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The Jewels of Happiness: Inspiration and Wisdom to Guide Your Life-Journey

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Ever since he led the Peace Meditations at the UN, the power of Sri Chinmoy's initiatives have been praised by world leaders and influenced thousands of individuals. Here, his insightful words, elegant prose, and shrewd aphorisms form a wonderful tapestry of inspiration for people from all walks of life. Addressing such themes as joy, patience, humility, and love, Sri Chin ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 7th 2010 by Watkins
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A clear, concise, easy to read introduction to the spiritual life and the art of being happy from an author who more than lived the truths he writes about—spiritual master Sri Chinmoy. Also an accomplished poet, Sri Chinmoy writes with a beguiling simplicity and zen-like, finely honed economy—each word precisely chosen, each concept a picture painted perfectly with a minimum of strokes. Although simple on the surface, Sri Chinmoy’s words bely a depth of insight and wisdom that can leave you mull ...more
Very good source of wisdom in easily digestible format. Kind of book you will keep going back to reading.
teaches peace like no other book i've read.
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“Not to give up under any circumstances should be the motto of our life: we shall try again and again, and we are bound to succeed. There will be obstacles, but we have to defy them. So do not give up, do not give up! Continue, continue! The goal is ahead of you. If you do not give up, you are bound to reach your destined goal.” 22 likes
“Unless and until we have peace deep within us, we can never hope to have peace in the outer world. You and I create the world by the vibrations that we offer to it. If we can invoke peace and then offer it to somebody else, we will see how peace expands from one to two persons, and gradually to the world at large. Peace will come about in the world from the perfection of individuals. If you have peace, I have peace, he has peace, and she has peace, then automatically universal peace will dawn.” 18 likes
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