Tales of Humility and Pride


Stories of Humility and Pride

by Sri Chinmoy

  1. The Horse That Wanted More Beauty
  2. The King’s Humility
  3. The Scholar’s Four Questions
  4. The Saints humility
  5. The King’s favour

Quote on pride and humility

Question: How can I achieve humility?

Sri Chinmoy: In our human life when we have something, immediately pride, vanity and many other undivine forces enter into us. We extol ourselves to the skies. But let us think of the example of a tree. When the tree is in full bloom, when it is laden with ripe fruits, when it really has something to offer the world, the tree bows down. If we can become one with the consciousness of a tree, we will feel that the more we have to offer, the more humility we will have.

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