344. Fortune or misfortune

Lord, a woman’s beauty:
  Is it her fortune or misfortune?
Son, it is her fortune.
  I gave her the beauty,
  I am that beauty.

Lord, a man’s duty:
  Is it his fortune or misfortune?
Son, it is his fortune.
  I gave him the duty,
  I am that duty.

Lord, a Yogi’s heart:
  Is it his fortune or misfortune?
Son, it is his fortune.
  I gave him the heart,
  I am that heart.

Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 7.First published by Agni Press in 1973.

This is the 38th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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