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Princess Diana

Princess Diana and Sri Chinmoy at their meeting in Kensington Palace. May 21st, 1997.

From Princess Diana to Sri Chinmoy:

“I know that you too strive to ease unnecessary suffering and indeed, have helped many, many people…I thank you for your generosity of spirit and send to you my heartfelt best wishes.”

July 21st, 1997

“Your letters are so enormously encouraging. It is through this encouragement that I find the strength to continue with the fight against landmines, which is so vitally important to me…”

August 7th, 1997

From Sri Chinmoy to Princess Diana

“A Temple-Heart of Sympathy”

“Princess Diana,
Yours is a temple-heart
Of sympathy, self-giving
And oneness-delight.”

“Princess Diana, your heart of sympathy covers the length and breadth of the world. There shall come a time when the entire world will value you most sincerely, most lovingly and most wholeheartedly.

In your case, your heart always unites itself with the multiplicity of the world-family. You are inspiring the whole world by virtue of your heart of oneness and sympathy. Eventually your heart will win.”

“Princess Diana, at such a tender age,
Who could equal you
In breathing the breath
Of the suffering and dying patients?”

“Princess Diana gave us her heart-garden, which was so beautiful and so inspiring. That is why she will always be remembered as the unparalleled Queen of the universal heart.”

“Princess Diana had so many spiritual qualities that were just beginning to bud and bloom in her life, the way her service-life had already blossomed. The world knows so much about Princess Diana's good works and also about her personal and private life, but this spiritual dimension is also extremely important. One might say it is of paramount importance.”

“Princess Diana, you are no more!
Your soul-bird has reached the Golden Shore.
The world's bleeding heart mourns your death.
Your life on earth, the Lord's own Breath.”

Diana, Princess of Wales. Empress of the World

A book by Sri Chinmoy on the Princess of Wales. Includes photos from meetings, talks, letters and poems to Princess Diana.