Editor's preface to the first edition

Since the spring of 1970, Sri Chinmoy has been conduction meditations and lecturing at the United Nations as spiritual leader of the United Nations Meditation Group, recently renamed Sri Chinmoy Meditation at the United Nations. This book is a collection of some of Sri Chinmoy's inspirational talks, essays and aphorisms published during 1977 in the monthly bulletin of the meditation group under the titles "United Nations Meditation-Flowers" and "To-morrow's Noon."

Other volumes of Sri Chinmoy's lectures and answers to questions which he was asked at the United Nations include The Garland of Nation-Souls, The Tears of Nation-Hearts, Reality-Dream, Union-Vision, Bicentennial Flames at the United Nations, and Flame-Waves, Parts 1-11.