228. Question and answer

Maharshi Ramana’s question:
    “Who am I?”
You are the cry of your ascending heart,
You are the smile of your descending soul.

Ramakrishna Paramahansa’s answer:
    “Mother Kali.”
Where is She?
In the battlefield of life.
Who is She?
Chaser of volcano-passion,
Bringer of Compassion-flood.

Swami Vivekananda’s answer:
    “The Olympian Will-power.”
What is it?
The only Reality.
Whose is it?
Yours, only yours, absolutely yours.
Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 5, Aum Press, Puerto Rico, 1973