64. A sin, a crime

A sin against man
I commit
When I love myself alone.

A crime against God
I commit
When I love only mankind.

A sin and a crime
Against myself I commit
I forget what I was, Truth,
And what I am, Love.

Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 2.First published by Agni Press in 1973.

This is the 33rd book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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