Kabir (1440-1518)

March 16, 2009 at 7:51 pm | Posted in Music, Poetry, Videos | Leave a comment
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Kabir was a great poet, saint and weaver of medieval India.

Learn more about him, and enjoy some of his poetry:

KABIR: The Poet Saint and Weaver/ a Documentary

Gunghata ~ Kabir Poem ~ Lift Up Your Veil And Meet Your Beloved

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pj5Wv98yVy0

LIFT UP YOUR VEIL AND MEET YOUR BELOVED!

Lift up the veil and meet your beloved!
When it’s the Lord who dwells in every heart,
why do you say such bitter things?
Speak sweetly, and you will meet your beloved!

Your money and your good looks make you proud!
But when the masquerade is over,
this costume you call your body will unravel
into the elements again.

A lamp is shining in the hearts palace,
and in its light the world becomes divine.
Once you’ve found that lamp, don’t ever lose it!

Wake up! Wake up! Explore the palace there within you!
Go and meet your beloved!
His love is the love no one sells or buys.

Kabir

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