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Prabhata Samgiita (song 1)

O Lord, lead me on. Lead me unto the fountain of effulgence. O Lord, lead me on. I can no longer bear the pain of darkness in my heart. O Lord, lead me on. With Your songs, break my deep … Continue reading

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The 265’th birthday of Goethe

              Today (August 28, 2014) is Goethe’s 265’th birthday. He was a poet, writer, philosopher, scientist, and a statesmen. His ideas and words still resonate with us. When I was 10 years old, my … Continue reading

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Baba’s favorite Kabir poems

Baba (Shrii Shrii Anandamurti) often mentioned the great mystic poet Kabir in many of his discourses. Kabir lived in North India in the 15′th century. Very little is known about his life but his poetry still resonates deeply in our … Continue reading

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Baba’s favorite Tagore poems

Baba (Shrii Shrii Anandamurti) loved Tagore poems and recited Tagore poems in his discourses. The picture of Tagore on the left is from 1913 (Nobel picture) Rabindranath Tagore received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. He was the first … Continue reading

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Electronic Edition of the Works of P.R.Sarkar (Shrii Shrii Anandamurti)

Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar (May 21, 1921 – October 21, 1990), also known by his spiritual name Shrii Shrii Anandamurti was one of the highest expressions of Universal Teacher in human history. He was the founder of Ananda Marga. He was … Continue reading

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Three Worlds and Three Mysteries of Penrose

“Platonic-mathematical, physical, and mental – has its own kind of reality, and where each is (deeply and mysteriously) founded in the one that preceeds it (the worlds being taken cyclicly). I like to think that , in a sense, the … Continue reading

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Prabhata Samgiita

Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar (Shrii Shrii Anandamurti) composed 5018 songs including the lyrics and the tunes in 8 years. He composed the first song “Bandhu he niye calo” on 14 September 1982 at Deoghar, India. He continued composing songs until his … Continue reading

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Sailboats

Image credit How pleasant, oh dear God, how pleasant To journey on the blue sea To cast off from shore Aimless as thought. I would set sail to the wind And wander from sea to sea To find myself one … Continue reading

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Grace

There is a building known as the Grace Building in New York City. It is on the 42nd street across the Bryant Park. The architecture of this building with its concave vertical slopes of its north and south facades remind … Continue reading

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Leaving me forever caught within your spell

Can I tell You how I love you? More than words can ever tell Even now the blissful vision’s passing, leaving me forever caught within Your spell The magic of Your light surrounds me, even when I cannot see The … Continue reading

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Albert Einstein and Rabindranath Tagore

The philosopher physicist and the poet philosopher in 1930: their eyes speak volumes, certainly much more than the words they exchanged. Rabindranath Tagore received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. He was the first Asian Nobel Laurate. Albert Einstein … Continue reading

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Only You Exist

The original poem written in Turkish on July 25, 2012 . Bir kalb sızısıyla başlar böyle hisler ama Bugün öyle değil Bugün sızlamıyor kalbim. Güzel yüzler parlayıp kayboluyorlar Takılmıyorum güzelliğe. Şehir de parıltılı bugün, Herşey ışık dolu. Aynalar gereksiz bugün … Continue reading

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Essays by Suresh Emre

A new synthesis of Spiritual Philosophy is presented in Definitions and Summary of Soul Monism I volunteer for the Renaissance Universal (RU) movement. A Vision for a Universal Renaissance. The complete list of my articles is given in https://sureshemre.wordpress.com/index/  

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Mystic Poetry (2)

Happy Easter. Christian mystic Meister Eckhart’s words still resonate in our hearts. Poems from Poet Seers. ******************** God is always ready, but we are very unready; God is near to us, but we are far from Him; God is within, … Continue reading

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Orhan Veli

Orhan Veli Kanık (b., 1914, Istanbul; d., November 14, 1950, Istanbul) from Contemporary Turkish Writers – A Critical Bio-Bibliography Louis Mitler – Indiana University Uralic and Altaic Series, 1988. p. 142-144. “Son of the conductor of the Presidential Symphony, Orhan … Continue reading

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Yunus Emre

Yunus Emre (1240?–1321?) was a Turkish Sufi poet. His influence as a poet and as a Sufi teacher in Turkish speaking lands from Eastern Europe to Central Asia is immense. He expressed the highest spiritual truth of Divine Love, the states … Continue reading

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Where does beauty come from?

Where does beauty come from? Is it on the outside or Does it come from the inside? What is it a reflection of? What is it that shines so bright? What is it that burns the heart so blissfully? What … Continue reading

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Quantum of Love

Words are Quanta of Love. Emitted, Transmitted, Received, By the heart. And reflected Back to the source, In a Self-feedback, Amplifying The mystery.

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Mystic Poetry (1)

I have been thinking … I have been thinking of the difference between water and the waves on it. Rising, water’s still water, falling back, it is water, will you give me a hint how to tell them apart? Because … Continue reading

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The opposite of light shows what is light

A selective reading from Rumi’s Masnavi. Translation by E.H. Whinfield. **************************************************** The opposite of light shows what is light, Hence colors too are known by their opposite, God created pain and grief for this purpose, To wit, to manifest happiness … Continue reading

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