There Was a Time When I Swam

There was a time when I swam and swam
In the sea of ignorance-night.
And now I swim and swim
In the ocean of Lord’s Consciousness-Light.
There was a time when I loved and loved
Darkness-river and blindness-pool.
And now I go to my God’s
Closeness and Oneness-School.

Sri Chinmoy, Chandelier, Part 2.First published by in 1981.

This is the 443rd book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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