Govind Ramakrishnan

Gold Star - 14,265 Points (3/30/2000 / New York)

Fervent Devotion - Poem by Govind Ramakrishnan

Amidst 
The incantation
Of esoteric mantras
Each deity
At home is
Meticulously bathed 
With milk and honey,
Then dressed in 
Silk garments 
And finally offered
A platter of fruits 
And flowers.

This is no ordinary ritual

But a
Selfless act
Of fervent devotion
Which
Intensifies 
A seeker's love,
For the conscious
Being within.

© 2015

Topic(s) of this poem: devotion, god, ritual, spirituality

Form: Prose Poem


Comments about Fervent Devotion by Govind Ramakrishnan

  • (3/2/2016 3:57:00 PM)

    one of the best poems I have read! the rhythm and the build up is superb (Report)Reply

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  • (1/6/2016 3:24:00 AM)

    The Strong metaphor, this poem is immolating the secrets of thoughts. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 29, 2015



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