Lord, receive this little undying cry

1. Lord, receive this little undying cry


Lord, receive this little life.

It is all Yours.

Lord, receive this little world.

It is all Yours.

Lord, receive this little undying cry.

It is all Yours. ```

2. I assure you


Love earth.

I assure you,

The world will not

Disappoint you.

Love Heaven.

I assure you,

Heaven will not

Desert you.

Love the inner man in yourself.

I assure you,

He alone can and will

Fulfil you. ```

3. Do you want to be


Do you want to be a ruler?

Then be just.

Do you want to be a lover?

Then be pure.

Do you want to be a teacher?

Then be sure.

Do you want to be another God?

Then be perfect. ```

4. He is wrong


Who told you

That Heaven is indifferent?

He is totally wrong.

Who told you

That earth is weak?

He is completely wrong.

Who told you

That God does not have

The same concern

For earth-reality

And Heaven-dream?

He is absolutely wrong.

Who told you

That I do not love you most?

He is shamelessly wrong.


5. They please me


Earth pleases me

With its stark hunger.

Heaven pleases me

With its giant feast.

God pleases me

With His stupendous Satisfaction. ```

6. Power


You had occult powers;


I adored you.

You have spiritual powers;


I love you.

You will have love-power;


I shall need you,

I shall need you only. ```

7. Naturally, I was flabbergasted


My occultist friend

Told me that he could run

Faster than a deer.

Naturally, I was flabbergasted.

My yogi friend

Told me that he could

Make himself stronger

Than an elephant.

Naturally, I was fascinated.

My avatar friend

Told me that he became

A faithful dog

To carry my message to God

And God's Message to me.

Naturally, I was happy and grateful. ```

8. Show me


Show me one beautiful thing

In the physical world.

I shall love you.

Show me one useful thing

In the vital world.

I shall love you.

Show me one fruitful thing

In the mental world.

I shall love you.

Show me one soulful thing

In the psychic world.

I shall love you.


9. Dreamers and lovers


Dreamers are lovers,

Lovers are dreamers.

Dreamers are lovers

In the world of light.

Lovers are dreamers

In the world of night.

Dreamers are lovers

In the world of perfection.

Lovers are dreamers

In the world of preparation. ```

10. A bird of the East


A bird of the East

Told me that God is beautiful

And that God loves singing.

I believed the bird.

I am now trying to be beautiful myself

In order to sing with God.

A bird of the West

Told me that God is powerful

And that God loves dancing.

I believed the bird.

I am now trying to be powerful myself

In order to dance with God. ```

11. There we are free


In the heart of gratitude-sky

My body, my soul and I are free.

My body freely serves God.

My soul freely manifests God.

I freely enjoy God.


12. We are unkind


The clouds are simply unkind

When they cover the face

Of the beautiful moon.

I am mercilessly unkind

When I ridicule the suffering world's

Bleeding swoon.


13. Complainers


Who complained?

The hungry animal in me.

Who complains?

The ugly human in me.

Who will complain?

The desperate divine in me. ```

14. Inner progress


My Lord is satisfied

With my inner progress,

But I am not.

My Lord is satisfied

With my outer success,

But I am not.



I am not satisfied


I am still unkind to my Lord.

I have not given Him

An opportunity to rest,

Which He so rightly deserves. ```

15. Renunciation


Earth, I have renounced Heaven

Only to love you.

Heaven, I have renounced earth

Only to satisfy you.

I have renounced myself

Only to serve God.


It seems I have not pleased

Any of them.


Is it my poor fate


Is it God's wise Choice?


16. Gratitude


He covered the length and breadth

Of the world

To see the face of gratitude.

What he saw


Was ingratitude-trees. ```

17. Our needs


I need patience-light.

You need tranquility-height.

I need forgiveness-might.

You need perfection-white. ```

18. Inner vision


My inner vision tells me

That I am nearer than the nearest

To my Lord Supreme.

My outer sight tells me

That I am farther than the farthest

From my Lord Supreme.

Whom to believe?

If I believe my inner vision,

Pride tortures my heart.

If I believe my outer sight,

Frustration tortures my mind.


I am not going to believe either. ```

19. Hope


Sweet is my hope.

Pure is the life of my hope.

With my sweet hope

I try to reach the higher worlds.

With my pure hope

I try to fathom my inner worlds.

But alas,

In neither way do I succeed.

I fail,

I miserably fail. ```

20. Purity


In purity's heart

Earth's saint-life grows.

In purity's soul

God-vision expands.

In purity's goal

Heaven and earth together dance. ```

21. Humility



Is divinity

On the earth-plane.


Is perfection

In earth-achievements.


Is God's Satisfaction

In His cosmic Game, His universal Game,

His human and divine Self-transcendence Game. ```

22. Joy


Give joy;

Earth will be yours.

Take joy;

Heaven will be yours.

Become joy;

God will claim you,

Earth will need you,

Heaven will treasure you. ```

23. Selflessness


I had a dream.

In my dream

I became selflessness.

My dream disappeared


I became reality-story.

In my reality-story

I discovered myself

As the perfect perfection of





Self-possessiveness. ```

24. Surrender


To earth

I have surrendered my wisdom

So that earth-heart can be flooded

With my wisdom-light.

