Thursday, September 20, 2018


(1102)  Jiivane eso prabhu

Come into my life, Lord,
Dressing Yourself in form and color.
Smile upon my thoughts, Lord,
Manifesting in a thousand manners.

In refulgent wave-series,
Many things they come, and many things do leave.
May You keep on staying,
Becoming mine in private reverie.

The celestial cradle swings;
Many things they dance, and many things do sing.
With rhythm may You persevere,
Infusing tune, tempo, and beat.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The impossible dream

(1101)  Ashoke palashe durva ghase

Within ashok and palash, and in the crabgrass too,
Whimsical are You, oh my Lovely You...
You are beautiful, so very beautiful.
In the chirping of a bird in deserted forest,
In the murmur of a spring, You are enchanting.

With deep blue garb of far azure
On ruby sunrise in the eastern heavens...
With play of hues at fest of sweetness,
In color You trickle on the seashore.

Yourself can anyone else catch?
You are the Lord, immensely vast.
Only by Your grace the world proceeds,
And yet with words and thought You are beyond reach.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Is our love real?

(1099)  Dur akasher niiharika

Distant sky's nebula,
Why'd You go and stay afar?
Mind's precious gem that You are,
My psychic contact have You got?

The abstract acquaintance tween us,
It's a long and cordial friendship.
Have You forgotten in whose residence...
In which heaven... a lamp You have kindled?

In love with You am I;
For You do I laugh and cry.
My wicker basket[1] holds a wreath,
And I am waiting... have You seen everything?

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(1098)  Tumi alakadyuti ami diipashikha

You are heaven's splendor, I am a lampflame;
I am a lampflame, I am a lampflame.
You are the prime focus of all cogitation;
You dwell in so many deeds but don't allow perception.

Outside of me there is the whole cosmos;
Having borne all inside, You are so enormous.
More respected than the reverend, You are that magnificent;
There is no one who's alone in Your universe.

On some night out of memory, having neglected Thee,
I'd gone traveling down some erroneous streets.
Today my blunder burst; I've come back again in Your vicinity.
Now I see, spinning round joy and sorrow, only Your wheels,
Only Your car-wheels.

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Sunday, September 16, 2018

The sole solution

(1097)  Gharer andhar pradiip jvele

Having lit a lamp, home's darkness,
I am able to dispel it.
But mind's darkness to banish,
By no means can I accomplish.

Outside, oh what dark-moon night,
But joined with it are star-smiles.
Due to stinginess the mind's darkness
Is only made still darker.

At the core of mind in utter privacy,
Having retrieved thought's lamp of ghee
From tiers of waves in form's sea,
Impinging on the sky of psyche,
Every instant I remember Thee.

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Saturday, September 15, 2018

Sweet drink of life

(1096)  Eso eso mor maru hiyate

Into my desert-heart come, please come
To make green, make flowers blossom,
And fill with sweetness.

Not a single bloom or fruit is there in me,
No offering with which to worship Thee.
By Your touch, full of sap a barren tract will be;
Come, please come, to clothe me in beauty.

Upon scorching sand applying Your blessing,
You make it cool... more and more coolness You bring.
By Your touch and sweet thought-stream,
You suffuse vitality with honey.

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On psychic plane

(1095)  Je amake jahai baluk

Whatever anyone may say to me,
I remain in love with Thee.
Your affection's song celestial
Plays the flute in mind's Gokul.

In a grove of Vrindavan everlasting
Do we stroll about in utmost privacy.
You are the gem of my eyes;
Your ardent aspirant am I.

Mind's Jamuna flows upstream;
It speaks of Your love-story.
Only with Thee is my world;
Only with Thee are Earth's denizens.

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Friday, September 14, 2018


(1094)  Manete bhomara kena ba ela

Why did a bumblebee come in the mind?
And whereto did it fly away again?
In the forest why crooned a nightingale?
To whose call did it reply?

Looking in the mind, I saw someone seated there;
Moving in the forest, I saw him give a mild grin.
Why did it happen like this?

In the psyche why is he in hiding?
And why, deposited in forest, is he residing?
Your inner purpose please confide in me.

