Question: Isn’t this a time when people like you and Mother Teresa and some others are awakening this in a lot of people?

Sri Chinmoy: Not just us, but everybody who practises prayer and meditation! Heart-power means prayer and meditation; heart-power comes from spirituality. When I pray, I feel that Somebody is listening to me. When I meditate, I feel that Somebody is advising me or telling me to do the right thing and be the right person. Prayer and meditation must go together. When I pray, I am asking Someone: “Give me light, give me joy, give me peace and bliss.” When I meditate, Somebody is saying: “This is the way you can have peace. If you do this, you can have peace. If you do that, you can have light and bliss.” So prayer and meditation have to go together.

Sri Chinmoy, Sri Chinmoy answers, part 20.First published by Agni Press in 1999.

This is the 1324th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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