Where Do You Search Me Poem by Kabir

Where Do You Search Me

Rating: 3.3

Moko Kahan Dhundhere Bande
Mein To Tere Paas Mein
Na Teerath Mein, Na Moorat Mein
Na Ekant Niwas Mein
Na Mandir Mein, Na Masjid Mein
Na Kabe Kailas Mein
Mein To Tere Paas Mein Bande
Mein To Tere Paas Mein
Na Mein Jap Mein, Na Mein Tap Mein
Na Mein Barat Upaas Mein
Na Mein Kiriya Karm Mein Rehta
Nahin Jog Sanyas Mein
Nahin Pran Mein Nahin Pind Mein
Na Brahmand Akas Mein
Na Mein Prakuti Prawar Gufa Mein
Nahin Swasan Ki Swans Mein
Khoji Hoye Turat Mil Jaoon
Ik Pal Ki Talas Mein
Kahet Kabir Suno Bhai Sadho
Mein To Hun Viswas Mein

English Translation:

Where do you search me?
I am with you
Not in pilgrimage, nor in icons
Neither in solitudes
Not in temples, nor in mosques
Neither in Kaba nor in Kailash
I am with you O man
I am with you
Not in prayers, nor in meditation
Neither in fasting
Not in yogic exercises
Neither in renunciation
Neither in the vital force nor in the body
Not even in the ethereal space
Neither in the womb of Nature
Not in the breath of the breath
Seek earnestly and discover
In but a moment of search
Says Kabir, Listen with care
Where your faith is, I am there.

Uriah Hamilton 20 October 2005

God is ever in the mystic heart even when there is no God.

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Aman White 31 August 2016

it wud take centuries for them to figure out

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Kirti Sharma 05 January 2016

some poems written in there native language are more beautiful than there translation to another language in my view.. beauty is all that's felt through each line..

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Aman White 31 August 2016

exactly... and sometimes translation loses it

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Muhammad Ali 23 October 2015

Great wisdom in simple words. How some lines lead a jungle of words!

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Indira Renganathan 18 March 2021

The sincere and dedicated faith only can show Him....salutations to the great saint

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Varsha M 26 February 2021

My faith is in myself. This is very insightful poetry.

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M Asim Nehal 26 February 2021

Truth of this life.

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Ayush 26 September 2019

Very good poem

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Britte Ninad 07 April 2019

indeed, indeed and indeed- I am with you O man I am with you

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