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Kali The Mother

Rating: 3.7

The stars are blotted out,
The clouds are covering clouds,
It is darkness vibrant, sonant.

In the roaring, whirling wind
Are the souls of a million lunatics
Just loose from the prison-house,
Wrenching trees by the roots,
Sweeping all from the path.

The sea has joined the fray,
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POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
This is a poem by Swamiji, written in Kashmir, on a houseboat on Dal Lake. After visiting the Kshir Bhavani Temple, he returned, in ecstasy, to the boat and wrote this.
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Bijay Kant Dubey 19 May 2020

Kali The Mother is a song of the sadhaka, a song of the sanyasin who delights in experimenting with the Divine, in having a tryst with mystical, supernatural, nocturnal aspects and things of life and the world and so the case with this wandering fakir, yogi of India. the sanyasin hinks in terms of a Kali devotee thinks, a sadhaka takes to. the sphere of experience narrated in is mythological and mystical no doubt.

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'And every shaking step Destroys a world for e'er.' Swami, who had in fact realised Mother in his life, describes Mother's trait in a powerful language,

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