Saturday, February 11, 2017

When will I adorn Him?

Painting by Manikandan Punnakkal 
Ah, When will I get to gaze upon the unique
One to whom no other compares
Him who is fire, water, wind, earth and ether,
Him whom others cannot understand. . .
With voice stammering,
a cataract of tears gushing forth,
hands joined in worship
When will I adorn Him with fragrant flowers?
When will I be united with my uncut Gem?
--- by Manikkavachakar

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