Treasure Island

Kabir

(1440 - 1518 / Pratapgar, Uttar Pradesh, India)

I Laugh When I Hear That The Fish In The Water Is Thirsty


I laugh when I hear that the fish in the water is thirsty

You don't grasp the fact that what is most alive of all
is inside your own house.
and so you walk from one holy city to the next with
a confused look!

Kabir will tell you the truth: go wherever you like,
to Calcutta or Tibet;
if you can't find where your soul is hidden,
for you the world will never be real!

Submitted: Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, May 02, 2012

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