Swami Vivekananda

(12 January 1863 - 4 July 1902 / Calcutta / India)

Swami Vivekananda Poems

1. Who Knows How Mother Plays 4/29/2012
2. Song Of The Sanyasin 5/23/2009
3. On The Sea's Bosom 6/4/2009
4. To An Early Violet 4/29/2012
5. Hold Yet A While (To My Own Soul) 4/27/2009
6. Angels Unawares 5/3/2009
7. Requiescat In Pace 5/3/2009
8. A Benediction 4/27/2009
9. Thou Blessed Dream 5/23/2009
10. To The Awakened India 5/3/2009
11. The Living God 4/29/2012
12. Light 6/4/2009
13. The Song Of The Free 4/29/2012
14. To The Fourth Of July 4/29/2012
15. A Blessing 4/26/2009
16. My Play Is Done 4/26/2009
17. Kali The Mother 5/3/2009
18. Peace 6/4/2009
19. Quest For God 4/25/2009
Best Poem of Swami Vivekananda

Quest For God

O'ver hill and dale and mountain range,
In temple, church, and mosque,
In Vedas, Bible, Al Koran
I had searched for Thee in vain.

Like a child in the wildest forest lost
I have cried and cried alone,
'Where art Thou gone, my God, my love?
The echo answered, 'gone.'

And days and nights and years then passed
A fire was in the brain,
I knew not when day changed in night
The heart seemed rent in twain.
I laid me down on Ganges's shore,
Exposed to sun and rain;
With burning tears I laid the dust
And wailed with waters' roar.

I ...

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Angels Unawares

(Written on 1 September,1898.)


One bending low with load of life —
That meant no joy, but suffering harsh and hard —
And wending on his way through dark and dismal paths
Without a flash of light from brain or heart
To give a moment's cheer, till the line

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