Category Archives: Goswami Tulsidas

Poem – Within This Body 

Within this body breathes the secret essence. Within this body beats the heart of the Vedas. Within this body shines the entire Universe, so the saints say. Hermits, ascetics, celibates — all are lost seeking Him in endless guises. Seers … Continue reading

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Poem – Prayer 3

O Lord who is there besides You who will hear my cry? Strange is my petition: a poor man, I, I seek to become a king… From time immemorial I have suffered the tortures of hell and have lived through … Continue reading

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Poem – Prayer 2

O Lord, let any one accept any sadhana, he is free to follow its pursuit. But to me Your name is the granter of all boons. Karma, upasana, jnana – the various paths outlined in the Vedas for the emancipation … Continue reading

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Poem – Prayer 

Lord Rama! My honour is in Your hands. You are the protector of the poor; I surrender myself at Your Feet. I have heard of the sinners whom You have reclaimed. I am an old sinner, pray extend Your loving … Continue reading

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Poem – Maya 

Up till now I have lost much and wasted life in idle pursuits. The grace of Lord Rama has aroused me from sleep. Awakened now, I shall not allow myself to be victimized by Maya (illusion). I have gained the … Continue reading

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Poem – Doha 

1′ Tulsi Tulsi sab kahe,Tulsi ban ki ghaas Ho gayi kirpa Ram ki, to ban gaye Tulsidas’ 2 ‘Tulsi meethe bachan te sukh upjaat chahu or Basikaran ek mantra hain pariharu bachan kathor’ 3 ‘Bina tej ke purush ki avshi … Continue reading

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Poem – Truth Lies Within – Goswami Tulsidas

Within the body lies the essence which the Vedas and the Puranas are seeking.  Within this body exists the entire Universe, so the sagacious Saints say.  Recluses, ascetics and monks are searching for Him in variegated garbs.  Rishis, munis and … Continue reading

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