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

28 April

Who says
That all paths are difficult?
Try sincerely
The path of the heart.
To your wide surprise
You will see
That the heart’s road
Is extremely easy.

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

27 April

If you hesitate
To give yourself completely,
Then you will not be supplied
With new energy,
New light
And new perfection.

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

26 April

The mind’s negativity-capacity
Is no match
For the heart’s God-receptivity.

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

25 April

The dividing mind
Does not even want to know
That there is
A oneness-peace-school.

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

24 April

If you really care for
Your heart-enlightenment,
Then you must never be late for
Your God-appointments.

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

23 April

You have given chance after chance
To so many human beings
To help you improve your life.
Can you not give God
Just one chance?

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

22 April

Every day my heart sings
A new peace-song.
Every day my soul dances
A new peace-dance.

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

21 April

A gratitude-heart
Always takes very long strides
Towards God’s Compassion-Sea.

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

20 April

Each pure thought creates
A new heart-song
And a new life-story.

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

19 April

If you can wait
With the patience of the wise,
Then there is nothing
That you will not be able to achieve
In this lifetime.

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

18 April

You can thrive
In the face of adversity
If you have ceaseless faith in yourself
And if you are ready to play the role
Of the hero-warrior
At every moment of your life.

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

15 April

How I wish I could have
Only one flower
In my heart-garden:
Gratitude and nothing else.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 9

14 April

If you cannot love the unlovable,
Then you are not worthy
To become
God’s supremely chosen instrument.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 9

13 April

I shall no more allow
World-criticism
To destroy the beauty
Of my flower-heart-home.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 9