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Formless begins with form

(1093)  Tumi esecho alor pathe nava prabhate

You have come on path of light with a new morning
To confer on everybody bliss.
You have drifted on form's stream with pleasant mentality
To remove everybody's psychic filth.

Age after age countless songs were sung;
For You was so much invocation.
With mantras aplenty were the many noble hearts...
You came to Earth, delighting all.

Everybody knows that You transcend both form and attribute,
But still they long to see You with those two.
Keeping everybody's wish in mind have You,
Through meditation and its wisdom, imparted the Truth.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Ever Lovely

(1092)  Alor jharnadhara neve eseche

A cascade of light has come down,
Do say, on whose account?
Golden colored was that source of beauty;
It made distant everything gloomy.

Painted in new hues were all creepers and trees;
Under the sway of new ideas was humanity.
You poured ambrosia lavishly.

In scent, shape, and color, flowers were well-adorned;
Like pearls were the shiny drops of water.
Amid beauty the E'er-Lovely allowed His embrace,
Having rendered unwarranted grace.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Light the lamp that dispels apathy

(1091)  Manera kone kisera alo

Wherefrom comes the light in a niche of psyche;
What unfamiliar touch did your mind receive?
Oh please do tell, do tell please.
Stored up within spirit,
Which ambition was fulfilled?

Counting time how many days went by in vain;
How many grand conclaves were dispersed in despair?
Hope and hopelessness, both being washed away,
Which unexpected guest came today?

In a garden withered, your bud has arrived;
Ashen lips have now become colored bright.
All gloomy fatigue being cast aside,
His advent's lamp you ignite.

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Monday, September 10, 2018

One family

(1090)  Manus sabai apan

Every human being is family;
In but one soul all hearts are wreathed.
Everyone is of the same community;
Every human being is family.

In grief we cry, in joy we laugh;
We love friends and well-wishers.
In hunger we take food and drink collectively;
That we acknowledge as a common need.

We all love this earth,
Sky's moon and stars, and the forests.
To the same beat we dance, to the same tune we sing;
With one and same mind, we appeal to the Supreme.

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Saturday, September 8, 2018

Swing low, sweet chariot

(1089)  Aloker saorarathe

On light's solar chariot,
To take everyone You've come.
Big or small You disregard;
You have heard the thoughts of all.

Sight unseen, in love I have fallen;
Heedless, I've become enthralled.
Good or bad I don't perceive;
I realize that always You are here.

You have done so much for me;
In return, You've asked for nothing.
Even though my hundred flaws are known,
You have taken me, making me Your own.

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(1088)  Mananikuinje harasapuinje

In mind's grove with much pleasure,
Please do come, You Matchless One.
With moonbeams of many complexions,
Kindly smile, You like nectar.

Far azure's got covered with light,
Swan's avenue revealed thereby.
Gladdening my psychic sky,
Oh Dearest One, please arrive.

Earth's been lost in thought of Thee;
With crest and trough filled is the sea.
On gentle wind is touch exuding honey...
I pay homage at Your feet.

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Rescue me

(1087)  Tomar vediir tale basechinu diip jvele

Under Your altar I had sat, igniting a light
At the time of dark-moon night.
Of that fact did You lose sight?
Upon my tiny lamp, the like of a firefly,
Once You had glanced, spreading the lids of Your eyes.

Today how far away are You; I am in a pit of gloom.
Raising me up, take me from great danger to refuge.

I know that light alone is truth; darkness I don't mind or fear.
Light's source are You; keep me below Your auspicious feet.

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Tried and true...

(1086)  Gan geye jai tomake shonai

I go on singing, to You I sing my song;
Tell me if it pleases You or not.
Adhering to Your path, I have moved along;
In company with me, kindly won't You walk.

Through many an age I am rehearsing my tune,
Having constantly mulled over You,
In hardship and adversity, in comfort and prosperity,
With bosom filled to overflowing.

Please come closer, come into my mind,
In ever fresh, inventive attire,
In each tremor of psychic delight,
With rhythm that is very bright.

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It will be

(1085)  Dekha dao dekha dao

Please appear, please appear.
Resting, dreaming, alert, or asleep,
In my mind ever reside, ever reside.

