O my Canada1

O my Canada,
You are very vast.
Can you not be very high, too?
Try, you can.

O my Canada,
Why do you always follow?
Can you not lead from now on?
Try, you can.

O my Canada,
You think the world does not admire you.
Can you not demand the world’s admiration?
Try, you can.
You certainly can.


  1. AUM 1344. Sri Chinmoy has written a song for the soul of America and one for the soul of Canada which many of his American and Canadian disciples have learned. The words and music are printed here. Musical notation was transcribed by Dulal, the President of the New York Sri Chinmoy Centre, from tape recordings of Sri Chinmoy singing the songs.

Sri Chinmoy, AUM — Vol.II-1, No.12, December 27, 1974.First published by Vishma Press in 1974.

This is the 9091st book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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by Sri Chinmoy
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