A life of self-transcendence

His was the life of conscience. His was the heart of compassion. His was the mind of serenity. His was the vital of determination. His was the body of sanctity.

To him, an outer life of violation indicated an inner life of imminent destruction.

His single-minded service to the United Nations for ten long years showed the world what mental equanimity and psychic luminosity can do for mankind.

He showed the world that a life of self-transcendence, a life of truth-discovery and a life of light-manifestation must not remain always a far cry.

In him the United Nations quite astonishingly discovered a faithful servant, a soulful friend and a fruitful leader.