Tuesday, April 16, 2013

We are like waves and the sea; I am you, you are me! - Bhagat Ravidas

Who am I?

Tohi Mohi Mohi Tohi Antar Kaisa?
You are me, and I am You
what is the difference between us?
We are like gold and the bracelet,
We are like water and the waves.

If I did not commit any sins, O Infinite Lord,
how would You have acquired the name, 'Redeemer of sinners'? ||1||Pause||

You are my Master, the Inner-knower, Searcher of hearts.
The servant is known by his God, and the Lord and Master is known by His servant. ||2||

Grant me the wisdom to worship and adore You with my body.
O Ravi Daas, one who understands that the Lord is equally in all, is very rare. ||3||

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Indian classical rendition of this beautiful poem in Raag Sri -- a very difficult raag to sing: