Kabir

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

When I found the boundless knowledge


Kabir:
My mind was soothed
When I found the boundless knowledge,
And the fires
that scorch the world
To me are water cool.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 02, 2012

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Collected from Songs of the Saints of India, Translated by John Stratton Hawley / Mark Juergensmeyer

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