Ramana Maharshi

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

Letters To Sri Arunachala - Verses 6-10 - Poem by Ramana Maharshi

6.

You who give love greater
Than one's own mother's
Is this your love
Arunachala!

7.

Firmly stand upon
My mind lest she
Run away fooling you.
Arunachala!

8.

Do reveal your beauty
So the world-roaming mind
Sees you ever and is stilled,
Arunachala!

9.

Is this your bravery
If you don't unite now
With me destroying me,
Arunachala!

10.

O why do you sleep
When all else drags me?
Does this become you,
Arunachala!


Poet's Notes about The Poem

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

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 8, 2012


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