Ignorance vast we hug

Our life abides within;
Our outer sheath is a cloak
Ignorant of truth sublime.
Outside the more we block,
The deeper within we go.
We all are nature's slaves,
Ignorance vast we hug.
Even death our Spirit braves.
Alas! In vain for us.
We cry to live in chains
With blind personality.
Before us the sombre main.

Sri Chinmoy, AUM — Vol. 7, No.10, May 27, 1972.First published by AUM Centre Press in 1972.

This is the 9066th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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