O mother and child,
O beauty-flower and duty-tree!
You are your glowing eyes of light,
You are your loving oneness-height,
You are your soaring fulfilment-dream,
A true triumph of the Lord Supreme.
Published in Chandelier, Part 1
Note: Sri Chinmoy composes this song, on or just before March 17, 1977, for a special function held in honour of UNICEF staff members at the United Nations in New York, where it is performed for the first time.
Sri Chinmoy plays the esraj at Hunter College in New York.