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Guru, The Alchemist

Ma, obsessed with pride, I could barely bear Thy chide; Yet Thy motherly grace flowed so mild, When I was lost in sensual life so wild. Ma, obsessed with avarice, I could barely hear Thy advice; Leaving me to suffer an’ bear, To learn the lesson, ‘tis to forbear. Ma, obsessed with animosity, I could […]

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Most Beautiful One

Oh! What a beautiful smile is yours Which removes all our agony Oh! What beautiful eyes are yours Which joins us in our sorrow and joy Oh! What a beautiful face is yours Which dispels the darkness within us Oh! What a beautiful walk is yours Which is so majestic Oh! What a beautiful feet […]

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Awakening

Sitting in darkness the stars bright above, the puja bell rings with chants of divine love. Wake up spirit don’t let your slumber fool you You are always awake Wake up! Nearby temples join in with their prayers Om lives in this atmosphere. Orange begins to arise fingering light beams across the sky, the palm […]

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When you are near

Now the light is gone away; saviour, listen while I pray.. Help me every day to be good and gentle, more like you.. Look down upon your little one.. O light of light.. keep me this night, and shed round me.. your presence bright… Let my near and dear ones be always near and dear […]

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Safe in Thy hands

O! Amma, now I’m safe in Thy hands, I now know not, “What is sorrow?” O! Amma, now I’m safe in Thy hands, I now know not, “What is unrest?” O! Amma, now I’m safe in Thy hands, I now know not, “What are ‘hell’ and ‘hellish fire’?” O! Amma, now I’m safe in Thy […]

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Thy Lotus Feet

O! Amma, O! Mother, May I be a soft bed for Thy Lotus Feet to rest. O! Amma, O! Mother, May I be a fragrant flower at Thy Lotus Feet. O! Amma, O! Mother, May I be the anklets to adore Thy Blessed Ankles. O! Amma, O! Mother, May I be the sandals to protect […]

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Love is divine

Love is divine, Love is divine, Love is divine, Beyond th’ expression of mere words an’ sublime. Let’s learn to silence the turbulent mind, To feel the presence of the Love inside. Love is divine, Love is divine, Love is divine, Beyond th’ expression of mere words an’ sublime. Compose a poem or sing a […]

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