In the midst of Your Creation, a mere atom am I,
Inside of Your mind a dust particle on light.[1]
This body mine is fashioned by Your benefaction;
Energetic, please take it and set it to work.

Oh Great Ocean, for You there is no restriction;
Between You and anyone, there is no comparison.
Vast beyond measure is Your reverend majesty;
Complementary, please take me and coalesce me.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Have You forgotten me?

(1084)  Balechile more asbe phire

You had told me that You will return;
But You left and forgot Your words.
You had loved just verbally;
So You don't understand my agony.

The beauty of decked shrine has got discarded;
Unloosed have become my braided tresses.
Down has fallen hairbun's garland;
What's remained is just my anxiousness.

I keep listening; I fetch strength from bosom,
Whether Your footsteps I hear or not;
Days I count in hope of Your advent;
My heart is filled with eagerness.

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Monday, September 3, 2018

Guest of honor

(1083)  Tomar tare base base, din je cale jay

Waiting, waiting for Your sake,
The days, they go by.
At this great festival of light,
Alas, why are You far away?

Bloom after bloom has burgeoned;
With vanity they have dropped.
Your touch and Your good cheer,
Everyone wants to achieve.

With song and dance, meter and rhythm,
We would keep You joyful.
If You do not observe, our everything,
Wasted it is going to be.

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Sunday, September 2, 2018


(1082)  Vane upavane khunjiya khunjiya

In forest and in garden ever seeking,
Nowhere do I meet with Thee.
On mountain, in the sea, or over the galaxy,
Where You are, that is a mystery to me.

One who is in love with You, his[1] words
To consider, aren't You curious a little?
One whose whole life has been offered,
In Your mind is there no place for him?

Today I've understood that You've stayed in the mind;
The psychic realm have You kept making bright.
Always searching in the world outside,
I would send away the One Who remains nigh.

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Saturday, September 1, 2018

And from that day

(1081)  Jyotsna nishiithe niirave nibhrte, amar citte esechile

Silently, privately, on a moonlit midnight,
In my mind You had arrived;
Smeared with sweetness, You had smiled.

Together with black clouds, the sky's moon[1]
Had arose excitingly, as in peekaboo.
With honeyed postures redolent of laughter,
On the three worlds, You had lavished nectar.

Flower petals, untethered,
Had provided passage to blue yonder.
Forgiveness fair, love captivating,
Had appeared on heart's neep tree;
You had set alight the lamp of life.

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Friday, August 31, 2018

It's a new day

(1080)  Aloker ei jatrapathe

On this very pathway of effulgence,
Why keep sitting in the darkness?
On this brilliant chariot of heaven,
Why preserve discord and malice?

Earth's final frontier, it beckons;
How sweet is the language that it speaks!
Come forward, and reply to that summons...
Awake, arise, cast aside the time that you did sleep.

The stars and nebulae of the far firmament,
None are foreign; you are not at all alone.
Dismissing isolation, acquaint yourself with everyone;
Don't even think of remaining remote.

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Our prayer

(1079)  Andhar nishiithe dhruvatara

You are the polestar on a dark night...
Having seen and kept You in mind,
Nobody gets lost.

From time immemorial, with us You have been;
You are ageless and radiant.
Your musical notes, Your notes...
All-pervading, they're ambrosia's flow.

Please stay with us forever,
Fountain of Sweetness, Discharger of Bliss,
Having made this very earth cascade with nectar.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

How selfish

(1078)  Tomari priiti tomari giiti

Your love, Your song...
Mind's darkness they send off, they send off.
With Your name, with Your poem,
Gathered clouds, they get lost, they get lost.

Regarding You I am too forgetful;
I call on You only when I've got in trouble.
My words and my affliction,
To Your heart they give a stir, they give a stir.

Daily sins I go on committing;
Then I go and ask You to forgive me.
With my frolicking in sin and my begging pardon,
Your heart, it seesaws, it seesaws.

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

His fathomless grace

(1077)  Uttal sindhu utkrami

Crossing the billowy ocean,
In my home You had arrived.
On lonesome path You are the pilgrim
Never pausing due to fear or fright.

