Question: What is your view of Indian philosophy?

Sri Chinmoy: I studied a little philosophy in India, both Indian philosophy and Western philosophy. But, fortunately or unfortunately, I have completely forgotten both Eastern and Western philosophy. I do not feel that I am missing anything, because philosophy is all in the mind. Now the only philosophy I study is the philosophy of the heart. I only want to live in the heart. I feel that my heart-garden is infinitely more beautiful than my mind-jungle, so that is where I want to remain. The mind-life I tried to live, but it did not give me the satisfaction that I wanted or needed. Now I am getting real satisfaction from my heart-life, my life of aspiration.

Sri Chinmoy, Sri Chinmoy answers, part 19.First published by Agni Press in 1999.

This is the 1317th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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