Editor's note

Sri Chinmoy offered the following prayers during his visit to Qingdao and Xian, China in December 2004 and January 2005.

29 December 2004

Qingdao, China

1 The Desire-Experiences ...

The desire-experiences
Of my life
Come and go.

2 The Aspiration-Experiences ...

The aspiration-experiences
Of my life
Always remain.

3 My Heart Is Well Acquainted ...

My heart is well acquainted
With my Lord’s
Satisfaction-Heart.

4 I Adore ...

I adore
My Lord’s
Beautiful Eye.

5 I Worship ...

I worship
My Lord’s
Merciful Feet.

6 If You Want To Explain ...

If you want to explain
God’s Will,
You are bound to fail.

7 God’s Heart And My Heart ...

God’s Heart and my heart
Always live
A very, very, very simple life.

8 My God-Surrender-Life ...

My God-surrender-life
Is not
My mental hallucination —
It is Reality itself.

9 Alas ...

Alas,
There are so many things
In life
That remain
Insoluble mysteries.

10 My Purity-Heart ...

My purity-heart
Is exactly the same as it was
Half a century ago.

11 Sweet ...

Sweet
Is my Lord’s Eye.

12 Sweeter ...

Sweeter
Is my Lord’s Heart.

13 Sweetest ...

Sweetest
Are my Lord’s Feet.