294. Alas, it is too late

Why did I not take
Fighting lessons from Sri Rama?
Alas, it is too late.

Why did I not take
Playing lessons from Sri Krishna?
Alas, it is too late.

Why did I not take
Suffering lessons from the Buddha?
Alas, it is too late.

Why did I not take
Forgiving lessons from the Christ?
Alas, it is too late.

Why did I not take
Dancing lessons from Sri Chaitanya?
Alas, it is too late.

Why did I not take
Long-distance walking lessons from Sri Shankara?
Alas, it is too late.

Why did I not take
Crying lessons from Sri Ramakrishna?
Alas, it is too late.

Why did I not take
Struggling lessons from Swamiji?
Alas, it is too late.

Why did I not take
Surrendering lessons from Sri Chinmoy?
Alas, it is too late.

Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 6.First published by Agni Press in 1973.

This is the 37th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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