I seek

WHo is he that your soul is searching for, throughout its life?

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He who is
The source and the goal
Knotted up in infinity,
He who has chosen to
Live inside the null,
Him, I seek.
He who is the
Undivided one
Living inside a million
Fragmented souls,
Him, I seek.
He who is not seduced by success,
Nor defeated by failure,
He who stays the same
Drenched in honey waves of joy,
Or the acid rain of pain,
Him, I seek.
He who, knowing all,
Has chosen to shroud himself in ignorance,
He who, owning all, needing none,
Has chosen to be lured by the trivial,
Him, I seek.
He who is the master of all,
But is ruled by love,
He who is vaster than the universe,
But lives veiled in my being,
Him, I seek.
He who, hiding inside me,
Makes me look for him,
Like a forlorn child
Crying for its mother,
Him, I seek.

 

I

Are you a body? Or a soul that is passing through different life forms?

I was a stone, an unyielding rock,

A clod of soil was too I.

I was a plant, the fruit bearing tree.

I was the animal roaming free.

I was the plankton, and the fish,

I was the whistling dolphin once.

In the coming dawns of time,

I shall be the future species.

I shall be too God one day.

Time’s stylus wrote my story

On the scroll of space unwinding.

At this juncture, on this earth,

I now wear a human mask.

But I’m an actor in a play,

Many a role I do essay,

Being human is just one,

Know me, I am the deathless soul.

 

Embrace

When you realise your oneness with God, you become whole

Onesky

 

When you start to sense

The embrace of the One

There is no ‘when’

For always it is now

There is no ‘where’

Because everywhere is here

Time is not tense

For peace is the rule

Desire’s darts do not

Drill holes in your being

And you are whole-

Again.

Social Divine

 

You are the status update

God is posting daily

All your moods and updates

He is planning gaily

You are the selfie

The formless one is taking

In all your little movements

He is only acting

You are the countless forwards

He is sharing daily

Between Him in you

And Him in all

To keep the drama going

You are His emoticons

In all the countless replies

Smiling, crying

Loving, hating

Expressing His feelings

Between Him in all

And Him in you

Through His

Countless icons

You are that

You are the god-seed waiting to sprout,

You are the avatar in forgetful sleep,

You are the statue hidden in stone,

You are a form of the infinite one.

You are the immortal in mortal frame,

You are a ray of the eternal flame,

A king who has forgotten his royal throne,

A capsule that contains a raging typhoon.

You are the ocean that lives in a shell,

A magician bound by his own magic spell,

All-seeing caught in an obscuring haze,

All-knowing lost in a mind-numbing daze.

Wake up from thy sleep now, reclaim thy fame,

Bring out the god hidden inside thy frame,

Know that you are one with All and the One

The One being known everything too is known

(published earlier in medium under the same title)

Kurukshetra

His legs caught

In the quicksand

Of desire,

His mind lost

In the splendors

Of the spirit,

He is the field

Of eternal struggle;

The Light and the darkness

Waging an everlasting battle

For his soul.

Desire, weakened,

Does not let him go yet,

Spirit, not fully awakened,

Cannot set him free.

He speaks like a saint,

Yet is snared by desire;

Aims for the heavens,

Can’t get out of the mud.

He is the modern Kurukshetra,

The animal man

With a nascent Divinity.

 

(published in medium under the same name)