I had done no preparation,
Like provisioning some articles of worship.
There was only psyche, scarred all over,
Bathed in tears and love-laden.

For Your sake I do nothing whatsoever,
Chasing dreams, in vain have I rambled.
With a new sun and a raging bugle,
My hand clasping, You showed the direction.

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Monday, August 27, 2018

Game over!

(1076)  Tomake kache peyechi ebar

This time I have got You near;
This time I've got near.

However much engaged You be or what work keeps You busy,
I won't set You free again easily.

Everybody's work exists; who has lived without deeds?
The world moves through action only.

Fearing to get caught, work You do to be concealed;
Through Your game I've now seen.

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Saturday, August 25, 2018

What's the crime?

(1075)  Bale jao mor pare kena abhiman

Do explain. Why by me are You offended?
I have been awake many nights, I've picked many flowers;
And always I remain engaged in Your meditation.

In Your name my sapless heart is steeped;
My worthless life is filled with thoughts of Thee.
My restless psyche becomes steady in You only;
With Your darshan[1] my vitality gets frenzied.

You've come close, but never You stay near;
With sweet lips You don't tell Your story.
Does not love hold some appeal?

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Friday, August 24, 2018

Venit, vidit, vicit

(1074)  Elei jakhan kena cale gele

When You just came, why did You go away?
Why did You go, please say.
Kindly do say.
You left me tied with hope's floral string;
My eyes were full of tears.

In a stony prison was I confined,
But mid the stone a flower I made rise.
That flower mine I gave to Thee;
My heart was overflowing.

Oh my age-old Companion,
Earth's endless stream of ambrosia,
In fire and air, in all entities,
With life's essence You are moving.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

The universe orbits Him

(1073)  Sabar hrdaye tomar asan

In the collective heart is Your throne;
In all genius is Your glow.
The public psyche's distilled bliss,
Your praise is on everybody's lips.

You exist, and so all have remained;
Toward Your face they do gaze.
Everyone craves Your protection;
In everybody's throat is Your song.

On Your touch, the world is full of honey;
With Your joy, love imbues vitality.
Fearing You, fear goes afar;
Eternal is this very law.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

What are you waiting for?

(1072)  Kar tare tumi base base kanda

Ever waiting, for Whom do you weep?
Toward Whose path do you keep gazing?
Who is He, the Mind-Thief? Darkness of being drowsy
In your eyes He did not let it appear.

At the core of muladhara's[1] budding lotus
Prevails with a smiling face Whose sweetness?
Who is He? Constantly hope's ingredients
In your bosom He's been cramming.

How much time has passed in this same state;
How many more days will go the same way?
The time of reckoning, the day of resolution...
On your visage there's no sign of it.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Benevolent Master

(1071)  Bhaktavatsal prabhu tumi

You are the gracious master;
Always remain in my heart.
Destroyer of my vanity,
Crushing it, bring me near.

Dazed by any blind infatuation,
May I not forget You under worldly influence.
So, eyes filled with tears, I do beg
Your compassion, oh my Beloved.

Days come and go, never to look back;
Even sweetest memories, they cast no glance.
Whatever comes, it dissolves into emptiness,
Affirming You as the benign object of my meditation.

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Monday, August 20, 2018

His ties are divine

(1070)  Patha pare mor danraye parile

Above my path You hovered;
Won't You tell me Who You are?
I'd resolved to give up the way.
You did not let me go astray.

Before me there's a chasm deep,
Which black screen's held in hiding.
Even with eyes staring, still I do not see.
You set constraints; so no downfall occurred.

A prison of pride had kept me enclaved,
Its merchandise... knowledge, wits, and acclaim.
Those wares You withdrew; my load You took away.
You taught me Your sádhaná.

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Sunday, August 19, 2018

Hiding in plain sight

(1069)  Toma tare mor kata vyatha

For Your sake, much labor is mine;
Don't You notice, don't You realize?
Always roving, night and day I seek;
Don't You observe, don't You perceive?

The very dawn of Creation, from that hour,
In want of You, on the road I've set out.
In my bed and dreaming, asleep or awake,
Do I sense a bit that with You I remain?

