Errata page

We endeavour to strive for complete accuracy in faithfulness to original editions. Sometimes in first print runs, small errors occur. A list of these errors can be found on this page.

Also, printing these books has uncovered a small number of mistakes in the original books. We have noted errors we believe to occur in the first editions. [1]

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Talks I

p.376 >Rich in pretentions<> Read: <>Rich in pretensions<>

BW-467 “and you go father beyond.” Read “and you go farther beyond.” Via Amshula (error with original)
BW-303 The inner life will, have to  Read “The inner life will, have to ” Via Amshula

YSL-27 “Now what do we mean by his “victory”? it  Read: “Now what do we mean by his “victory”? It”

Talks & Essays II

MRP part 3 MRP-41 then we will remain always in darkness, READ then we will remain always in darkness.

Answers I volume I

SCA-145 (p.146)

We want to have everything in the twinkling of a eye Read: We want to have everything in the twinkling of an eye  (Via Prapat)

Answers I volume II

SCA-865 (Page 979-, 3rd sentence) “I am not the Supreme, but I know a little more that you: Read: “I am not the Supreme, but I know a little more than you” (via Aparajita)

SCA-781 …weights. especially  Read …weights. Especially  (via Vallabha)

SCA-966 2nd para Add full stop “we reach our goal.” (via Vallabha)

SCA-1142, last paragraph “I am not restless, But in those days” Correct ” I am not restless, but in those days” (via Vallabha)

Answers IV

#39 – p.26 and p.27 The question from Mr George Liddell “Listen…. ” should be one paragraph (and all italics) rather than split into two

ECH_1. P.47 #65. Should read: It starts with concentration, then meditation.

ECH part 3 – 286 (page 293): It reads Sri Chinmoy: Sri Chinmoy: (remove extra Sri Chinmoy) (via Suswara)

ECH-392, p 39§ 2nd paragraph needs to be italics, part of question (via Suswara)

ECH-411 We have to separate them, For that, Read We have to separate them. For that, (via Suswara)

ECH-407 p.437 ( top line): Vivakananda -> Vivekananda

ECH-444 (p.450) 2nd paragraph should be in italics. Linebreak before /Sri Chinmoy:/

Answers V

DR-24 p. 210 “simple. easily” Correct “simple. Easily”

CA-22  para 1. ” inside each member. of our family” correct “inside each member. of our family” (via Vallabha)

CA-84 “the human kingdom, Now”  read: “the human kingdom. Now” (via Vallabha)

ASB-61 “a messenger boy or am ordinary clerk Read:  a messenger boy or an ordinary clerk (via Vallabha)

SCP:14 “he can contribute to society But if the aspirant” Read “he can contribute to society. But if the aspirant”

GW-317 line five – read “Then try it.”

p545, p548, p549 square box to be removed.

Anecdotes & Recollections II #24

LS-34 “I made arrangements for him to have an interview with _Mother India._” Read “I made arrangements for him to have an interview with Mother India.”

p.19 SLT-22 “Pope John Paul II, we did’t take any chances.” Read “Pope John Paul II, we didn’t take any chances.”

p.65 SLT-81 “I said to All” Read “I said to Alo”

p. 107 SLT-139 para 3. …why we got a flat tire. Read why we got a flat tire.” (from Suswara)

p 548 EVI49 last paragraph: “Civilization is not only lacking in Indian,” Read: “Civilisation is not only lacking in India,”

United Nations I

Fixed. see: Errata archive

United Nations II

United Nations works volume 2

  • p211 MUN- 39. Mr David Rowe Is the… -> 39. Mr David Rowe: Is the… (via Suswara)
  • pun-36 is certain to he united by the music -> is certain to be united by the music (via Suswara)

Poetry II

#8469 Of offer your mind to God Read Or offer your mind to God

Poetry III (Twenty seven thousand Aspiration-Plants)

4318 – Thunder-silence-voice . Should read: Thunder-silence-voice.

7372 –  line 4, missing word you. Should read: To use you in His own Way

16756 – line 4, “But now yon have to learn from me” Read: >But now you have to learn from me<

14056. line 2. Read: “God is an unparalleled Dreamer”
15004 line 3. Then the mind-bound desire-life Read: Than the mind-bound desire-life
13026 Martial – read marshal

Errata from the first print run of Poetry III

Poetry IV

See also: archived Poetry IV

ST – 11614 Peace Bless us. Read Peace Blesses us

Poetry V

GW-17 last line “You life is doomed to sigh” READ: “Your life is doomed to sigh” Via Vallabha

MCR-2 p.453 2. Art “andimmortalises me” READ: and immortalises me

DRT-33 Lord, You will chose me Read Lord, You will choose me (mistake in original.)

