Friday, December 25, 2020


(1800)  Ei kusumita viithika dhare

Along this same avenue, blossoming,
I had noticed You'd appeared.
On a throat, Your brief ode filling,
You had smiled tenderly.

Strewn beneath the tree were Spanish cherry flowers,
Tiny though they be, they carry a scent unequaled.
Taking them for Your sake, I have strung a garland;
And You had worn it.

At foot of the shrub, night jasmine were fallen,
In the autumn season, dew-dampened.
The garland was not strung, but You left,
Myself abandoning on what pretext?

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Thursday, December 24, 2020

Read my mind

(1799)  Amar hiyay jata vyatha

In my heart whatever agony,
Only You understand, only You perceive.
Myself never speaking, Master Supreme,
Without ears everything You hear.

Due to You, the estrangement of me,
That pain is in mind constantly.
Everything You fathom, hey Bearer of Psyche;
You calculate the day for a time befitting.

However much vocally I remain calling,
So much in the mind far-remote I keep.
At abode of feeling, trickery does not succeed;
That, even I and also You concede.

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

No courtship ordinary

(1798)  Malay asiya kaye gelo kane

A gentle breeze came and whispered in my ear,
By appellation You have been inviting.
Yourself I had been ignoring;
I perceive, You did not forget me.

The You I see is colored by morning sun;
The You I find is with twilight affection.
Your smiling visage leaves me speechless,
In surprise at romantic love-tryst.

Hey the Splendor Unseen, hey Everyone's Darling,
This time, oh take me and Your own do make me,
At Your sweet residence, in Your boundless tenderness,
With a tune that is love-mixed.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020


(1797)  Man ceyechilo bali eso tomare

Mind had wanted me to tell You, "Come please";
Out of shyness I could not speak.
Myriad the lapses that had amassed;
Looking into that morass did not pass.

As much as I am not, why then am I Yours?
Even staying at a distance, You are my quintessence.
In my life You are huge and incessant;
Having understood this fact, I did not get up.

In a life immobile, You are the wind;
You give dynamism, You bring the current.
You bring rapids to dry rivers, hey the Glacier;
But my power of speech did not happen.

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Monday, December 21, 2020

Not just my God of Tears

(1796)  Diner aloy ceyechi tomay

I have longed for You under daylight...
By day You did not come; in the night You came.
I've ignored You in happy times...
So offerings You did not take; affliction You gave.

Hey my Abiding Friend throughout eternity,
One fine day, with true ambrosia kindly appear.
Your sweet smile and magic flute,
Alike in both joy and grief, oh please effuse.

I have yearned for Thee, flower-petal adorned;
I have obtained You amid only the rainstorm.
Please stay ever with me, in moods glad or sad,
In all actions, at good times and bad.

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Sunday, December 20, 2020

He dropped in

(1795)  Tomar alo chariye gelo

Your light, it got scattered
From one planet to another.
Sweet light, it abolished
Blind attachment's black color in all strata.

Light's stream, it did lavish
Glitter upon blue yonder...
Lunar beams and heaps of stars
With solar rays on nebula.

Oh Who are You, light's emperor,
God Himself, everyone's creator–
Transcendent, laudable, omnipresent,
Everybody's intimate–
Love and highest devotion You confer
Through Your descending current.

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Saturday, December 19, 2020

Love's labor is not lost

(1794)  Mane chilo asha tomake sajabo

In mind was a hope that Yourself I'll adorn
With petals of flowers from my own garden.
Time went by... unrealized was my ambition;
Struck by frost, the flowers vanished.

On my own a flowerbed I am preparing;
Water I have sprinkled painstakingly.
Into those blooms heart's nectar I have poured;
For to You, oh Honeybee, that will I offer...

Time-defeated, everything goes and comes;
But my garden may yet smile once more,
So that Your portrait may forever drift
With love and devotion moment after moment...

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Friday, December 18, 2020

He can't be caged in

(1793)  Thakibe na jadi mor ghare

If at my house You will not remain,
On this sweet night what's the reason that You came?
Throughout many an age I do await,
In my hand a new garland every day.

So gentle no one else is there...
From the mouth of everyone I go on hearing.
And a song of Your affection I am singing;
Why then is my outlook contrary?

