30 July

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

29 July

“We not only have to forgive others, but we also have to forgive ourselves. If we do not forgive ourselves all the time, we shall be displeased with ourselves. We have to forgive ourselves with the proper understanding that we shall not make the same mistake again; we shall go forward.”

Sri Chinmoy, Sri Chinmoy answers, part 17, Agni Press, 1999

28 July

Independent
Nobody is —
We just fool ourselves.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 41, Agni Press, 2004

27 July

Be kind, be all sympathy,
For each and every human being
Is forced to fight against himself.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 129, Agni Press, 1990

26 July

The land of freedom
Is not around us,
Not before us,
But deep within us.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 47, Agni Press, 2007

25 July

“Anger comes precisely because we are lacking in oneness. If we have the feeling of oneness with the world, then anger does not come. The difficulty is that we try to perfect others before we perfect ourselves.”

Sri Chinmoy, The illumination of life-clouds, part 2, Agni Press, 1974

24 July

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

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 36, Agni Press, 2004

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

10 August

It is only through inner peace that we can have true outer freedom.

Sri Chinmoy, AUM — Vol. 1, No. 6, 27 June 1974, Vishma Press, 1974

15 July

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

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

6 July

Try to belong to your heart.
Perfection-flood will be all yours.
Try to belong to your soul.
Satisfaction-ocean will be all yours.

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

5 July

True happiness
Always wants to live
Without attachment-ropes.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 66, Agni Press, 1984

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