Question: You have said that everything has a soul. What things have a heart? For example, I am sure animals have a heart, but do plants have a heart? Do rocks have a heart?

Sri Chinmoy: Everything has to have a heart because the soul remains inside the heart. Here is a wooden table. Inside it there is a soul, but the soul does not live directly inside the wood. Inside the wood there is a heart, and inside the heart the soul resides. Without the heart, the soul cannot breathe. The soul-consciousness can be everywhere, but the soul has to have a proper place to live, and that place is the heart.

Sri Chinmoy, Sri Chinmoy answers, part 27.First published by Agni Press in 2000.

This is the 1357th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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