Thursday, April 19, 2007

tell me, what is God? | Kabir

Are you looking for Me?
I Am in the next seat.
My shoulder is against yours.

you will not find Me in the stupas,
not in temple's shrine rooms,
nor in synagogues, nor in cathedrals:
not in masses, nor kirtans,
not in legs winding around your own neck,
nor in eating nothing but vegetables.

When you really look for Me,
you will see Me
instantly - you will find Me
in the tiniest abode of time.

Kabir says: student, tell me, what is God?
He is the Breath inside the breath.

- Kabir (1440—1518) who was one of the most interesting personalities in the history of Indian mysticism.

:: Mitchell, Stephen A. The Enlightened Heart (1993) p.72. HarperCollins. credit Pin It Now!