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My Offerings to my Lord

In the seamless sea of eternity, when life's hassles churn my mind, my Lord, and a note of discord creeps into the soft rhythm of it's calm waves, in devotion, I close my faithful eyes, to see Your formless form: a lustre, mystic from gems precious flashes on my mind's eyes and I get a glimpse of those radiant gems: love and peace as they slowly arise from my mind's seabed, through its billows. I let these gems to dwell and sparkle in my mind - I feel love and peace... When my mind wandered in the pitch darkness of ignorance, You gave me the insight to see the light of my own soul - still, my mind yearns to be the last loose knit barb of the beautiful peacock feather that adorns your crown. In my dream, as I breathe in the pulsating air of a gently wafting flute tune, I hear You, my Lord, and yearn to treasure Your tune in the vibrance of my breath.. Kindly accept my offerings my Lord: these simple, naive words of prayer although they are in fragments, like the playful scribbles of a child on a wall... Note: 1) Peacock feather: Here, it signifies the peacock feather that always adorns Lord Krishna's crown. 2) Flute Tune: In Hindu mythology, Lord Krishna is always pictured as a cowherd boy with a crown of peacock's feather and as playing His divine flute. Date: 12/07/2021 Inspired By A Translation Poetry Contest. Sponsor: Malabika Ray Choudhury Inspired by: 'Gitanjali' by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, Song no. 14, 20 and 27 (written in original in Bengali) Translation in English: 'Gitanjali' by Rabindranath Tagore.

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Date: 1/6/2022 8:38:00 PM
Best wishes my friend for the contest and may the year 2022 be one of great joy and achievements, and above all love for one another in your family. an awesome write of great faith. Love and hugs, Jennifer.
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Date: 1/5/2022 7:55:00 AM
Two gems love and peace dwell in my heart and mind, amazing??
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Date: 1/1/2022 12:51:00 PM
Just coming to this beautiful write of yours to wish you again a very happy new year, dear friend.
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Date: 12/27/2021 3:40:00 PM
Revisiting to congratulate you again. Sending this to my faves. My favourite theme. Love and hugs ~ Mala
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Date: 12/15/2021 6:43:00 PM
Congratulations on your win. What a beautiful story. Blessings ~ Debra
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Date: 12/14/2021 3:56:00 PM
Anitha, this is really high quality writing, and I can really sense your amazing faith in your beliefs. I see this is from several days ago. Can't believe I missed it. You so deserved to be on this winner list. Congrats
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Date: 12/14/2021 8:16:00 AM
Though we differ in our beliefs, you have written a lovely poem!
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Date: 12/14/2021 5:44:00 AM
Congratulations on your well-deserved win. You created an enchanting spiritual, devotional poem inspired by verses from Geetanjali! This is the book I always carry with me. Thank you for participating. Love ~ Mala
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Date: 12/13/2021 9:57:00 PM
Inspired by 'Gitanjali' , your work is really beautiful. Real depth is explicitly brought out. Congratulations!
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Date: 12/13/2021 8:08:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. What a beautiful story/write. Have a blessed day writing away....................
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Date: 12/11/2021 12:14:00 AM
Beautiful poetry reminding me of Tagore's hymns of devotion in Gitanjali. You have done full justice to the translation. Like the image- of a 'playful child scribbling on the wall'.... Best of Luck in the contest Ani
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Date: 12/8/2021 3:42:00 PM
Lovely, Beautifuly written. gGood Luck inthe contest. Blessings ~ Debra
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Date: 12/8/2021 5:34:00 AM
- Beautiful written, dear Ani :) - Luck in the contest :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 12/7/2021 12:03:00 PM
A verse of devotion and praise, well composed Ani and best of luck in the contest, I hope you are keeping well. Tom
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Date: 12/7/2021 8:56:00 AM
Great inspirational poem full of devotion and piety. May the Lord be blessed. Victor
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Date: 12/7/2021 8:21:00 AM
Words of longing radiate love and peace in this solemn poem, Ani. Your prayer of devotion resonates in your brilliant words. Expertly executed, as always.
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Date: 12/7/2021 6:37:00 AM
Enchanting words... although I will always only pray to or worship my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ... this is beautifully done. God bless you sweet lady, Love, Gina
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