So intense no one else is there...
Even with the thunder I find no analogy.
In that case, does it meet Your liking,
Being tender, to have been framed as severe?[1]

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Thursday, December 17, 2020

No strings, no accusations

(1792)  Tomare ceyechi priya

Yourself I have wanted, oh Beloved,
In private and in seclusion...
On a clement morning glazed with crimson luster
Mid a pleasant chirping of birds.

I know: As much as mind wants, it gets not to such extent;
And even what mind gets, it wants not in all respects...
You Who are higher than every wish and acquisition,
Having cast adrift love's language, inside psyche please come.

I am a flower, afloat on Your foot-stream;
I had been without shore, but now I've got a beach...
Graciously, please see me;
Alone am I, Beloved, I am lonely.

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Now I answer His question and my own

(1791)  Madir nayane ele

With eyes intoxicating You appeared;
A drug so amazing You did bring.
Having set Your serene feet,
You stirred excitement keen.

From age to age I had been wanting Thee,
On many days overcast and sleepless nights gloomy.
Upon the bank of hope-transcending,
Having come, my mental state You drove into frenzy.

What's the reason I had craved, that still I don't know;
I had been waiting, knowing well that You're unknown.
Falling tears inundate,
When obtained or not obtained, on both banks.

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Let me restate my case

(1790)  Kandiye bhasao tabu kena

You cast adrift on tears, and yet why
In a corner of the eye is a smile sweet?
What is this cosmic sport but a game unkind;
Notwithstanding, You declare, "I hold dear"!

What's this love insufferable–
Sometimes lament, sometimes laughter?
In a wink You depart and come back next minute,
Entering with flowers the psychic pavilion.

Yourself having left, I cannot endure;
Mind's honey oozes forth.
Heart brimming, I remember You;
Why dance buoyant at my core?

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Monday, December 14, 2020

I reply to His question

(1789)  Diip jvele diye dure jai

"Having lit a lantern, far away go I;
Having seen the light, keep Me in mind.
On melody and music's meter do I glide;
In my songs love gets combined.

"With octave I have bound the lute;
Through raga, whether it's been tuned.
You tell if a melody's familiar or obscure,
And now that's what I ask to you."

Hey King of Song, Emperor of Melody,
You are God by virtue of Your own glory.
Lord of the Universe, hey Omnipresent Deity,
With Your splendid beauty, Earth is overflowing.

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Sunday, December 13, 2020

I am calling in the debt

(1788)  Kane kane tumi kaye gele priya

In whispers, Dear, You left, saying,
You'll be coming here again.
Quoth I, when singing songs aplenty,
Night of gloom will be surpassed.

Many an age has transpired since then;
Many stars have detached from the heavens.
Many reddish leaves, matured they have fallen;
Your arrival, oh when will it happen?

Having promised, why do You renege?
Can't You hear the heart's distress?
Any reasoning or logic You present,
It won't manage to make me forget.

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Saturday, December 12, 2020

My love, my ambition

(1787)  Asha ghera sudha tumi

You are ambrosia, by ambition ringed;
Only in Your direction I am spying.
Yourself to achieve, with song to receive,
I've rehearsed melodies for eternity.

You are my Darling from ancient times of yore–
The One Who is worthy of sincerely praying for.
Please infuse form and color
Into the few songs I've sung.

There is no light without You–
In the world, there's nothing good.
Only You ignite love's torch;
This fact I've understood at heart's core.

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Friday, December 11, 2020

No matter how enthused

(1786)  Mana madhukare udvela kare

To the enthusiastic bee of psyche,
At my dwelling You were important, Dear.
But to proclaim greeting with offering welcoming,
In this humble abode, there was absolutely nothing.

How You would matter, I could not imagine;
With a light ray of hope, You would illumine.
With both hands You would take nectar from my bosom;
You would gaze with smiling face, full of affection.

Stone of philosophers, beyond expectation,
You were not impeded by simple rhetoric.
I heard not any footfall of Your arrival;
Brightening, You did come asudden.

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

If not for Thee...

(1785)  Katha kaye gele tumi kane kane

The words You went on saying privately...
In a heart bent by the weight of agony,
They animate with songs aplenty!

There had been not anyone grasping my pain;
No one had even time to hear the tale.
Nobody looked on with a heedful grace;
All walked away, unmindfully.

Silently, secretly, You were of consequence;
Filling mind with delight, to me You uttered:
"You are not at all solitary on this earth;
Heart to heart, I keep company."

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

A perpetual pilgrim

(1784)  Raunin parii bale jai je ure cale

Flying on, the merry sprite keeps saying:
"With me won't you all accompany...
Where is my country, when is end of journey...
On these topics make no query."

