The inscription on the U Thant Peace Award.

The U Thant Peace Award is presented to
President Nelson Mandela
South Africa’s visionary oneness-leader
Epitome of humanity’s nobility-aspiration-height
Heroic justice-champion
Radiant patience-embodiment
Illumining forgiveness-ocean
Glowing humility-servant of your suffering and striving people
Towering majesty-king of their blossoming unity-victory-destiny

With our deepest appreciation, admiration and gratitude

Sri Chinmoy: The Peace Meditation at the United Nations

29 January 1996