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31 May

The greater one’s pride,
The surer he will be humiliated
For his perfection-life.

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

30 May

Enrich the lives of others.
Lo, your heart has become
Infinitely rich.

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

29 May

Happiness lost
Can be regained
By sincerely loving others.

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

28 May

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

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

27 May

There is no human being on earth
Who cannot bring to the fore his soul
That is inundated with peace
And offer this peace
To the world at large,
If he most sincerely
Wants to.

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

26 May

My heart’s ever-growing gratitude
I am offering
To the length and breadth
Of the whole world.

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

25 May

The highest meditation comes
Through self-giving
And selfless service
To the world.

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

24 May

What can take away
All our inner poison?
Just one smile.

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

23 May

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

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

22 May

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

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

21 May

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

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

20 May

When there is a feeling
Of supremacy,
There can be no peace,
For peace is only in oneness.

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

19 May

We try to get joy by dividing,
But real joy
Comes from uniting.

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

18 May

Individual self-transcendence
Collectively inspires
Humanity at large.

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

17 May

Our philosophy
Is progress.
In our self-transcendence
Is our tremendous joy.

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

16 May

If I do not accept myself
As imperfect,
How am I going to transcend
My limitations?

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

15 May

To be a good citizen of the world
Means I am not only for myself;
I am for the rest of the world.

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

14 May

If we have peace,
We will be satisfied
With whatever God wants
For us.

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

13 May

Peace means satisfaction.
Alas, this world has everything
Save and except
Peace.

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

12 May

When we pray and meditate,
We come to realise
That there is only one thing we need:
Peace.

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

11 May

To see ourselves as God sees us
Shall forever remain
An impossible task.

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

10 May

As millions of stars
Sing and dance together
In harmony,
Even so, our body,
Vital, mind and heart
Must sing and dance
In harmony.

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

9 May

It matters not
How much we know
About God.
It matters only
How much we have given
To God.

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

8 May

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

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

7 May

Difficult, but not impossible,
To dethrone
The proud ego-king-mind.

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

6 May

The silence of meditation
Is
The expansion of a happiness
And fulness-heart.

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

4 May

Do not think
Of your own incapacity-tears.
Think only
Of real satisfaction-cheers.

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

30 April

The sorrows of the outer life
Cannot touch
The unshakeable poise
Of the inner life.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 179, Agni Press, 1993

29 April

I am looking for a new road
That will lead me
To God’s infinite Compassion-Light.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 179, Agni Press, 1993