My Morning Soul-Body Prayers, part 5

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1 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May all my God-dreams
Blossom
In my aspiring heart-garden.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

1 May 1999, 7:33 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

1 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Please, please give me
Sincerity and intensity
In my prayers
So that when I pray to You,
All my worries and anxieties
Disappear
In the infinite vastness of the sky.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

1 May 1999, 7:41 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 160 lbs. with both arms simultaneously.

1 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
My joy knows no bounds
To see Your Golden Chariot
On my world-oneness-heart-path.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

1 May 1999, 7:56 a.m. Before lifting 250 lbs. three times with both arms simultaneously. (Total: 500 lbs.)

3 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May my gratitude-heart-flight
Every day transcend itself
Most surprisingly.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

3 May 1999, 6:08 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine up to 160 lbs. with both arms simultaneously.

3 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Please tell me how I can fly
Far beyond
My life’s problem-mountains.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

3 May 1999, 6:20 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 200 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 240 lbs. with each arm separately.

3 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May I become every morning
A new gratitude-heart-flower
And place myself
At Your Golden Feet.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

3 May 1999, 6:37 a.m. Before lifting 270 lbs. seven times with both arms simultaneously. (Total: 540 lbs.) New record.

4 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Please bless my heart
With a new name.
“My child, your heart’s new name
Will be:
The purity of silver tears.”
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

4 May 1999, 6:02 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

4 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Please, please, do bless my mind
With a new name.
“My child, your mind’s new name
Will be:
The purity of golden smiles.”
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

4 May 1999, 6:10 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 200 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 240 lbs. with each arm separately.

4 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Please, please, open my heart-door
Wide
With the Light
Of Your Compassion-Eye.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

4 May 1999, 6:27 a.m. Before lifting 270 lbs. fifty-six times with one arm. (27 right, 27 left plus once each arm to maximum extension)

4 May 1999 (IV)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Please, please, open my mind-door
Wide
With the Light
Of Your Forgiveness-Heart.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

4 May 1999, 6:41 a.m. Before lifting 270 lbs. four times with both arms simultaneously. (Total: 540 lbs.)

5 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Please, please tell me
If I should consult You
Every time
Before I do anything.

“My sweet child,
If you truly love Me,
If you truly need Me,
If you truly value My Advice
And
If you consider yourself
To be a true child of My Heart,
Then it is not only necessary,
But also obligatory.”
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

5 May 1999, 6:34 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

5 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
You have a very special Love
For the God-dreamer in me.
You have a very, very special Love
For the God-seeker in me.
You have a very, very, very special Love
For the God-lover in me.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

5 May 1999, 6:44 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 210 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 240 lbs. with each arm separately.

5 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
I must sincerely admit
That I am a member
Of God’s inner circle
Not because my aspiration-hunger
Is very deep,
But because God’s Compassion-Meal
Is unconditional.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

5 May 1999, 7:01 a.m. Before lifting 280 lbs. three times with both arms simultaneously. (Total: 560 lbs.) New record.

7 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May my heart’s silver songs
Carry me
To the highest height of Heaven
And place me
At Your Compassion-Feet.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

7 May 1999, 4:13 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

7 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
My heart and I are all gratitude to You
For taking us to live at a new place,
Which is extremely far away
From the negativity-neighbourhood.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

7 May 1999, 4:24 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 210 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 240 lbs. with each arm separately.

7 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
My morning prayers give my mind
The beauty of newness.
My morning prayers give my heart
The fragrance of fulness.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

7 May 1999, 4:43 a.m.

9 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May my heart be a most beautiful
Morning sunrise-smile.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

9 May 1999, 7:12 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine up to 160 lbs. with both arms simultaneously.

9 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May my life be a most peaceful
Evening sunset-song.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

9 May 1999, 7:22 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 210 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 240 lbs. with each arm separately.

9 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
I shall not mind
If my life’s outer glories
Fade away like the stars.
But please, please, my Supreme,
Keep my heart’s inner songs
Inside Your Heart
To serve You, to please You
And to fulfil You in Your own Way.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

9 May 1999, 7:38 a.m.

10 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Today I must conquer
My God-manifestation-
Unwillingness-mind.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

10 May 1999, 3:54 a.m. Before lifting 280 lbs. fifty-eight times with one arm. (26 right, 26 left plus three times each arm to maximum extension)

10 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Do give me the capacity
To vehemently reject
My desire-life-slavery.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

10 May 1999, 3:54 a.m.

11 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
My desire is for
The immediate extinction
Of my desire-life.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

11 May 1999, 8:18 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

11 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
My aspiration is for
Constant God-satisfaction
In my dedication-life.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

11 May 1999, 8:27 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 210 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 240 lbs. with each arm separately.

