poet Sant Tukaram

Sant Tukaram

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  • Ravikiran Arakkal (2/8/2008 5:54:00 AM)

    he was one of the most devotional poets of inda, no praise is adequate for his devotion, lyrics, the tunes of which really brings out the gods to real perception, so great is his rendering.

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Best Poem of Sant Tukaram

Abhangs (A Short Collection)

1
I was sleeping when Namdeo and Vitthal Stepped into my dream.
'Your job is to make poems. Stop wasting time,' Namdeo said.
Vitthal gave me the measure and gently aroused me from a dream inside a dream.
Namdeo vowed to write one billion poems.
'Tuka, all the unwritten ones are your responsibility.'

2
To repeat Your name is to string pearls together.
The pleasure in your manifested form is always new.
I have ceased to desire the unembodied God.
Your worshippers do not seek liberation.
With You, it is still possible to give and to receive.
What use is ...

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How Could A Lover Fall?

What could have caused your grip to weaken
that allowed creation to be?

How could a lover fall to his death
from the arms of infinite
strength?

How active you are in the mind sustaining such a great wall
that the sun can cast a frightening shadow