117. Iron gates and diamond gates

The iron gates of earth
Threaten me, frighten me
And compel me to be earth-slave.

The diamond gates of Heaven
Invite me, embrace me
And request me to be
The Prince of Heaven-Kingdom.

Sri Chinmoy, Three hundred sixty-five Father's Day prayers.First published by Agni Press in 1974.

This is the 123rd book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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