it at once embodies
Both earth’s ascending aspiration-hope
And Heaven’s descending
Compassion-promise.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 12, Agni Press, 1983

10 June

Love the divine in yourself
Infinitely more
Than you have been doing,
So you will not have to imitate
The human in others.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 12, Agni Press, 1983

9 June

God does not want to know from you
What you want.
He just wants to know from you
What you want to become
And what kind of help
You need from Him.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 12, Agni Press, 1983

7 June

When you walk
With your fellow travellers
Along Eternity’s Road,
Like a magnet
You should try to draw
Inspiration and aspiration from them.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 18, Agni Press, 1983

6 June

Cry and cry sleeplessly
If you want to change the world.
Love and love constantly
If you want to change yourself.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 18, Agni Press, 1983

5 June

Just think of
Your life’s transformation.
God will then definitely love you
Infinitely more.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 18, Agni Press, 1983

4 June

Keep swinging on
Your heart’s gratitude-gate.
God will before long
Transform your earth-bound fate
Into a Heaven-free smile.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 18, Agni Press, 1983

3 June

Through his selfless service-offering
He at once
Smashed his outer pride
And expedited his inner illumination.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 18, Agni Press, 1983

2 June

Do not cry.
I love you.
Do not cry.
The world needs you.
Do not cry.
God is still dreaming
Inside you and for you.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 18, Agni Press, 1983

1 June

Your humility
Can and shall minimise
Many of your problems.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 13, Agni Press, 1999