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A real member of the United Nations

1. O body of the world1

O body of the world,

O soul of the world,

In you the silence-nest

Of cosmic oneness-rest.

Yours is the nectar-role

To end earth’s sombre dole.

Our souls desire to flow

In your duty’s vision-glow.



  1. RUN 1. This poem was also set to music by Sri Chinmoy.

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A real member of the United Nations is his country’s powerful choice.

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A real member of the United Nations is the world’s fruitful voice.

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A real member of the United Nations is the ascending earth’s aspiration-cry.

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A real member of the United Nations is the descending Heaven’s satisfaction-smile.

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A real member of the United Nations asks his division-mind to be quiet.

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A real member of the United Nations tells his oneness-heart to voice forth.

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A real member of the United Nations must needs care for the continuous success of his own country.

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A real member of the United Nations must needs dare to dream of the precious progress of the entire world.

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A real member of the United Nations tells the other countries that he is not here at the United Nations to speak ill of their sad incapacities and bad blunders.

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A real member of the United Nations tells the other countries that he is here at the United Nations to appreciate their great achievements and admire their good promises.

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A real member of the United Nations prays in the morning for his self-giving preparation of a oneness-world-family.

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A real member of the United Nations prays in the evening for the perfection-becoming completion of a oneness-world-family.

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A real member of the United Nations is he whose mind flies infinitely higher than the dividing and intimidating world-thought-clouds.

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A real member of the United Nations is he whose mind-pocket will never be empty of a global understanding and whose heart-pocket will never be empty of a universal concern.

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A real member of the United Nations is he who claims the United Nations to be his own, very own. Unless and until he claims the United Nations to be his own, he will not be richly inspired to change its face and fate lovingly and surprisingly for the better.

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A real member of the United Nations is he whose heart and mind will at once respond to the inner and outer world-concern-duties.

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A real member of the United Nations is he who does not forget that his is the supreme responsibility to bring to the fore the inspiring capacities and aspiring qualities of his own nation so that other nations can faithfully and gloriously do the same. Needless to say, the combined divine capacities and supreme qualities of all the nations will expedite the zenith-climbing longings of mankind.

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A real member of the United Nations is he who is no longer a prisoner of selfishness-demands.

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A real member of the United Nations knows that if he dreams only of his own country’s benefit and neglects and ignores other countries, then his self-chosen limits will eventually disappoint him, for a happy oneness-world will remain a far cry.

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A real member of the United Nations does not wait for other countries to accept his country; he goes forward carrying his own country’s life-breath to meet them, accept them and thus create a new world harmony.

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A real member of the United Nations is he who has surmounted the doubt-hurdle and now is climbing safely and proudly while flying the victory-banner of universal faith.

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A real member of the United Nations every morning without fail wears the armour of patience-light.

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A real member of the United Nations is always most sincerely desperate for a moment’s peace among the community of nations.

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A real member of the United Nations does not believe in the permanent life of thorny uncertainties. He believes in his and others’ ever-blossoming and everlasting heart-roses and their world-pleasing fragrance.

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A real member of the United Nations is he who in his silent meditation and dedication-life offers his soulful obedience-heart and his cheerful willingness-mind to the Inner Pilot of the United Nations.

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A real member of the United Nations knows that only genuine truth-seekers are entitled to be the most perfect world leaders.

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A real member of the United Nations is he who offers every day his own heart’s blossoming receptivity to all nations.

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A real member of the United Nations offers his heart’s gratitude-flames to his own country for being asked to represent its lofty aspiration and dedication to the world community. He is also grateful to all the nations for making him fully acquainted with their teeming wants and needs.

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A real member of the United Nations never allows himself to be buffeted by the winds of self-doubt and world-suspicion.

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A real member of the United Nations if asked what he is doing, will immediately say: “I am accelerating my self-transcendence and world-acceptance-pace.”

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A real member of the United Nations carries in his heart-pocket a valid visa to humanity’s oneness-heart.

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A real member of the United Nations is he whose self-offering-joy surprises the entire world.

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A real member of the United Nations is he who sings only aspiration-perfection-song and never wants to watch desire-possession-dance.

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A real member of the United Nations is he who sends every morning beauty’s peace around the world.

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A real member of the United Nations is he who knows that his wisdom-knowledge-light of other nations will never lose on the battlefields of misunderstanding.

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A real member of the United Nations is a true lover of the United Nations soul and a true server of the United Nations body.

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A real member of the United Nations makes very clear his soulful request to all the nations: “Please, please the truth; thus only can you fulfil the countless needs of all the countries. ”

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A real member of the United Nations never uses doubt-brakes on his world-elevating inspiration.

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A real member of the United Nations has a most rare peace-passport to safely and successfully cross any heart-border.

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A real member of the United Nations prepares himself for the perfection of his own life and his own country, and at the same time, has given up his own expectation-frustration from other countries.

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A real member of the United Nations will never allow himself to be blinded by the glare of suspicion. He likes to establish an illumining and nourishing faith not only in his own heart but also in others’ hearts.

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A real member of the United Nations knows perfectly well that if he makes one serious blunder, then this blunder can easily be multiplied, not only by his foes but also by his friends.

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A real member of the United Nations is a genuine truth-defender and the distributor of the heart’s happiness-flames.

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A real member of the United Nations must feel the necessity of his life’s humility and his mind’s self-esteem.

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A real member of the United Nations knows that a higher force is operating in and through him.

He knows that he is a mere instrument.

He also knows that his own inner faith will bring him progress-perfection-victory.

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A real member of the United Nations is a stranger to unwillingness. He is his willingness, inner and outer, to change the outer fate and inner face of mankind.

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A real member of the United Nations knows that he is not dealing with an old generation of frustrations but with a new generation of promises.

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A real member of the United Nations bravely fights against two things: his own ego-thunder and his own insecurity-violin.

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A real member of the United Nations does not have any time to mix with the transformation-unwillingness representatives.

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A real member of the United Nations does not expect the complete cure of world maladies by a 44-year-old United Nations.

Countless problems were born long before it was born.

Slow and steady wins the race.

Let us hope for the best.

Let us fervently hope that the world of peace the United Nations envisages will without fail be manifested on earth.

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A real member of the United Nations knows that to see each member of the United Nations happy, cheerful and hopeful is by no means a luxury, but a supreme necessity.

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A real member of the United Nations knows that the small-minded workers will eventually surrender to the large-hearted world-servants.

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A real member of the United Nations needs only two things: capacity-tower and tenacity-wisdom.

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A real member of the United Nations says to the United Nations: “Who has told you that your golden hopes are all at stake?

No, they are not.

Every day a new, illumining and fulfilling hope-flower is blossoming in your heart-garden.”

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A real member of the United Nations has fired his superior mind and has hired his auspicious heart.

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A real member of the United Nations forgives the United Nations mistakes, for he knows that the United Nations has been in existence for only 44 years. He hopes that in the forthcoming endless days the United Nations will not only rectify all its mistakes but also become the embodiment of truth-perfection.

From:Sri Chinmoy,A real member of the United Nations, Agni Press, 1989
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