When the heart is purified

March 12, 2010 at 7:16 pm | Posted in Poetry | Leave a comment
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When the heart is purified

When the heart is purified with sincerity
Then even enemies become friends..
Tigers may come near but will never attack one.
Poison offered to such a one will turn into nectar,
Any harm directed towards him will result into good,
Harsh words will sound polite.
Any pain afflicted will become the source of happiness.
The flames of fire will turn cool.
For God All Merciful is pleased.
If one’s heart is full of compassion,
If one loves others more than oneself,
God will look upon such a one with an eye of mercy
And bless his heart with His presence.

Saint Tukaram (1608-1660)

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