A poem from SURDAS

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As a woman is dear to a lustful man

So most of life is lost in sense enjoyment

The hairs of the head have gone grey,

The eyes are becoming dim,

The ears have lost their power to hear,

And the feet have also grown weary.

We drink water from a well,

Abjuring the pure water of Ganga,

And worship Satan in place of Hari.

If a man remembers Lord Krishna,

He can obtain artha, kama, dharma and moksha.

Why do you roam here and there,

Abandoning such a generous Lord?

Why not become careful, O careless man?

You are caught by the world

As the moon is caught and eclipsed by Ketu.

You cannot be free

without chanting the names of Rama.

Surdas says: you have to spend nothing

In singing the name of Rama.”

~ Sant Surdas.

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OM TAT SAT

~anandajyoti

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