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18504Re: He loves us

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  • kamalakanta47
    Jul 31, 2006
      Dear Nayak,

      This is so true! I have even seen Sri Chinmoy come to offer our group
      meditation while having a very high fever...his love is unwavering!

      in oneness, Kamalakanta

      --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, nayaknayaknayak
      <no_reply@...> wrote:
      > Last night Sri Chinmoy was very tired from his trip to Tennessee and the
      > concert there. Others will surely tell about that trip, but I wanted
      > to focus on something else that shows his love
      > for his students. The trip had been very, very tiring, due to an
      > inordinate wait on the tarmac to take off the previous day, the rushed
      > nature of the schedule due to travel delays, and other things, as
      > swell as the usual crying need of so many people who come to see an
      > enlightened man at these performances. He was exhausted, and you could
      > see it in the way he walked and the way he sat in his chair during the
      > function. Sri Chinmoy has written many times that being enlightened
      > does not save you from being a human and suffering all that humans
      > suffer in their bodies, only quite heightened because of the awareness
      > of it at every level.
      > In any case, Guru was tired. He told some stories about the trip while
      > seated in his chair under the tent that is erected in our tennis
      > grounds between Celebration periods to accommodate the weather. About
      > 200 people were there, and as usual, many visitors among them. He
      > was ready to leave at about 10 p.m. and called for Prasad (blessed
      > food). He had spent almost two hours with us already and really needed
      > to go and rest--my opinion. But someone then reminded Guru that there
      > were some plays that had been prepared. We saw the actors in their
      > rehearsals and costumes earlier as we arrived at the function. So,
      > with great enthusiasm he asked us to bring on the plays. His was
      > not a tired, patient response, but a vigorous one! He knew that these
      > actors had prepared and worked to please him and give him and us joy,
      > and that gave him energy and enthusiasm. His tiredness momentarily
      > vanished in this opportunity for him to give something more to us by
      > listening to our silly plays, which delight him and us so much. Bring
      > them on!
      > So we had almost an hour of plays, plus Prasad, and then, even after
      > Prasad, when Guru had given us so much, he still lingered and spoke
      > with us softly and affectionately about a few more things, and only
      > then did he leave.
      > For me, when I am exhausted, I have nothing to give. But Sri Chinmoy
      > seizes every opportunity to offer his love, even in the fact of
      > overwhelming tiredness. That is how much he truly loves us. And you
      > feel it.
      > Yours,
      > Nayak
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