Ramana Maharshi

(09 January 1879 – 14 April 1950 / Tiruchuzhi, Tamil Nadu / India)

Letters To Sri Arunachala - Verses 11-15 - Poem by Ramana Maharshi

11.

When the thieves, the five senses,
Intrude into my heart,
Are you not in my heart
Arunachala!

12.

You, the only one that is;
Who can enter but you?
‘tis your jugglery indeed,
Arunachala!

13.

Quintess ence of Om,
Unrivalled, unsurpassed,
Who can comprehend you,
Arunachala!

14.

‘tis your duty to give me
Your love like a mother
And to keep me in your care,
Arunachala!

15.

Eye of the eye you are!
Who can see you who sees
Eyelessly? O see me,
Arunachala!


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Translated by: Br Sarvatma Chaitanya and Om Sadhu
Taken from: Poetry for the Spirit, Ed: Alan Jacobs

Comments about Letters To Sri Arunachala - Verses 11-15 by Ramana Maharshi

  • (5/8/2012 1:05:00 AM)

    'when the thieves are in my heart,
    you have no place' How true it is! !
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 8, 2012


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