Question: When we see through the light of the soul, is it always with the feeling of joy?Sri Chinmoy: Yes. It is always with a feeling of inner joy and this joy may often be expressed by the shedding of tears. This shedding of tears is the outer expression of the soul's delight and has nothing to do with human sorrow, grief or frustration. It is like a mother shedding tears when she sees her son returning home from abroad. Her tears are the expression of her inner joy.
Sri Chinmoy, Earth’s cry meets Heaven’s smile, part 1, Agni Press, 1974