Raman Savithiri

Rookie - 136 Points (22-May-1969 / Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India)

916. Mother! ‘i’ Is So Close To Me; But I Know Not ‘i’! 150608 - Poem by Raman Savithiri

The ocean with depth of
Thousands of miles smiles at me!
Telling
‘Your mind is still deeper and darker! ’

The star with a sparkling snicker
Thousands of light years away teases at me
Telling
‘You crossed still lengthier way to take this birth! ’

The earth with many ups and downs and
Thousands of disasters makes fun of me
Telling
‘Your mind is a store of still worse disasters! ’

The sky alone calls me with care
Accommodating all celestial bodies
Uttering
‘You are boundless and blissful like me! ’

Maa!
‘I’ is so close to me; but I know not ‘I’!
The pain of ignorance kills now and then!
I am unable to bear ignorant ego’s burden!

Maa!
Where are you? Help this blind child!
Your neglecting me makes me wild!
Eliminate ego by your single touch mild! 150608

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  • Rajaram Ramachandran (6/15/2008 7:37:00 PM)


    Mother gave all the human beings intelligence to understand who this 'I' is. Mother is not elsewhere, but is living in everyone's heart. We are searching for her elsewhere. It is like this. Having butter in our hands, we are searching for ghee outside. If we melt the butter, the ghee will reveal itself. Similarly, if our heart melts for the Universal Mother, like what Savithir Raman is doing now in all her melting spiritual poems, Mother is sure to reveal Herself, no doubt in this. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 15, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, June 15, 2008


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