414. My soul survives

Why does my soul survive?
It survives
Because it knows
It is of God-transcendence
It is for God-immanence.

Why does my body fail to survive?
It fails to survive
Because it thinks
It is of ignorance-night
It is for pleasure-height.

Sri Chinmoy, Europe-Blossoms.First published by Agni Press in 1974.

This is the 126th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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