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Gratitude, Sweet Gratitude: The Life-Breath of Love. To MS Dora

Updated on September 15, 2014
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Manatita is an esteemed author living in London, UK. He writes spiritual books, flash fiction and esoteric poetry, his favourite genre.

Sri Chinmoy in Contemplation

Sri Chinmoy
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Gratitude to You, Mom

My Mother, Jewel.
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Maturing With Dignity

Ms Dora
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“The most beautiful thing on Earth, is man’s gratitude to the Supreme, to the divinity in humanity. This is the beauty unparalleled, and it will remain so throughout eternity. – Sri Chinmoy.


My Sweet Dearly Beloved Guruji, I thank you, for I am all Yours, within and without. I garner Your fragrances, and cascade then in the Universal beauty of Your Heart: Mother Earth.

I thank you, Oh Absolute, for out of Your Silence, You have descended into Sound and gave me life.

I thankYou, my Beloved Lord Supreme, for out of Your furnace of Love, You have moulded me into a beautiful vase.

I thank You, Oh Great One, for You have given me the capacity to be of soulful service to humanity.

Oh my Humility-Friend, you tug at my ego, and like the yielding tree, I bow in worship and pranam at Your feet. For this I thank you.

I thank You Life, for your myriad expressions; your manifestations of excellence; of supreme beauty.

I thank you God, for all my Ignorance; for the molten rock of transformation called Grace, that has chiselled away unconditionally, to burn my impediments of millennia.

Oh! How sweet Thy Love, the bliss that pulls me forcefully from my quagmire of delusions, to Your abode of Celestial Light. For this I am all gratitude.

I thank you, oh Christ. I am but a speck of dust, and yet, You have chosen me to be a co-worker in Your cause of tolerance and forgiveness.

I thank You, oh Krishna, for Your sweet Love and wisdom dances with the petals inside my heart.

I thank You, Oh Buddha, for a heart that bled and sacrificed, even for animals.


The inner Lotus of The Heart

Give thanks and praise

I thank you Hub Pages, for you have given me the opportunity, to manifest my Father’s Light.

I thank you, my Hub Pages Friends, for out of your loving contributions, I have been inspired to reflect and improve on my inner empathy and outer service. I have walked in your Light, bathed in your sorrows and channelled your inspirations.

Salutations!! My parents, my family, my teachers ….

Finally, I thank myself, a lofty kernel in the Ocean of the Unknown.

-Manatita, (Bard of Solace), 6th September, 2014.


~Awakening the Light Within ~

One of our most sacred songs by Sri Chinmoy

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      Taiwo Kareem 2 years ago from Salford

      I really like this words of appreciation. It was touching from start to finish and it reminded me of the importance of gratitude.

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      Ann Carr 2 years ago from SW England

      This is your best as far as I'm concerned. I love the gratitude, the recognition, the hope and the humility. I especially like the last line!

      Ann

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Thank You, Bro.

      Have a great Saturday. Like football? Which is your Team?

      Hi Ann,

      You've forced me to reflect here and perhaps I agree with you. Many of my poems are lofty, profound, sublime, yes, but perhaps this is my most sacred. It most certainly was enhanced in my morning meditation.

      So glad you found this. A great weekend to you and yours. Love and Light.

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      Ann Carr 2 years ago from SW England

      Thank you. You too. Ann

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 2 years ago from Southern Illinois

      'A lofty kernel in the ocean of the unknown' Beautiful!

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      Phyllis Doyle Burns 2 years ago from High desert of Nevada.

      Manatita, it is beautiful - inspiring and so beautiful. Love and blessings.

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Hi Ruby.

      Hope that your Saturday is going great, my Dear.

      So good to see you today. I will remember all my Friends in poetry this evening. Much gratitude.

      Dear Phyllis, I thank you. Yes, a special one, this. Loving Mehta (kindness)

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      Faith Reaper 2 years ago from southern USA

      Hello Dear Manatita,

      These are profoundly beautiful reflections here you have shared. MsDora is such a fine and wise woman!

      Blessings always

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Much Gratitude to you, my Dear. Profound reflections indeed!

      May your weekend and your life with the family be extra wonderful and peaceful. Love.

      Manatita

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      Victor W. Kwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

      Another beautiful use of words, Manatita!

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Hey Bro.

      Lots of love this Sunday evening or Monday Morning, in fact. Here in the UK. Gratitude.

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      Nyanna 2 years ago

      If I coinemmcatud I could thank you enough for this, I'd be lying.

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Thank You. Nyanna.

      Truly appreciated. Write some, so I can read and sign in, so I can visit your site. Check out some more of my poems.

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      Taran 2 years ago

      THX that's a great answre!

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