INSPIRATIONAL POEMS: “About prayer” by Rabindranath Tagore

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“About prayer”

 

Go not to the temple to put

flowers beneath the feet of God,

first fill your own house with

the Fragrance of Love.

Go not to the temple to light

candles before the altar of God,

first remove the darkness of sin from your heart…

 

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Go not to the temple to bow

down your head in prayer,

first learn to bow your head in humility

before your fellowmen…

Go not to the temple to pray

on bended knees,

first bend down to lift someone

who is down-trodden…

Go not to the temple to ask for

forgiveness for your sins,

first forgive from your heart.

 

Rabindranath Tagore

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One Comment Add yours

  1. LindaP says:

    Beautiful prayer!

    Liked by 1 person

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