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23 July

Do you want to change the world?
Then change yourself first.
Do you want to change yourself?
If so, remain completely silent
Inside the silence-sea.

Sri Chinmoy, Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, part 40, Agni Press, 1982

22 July

Let our speciality
Be uniting,
Not separating.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 16, Agni Press, 1999

21 July

We should be grateful
For what we have
And for what we have not.
Everything might change
For the worse.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 27, Agni Press, 2002

20 July

Be wise —
Try to see only
The beauty and fragrance
Of this earth-planet.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 50, Agni Press, 2009

19 July

If your life does not give joy
To others,
Then how can you expect
Your heart to give any joy
To you?

Sri Chinmoy, Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, part 66, Agni Press, 1983

18 July

Happiness comes
From renunciation,
And not from possession.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 27, Agni Press, 2002

17 July

A single thought
Has the power of a bullet:
Either it can destroy you
Or it can help you
Immensely.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 16, Agni Press, 1999

16 July

Just change your thought-pattern!
Lo, the entire world loves you,
Needs you and claims you
As its very own.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 16, Agni Press, 1999

14 July

Do not waste
Your precious time.
Every day
Try to make it a point
To make real sense
Out of your life.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 163, Agni Press, 1991

13 July

When I am the voice of my heart,
Wisdom immediately comes
To shake hands with me.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 14, Agni Press, 1999

12 July

“When we are meditating, we always try to go beyond the mind. When we want to expand our consciousness, our physical reality, we have to enter into the soul.”

Sri Chinmoy, The summits of God-Life: Samadhi and Siddhi, Agni Press, 1974

11 July

“Heaven and God are not high above us, somewhere far away; they are deep within us, inside our hearts. Heaven is not a distant country where there are trees and houses and other objects; it is a plane of consciousness within us.”

Sri Chinmoy, The summits of God-Life: Samadhi and Siddhi, Agni Press, 1974

10 July

The secret of satisfaction
Is in knowing
Not what you think of yourself,
But what God feels about you.

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

9 July

Do you want to be happy?
Then do not overestimate
The power of your mind,
And do not underestimate
The light of your heart.

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

8 July

Self-investigation
Is a necessary light.
Self-criticism
Is an unnecessary burden.

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

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