Re: The Surprising Galahs
- Thank you for sharing your experience, Rathin.
I overheard somebody tellig an anecdote or maybe I read it, I don't
At a certain point God was unsatisfied with His creation and decided
to destroy the world and to make a better one.
But then he remembered some of his most beautiful creations- the
birds, and he postponed his decision or even gave it up.
--- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, rathin31
> Yesterday, I was walking to the shops. A building close to where I
> live is being demolished. Piles of bricks and rubble lay everywhere.
> It looked like a warzone. I pulled out my camera and took a picture
> the wreckage. Suddenly a flock of galahs appeared from nowhere,flying
> low above the wrecked building. Galahs have light grey feathers onsurprise, a
> their wings and backs, and except for a patch of white on their
> crowns, their heads and bellies are a bright pink. As they wheeled
> directly overhead, I saw the mass of grey changing to pink with the
> suddenness of a traffic light. It was a glorious moment of
> dizzying experience of flashing colour. Perhaps the Supreme wasflock
> telling me, "Never mind these pile of rubble, this building that man
> has created and destroyed- look at the beauty of My creation!"
> Reflecting back on the moment, I am reminded of a story about Sri
> Ramakrishna, when he was a boy. Walking across a field, he saw a
> of white cranes flying in front of a backdrop of dark greyinto
> stormclouds. Struck by the beauty of the moment, Ramakrishna fell
> an ecstatic trance that lasted for hours. If only I could have suchan