Answers II (Flame Waves)

fw-307 (p.379) tomorrow’s dawn will, beckon the aspiration-world READ tomorrow’s dawn will beckon the aspiration-world (Via Jitendra

see: March 2021 archive

Anecdotes I

RB-155 “But If I say no,” should read “But if I say no,”  (Via Vallabha)

RB-186  “A little boy came up to me and. He” Should read: “A little boy came up to me. He”

RB-205 para 2 “The other day Lorne look me” Should read: The other day Lorne took me” (via Vallabha)

RB-563 “What a difference between the days when ran” Should read: What a difference between the days when I ran”

RB-756: “I had told in that I liked…” Should read: “I had told him that I liked…”

RB-757: “Kim Cavanough calles me “Guru ”  Should read: “”Kim Cavanough calles me “Guru.”

Stories I

GIM-166 para 4 “I love the untouchables. for they. Should read: “I love the untouchables, for they.”

GIM-177  “He stood in front of a mirror and started with the front The front came out well” Should read: He stood in front of a mirror and started with the front. The front came out well. (via Vallabha)

Stories II

mrc-29 para 8 The next day, the minister rushed to the place Read: The next day, the minister rushed to the palace

MRC-72 (p.158) “as she saw him extend his hand to help her out. immediately the old man” Should read: as she saw him extend his hand to help her out. Immediately the old man (via Suswara)

MRC-82 (para 9) “terrible disgrace to the family” Should read: “terrible disgrace to the family.”

LTS-68 “The humble politician “he had convinced the crowed” Read “he had convinced the crowd”


Poetry I

DL-418   Title – 418. “He is blind and he is not blind” Should read:  “He is blind and He is not blind”

DL-677 line 8 “Of` achievement”, Should read: “Of achievement”, (Anahata)

GB-435 Everyday? Read Every day? (via Suswara)

Poetry II

FF-9039 line 8 “Only to began its immediate descent.” Should read: “Only to begin its immediate descent.”

FFB-191 last line And reminded me of God of Peace. Should read And reminded me of God the Peace.

Plays I

DB2, Act 1, scene 1 (p446) “Brahma, Vishnu, Siva! deign to alight”Should read: “Brahma, Vishnu, Siva! Deign to alight”

DB3. Act1, Scene 2 (p449) “Babu, Babu! cholera has broken out” Should read: “Babu, Babu! Cholera has broken out”

DB3. Act1, Scene 2 (p450) “Alas! him to call an atheist” Should read: “Alas! Him to call an atheist”
“O Light of the blind! your pardon” –> “O Light of the blind! Your pardon”

DB13. Act11, Scene 4 (p465) “Augustest! dearest! whom no thought can trace” Should read: “Augustest! Dearest! Whom no thought can trace”
“Mother! like Heaven’s great face” Should read: “Mother! Like Heaven’s great face”

DB18 Act 3, Scene 1 (p473) “My Auro! Auro all world-pain in flood” Should read: “My Auro! Auro! All world-pain in flood”
“Alas! to feed my longings high” –> “Alas! To feed my longings high”

Plays Vol I SB 25, page 253 Exit Gatema. Should say: Exit Gateman.

RAM-27 HANGMAN: Rama is everywhere. Should say: HANUMAN: Rama is everywhere

SON-10 We shall take you to me Temple of the Lord Should say We shall take you to the Temple of the Lord (via Vallabha)

MTG-10 (addressing has minister) Should say: (addressing his minister) (via Vallabha)

Plays II

MK-26  “/ My Form I have known, and realised,/”  Should read: –> “My Form I have known, and realised,” (via Suswara)

MK-9 “…and we offer your our blessingful pride” Should read: -> “…and we offer you our blessingful pride”(via Suswara)

MK – 10 “SUNITY” Should read: “SUNITI”. On p258 and p259. (via Suswara)

SU – 43. Scene 9. p433 (bottom). UPAMANYIU -> UPAMANYU (via Suswara)

SU29. SCENE5. p411. “signals Harish Chandra. in his hands…” Should read -> “signals Harish Chandra. In his hands…” (via Suswara)

SU30. SCENE6. p413. My son, without fail I shall come and play with you, Should read -> play with you. (via Suswara)

DIM-24 Siunda should read > Sunda (via Vallabha)

DIM-53  (addressing has minister) Should say: (addressing his minister)

(MLK-8) LK 8, Scene 2, page 247, last sentence: all from Cod. Should say … all from God.

MLK:12 Scene 6 – Bliss of lord Vishnu enter into him. should say Bliss of Lord Vishnu enter into him (via Vallabha)

Soulful cry versus a fruitful smile

Missing dedication.

At my brother Mantu’s repeated request to write rhymed poetry I have written these short poems. I dedicate these heart-offerings of mine to my brother’s great seeker-soul.

Chinmoy \\
12 August 1977

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