Kabir

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

O lord Increate, who will serve Thee?


O lord Increate, who will serve Thee?
Every votary offers his worship to the God of his own creation:
each day he receives service-
None seek Him, the Perfect:
Brahma, the Indivisible Lord.
They believe in ten Avatars;
but no Avatar can be the Infinite Spirit,
for he suffers the results of his deeds:
The Supreme One must be other than this.

The Yogi, the Sanyasi,
the Ascetics, are disputing one with another:

Kabîr says, 'O brother! he who has seen that radiance of love,
he is saved.'

Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Edited: Wednesday, May 02, 2012

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From: Songs Of Kabir
Translated by Rabindranath Tagore
New York, The Macmillan Company 1915

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