Ei Jibaner Mahanander Halo Aji Puta


Ei jibaner mahanander halo aji puta bhor
Aloker sathe mitali karechhi nahi ar ama ghor
Asha sindhur parapare heri turiya dhamer tari
Hriday gabhire arun charane bandini sharbari


Today the hallowed hour of Highest Delight
     has dawned in this life.
Today I have made friends with
     the Light of the Supreme.
Darkness no more, darkness nowhere.
Beyond the river of hope I see the
     Boat of the Transcendental Realm.
The night of aeons is captured
And its surrender is made in the deepest
     depths of my heart,
At the feet of my inner sun.

Published in Garden of Love-Light, part 2


Sri Chinmoy wrote the words to this song while on a boat at Dal Lake in Kashmir, near the date of 15 December 1972. A few days later (17 December) when he returns to his family’s house at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, he sings this song for the first time for his two sisters, Lily and Arpita.


Photo by Pulak Viscardi


Sri Chinmoy offers a Peace Concert with the guest of honour General Khin Nyunt, Head of Myanmar’s Government and Secretary-1 of State Peace and Development Council, at the Traders Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar.


Photo by Adarini Inkei


Sri Chinmoy offers a Peace Concert and organ recital at Wellington Town Hall in Wellington, New Zealand.