The thing that I hated most1Can you imagine! Weightlifting was the thing that I hated most in India. God at that time was laughing at me. My entire athletic career I did without weightlifting. I disliked big muscles. Now I like big muscles, but I do not get them!
MJW 41. 31 October 1998↩
Sri Chinmoy, A mystic journey in the weightlifting world, part 2, Agni Press, 2004