35. Heart’s punishment, mind’s punishment

My mind and my heart
  Punish me.
Yet I love my heart
And hate my mind.

My heart’s punishment
  Is reformatory.
My mind’s punishment
  Is vengeful.

My heart punishes me
Of my own immediate necessity.
My mind punishes me
Of its own constant necessity.

Sri Chinmoy, The Golden Boat, part 16.First published by Agni Press in 1974.

This is the 112th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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