Through grass and shrubs, trees and ivy,
I move onward, ever searching.
In them I know You are hiding;
Tell me, why don't You permit detection?
That's no kindness, no compassion.

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Just one request

(1068)  Toma tare nishi jaga

Because of You I've been awake at night,
Gazing at that pathway Thine.
You did not appear.
You were in an unfamiliar sphere,
You went to some strange station;
You left without a word.

So many days passed, many nights elapsed;
Withered is the jasmine[1] garland.
The flower in my hairbun's fallen off,
But You permitted no embrace at all.

To come or to remain I do not implore;
I take no offense should You ignore me more.
If You prefer, then stay always;
But don't forget my love.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

A moth's fate

(1067)  Tumi kalatiita deshatiita go

Oh You beyond space and time,
To no chains do You concede.
Above all matters worldly,
Into the gloomy You bring light.

The tear-laden heart's distress
Who else can fathom, please do tell.
The inner feelings of a seething psyche,
Except for You, whom do we make hear?
In desperate lives, You're the lamp-flame;
You entice the ones in pain.

In consequence of love, heaven's glory
The speed within You has achieved.
As You exist, everything is there;
You know everybody.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

The pangs of separation

(1066)  Virahii hiya akashe cahiya

Lovesick heart, skyward gazing,
Tell me please, for Whom are you waiting?
On hushed nights, with the moon,
Tell me please, about Whom have you been speaking?

He Who made a dark world bright,
Who won with love the glum mind,
He filled with song the unsung heart;
Do tell, is it His garland you've been stringing?

You don't care a jot for loss or gain;
Earnest affection, that alone is retained.
Your psyche rushes toward Him without pause,
Toward Him Whom you've been cherishing.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Making and breaking

(1065)  Andhar sagar pare ke go ele

From far shore of the dark sea, oh, Who arrived?
You made flowers bloom, and You disseminated light.
Shattering the chains of death, You infused life,
You removed the fright.

Along with me on my pathway You have remained;
My fear of getting lost You've not maintained.
You are vigilant both night and day...
Mistakes You crushed; hopes bright You made.

Whatever has been needed, everything You gave;
All provision for my life You have arranged.
With crimson color of daybreak, smiling You've engaged...
Yearning You did rouse; yearning You did terminate.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Significant Other

(1064)  Mor nayane

Before my eyes,
Before my eyes, You'd arrived.
At the end of gloomy night,
You scattered light.

My door had been sealed;
My eyes were without sight.
Suddenly, on life's stream,
My heart You satisfied.

I'd been bound in a small psyche,
Undertaking only lowly actions.
Giving a jerk that roused from sleep,
You set me to work.

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Can't help myself

(1063)  Tumi jadi nahi ele

As You did not come,
What was my use to have lit a lamp?
What was my use, on water and land,
To have picked colorful blossoms?

Having cultivated raag and raginii,[1]
What was my use for song's melody?
Your arrival, persistently anticipating,
What was my use for a floral wreath?

Ergo steadfast, I'll resolve not to stay;
And yet, forgetting, I continue to speculate.
In hope of Your coming, toward the path I gaze;
I keep open my heart's gate.

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

Streak of light

(1062)  Praner chanda alakananda

Pulse of life and celestial glee,
You're the streak of light in a dark sea.
With Your touch the fearful erase
Their last writings of gloom and pain.

You've kept us refreshed with nectar's stream;
Contentedly, You've received love's offerings.
You've made heard within heart innermost:
"At no time am I ever alone."

On Your ideation, fragrant is the psyche;
Upon Your vibration, the three worlds are smiling.
Forest, garden, and intoxicated wind...
All are smeared with Your sweetness.

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Saturday, August 11, 2018


(1061)  Tomarei bhalobasiyai dhara

Only by loving Thee, Earth
Became beautiful in both form and flavor.
On budding of a grace-mote Thine,
With the flag of compassion, Earth does smile.

In the flower pollen, manifest with affection,
On a breeze devotion-filled,
A sweet scent is churning the world-consciousness;
It blows with such rush of emotion.

Earth's sweetness, coated with greenery,
Casting upward all its glory,
It professes its own love to welcome Thee;
It runs to You with such glee.

