Sant Tukaram

(1608 - 1650 / Dehu, Pune / India)

In Me Thou Livest


Take, Lord, unto Thyself
My sense of self; and let it vanish utterly.

Take, Lord, my life,
Live Thou my life through me.

I live no longer, Lord,
But in me now
Thou livest.

Aye, between Thee and me, my God,
There is no longer room for “I” and “mine.”

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

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

From John S.Hoyland, An Indian Peasant Mystics: Translations from Tukaram

Comments about this poem (In Me Thou Livest by Sant Tukaram )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Creative Solutions, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  2. गोरबो इसिँनिफ्राइ -32, Ronjoy Brahma
  3. Disagreeing With Care, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  4. Outer Limits, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  5. Keep simply cool, hasmukh amathalal
  6. गोरबो इसिँनिफ्राइ -31, Ronjoy Brahma
  7. Folds Of Death, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  8. hey dipstick, this is for you, Mandolyn Davidson
  9. Time - I know not, gajanan mishra
  10. Poetry is For Lovers, Cheryl Griffith

Poem of the Day

poet Pablo Neruda

I want you to know
one thing.

You know how this is:
if I look
at the crystal moon, at the red branch
of the slow autumn at my window,
if I touch
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]