{{htmlmetatags>metatag-robots=()}} My God-prayers and my God-meditations

My God-prayers and my God-meditations

1.

Prayer

Cries for God.

Meditation

Dreams of God.


2.

Prayer

Longs to know.

Meditation

Longs to be.


3.

Prayer

Is fear-extinction.

Meditation

Is confidence-manifestation.


4.

Prayer

Is a Heaven-climbing bird.

Meditation

Is all-spreading wings.


5.

Prayer

Is God's fond child.

Meditation

Is God's responsible son.


6.

Prayer

Is simplicity's beauty.

Meditation

Is responsibility's capacity.


7.

Prayer

Thinks God dwells

Far above the human head.

Meditation

Feels God's Presence

Deep inside

The aspiring heart.


8.

Prayer

Goes to

The Eternal Saviour.

Meditation

Goes to

The universal Dreamer.


9.

Prayer

Is affection-lesson.

Meditation

Is wisdom-lesson.


10.

Prayer

Is upward self-offering.

Meditation

Is inward self-digging.


11.

Prayer

Is a hope-pilgrim.

Meditation

Is a promise-traveller.


12.

Prayer

Is fond of

God the Power.

Meditation

Is fond of

God the Silence.


13.

Prayer

Glorifies God.

Meditation

Beautifies God.


14.

Prayer

Is mind-purification.

Meditation

Is heart-expansion.


15.

I pray to God

To receive

His Compassion.

I meditate on God

To receive

His illumination.


16.

Prayer loves

God the Drummer

And God the Drum.

Meditation loves

God the Flutist

And God the Flute.


17.

I pray to God

To bless me

With His Protection.

I meditate on God

To bless me

With His Peace.


18.

I pray to God

To make me

A choice instrument of His.

I meditate on God

To make me

An unconditional seeker

And server of His.


19.

I pray to God

To give me

A truth-seeking mind.

I meditate on God

To receive

A self-giving heart.


20.

When I pray,

God blesses my head.

When I meditate,

God feels my heart.


21.

I pray to God

To become

His Heart-Flower.

I meditate on God

To become

His Soul-Fragrance.


22.

When I pray,

God charmingly whistles.

When I meditate,

God sweetly whispers.


23.

Prayer

Is at once

A giver and receiver.

Meditation

Is at once

A diver and explorer.


24.

Prayer

Is

My God-journey-preparation.

Meditation

Is

My God-journey-excavation.


25.

When we pray,

We usually pray

For success.

When we meditate,

We invariably meditate

For progress.


26.

The highest height

Of prayer

Is unconditional surrender.

The deepest depth

Of meditation

Is sleepless gratitude.


27.

A beautiful thought

Is the result

Of a sincere prayer.

A fruitful experience

Is the result

Of a deep meditation.


28.

I pray to God

To push aside

My destructive

Doubt-mind.

I meditate on God

To increase the beauty

And fragrance

Of my blossoming

Faith-heart.


29.

The Christ

Prayed and prayed

And then declared:

"I and my Father

Are one."

Sri Krishna

Meditated and meditated

And then declared:

"I am

The Lord

Absolute Supreme."


30.

I pray and pray

To become

The direct representative

Of God

The transcendental Dreamer.

I meditate and meditate

To become

The direct representative

Of God

The universal Liberator.


31.

I pray and pray

Because

I wish to see

The beauty

Of the higher worlds.

I meditate and meditate

Because

I wish to smell

The fragrance

Of the inner worlds.


From:Sri Chinmoy,My God-prayers and my God-meditations, Agni Press, 1992
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