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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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Gratitude

Serenity comes only with surrender, trusting all is ultimately one. Duality is merely a pretender, playing on life’s stage with light; (it’s fun)! Illusion is composed of form and gender, planets, moon and stars, and blazing sun. But death compacts us all with cosmic blender- when atoms merge, apparent form’s undone. Though sure of this, […]

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Your Gaze

When your gaze enters mine rivers of radiance run through my veins My heart blooms – a flower whose fragrance is light Sudden showers of power flood mind and memory like monsoon rain time stops only LOVE exists Reality reveals the world is a field of luminous bliss I do not know how or when […]

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