Aphorism

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  • Relaxation meditation music

    Relaxation meditation music

    Sri Chinmoy plays the flute. Ideal for a relaxing meditation. Relax, Relax soulfully, Relax powerfully. You are bound to feel An inflow of creative energy And constructive enthusiasm. Sri Chinmoy

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  • Story: Where is my glass of water? Narada

    Story: Where is my glass of water? Narada

    There is a story from long ago India of a great yogi – Narada – who is requested by the sage Vishnu to fetch him a glass of water from the river. Narada is a highly evolved soul who has shunned the world but never understood the power of ‘maya’ – our enthrallment with the […]

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  • Last Days of Swami Vivekananda

    Last Days of Swami Vivekananda

    Swami Vivekananda was a close disciple of the great spiritual Master Sri Ramakrishna. After Ramakrishna’s passing, Vivekananda began a whirlwind of activity. He travelled across India, United States and Europe – giving lectures on Vedenta, philosophy and encouraging dynamic action – especially in India. Towards the end of his short life, his hectic schedule told […]

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  • Truth by William Blake
  • Single Object of Faith – Sri Ramakrishna

    Single Object of Faith – Sri Ramakrishna

    “A man began to sink a well, but having dug down to the depth of twenty cubits he could not find the least trace of the water-spring which was to feed his well. So he desisted from the work and selected another place for the purpose. There he dug deeper than before, but even then […]

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  • And death a spur towards immortality – Sri Aurobindo

    And death a spur towards immortality – Sri Aurobindo

    But Savitri answered to almighty Death: “O dark-browed sophist of the universe Who veilst the Real with its own Idea, Hiding with brute objects Nature’s living face, Masking eternity with thy dance of death, Thou hast woven the ignorant mind into a screen And made of Thought error’s purveyor and scribe, And a false witness […]

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  • Mother Durga in All – Sri Ramakrishna

    Mother Durga in All – Sri Ramakrishna

    Q. Why do you not lead a family life with your wife? A. The God Kârtikeya, the leader of the Heavenly army, once happened to scratch a cat with his nail. On going home he saw there was the mark of a scratch on the cheek of his Mother. Seeing this, he asked of her, […]

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  • The Light of the Sun – Kabir

    The Light of the Sun – Kabir

    The light of the sun, the moon, and the stars shines bright: The melody of love swells forth, and the rhythm of love’s detachment beats the time. Day and night, the chorus of music fills the heavens; and Kabîr says “My Beloved One gleams like the lightning flash in the sky.” Do you know how […]

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  • The Wish Fulfilling Tree – Sri Ramakrishna

    The Wish Fulfilling Tree – Sri Ramakrishna

    “A man sitting under the shade of the Kalpa-vriksha (wishing-tree) wished to be a king, and in an instant he was a king. The next moment he wished to have a charming damsel, and the damsel was instantly by his side. The man then thought within himself, if a tiger came and devoured him, and […]

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  • The Poet-Seers

    The Poet-Seers

    The Poet-Seers. Seer Poets whose poetry offers a glimpse of the mystical beyond. The Poet-Seers at www.poetseers.org Philosopher-Thinkers and Poet-Seers at Sri Chinmoy LIbrary

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