From when have I opened eyes,
From then did I start to fly...
Ever on path of the flow of light,
Unremitting calls the Infinite.
So onward go ahead do I;
End of flight happened not at any time.

I realize everybody's agony,
The anguish of humanity.
One and all I would carry...
This enterprise is everlasting.

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With You as my charioteer

(1783)  Jhainjha jadi ase

When storms arise,
Give me the strength to fight;
If sloth arrives,
Infuse resolve inside the mind.

On just Your path I have walked,
Lest I be cloaked by the dark;
In sadness or in mental anguish,
Brighten with only Your color.

Upon splendor's journey,
Forward to proceed,
Diving into action with audacity,
Please shatter fear with blessing.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Joie de vivre

(1782)  Phul bale mor madhute thako

Flower says, "With my nectar You remain;
Honey mine is for Your sake."
Mind says, "In my bosom You remain,
At times of pain or comfort, ever and always."

You are my celestial splendor,
All refugees' one true shelter.
Only You are the speed of each movement,
In each age and epoch-making revolution.

Stream of water upon desert-passage,
Flow of light to gloomy darkness,
In a dry heart, ambrosial emission,
Outside of recognized or unfamiliar.

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Monday, December 7, 2020

Accounting for Him

(1781)  Tava bhalabasa kena ashru makha

Why is Your fondness lacquered with tears,
Hey Divine Being?
Why is Your visiting veiled in mystery?
Tell Your report please.

To science and philosophy You don't acquiesce;
What You want You don't say, on pleading or request.
You arrive to hold dear, and You simply cherish...
Oh my, such amazing sweetness!

To narcissism You give no indulgence;
You abolish far away perverse inclinations.
In artless love You reside, You dab loving kindness;
You fathom acute eagerness.

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Sunday, December 6, 2020

My Lord and Master

(1780)  Tomare bhuliya, thakite pari na

Forgetting Thee,
I can't keep on doing;
My enterprise is You only.
Forsaking its ray, the mote of light-beam,
Can it stay? Pray tell me.

In the water is a fish; in the winter is some snow;
My flow of motion is beneath just Your control.
I was and am inside of Thee; I'll be dissolved
When and if it be Your mercy.

Lord, what You wish to do, You get it done;
But this humble submission, please never ignore.
Hey Ruler of the Universe, unto Your exterior
You cannot send anybody.

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Friday, December 4, 2020

What motivates the Bumblebee?

(1779)  Tomake niye mor samsar

In a garden the bumblebee arrived, humming...
Oh I am that garden's blossom;
I take a peak.

Please tell, why did the bumblebee appear;
In my psyche nectar is overflowing.
With only that hope it comes near;
Hovers the bumblebee, watching and wanting.

Rays of sun and light of moon,
In my petals color they infused.
Mind got brightened by that hue;
With acumen, the bumblebee has moved.

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

All Creation's centerpiece

(1778)  Tomake niye mor samsar

With You my world is;
You are there, so I exist.
Master, absent You all is fruitless;
I have come to know the quintessence.

The series of waves that enter the mind
Amid mind, finally, they get combined.
Coming and going, desiring and finding,
I have arrayed around Thee.

Mid Creation's cycle, the radiant Centerpiece;
Luster of a million suns, just Yourself I perceive.
One without any second, You only do I revere;
Your song I have gone on singing.

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Delusions of grandeur

(1777)  Tomari ashise egiye jai

By only Your blessing I proceed,
Oh my Lord, having toed Your line.
To call my own there is nothing,
Even not the one whom I call "I".

Having been drunken with vanity,
Candidly I keep away from Thee.
But looking inside of me, I see
You have been encompassing.

One's own glory, one's own greatness,
On going to exaggerate their extent,
Only personal blemishes get enmeshed,
In both inner and outer realms.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

At end of life

(1776)  Sharada nishiithe niirave nibhrte

One night in autumn, in silence and in private,
With You acquaintance happened...
One night in autumn.
Yourself I had cherished;
I realized that You are full of love.

On lute-strings with their jangle,
Rose a puny heart intoxicated.
The Unseen One from the fountainhead of splendor,
He scattered rays of light throughout the world.

Waves of melody, ever they did glide
From the heart to the distant sky.
All binding of limitation fell aside;
I was suffused with You.

