Treasure Island

Lalleshwari

(1320 – 1392 / Pandrethan, Srinagar, Kashmir / India)

He Stands Close By You!


Give up imagining that the skill of killing desire,
and meditating on the Self are too costly to buy;
He stands close by you! Do not look for Him far away.
The void was dissolved in the Void!

Submitted: Friday, July 13, 2012
Edited: Friday, July 13, 2012

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[Taken from The Ascent of Self: A Reinterpretation of the Mystical Poetry of Lalla-Ded, by B. N. Paramoo]

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