39. Freedom

What is real freedom?

Real freedom is not to strike someone

At one's sweet will.

Real freedom is one's mastery

Over the attachment-world,

Over the temptation-world,

Over the uncompromising,

Unaspiring human world.

Real freedom lies in acceptance of reality

And in perfection of reality.

Accept, transform, perfect:

That is the real freedom.


From:Sri Chinmoy,Union and Oneness, Agni Press, 1976
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