कबीर बानी-Poems of Kabir

मुरली बजत अखंड सदा से, तहाँ प्रेम झनकारा है। प्रेम-हद तजी जब भाई, सत लोक की हद पुनि आई। उठत सुगंध महा अधिकाई, जाको वार न पारा है। कोटि भान राग को रूपा, बीन सत-धुन बजै अनूपा ।। यह मुरली सदा से निरंतर बज रही है, और प्रेम इसकी ध्वनी है। जब मनुष्य प्रेम की…

Clouds

Clouds are hills in vapor, hills are clouds in stones,- a phantasy in time’s dream. – – – – – – – – – – — – Light finds her treasure of colors through the antagonism of clouds. * * * * * * * * * The cloud gives all its gold to the…

FIREFLIES–Rabindranath Tagore

Let my love, like sunlight, surround you and yet give you illumined freedom. —- —- —- — — —- —- —- Days are coloured bubbles that float upon the surface of fathomless night. * * * * * * * * * April, like a child, writes hieroglyphs on dust with flowers, wipes them away…

Poems by KABIR [1440-1518]

  My friends, today I want to share works of my favorite poet Kabir. The unique thing about this post is the original Hindi verses are explained by renowned writer Ali Sardar Jafrisahab and English translation is by Shri Rabindranath Tagore, indeed best of both “words”!   मन, तू पार उतर कहाँ जैहौ । आगे…

Where The Mind Is Without Fear

Where The Mind Is Without Fear Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high Where knowledge is free Where the world has not been broken up into fragments By narrow domestic walls Where words come out from the depth of truth Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection Where the…

by Rabindranath Tagore

Those who in the name of faith embrace illusion, kill and are killed Even the atheist gets God’s blessings- Does not boast of his religion; With reverence he lights the lamp of reason And pays his homage not to scriptures, But to the good in man. The bigot insults his own religion When he slays…