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Monday, November 30, 2020

Dancing with the Supreme

(1775)  Prabhu amar priya amar, alok dharay spandita

My Lord, my Adored,
Throbbing in a stream imperceptible,
Unseen are Your manners and customs;
Resounding is the boundless love.

Amid the wellspring of effulgence
Dances a heart effusive.
Decked in flowers of affection,
Its whole body is embellished.

You sense distress and eagerness,
Heart's ballad of sport ultimate.
Bewilderment that's full of rhythm,
In Your music only it's depicted.

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Sunday, November 29, 2020

Ever He is with me

(1774)  Acho ashrudharay mishe

Mixed with the flow of tears are You;
Having smiled, You are in the bloom.
Oh my Wellwisher, love I do lavish
With extract of Your ambrosia.

That you are mine, so much my own,
By Your grace today, I came to know.
In the midst of heart, please come close...
Is there any obstacle... no one will know!

Birth after birth has come;
How many deaths nectar has brought!
Around You is my peregrination,
Fruitful now in form and flavor.

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Saturday, November 28, 2020

My all-in-all, my everything

(1773)  Kon alasa prahare jadi bhavo more

If You should think about me in an hour of leisure,
Please just keep in mind that I am Yours.
Wrapped inside a hundred flaws, still I am love-coated;
Please don't toss me aside, thinking of the burden.

At Your will I come and leave;
But for You, for me there is nobody.
Even if You forgot me, I desire You only;
Without You there's no way at all for me.

Polestar of the wayward pilgrim,
Even at darkest night, a stream of effulgence...
In a parched throat, You're a flow of water,
A fountain of delight, essence of ambrosia.

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Friday, November 27, 2020

It's a new age

(1772)  Aruner alo dhele diye gelo

You went, having poured the light of morning sun,
A new and vibrant pulsation.
Insensate, deep asleep, had been those living;
But they beheld, both their eyes opening.

Not staying abed, rise up immediately;
Your sphere of action is ready.
This historic battlefield arrives repeatedly
Every minute throughout existence.

There is no fear or bondage of blind attachment,
Nor any looking behind or aimless speculation.
March ahead, having forgot lamentation,
Each moment on the path colored crimson.

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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Solace and hope at times of sorrow

(1771)  Sudurer ahvane

With invitation from a remote place
With many songs, Who are You that came?
You demanded not a thing whatsoever;
Lyrics You made heard in whispers.

Rapidly and constantly, dew has dropped upon the grass;
Mind has got excited by night-jasmine's fragrance.
On the smiling kush-kash, Nature has danced,
Talkative in rhythm each and every instant.

When in low spirits, with light dressed in crimson,
Circled by planets and stars, the Zodiac amid,
Who are You that arrived, unperturbed and uninvited?
At a paradise in mind, embrace You granted.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Where is the quid pro quo?

(1770)  Kena bhalabaso amare

Why do You love me?
I don't know, oh, I don't know.
Always Your treasury's allocation I go on taking;
And yet, in spite that, search for You I don't.

At home and abroad, where I stay is Yours only;
I walk on just Your path, I tell only Your story.
Your song I keep singing,
Yet I get not intimate with Thee.

You provide everything; not a thing do I give.
I receive all things; nothing You accept.
A lamp You keep bearing; I don't light a match;
If You be absent, I do not exist.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Such an enigma

(1769)  Ekii prahelika ekii kuhelika

Such a riddle, such a mist...
You're adjacent, but embrace You haven't granted;
Why is love covered with darkness?

Light's wellspring is lost inside Infinity;
Tears are filled with a veena's humming.
Please come closer still; smash all obstacles that are there;
The streaks of sadness, kindly delete.

I love, and I know You also love;
You recognize me; I have offered You my core.
Please smile within psyche, kissing the bud of my heart,
Lonesome, oh so lonesome.

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Target and chariot

(1768)  Kabe tumi asbe priyatama

When will You arrive, oh the Dearest Dear,
Inside of my lyrics, inside of my prosody?
Having laughed to heart's delight, You will speak:
"A melodic flow am I, like unto gold shining."

You won't ever neglect me, that You will say...
Under any circumstance You won't keep faraway.
Having stayed with me always, coated with thought's grace,
Like the pollen inside blossom, sailing You will go.

In love that is but Yours, by dancing Earth is replete;
Within Your song, the finite gets lost inside Infinity.
Mind's chariot for everybody is Your path of morality,
For it does carry to the sweetest goal.

