Transformation: the most difficult subject1

Transformation — transformation of nature, transformation of life — is the most difficult subject in the entire world!

We may be sixty, seventy, eighty or even ninety years old, but if we want to see how much we have transformed our nature, sometimes we cannot give ourselves a mark of more than zero. For ninety years we may live on earth, but it may happen that, in terms of transformation, we have made no progress. Again, in the case of some people, right from the beginning, from the dawn of their life, we see that they are making progress, making progress.

Earthly age is no indication of our transformation. It entirely depends on the inner cry. Only the heart’s inner cry can transform us. Otherwise, year after year we are only adding earthly years to our life; transformation is not taking place. Transformation comes only from the inner cry.

The most difficult subject in human life is the transformation of our nature, and for that, how many centuries, how many lives we have taken, and how many more we shall have to take!

  1. HCE 5. 22 February 2005, Annam Brahma Restaurant, Jamaica, New York

From:Sri Chinmoy,His Compassion is everything to us, Agni Press, 2013
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