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Quest For God

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O'ver hill and dale and mountain range,
In temple, church, and mosque,
In Vedas, Bible, Al Koran
I had searched for Thee in vain.

Like a child in the wildest forest lost
I have cried and cried alone,
'Where art Thou gone, my God, my love?
The echo answered, 'gone.'

And days and nights and years then passed
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POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
This was part of the letter written by Swamiji on Sep.4,1893 to Prof. J.H. Wright of Boston who introduced Swami Vivekananda in the Parliament of Religions.
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Dr Antony Theodore 22 June 2020

Like a child in the wildest forest lost I have cried and cried alone, 'Where art Thou gone, my God, my love? The echo answered, 'gone.' Vivekananda in the parliament of religions... a fine poem. and wonderful thoughts. a soul devoted to God. tony

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Hari Varma 04 September 2016

what can i comment of SWAMIJI'S poems! ! ! !

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