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Sunday, November 22, 2020

Himalayan mountain mine

(1767)  Tumi himagiri tuhine dhaka

You are the snow-covered Himalaya.
Emanating from the immense firmament,
With affection the white snow is coated.

Out of kindness the snow melts,
Only a stream of water, it descends.
Lavishly fostering grass and greenness,
It goes on creating a realm of great wealth.

Oh Mountain King, to you I offer salutation,
You are the cloud-master at Lord Shiva's residence.
Unstintingly, you go on dispensing your benediction
With a water flow perpetual, hey my bosom friend.

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Saturday, November 21, 2020

My place or Yours?

(1766)  Phulavane ami tomay ceyechi

In a flower garden I have looked at Thee;
Like my honeybee, please go on staying.
Having submitted to a heart that's tiny,
A song of the Infinite do sing.

Mid a jungle of ferocious beasts,
May Your anklets always ring.
Among fearsome specters, utterly gloomy,
Light's path, please reveal.

This my aspiration is not at all hopeless;
Is there any other who will quench my thirst?
If You be not come to my heart,
Lift me up then into Yours.

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The invitation that You bring

(1765)  Priitir ketane ke go ele mane

Who are You that came to psyche under love's banner
With a far-flung invitation from the Infinite...
Thoroughly pervasive in the guise of being absent,
But by kindly disposition mind having vanquished.

Even though I don't want it, You wish to escape;
I want to hold on to You inside of my heart always...
No matter how many hundreds of rows of waves
Raising a clatter, I do not care.

Hey my dear Charioteer, at this time do steer
Oh Your chariot all-penetrating...
Both form and formless, as one let them be
Yanked by Your reins only.

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

Vision of true beauty

(1764)  Kalapacur bhrngamukur

Armband of peacock feathers, looking glass for the black bee,
Who are You that came dancing and today still is dancing,
Dressed in beauty world-effacing,
Candy-coated streak on vision,
Pouring an assortment of ambrosia onto the Creation?

Those who know You, they have become Yours;
Those who don't know, You take also their burden.
Instantly delighted, unbodied and unseen,
Onward You glide, dancing rhythmically.

Hey Expert in Couture, oh my Target,
There is none else who's Your equal.
You are boundless... infinite, without limit;
I will surely attain You, vying with impediments.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Bumblebee whispers in ear

(1763)  Malay vatase oi cand bhase

On a gentle gust of wind yonder moon does rise
Upon the remote sky with ambrosial smile.
With Fall's exposition, what do the jasmine of night express
To the Kans grass, wholly manifest?

Encircling a flower hums the Bumblebee;
My psyche dances on observing Thee.
A brimming heart, it goes on telling,
With emotion swelling, the story of Your deeds.

At present, impediments the mind wants to cleave,
To continue doing just Your work constantly,
Flinging behind me all shyness and fear...
And coating with sweetness, exultantly.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

In disguise, an eternal blessing

(1762)  Sammukhe chile arale lukole

You had been front and center, but You hid behind a screen;
Did You go off and lose sight of me?
Such is Your Cosmic Game, a sport with the heart!
Tender One, why did You become severe?

Inside the flower bud You had been in shape of spring;
With anguish about thunderbolts, You became a ghastly heat.
Upon lightning's thunderclap, affection went a-sailing,
The pollen having become stonelike, unfeeling.

Now Your particulars I have conceived;
Staying hardhearted, it is not Your thing.
Once more You'll be tender, You will be full of honey;
You will smile at heart's core with melody and beat.

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Monday, November 16, 2020

A love so pure

(1761)  Bhalo besechi tare bare bare

I have held Him dear over and over;
Through ages so many I have forgotten.
From mine of mind, gems I've strung into a garland,
With rays of the sun on the bank of splendor.

For the entire world there is one who exists;
Single-handed every mind He has taken captive.
With a single luminous body, He surrounds the stars;
And all of them crave Him from core of their heart.

He has endured, so everybody is alive;
By His love-strings they are getting tied.
They become enchanted on just His song's melody,
Like essence of nectar in times of ease or difficulty.

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Sunday, November 15, 2020

A mysterious mercy

(1760)  Palashe agun jvele

Having lit a fire through flame-of-forest,
In the midst of mind, color You affixed.
Oh Who did come, mind entrancing,
Heart enthusing with a tune and beat?

