Monday, April 13, 2015

Lalleshwari - Bliss in your Heart

I traveled a long way seeking God,
but when I finally gave up and turned back,
there He was, within me!

O Lalli!
Now why do you wander
like a beggar?
Make some effort,
and He will grant you
a vision of Himself
in the form of bliss
in your heart.

~ Lalla
(Kashmir/India/Pakistan, 14th century)
tr. Swami Muktananda

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