Swami Vivekananda

(12 January 1863 - 4 July 1902 / Calcutta / India)

Swami Vivekananda Poems

1. Requiescat In Pace 5/3/2009
2. Who Knows How Mother Plays 4/29/2012
3. Song Of The Sanyasin 5/23/2009
4. On The Sea's Bosom 6/4/2009
5. To An Early Violet 4/29/2012
6. Hold Yet A While (To My Own Soul) 4/27/2009
7. Angels Unawares 5/3/2009
8. A Benediction 4/27/2009
9. Light 6/4/2009
10. Thou Blessed Dream 5/23/2009
11. To The Awakened India 5/3/2009
12. The Living God 4/29/2012
13. The Song Of The Free 4/29/2012
14. My Play Is Done 4/26/2009
15. Kali The Mother 5/3/2009
16. Quest For God 4/25/2009
17. To The Fourth Of July 4/29/2012
18. Peace 6/4/2009
19. A Blessing 4/26/2009
Best Poem of Swami Vivekananda

A Blessing

The Mother's heart, the hero's will,
The softest flowers' sweetest feel;

The charm and force that ever sway
The altar-fire's flaming play;

The strength that leads, in love obeys;
Far-reaching dreams, and patient ways,

Eternal faith in Self, in all,
The light Divine in great, in small;

All these and more than I could see,
Today may 'Mother' grant to thee!

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To The Awakened India

(Written to Prabuddha Bharata or Awakened India, in August 1898, when the journal was transferred from Madras to Almora Himalayas, into the hands of the Brotherhood founded by Swami Vivekananda.)

Once more awake!
For sleep it was, not death, to bring thee life
Anew, and rest to lotus-eyes for visions
Daring yet. The world in need awaits, O Truth!
No death for thee!

Resume thy march,

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