Mind thinks that You it did not see;
Nonetheless, with love it is pining.
The One Unknowable it holds dear,
With what hope at hard times like these?

You don't get bound by ties earthly;
You keep kissing buds of psyche.
Suddenly, with this same privacy,
From realm unseen, why did You appear?

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From darkness light came

(1759)  Alok esechilo

Light had arrived;
A flower had smiled.
On footfall of morning sun,
Life, wakened, had arisen.

The bud had been veiled in shame for long;
Honey, it dispensed in luster's trough.
Songs sublime in many tunes went adrift,
All of them encircled by darkness.

The tale that none had ever spoken,
Pain told not by any lips–
History that had always gone unwritten,
It took shape in fruits and flowers.

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Friday, November 13, 2020

Purify my thoughts, cleanse my entire being

(1758)  Eso bhuvane gane gane

Please come to the world with songs aplenty,
With pristine sonority inside of my hearing.
With a great reverberation inside of thinking,
Kindly arrive on a wind that's undulating.

To You there is nothing for me to speak;
The little bit I do think, only that the mind fancies.
Mind wants to be engrossed inside of You only;
In reverie, songs I go on singing.

Extract of nectar, You're the One Most Dear;
You are like a white billow on ambrosial stream.
You abolish my accrued impurities
In seclusion underneath heart's canopy.

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Never without shelter

(1757)  Sandhyabelay sandhyatara

At nightfall, the star of evening...
At night's end, You are the star of morning...
With the crimson dawn, its reddish gleam,
All day long, the sun light-dropping.

On a moonlit night together with You only,
Peacock feather in armlet, having skipped in frenzy,
The dance keeps rising... a goose is on the wing;
And not bereft of nest is she.

All are surviving by Your perseverance,
To You, all are held in the heart.
With just Your love, Your eternal song,
The universe entire is filled with existence.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Now to red heaven I race

(1756)  Ami tomar pathei cali go

On Your path alone, oh I proceed;
And songs in Your melody I sing.
I think of You only,
And at Your face I peer.

I am a rain-blackened dusk;
You are a tuberose, gently pleasant.
On Your fragrance, at Your touch,
Dancing, dancing I set off.

I am a winter sky, by the fog veiled,
You are a crimson glow at the break of day.
With Your color, mind I've painted,
To a rosy Heaven I race.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Glory be to Your light

(1755)  Aloker utsare aloker utsare

On light's upsurge, on light's upsurge,
Following a foggy roadway
Those who'd gone far away,
To their home they did return.

You exist, and so the light did abide;
You exist, hence there is life.
Those who wind up ringed by utmost gloom,
They move about, forgetting You.

I know not the abode of gods or of mortal men;
Hell and heaven, them also I don't acknowledge.
To You do I pay heed, oh Great Shining One,
Who has surrounded the ocean of existence.

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To obliterate my sorrow and anguish

(1754)  Ashar aloke ele bhasar atiit tumi

With the splendor of hope came You Beyond Language
In order to obliterate my sorrow and anguish...
Inside the mind what regrets, and there were hundreds,
To make all of them remote in an instant.

But for You for me there is nobody else
To whom I make known my heart's distress.
My feelings innermost, to whom do I tell
Without You on this earth, in heaven, and in hell...

Splendid beauty of paradise, oh Deity Dearest,
Into my ear You sing the song of just the divine realm.
From blooms full-blown I have strung a matchless garland
To adorn You in private...

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Monday, November 9, 2020

Hardhearted Deity

(1753)  Tomar e bhalabasa ashru mesha

This love of Yours is mixed with tears,
Oh the Callous Deity.
When wanting You with happy mien,
You make it weep, causing flow of separation's stream.

From what can happen easily,
You don't let it be by any means.
You keep moving on a path oblique,
With crest and trough endlessly.

You think that if You moved straightforwardly
Then liila's world, in the twinkling,
It will grow cozy with Thee...
This procedure You've created out of that fear only.

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Sunday, November 8, 2020


(1752)  Amar maner madhura ksane

At a candied hour of my psyche,
By a route delightful, do come please
With the kindly sound in a gentle breeze,
Bearing a smile like a flower's mien.

Just heart's nectar is required for worship...
To do it in respect to You, mine I have kept.
Standing before me, both hands outspread,
With smiling face, oh Beloved, do accept it.

Unlike a blossom, I am not immaculate...
Only pure when Your mercy is emitted.
Instantly, I can be unsullied,
Filth removed by scorching heat.

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