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  • karpani_ru
    Hi Nayak, Thank you for an excellent idea! I am to lead classes soon, and I was wondering if we have something new, something special to offer. Of course, a
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      Hi Nayak,

      Thank you for an excellent idea! I am to lead classes soon, and I was
      wondering if we have something new, something special to offer. Of
      course, a `smiling' topic is would be very very welcome!

      All joy,
      Karpani




      --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, nayak_ltp
      <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > Thanks again, Karpani,
      >
      > I made copies of Sri Chinmoy's smile poems below and used them on two
      > occasions in my meditation class this last weekend. They are
      > terrific. People are so starved for a positive message. We read
      > these poems out at the class while people meditated.
      >
      > If anyone wants to find thousands of references to "smile" in Sri
      > Chinmoy's writings, go to
      > Sri Chinmoy Library - http://www.srichinmoylibrary.com
      > and click on the search link, then search for "smile".
      >
      > Yours,
      >
      > Nayak
      >
      > Here is another one from the search:
      >
      >
      > O my mind,
      > Hold nothing against the world.
      > Just shake hands with the world
      > And smile and smile.
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, karpani_ru
      > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > >
      > > That is really great!! We all do need smiling lessons! We will
      > > probably also publish something like that in our country.
      > >
      > >
      > > Some smiling poems by Sri Chinmoy:
      > >
      > >
      > > You have no idea
      > > How easily and how effectively
      > > You can get rid of your worst foe:
      > > Despair.
      > > Smile, prayerfully smile,
      > > Smile, soulfully smile,
      > > Smile, self-givingly smile.
      > >
      > >
      > > Smile, smile, smile
      > > At your mind
      > > As often as possible.
      > > Your smiling will considerably reduce
      > > Your mind's tearing tension.
      > >
      > >
      > > Smile, smile, smile!
      > > Your anxiety-mind
      > > Shall disappear.
      > >
      > >
      > > My mind,
      > > Smile, smile, smile,
      > > If you really want God
      > > To speak well of you.
      > >
      > >
      > > Smile, smile, O world, smile!
      > > You have to replace your heart-tears
      > > With your soul-smiles.
      > >
      > >
      > > Smile, smile,
      > > Soulfully smile and powerfully smile!
      > > You are bound to get back
      > > Your long-lost freedom-days.
      > >
      > >
      > > My Lord asks me
      > > To smile and smile and smile-
      > > To smile within and smile without-
      > > For He is making me
      > > A citizen of His Heart-Country.
      > >
      > >
      > > Smile, smile at your failure,
      > > If you want to continue
      > > And be perfect
      > > In God's Cosmic Game.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > http://www.srichinmoylibrary.com
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, nayak_ltp
      > > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > > > For those of you who, like me, need smiling lessons, you should
      > get a
      > > > copy of Sri Chinmoy's Smile Calendar. It has been produced by
      > his
      > > > students, and each month has a new picture of the Master smiling.
      > > >
      > > > Sundar has been selling it on the book table at the evening
      > > > functions, which will continue for a few more days.
      > > >
      > > > Yours,
      > > >
      > > > Nayak
      > > >
      > > > On the other hand, you can get a smile any time just by going to
      > the
      > > > home page of this group site:
      > > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sri_chinmoy_inspiration/
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