1.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

Every morning
A new divinity-sun rises
In my aspiration-heart-sky.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

7 January 2005, 5:31 a.m. Qingdao, China, Seated double-dumbbell lift: 1,006 lbs.

2.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

My soul and my heart
Have already become members
Of Your Inner Circle.
Like them, I, too, wish to become
A member of Your Inner Circle.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

Songs:
1. Ghumer rani ghumer rani
2. Ami habo paramer jyotir nandan
The Eternal Beginner (Blue violin) Ogo Bholanath ogo Mahadev.

3.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

A self-giving life
Is a very fast approach
To God.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

8 January 2005, 6:11 a.m. Qingdao, China, Seated double-dumbbell lift: 1,006 lbs.

4.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

My God-obedience
And my God-ecstasy
Are next-door neighbours.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

Songs:
1. Sri Chinmoy spontaneously set tune to the first weightlifting prayer.
2. Ajike amar hridaya duar
3. Sri Chinmoy spontaneously set tune to the second weightlifting prayer.
4. Jiban debata daki animesh
The Eternal Beginner (Blue violin): I came to Your Lotus-Feet

5.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

The outer success dies in the dust,
But not the inner progress.
The inner progress is immortal.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

9 January 2005, 4:12 a.m. Qingdao, China. Seated double-dumbbell lift: 1,006 lbs.

6.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

I walk and jog and run
Only on Your inner track.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

Songs:
1. Sri Chinmoy spontaneously set tune to the first weightlifting prayer.
2. Joy joy joy joy Sri Ma Mira joy
3. Sri Chinmoy spontaneously set tune to the second weightlifting prayer.
4. Jaya jaya jaya Sri Aurobindo jagat gurur joy
The Eternal Beginner (Blue violin): Jedike phirai ankhi

7.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

Wherever I look, I see only
Your ever-blossoming Compassion-Eye.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

10 January 2005, 7:04 a.m. Qingdao, China. Non-lifting day

8.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

Loneliness cannot attack
A true God-lover.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

Songs:
1. Swapane aso swapane hasho
2. Gana tana sabrita
The Eternal Beginner (Blue violin): Khule dao ankhi khule dao hiya

9.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

Our indulgence-imperfections
Prevent us from arriving
At Your Heart-Door.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

14 January 2005, 6:35 a.m. Xian, China. Seated double-dumbbell lift: 1,006 lbs.

11.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

The power of silence
Conquers all —
No exception, no exception!

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

Songs:
1. Bahudin dhare sei ek bhul
2. Sri Chinmoy spontaneously set tune to the first weightlifting prayer.
3. Aghatir gati he dharar pati
4. Sri Chinmoy spontaneously set tune to the second weightlifting prayer.
The Eternal Beginner (Blue violin): Thakbona ar maner baner

12.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

My aspiration-heart
Is
Your ever-blossoming Victory-Song.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

15 January 2005, 7:40 a.m. Xian, China. Seated double-dumbbell lift: 1,006 lbs.

13.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

I know, I know
That ignorance-night
Is bound to betray us,
Sooner or later.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

Songs:
1. Dibya premik hate chahi aji
2. Dipti kothai shanti kothai
The Eternal Beginner (Blue violin): He dharani pal he dharani pal

14.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

No self-doubt-extinction,
No real God-realisation.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

16 January 2005, 6:09 a.m. Xian, China. Seated double-dumbbell lift: 1,006 lbs.

15.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

A sweetness-fragrance —
This is what precisely
A God-seeker’s heart is.

My Supreme,
My Supreme!

Songs:
1. Srastha amar jagater jyoti
2. Jiban swapan maran swapan
The Eternal Beginner (Blue violin): Bela jai bela jai bela jai