11 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Do give my heart
The most sincere hunger
To fulfil immediately
Every Wish of Yours.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

11 May 1999, 8:45 a.m.

12 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Please, please bind me,
Bind me, bind me!
The more You bind me
With Your Compassion-Eye
And Forgiveness-Heart,
The sooner I will get
My liberation-life.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

12 May 1999, 6:33 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

12 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Please, please, kick my mind
As hard as possible
So that I can receive from You
The humility-virtue.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

12 May 1999, 6:40 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 210 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 240 lbs. with each arm separately.

12 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
I shall never allow my life
To start the day
With my confusion-mind-clouds.
I shall every day
Start my life
With my faith-heart-illumination-sun.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

12 May 1999, 6:59 a.m.

13 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May my heart be
Eternity’s
God-aspiration-cry.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

13 May 1999, 7:08 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 210 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 250 lbs. with each arm separately.

13 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May my life be
Infinity’s
God-manifestation-smile.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

13 May 1999, 7:21 a.m.

13 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
My heart is swimming
In the sea of tears
Because my sister Lily
Is suffering so much.
She is helpless in India
And I am helpless here in America.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

13 May 1999, 7:54 a.m. Before lifting 280 lbs. seventy-eight times with one arm. (38 right, 40 left)

14 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Today I am sending my soul’s joy,
My heart’s love and my life’s concern
Into the world unreservedly.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

14 May 1999, 7:16 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 210 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 250 lbs. with each arm separately.

14 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Today I must illumine
My outer life-tree
With my inner heart’s purity.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

14 May 1999, 7:28 a.m. Before lifting 300 lbs. fifty-six times with one arm. (28 right, 28 left)

14 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
I am extremely, extremely
Grateful to You
For allowing my life to be near You.

I am extremely, extremely
Grateful to You
For giving me the capacity
To live only for You,
Only for You.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

14 May 1999, 7:45 a.m.

16 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Please, please bless me
With an ever-blossoming
Gratitude-heart.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

16 May 1999, 5:28 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 230 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 250 lbs. with each arm separately.

16 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Please bless me
With a sleeplessly unconditional
World-service-life.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

16 May 1999, 5:45 a.m. Before lifting 300 lbs. with one arm sixty-one times. (29 right, 32 left)

16 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May my heart love
Each and every human being
In the world
The way You love my heart.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

16 May 1999, 6:10 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine up to 160 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 180 lbs. with each arm separately.

17 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Your Compassion-Eye
Is the only sweetness
In my aspiration-heart.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

17 May 1999, 7:28 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 230 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 250 lbs. with each arm separately.

[The morning after the passing of Sri Chinmoy’s beloved sister Lily]

17 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Your Encouragement-Heart
Is the only fulness
In my dedication-life.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

17 May 1999, 7:47 a.m.

18 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
I have four special desires:
May I have a God-searching mind,
May I have a God-aspiring heart,
May I have a God-serving life,
May I be a God-manifesting seeker.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

18 May 1999, 7:06 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 230 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 250 lbs. with each arm separately.

18 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May my heart sing
A sweetness-oneness-song with You.
May my life dance
A oneness-fulness-dance with You.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

18 May 1999, 7:25 a.m.

18 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
I must come back to Your Feet,
To Your Lotus-Feet,
To Your Nectar-Feet.
I must come back immediately,
I must come back breathlessly,
I must come back unconditionally.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

18 May 1999, 7:39 a.m. Before lifting 300 lbs. sixty-four times with one arm. (32 right, 32 left)

19 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
The human in me
Is the flickering of an eye.
The divine in me
Is Eternity’s aspiration,
Infinity’s vision
And
Immortality’s manifestation.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

19 May 1999, 5:51 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 230 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 250 lbs. with each arm separately.

19 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May each human life be
A divinely manifested
Dream of God.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

19 May 1999, 6:10 a.m.

19 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May my life reject
Once and for all
The slavery of endless desires.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

19 May 1999, 6:32 a.m. Before lifting 210 lbs. four times with one arm. (2 right, 2 left)

19 May 1999 (IV)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
My gratitude-heart has nothing to do
With fleeting time.
My gratitude-heart has everything to do
With Eternity.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

19 May 1999, 6:39 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine up to 160 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 190 lbs. with each arm separately.

21 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
I have climbed the mountain
In search of You,
But You are not to be found.
Where are You, my Supreme,
Where are You?

I have crossed the desert
In search of You,
But You are not to be found.
Where are You, my Supreme,
Where are You?
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

21 May 1999, 7:06 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 230 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 260 lbs. with each arm separately.