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Friday, August 10, 2018


(1060)  Andhakarer vaksa bhediya

Piercing the breast of darkness,
Light's tempest has come.
It has proclaimed many strangers,
It has kindled lamps in many homes.

Now none is foreign to anyone;
Each one is everybody's relative.
Nourished with nectar from the same Earth,
With the same garb all are dressed.

Nobody exploits other persons;
Objects of contentment no one threatens.
With resplendent face and noble heart,
All have set forth toward Greatness.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

The darkest hour

(1059)  Eso eso jyotir chatay tumi eso eso

Please come; please do come in radiant splendor
On the seven-horsed[1] chariot with solar course.
Upon Your arrival, please love everyone.

At the close of pitch-dark night, in hope of Your coming,
Everyone is transfixed, gazing intently to the east.
On the skyline, cast a tender smile please.

This time, let there be an end to all dark's misery;
Worldly depravity, let it now be gone completely.
With the thrill of light, on the sky please do appear.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

I want only You

(1058)  Manasa kamale thako ciratare

Dwell forever in the lotus of my mind;
Your splendor and Your two sweet eyes,
They fill my heart with delight.

Thinking of Your alluring garments I get shame;
They make me drift in some dreamlike refrain.

Alas, I cannot put in words mind's misery...
My heart weeps; how hard this is for me!
Kindly bring me to Your city heavenly.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

What matters

(1057)  Bhalabasi tomay ami

I am in love with You;
With heart and soul love You I do.
I've blossomed like flowers and fruits,
On only Your ten-thousand boons.

With eyes open, I never see
You're my own decidedly.
You've given to me much and sundry,
Honey-coated, colored dreams.
Finally, I have made Your acquaintance,
Come to know You through my meditation.

My time's been squandered in many useless things,
Like blades of grass floating on a stream.
Now I'm awakened to what matters;
I pass the day in Your ballad.

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Monday, August 6, 2018

The never-ending study

(1056)  Tomare cineo cena day

Needed is knowledge even after knowing Thee.

When I think that I've perceived–
By strength of brain grasped everything–
Then slapping me down privately,
You make me see my stupidity.

When I think that I've acquired–
Bought everything with riches mine–
Then showing a gem beyond price,
My poverty You make me realize.

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Sunday, August 5, 2018


(1055)  Tomay chere kothay jai bala

Tell me, having renounced Thee, where do I go?
By Your glow the world is bright,
And life glitters with delight.

Since the first morn, with non-stop existence,
From birth to death art Thou ubiquitous.
In both mind and heart, in every atom,
Tranquil Lord, You are pervasive.

Is there anywhere that You are not;
Is there any guise that You wear not?
Is there any tune that You sing not,
With just Your pulse surging in all?

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Saturday, August 4, 2018

He has work for all

(1054)  Tava manasa madhaviikuinje

In Your mind's myrtle bower,[1]
I'd been sitting isolated.
In that lonesome nighttime arbor,
Had full moon been creeping in?

A vernal breeze in transit to elsewhere,
Softly, very softly, it did speak to me:
"Go from here, or keep knowing misery;
Heed what the peacock's call is saying.

"Use your idle hours for good deeds;
Lay aside former depravity.
Gaze forward with audacity;
Disregard all that was temporary."

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Friday, August 3, 2018

A PROUT fairy tale

(1053)  Alor desher parii eseche

From the realm of light came a sprite;
Her colored wings she opened wide.
After doing just good deeds, she moved on;
But, lo, she's snatched the mind's black spots.

No one hates anybody now;
No one grabs food from another's mouth.
Education, medication, and a house...
And clothing too all have found.

Among the humans, all are cousins;
There are no mutual conflicts.
Grief of one is everybody's sadness;
Let there be a smile, and everybody laughs.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Even icebergs melt

(1052)  Tahari madhura bhave

On only His sweet ideation,
Within psyche, oh what happened!
All of mine that was routine
Got washed somehow into Infinity.

My tears are simply streaming;
The heart conceded its defeat.
In an instant, unexpectedly,
It was vanquished by the Mind-Thief.

Crying and smiling again and again,
Coming and going is now at an end.
This time, the Love-Game is over;
The prize, did He surrender?

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