To Heaven

I have surrendered my ignorance-night

So that Heaven can claim me

And Heaven can utilise me

As its very own.

To God

I have surrendered my 'I-ness';


God declares

Not only with His infinite Bounty,

But with His utmost Sincerity,

That I am another God.


25. Perfection


On earth

Perfection-plant grows.

In Heaven

Perfection-river flows.

In God

Perfection-sky glows. ```

26. Aspiration


There was a time

When I and my aspiration

Tried and cried

To see the Face of God.

But now my aspiration-God and I

Try and cry and cry and try

To see the face of one single real man.


27. Illumination


Earth-illumination is another name

For earth-transformation.

Heaven-illumination is another name

For Heaven-transcendence.

God-illumination is another name

For the liberation of earth-bound consciousness


The perfection of Heaven-free concern. ```

28. Compassion


He answered

Millions and millions of questions,

Earthly questions


Heavenly questions.

But one day

He was asked

What compassion was.

He remained silent,

For compassion is





29. Inner beauty


Your inner beauty

Lies in your surrendering to God,

Your Beloved Supreme,

All that you are:


Your outer beauty

Lies in your unconditional smile

For suffering earth-life


Bleeding world-heart.


30. Concern


With my unlit and unconscious

Human concern

I break God's cosmic Rhythm

And ruin His cosmic Game.

With my illumined and conscious

Divine Concern

I not only serve God in His cosmic Game

But also add beauty and satisfaction

To His cosmic Game.


31. Simplicity



Is God-Quality

In our inner life.


Is God-Capacity

In our outer life.


Is God-Beauty

In God's own Life.


32. Delight


My body's delight

Is my ignorance-sleep.

My vital's delight

Is my aggression-sword.

My mind's delight

Is my suspicion-eye.

My heart's delight

Is my oneness-embrace.

My God's delight

Is the message of

My Self-transcending Beyond.


33. Heaven-reluctance


Earth is the mother

Of four billion things.

She gladly gives them away

To Heaven.

Heaven is the father

Of only one thing: smile.

He is reluctant to give it away

To earth. ```

34. Let me love


Let me love.

God will give me

His eternal Name.

Let me serve.

God will make me

A member of His Eternity's Game.


35. What never dies?


What never dies?

The dissatisfied animal in me.

What never lives?

The satisfied human in me. ```

36. I call them something else


What you call

An emancipated life,

I call that very thing

God's Compassion-Smile.

Whom you call

A realised man,

I call that very man

God's Concern-Experience. ```

37. We are great


Heaven has received

My aspiration;


Heaven is great.

Earth has received

My dedication;


Earth is great.

My life has received

My liberation;


My life is great. ```



Earth follows Heaven;


Earth is entitled to be happy.

Heaven follows earth;


Heaven is entitled to be brave.


39. Heart-conclusion



Is not heart-conclusion.


Is life's realisation


God's Victory-Satisfaction. ```

40. Unpleasant truth


Unpleasant truth exposed:

You are reviled.

Unpleasant truth concealed:

You are revered.


Be wise.

Act not like a first-class fool.


41. If you have to fly


If you have to fly,

Then fly for the highest Truth.

If you have to run,

Then run for the brightest Light.

If you have to dive,

Then dive for the deepest Delight. ```

42. Ages in his face


When I saw

Age in his face

I cried and cried


It was I who was responsible

For the age in his face.

When I saw

Ages in his face

I danced and danced


It was I who had helped him

And made him the possessor of ages. ```

43. Do you have anything else?


O earth,

Do you have anything else

Save and except

Your blind God?

O Heaven,

Do you have anything else

Save and except

Your callous indifference?

O God,

Do You have anything else

Save and except

Your unknowable Sacrifice-Life? ```

44. Yours is the God


Yours is the body

That sleeps.

Yours is the vital

That strikes.

Yours is the mind

That envies.

Yours is the heart

That bears.

Yours is the soul

That dreams.

Yours is the God

Who has a quenchless Thirst. ```

45. Tears


Tears that reveal your heart

Thrill God's Heart,

For that is the only time

When God can make you feel

That you are His own,

Very own. ```

46. How far can you take me?


O hope,

How far can you take me?

O faith,

How deep can you take me?

O cry,

How high can you take me?

O God,

How near can You make me? ```

47. No difference


Where is the difference


My earth and a warrior?

No difference,

Absolutely none.

Where is the difference


My Heaven and a dreamer?

No difference,

Absolutely none.

Where is the difference


My God and a lover?

No difference,

Absolutely none.


48. Choices


Here on earth

I had to choose either

The soul or material wealth.

I chose the soul.

There in Heaven

I had to choose either

God-manifestation on earth


God-enjoyment in Heaven.

I chose God-manifestation on earth. ```

49. Always be busy


Always be busy.

Earth's indolence

Will surrender to you;

Heaven's superiority

Will surrender to you.


50. Be pure


Are you not sure

That God is everywhere?

Then just do one thing:

Try to be pure.

If you become pure,

Then you will see

That it is not just God

Who is everywhere


You, too, are everywhere.

Be pure, like God.

Your existence-light

Shall shine everywhere.


From:Sri Chinmoy,Lord, receive this little undying cry, Aum Press, Puerto Rico, 1975
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