Sant Tukaram

(1608 - 1650 / Dehu, Pune / India)

In Me Thou Livest - Poem by Sant Tukaram

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.”

Poet's Notes about The Poem

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

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 2, 2012

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