Rabindranath Tagore

(7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941 / Calcutta (Kolkata), Bengal Presidency / British India)

Purity - Poem by Rabindranath Tagore

Life of my life, I shall ever try to keep my body pure, knowing
that thy living touch is upon all my limbs.

I shall ever try to keep all untruths out from my thoughts, knowing
that thou art that truth which has kindled the light of reason in my mind.

I shall ever try to drive all evils away from my heart and keep my
love in flower, knowing that thou hast thy seat in the inmost shrine of my heart.

And it shall be my endeavour to reveal thee in my actions, knowing it
is thy power gives me strength to act.


Comments about Purity by Rabindranath Tagore

  • (6/7/2018 1:24:00 AM)

    When was the poem written by him... Is it durin the period if independence (Report) Reply

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  • (2/20/2018 8:01:00 AM)

    Add a comment.plz give theme..this poem (Report) Reply

  • Bisy Untan (2/11/2017 9:35:00 PM)

    Pranamam Guruji, Thy revelations make me feel His High Presence. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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