The Ultimate Cause Poem by Sivavakkiyar

The Ultimate Cause

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He is not Hari, He is not the Lord Siva.
He is the Ultimate Cause,
In the Beyond of Beyond,
Transcending Blackness, Redness, and Whiteness.
Immovable.
Try not to understand:
He is not big, He is not small.
He is Infinite Distance,
Immovable,
Transcending even
Supreme Quiescence.

POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
From: The Poets of the Powers, Edited Kamil Zvelebil
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Kumarmani Mahakul 24 March 2018

He is the Ultimate Cause, In the Beyond of Beyond, .........yes, he is. Beautifully penned.

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Subhas Chandra Chakra 24 March 2018

The ultimate truth explained so beautifully.

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Brian Johnston 24 March 2018

I would consider incorporating some more accessible ideas. A. Some infinities are bigger than others. B. You would not want to be HIM. He is imprisioned by Love (by choice) . C. Love is exactly what you see around you (however paradoxical life and death may seem to you) and likely the soul that you can't see.

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Brian Johnston 24 March 2018

D. Think of creation as a dream that God chooses to dream. It might not be any more real than that. But you, your life and your dreams are all His choosing. What He has set in motion He is also aware of. No atom is on its own. E. You can count on this, God as you conceive him, is way too small!

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Sylvia Frances Chan 24 March 2018

Wow! This is greatest poem in human history about the Ultimate Cause of One of the gods. Sivavakkiyar was an early rebel against the Brahmanic order, he was resolutely opposed to the Caste system and was opposed to idol worship and temple ceremonies. And this at 10th AD! One of a kind! I have enjoyed and this poem brings respect in anybody's heart. For the relatives of Sivavakkiyar, I congratulare them for being chosen as CPOTD. Myriads of 10!

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Savita Tyagi 24 March 2018

Beautiful poem. Thank you for sharing.

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Jasbir Chatterjee 24 March 2018

Congrats on being poet of the day! Indeed, certain things will always remain a mystery to mankind...No use trying to understand.

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