Swami Vivekananda’s StunninG WordS about Prayers

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When I Asked God for Strength

He Gave Me Difficult Situations to Face

When I Asked God for Brain & Brown

He Gave Me Puzzles in life to Solve

When I Asked God for Happiness

He Showed Me Some Unhappy People

When I Asked God for Wealth

He Showed Me How to Work Hard

When I Asked God for Favors

He Showed Me opportunities to Work Hard

When I Asked God for Peace

He Showed Me How to Help Others

God Gave Me Nothing I Wanted

He Gave Me Everything I Needed

2 responses to this post.

  1. On Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary (Jan.12),went through your posting of his poem.
    As you have said these are stunning lines…because they show us how our desires mislead us…and the call of duty (Karmani Eva Adhikaarasthe – Only in action lies your duty, and not in its fruit)is the only light…Vandhe Vivekanandam…Bharata Veera Narendram…

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