Part I

SCS 137-144. On the New Year's Message for 1976 — commentaries, questions and answers.

New Year's Message1

"The new year will be the year of destruction, frustration and satisfaction.
The animal in us will unimaginably be destroyed. The human in us will unreservedly be frustrated. The divine in us will supremely be satisfied.
The animal in us is self-doubt. The human in us is self-indulgence. The divine in us is self-offering."


  1. SCS 137. At his annual public meditation for the New Year in December 1975, Sri Chinmoy offered the following message about the upcoming year of 1976.