Smaller than the Smallest



Anor aniyam mahato mahiyan  

Atmasya jantor nihito guhayam.


Smaller than the smallest life,

larger than the infinite Vast,  

The soul breathes in the secret heart of man.


The soul is God’s eternal child and man’s great-grandfather.  

As God’s eternal child the soul unceasingly plays.  

As man’s eternal grandfather the soul perpetually enjoys.


Excerpt from:  The Upanishads: The Crown Of India’s Soul by Sri Chinmoy.
First published by Agni Press in 1974.
Reprinted with permission of Sri Chinmoy.


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