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To Koskino

IV

Keep moving among the remnants of the feasts
like the sheepskin which flutters on the improvised gallows
keep walking amid the fragments of the night
with the Nightmare’s bitter betrayal in your mouth
eyes burning like the sick man’s bed
aware that all men have drowned within you
and just as the umbilical cord stretches
-and you feel the heavenly hand which now
draws you with all its might-
keep wondering without drawing breath
when you will reach the end
a beret body, a crippled embrace
when will the hangman put you down
a limping soul
an old woman despoiled by the quest
uprooted by weeping
when will you give up the ghost in
the vomit of your misery

(and you ascend into the flowers
of the tree where you were hanged)

*“The First Death”, Shoestring Press, 2000. It is a translation from the original in Greek with the…

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Daily Dose of Bhagwad Gita

Posted: 03/08/2022 by vequinox in Literature

Be Inspired..!!

Quotes on Gita :‘If one reads Bhagavad-Gita very sincerely and with all seriousness, then by the grace of the Lord the reactions of his past misdeeds will not act upon him’Lord Shiva to Parvatidevi, Gita-Mahatmya.

No other philosophical or religious work reveals, in such a lucid and profound way, the nature of consciousness, the self, the universe and the Supreme. I will shall read (Youtube Link Attached) Gita verses from the book “Bhagvad-Gita As It Is” by Swami Prabhupada everyday.

Chapter 3 – Verse 6-7

Text 6 – One who restrains the senses of action but whose mind dwells on sense objects certainly deludes himself and is called a pretender.

Purport – There are many pretenders who refuse to work in Kṛṣṇa consciousness but make a show of meditation, while actually dwelling within the mind upon sense enjoyment. Such pretenders may also speak on dry philosophy in order…

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