Re: Sri Chinmoy Changes The Rose
- Dear Morris,
¡Hola! I am sure we´ll get a video of that uplifting ceremony in
Celebrations and see how far a sacred moment can go! :)
Lots of Congratulations for your so inspiring participation in the
World Harmony Run!
--- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, morrisklein27
> Dear Suchana,who
> And I'm not sure that we can ever thank YOU enough for offering us
> these precious spiritual gems.
> With deepest gratitude,
> --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, suchana27
> <no_reply@y...> wrote:
> > Just the other day while exchanging some news with a Chilean poet
> > friend, I remembered a most important ceremony I witnessed on my
> > Guatemala trip.
> > On July 2, Sri Chinmoy was invited as the most special visitor
> > later ¨change the rose¨ at the Governmental Palace.
> > About ten years ago the thirty-six year civil war was over in
> > Guatemala and a beautiful sculpture with two hands up was made to
> > celebrate the occasion. From that day on a white rose is changed
> > every day and a new fresh white rose is put on one of the hands
> > symbol of new life and feeling that everything that seems
> > becomes real afterwards, including harmony among people.
> > That morning Sri Chinmoy received the fresh white rose from a
> > of little children who kindly walked in silence towards him witha
> > most respectful reverence. Guru picked up the old rose and putthe
> > fresh one and offered a very soulful concert.the
> > When he thanked the President of the Palace, he referred to the
> > ´Guatemala´ and offered his ´mala´ of gratitude for such a
> > significant opportunity to help harmony to take place.
> > For the Hispanic people, the white rose also reminds us of Jose
> > Marti´s most celebrated poem written in the XIX Century. He was
> > father of the Cuban independence, taught at Guatemala Universityrose´
> > had a very active and short life. His poetry is a song of freedom
> > that fosters the highest moral values of human beings. Apart from
> > another famous poem of his -The Guatemalan girl- this ´white
> > am sharing with you:
> > (an English version)
> > I cultivate a white rose
> > In January and June as well
> > For the sincere friend
> > Who is holding out his frank hand.
> > And for the cruel one
> > Who gets out the heart I live with,
> > Neither thistle nor nettle I cultivate,
> > I cultivate the white rose.
> > If you like to see more of Marti´s work and life, please go to:
> > http://www.rjgeib.com/thoughts/rosa/rosa.html
> > Once again, it is never enough to be grateful to Guru for
> > countless inner and outer white roses to every human life!
> > Suchana