Re: George Washington University talk
Thank you for sharing this cosmic and powerful speech by Sri
Chinmoy. I had not read that before. My favorite parts are the
Which is more difficult: to cry for liberation or, after having been
cry for the illumination and transformation of the
embracing world? Undoubtedly, the latter.
The poor liberated man: strange indeed is his fate. He constantly
those who hardly ever think of him. When he stands before the
world acts like either a frightened child or a hostile child. A
the world that God is not only knowable, but more than
knowable. He also
tells the world that it is easier to know God than to know the
when he wants to know the world he has to know it through God
Sri Krishna is Illumination Incarnate. The Buddha is Liberation
Christ is Salvation Incarnate.
The world is offering its Darkness to Sri Krishna. The world is
Suffering to the Buddha. The world is offering its Sin to the
The fallen consciousness of the world is flying toward the
Highest Beyond t=
be touched by Christ, the Saviour. The broken consciousness of
the world is=
diving into the Deepest Beyond to be embraced by Buddha, the
The molten consciousness of the world is marching toward the
Beyond to be blessed by Krishna, the Illuminator.
These words have so much relevance, I believe, to our current
world situation. The hearts of the people of the world are crying,
consciously or unconsciously , for the illuminingg, healing
presence of the divine. Those hearts are aching for the divine
light to intervene on earth to bring peaceful solutions, inspired
ideas, and a greater feeling of the oneness among humanity.
Those prayerful hearts are reaching upward, invoking the
presence of the spiritual masters of the past to help the world
situation. This feeling is expressed so eloquently in this speech
of Sri Chinmoy, whose message is as relevant and needed now
as it was all those years ago!