Question And Answer

Maharshi Ramana’s question:
“Who am I?”
You are the cry of your ascending heart,
You are the smile of your descending soul.

Ramakrishna Paramahansa’s answer:
“Mother Kali.”
Where is She?
In the battlefield of life.
Who is She?
Chaser of volcano-passion,
Bringer of Compassion-flood.

Swami Vivekananda’s answer:
“The Olympian Willpower.”
What is it?
The only Reality.
Whose is it?
Yours, only yours, absolutely yours.

Excerpt from ‘Dance of Life Part 5’ by  Sri Chinmoy

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