Hidden capacities1

People have such hidden capacities and qualities! Each play of mine that you perform reveals your capacities. Each time you perform, you reveal your inner talents.

Do not think that you are a bad actor. In informal, spontaneous performances, so-called bad actors give me abundant joy. When people forget their lines, they give me such joy. And when they say somebody else’s lines, and that person declares, “Those are my lines,” at that time also I get such joy!

Sometimes, the less you practise, the better. Spontaneous performances are so good!

I just plant a little seed. You have the capacity to cultivate it. First it becomes a tender plant, and then it turns into a huge tree with countless beautiful flowers and delicious fruits. See how you transform the little seed! The same thing we have to do in our spiritual life.


  1. OSO 11. 21 January 2002, Rex Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam; 5 and 11 February 2002, Nexus Resort Karambunai, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Sri Chinmoy, Our sweetest oneness.First published by Agni Press in 2012.

This is the 1600th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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