541. Life

In the animal life
Competition is indispensable.
Here the struggle for existence, itself,
Is a constant battle.

In the human life
Co-operation is indispensable.
Here collective peace and security
Give birth to progress and prosperity.

In the life divine
Self-dedication is indispensable.
Here universal oneness and love-revelation
Are God-manifestation.

Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 11.First published by Agni Press in 1973.

This is the 42nd book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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