The Kingdom Within

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There is a kingdom of the spirit's ease.
  It is not in this helpless swirl of thought,
  Foam from the world-sea or spray-whisper caught,
With which we build mind's shifting symmetries,
Nor in life's stuff of passionate unease,
  Nor the heart's unsure emotions frailty wrought
  Nor trivial clipped sense-joys soon brought to nought
Nor in this body's solid transiences.

Wider behind than the vast universe
  Our spirit scans the drama and the stir,
A peace, a light, an ecstasy, a power
Waiting at the end of blindness and the curse
  That veils it from its ignorant minister,
The grandeur of its free eternal hour.

© Sri Aurobindo