Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Cosmic Consciousness - A poem by Sri Aurobindo

I have wrapped the wide world in my wider self
And Time and Space my spirit's seeing are.
I am the god and demon, ghost and elf,
I am the wind's speed and the blazing star.

All Nature is the nursling of my care,
I am struggle and the eternal rest;
The world's joy thrilling runs through me, I bear
The sorrow of millions in my lonely breast.

I have learned a close identity with all,
Yet am by nothing bound that I become;
Carrying in me the universe's call
I mount to my perishable home.

I pass beyond Time and life on measureless wings,
Yet still am one with born and unborn things.


Blogger Jeevan said...

Nice poem Arjuna. the 2nd sentence is good.

2:35 AM  
Blogger Radhika said...

Beauty.. in words... and in Experience..

9:21 AM  
Blogger Parvati said...

And Truth too, in words and in Experience...

And, as John Keats said,
"Beauty is truth, truth beauty, - that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know"!

9:02 PM  
Blogger Swahilya said...

Thank you for posting Sri Aurobindo's poem.

3:50 AM  

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