Goswami Tulsidas

(1543-1623 / Rajpur, Uttar Pradesh / India)

Goswami Tulsidas Poems

1. Prayer 2 (Translated In English) 8/31/2010
2. Prayer 3 (Translated In English) 8/31/2010
3. Sound Celestial 3/15/2012
4. Maya (Translated In English) 8/31/2010
5. The Rainy Season 3/15/2012
6. Glimpse Of The Invisible 3/15/2012
7. Prayer (Translated In English) 8/31/2010
8. Truth Lies Within 3/15/2012
9. Doha 8/31/2010
10. Within This Body 3/15/2012
Best Poem of Goswami Tulsidas

Within This Body

Within this body
breathes the secret essence.
Within this body
beats the heart of the Vedas.

Within this body
shines the entire Universe,
so the saints say.

Hermits, ascetics, celibates --
all are lost
seeking Him
in endless guises.

Seers and sages perfectly parrot
the scriptures and holy books,
blinded by knowledge.

Their pilgrimage,
and fasting,
and striving
but delude.
Despite their perfect practice,
they discover no destination.

Only the saints
who know the body's heart
have ...

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