Just go with it and jump!
This is one of the stories in our Story-Gems project, a collection of our experiences with our Guru, Sri Chinmoy. Project homepage »
One funny anecdote I would like to add is that I remember having an experience that was steering me towards something that I never expected or looked for, whatever I had imagined my life to be. It was towards something truly spiritual.
At first I really tried to suppress it and fight it because it was scary. But the moment I did that I would get so sick in my stomach that I could not function. And the moment I surrendered to it, I would have waves of joy.
Then I thought there has to be another way to go about it. So I would suppress it and fight it again and I would be sick to my stomach. The moment I surrendered to it, again I would feel peace and joy.
So the choice was very clear. I said okay, “I don’t have a choice here, let’s just go with it and jump.” And I did jump.
One Voice, One Divine Choice
One voice, one voice, one divine voice,
One choice, one choice, one supreme choice,
Have made my life
One voice, one divine voice,
One choice, one supreme choice.
Sri Chinmoy 1
- 1. A soulful cry versus a fruitful smile, Agni Press, 1977
Sri Chinmoy's students describe their inner and outer experiences.
Seeing the God inside my sonUtsahi St-Armand Ottawa, Canada
Sri Chinmoy performs on the world's largest organPrachar Stegemann Canberra, Australia
The day I made a useless and ridiculous weightlifting machine for GuruDevashishu Torpy London, United Kingdom
The Impact of a Yogi on My LifeAgni Casanova San Juan, Puerto Rico
A spiritual name is the name of our soul, and what we can becomeNayak Polissar Seattle, United States
'I could find out myself, but it was so much easier asking your soul'Mridanga Spencer Ipswich, United Kingdom
How my spiritual search led me to Sri ChinmoyVidura Groulx Montreal, Canada
Sri Chinmoy's opening meditation at the Parliament of World ReligionsPradhan Balter Chicago, United States
A Quest for HappinessAbhinabha Tangerman Amsterdam, Netherlands
The day my Guru accepted me as his discipleBanshidhar Medeiros San Juan, Puerto Rico
My love of spiritual poetryManatita Hutchinson London, United Kingdom
Running and MeGarga Chamberlain Bristol, United Kingdom
interviews with Sri Chinmoy's students