In this video, Sri Chinmoy explains how an aspirant can reach his ultimate Goal through different approaches, like controlling the thoughts (as in meditation), devotion (bhakti yoga) or service (karma yoga).
“Even if the thought comes… think of them as a bird flying in the sky… the sky is not scratched or injured or anything… then you will not be affected. (…) There is another way. There are many ways. There were many, many excellent devotees down the sweep of centuries [who] could not control their minds. But they love their Master. They serve their Master. Devoted service, selfless service. (…)”
– Sri Chinmoy, (unofficial transcript) from the interview
- Yoga and the Spiritual Life at Sri Chinmoy Library
Footage: Meetings with the Master, part 8, filmed by Mridanga Spencer
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