21 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
I do not believe in my ability
At all.
I believe only in
My God-dependability.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

21 May 1999, 7:24 a.m.

23 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May my surrender to Your Will
Be without even an iota
Of expectation.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

23 May 1999, 6:18 a.m.

23 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May I offer to You
My failure-life
Exactly the same way I offer
My success-life —
Happily, happily, happily.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

23 May 1999, 6:42 a.m. Before lifting 300 lbs. fifty-two times with one arm. (26 right, 26 left)

23 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Every breath
Of my gratitude-heart
May I offer to You consciously.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

23 May 1999, 6:00 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 250 lbs. with both arms simultaneously.

23 May 1999 (IV)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
I know, I know,
For the God-obedience-seeker
God’s Heart-Door
Always remains wide open.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

23 May 1999, 8:48 p.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 230 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 250 lbs. with each arm separately.

23 May 1999 (V)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
If I feel Your Presence inside my heart,
Nothing else do I need,
Either from this world
Or from any other world.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

23 May 1999, 9:00 p.m.

23 May 1999 (VI)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
A moment without my God-oneness
Is the worst possible crisis
In my life.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

23 May 1999, 9:21 p.m. Before lifting 300 lbs. fifty-six times with one arm. (28 right, 28 left)

23 May 1999 (VII)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May my love for You
Grow into
An ever-increasing hunger.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

23 May 1999, 9:26 p.m. Before using seated double-arm machine up to 160 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 190 lbs. with each arm separately.

25 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May my heart-shrine-candle
Steadily glow,
And may I sleeplessly aspire.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

25 May 1999, 6:07 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 230 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 250 lbs. with each arm separately.

25 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Please be the real and only
Owner and leader
Of my life, my heart and my breath.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

25 May 1999, 6:28 a.m. Before lifting 300 lbs. with one arm sixty times. (29 right, 31 left)

25 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
When my life is without
God-devotion,
My heart becomes a sea of tears.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

25 May 1999, 6:39 a.m.

25 May 1999 (IV)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Do give me the capacity
To sail my heart’s aspiration-boat
Much faster
Towards the Golden Shore.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

25 May 1999, 6:59 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

26 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May You desire my soul, my heart,
My mind, my vital, my body,
Everything that I have
And everything that I am
Every day
Only for Your personal use.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

26 May 1999, 7:29 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 230 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 250 lbs. with each arm separately.

26 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Do give me a soul of forgiveness,
A heart of compassion
And a life of tolerance
And patience.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

26 May 1999, 7:57 a.m.

27 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
I must immediately stop
My ceaseless desire-hunger,
I must.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

27 May 1999, 7:35 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

27 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
Each time I sing my heart-songs
Prayerfully and soulfully,
I am allowed to go to Heaven
And enjoy Heaven’s Bliss.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

27 May 1999, 7:40 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 210 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 250 lbs. with each arm separately.

27 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
My fortitude-heart
Must triumphantly fight
Against my life’s failures.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

27 May 1999, 8:08 a.m.

28 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
To forget You is to fail
In the examination
Of my life’s very existence on earth.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

28 May 1999, 6:48 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

28 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
I must awaken the divine lion
That is sleeping inside my heart.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

28 May 1999, 6:55 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 210 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 250 lbs. with each arm separately.

28 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
May Your supreme Will,
May Your absolute Will
Work faster than the fastest
In and through my life
For Your full manifestation
Here on earth.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

28 May 1999, 7:11 a.m.

28 May 1999 (IV)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
The deeper
My God-discovery is,
The higher
Is God’s Pride in me.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

28 May 1999, 7:32 a.m. Before lifting 300 lbs. with one arm fifty-three times. (27 right, 26 left)

29 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
I must live my life in such a way
That everyone can receive You
Inside my heart-garden.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

29 May 1999, 7:25 a.m.

31 May 1999

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
What a fool I am!
I try to test Your Will
Instead of tasting and devouring
Your Will.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

31 May 1999, 5:45 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine up to 160 lbs. with both arms simultaneously.

31 May 1999 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
You are telling me that my way
Has to be the way of aspiration
And dedication,
Not the way of resignation
And renunciation.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

31 May 1999, 5:50 a.m. Before using standing double-arm machine up to 210 lbs. with both arms simultaneously and 250 lbs. with each arm separately.

31 May 1999 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
The 20th Century and the world
Gave each other the message
Of desire-enjoyment.
The 21st Century and the world
Will give each other the message
Of aspiration-enlightenment.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

31 May 1999, 6:09 a.m.

31 May 1999 (IV)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!
When my life becomes
A desire-beggar,
I would like You to immediately be
A denial-emperor.
My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

31 May 1999, 6:29 a.m. Before lifting 300 lbs. with one arm fifty-four times. (27 right, 27 left)

Editor's preface to the first edition

These morning prayers were offered by Sri Chinmoy during his weightlifting sessions at his home in New York in May 1999.

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