Articles in: Creative Corner

A Taste in the Mouth

A Taste in the Mouth

O unknowable land of familiar stories your secrets concealed behind invisible masks for us to uncover. A teasing now and […]

One Day (The Little More)

One Day (The Little More)

One day, and all the half-dead is done, One day, and all the unborn begun; A little path and the […]

Life and Death

Life and Death

Life, death, – death, life; the words have led for ages Our thought and consciousness and firmly seemed Two opposites; […]

This is Love

This is Love

The lover dissolving into the unseen, Making visible the object of love This is love. The desire to be seen […]

Come as a Breath

Come as a Breath

Come as a gold spangled breath of presence A mist of an unseen gold, Out colouring every hue of ‘I’ness […]

A Life of Beauty

A Life of Beauty

With beauty before me, May I walk With beauty behind me, May I walk With beauty above me, May I […]

At the Samadhi of Sri Aurobindo

At the Samadhi of Sri Aurobindo

Majestic Master of the immutable Light, Calm traveler of the tortured paths of clay, Love like a universe thronged within […]

The Touch of a Master’s Hand

The Touch of a Master’s Hand

I was battered and scarred and the auctioneer Thought it scarcely worth his while To waste much time on the […]

Pain is the Hammer of the Gods

Pain is the Hammer of the Gods

As  I  walk  the  wet by-lanes  of  Mumbai  sheltered  by  my  umbrella  the  rains  stab  the  streets  with  a million  […]

Krishna

Krishna

Like a song of joy, humming On dreaming wings, He whispers into my heart Sweet nothings, Wreathing my face with […]

A Prayer to the Mother

A Prayer to the Mother

With worshipping hearts we bow to Thee this day Of Thy arrival thirty-two years ago To join the Godhead of […]

You in All

You in All

Let me see you in all In every voice your soundless call. Your summons to Love and adore Your eternal […]

Nakedness

Nakedness

Lost in the many layers of clothing that I wear I hear your call Beloved; An invitation to shed these […]

Immortality

Immortality

I have drunk deep of God’s own liberty From which an occult sovereignty derives: Hidden in an earthly garment that […]

God’s Whole Secret

God’s Whole Secret

The strokes of time have left no scar on her: Death after death upbuilt a fairer face: Now God’s whole […]

Arunachala

Arunachala

An eagle Circling majestically Over Arunachala Hill. I watch entranced Its circumambulation of the peak Until it comes closer. A […]

O Silent Love…

O Silent Love…

Because you never claim of us a tear, O Silent Love, how often we forget The eyes of countless centuries […]

Krishna

Krishna

At last I find a meaning of soul’s birth Into this universe terrible and sweet, I who have felt the […]

Burning

Burning

The veil parted momentarily, To reveal a silver white shore of peace My mind tired, my limbs aching, I longed […]

Extinguish my Eyes

Extinguish my Eyes

Extinguish my eyes, I’ll go on seeing you. Seal my ears, I’ll go on hearing you. And without feet I […]

Trees

Trees

I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest […]

Remembrance of The Mother

Remembrance of The Mother

O with what joy do I remember Thee! And with what infinite gratitude recall Thy all-embracing look, Thy wonderous smile, […]

An Ode to Joy

An Ode to Joy

“A flash mob (or Flashmob) is a group of people who assemble suddenly in a public place, perform an unusual […]

Call Me by My True Names

Call Me by My True Names

Do not say that I’ll depart tomorrow because even today I still arrive. Look deeply: I arrive in every second […]

Life and Death

Life and Death

Life, death, — death, life; the words have led for ages Our thought and consciousness and firmly seemed Two opposites; […]

On the Road to Exile

On the Road to Exile

(Legend of the origin of the book Tao Te Ching on Lao Tzu’s road to exile) Once he was seventy […]

A Moment in Passing

A Moment in Passing

When the moon rises in the Heart of Heaven And a light breeze touches the mirror-like face of the lake, […]

A Prayer

A Prayer

              Through the dark night, through the shining day, Through every breath, through every […]

Meanderings

Meanderings

(Through the ages, authors and poets have walked – through nature, through towns and cities – to tap the wellsprings […]

Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari

One early dawn in March I swam off Kanyakumari just as the great Swami had done back in 1892. The […]