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The fragrance of God's Heart.
The sad failure Of the present mind-power-plant.
God's fondest doll.
A reality not easily attained, But not ultimately unattainable.
A frequent challenger of life.
God started to play a Game. He wants His children to join Him.
Man's transformation-smile; God's Satisfaction-Dance.
A book of no interest To humanity.
Something that keeps God Sleeplessly and breathlessly occupied.
A dream that eludes reality.
Man's mind-hallucination-exit; Man's life-illumination-entrance.
The slow, slower and slowest Century-production.
The complete transformation Of heart-agony.
Tomorrow's life-tree In today's mind-seed.
The proper use of a moment.
An incurable mind-disease.
Something that we unconsciously enjoy And consciously deny.
The undying breath Of all world citizens.
The fastest will-power-plane To the Destination.
A half-hearted competitor With ignorance.
The ultimate winner Over death.
Today's imperfection-story; Tomorrow's perfection-song.
The bridge that invariably unites God's exasperation And man's frustration.
Man's only divine and supreme Gift to God That satisfies God in His own Way.
A dream that is a reality-beggar.
The real failure-conqueror.
God's next Act.
A cry from man's Heart-cottage-home; A Smile from God's Heart-Palace-Kingdom.
The gasping breath of the heart.
God's vacation-pleasure In a seeker's heart-country.
The only real hide-and-seek game On earth.
The most difficult foreign language That mankind studies.
Self-embarrassment, So says my mind; Self-enlightenment, So feels my heart.
Past, present, future Invincibility.
The link between Today's flood-rapture And Tomorrow's volcano-torture.
The adviser and transformer Of ignorance-night.
Editor's noteOn 19 October 1995, Sri Chinmoy offered these definitions or 'mappings' of fifty qualities, attributes and states of consciousness. Some are positive, while others are negative. These definitions express Sri Chinmoy's philosophy in a highly condensed and intrinsically poetic form.