Word High July: Timpi

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Meeting the Monk

In this troubled and hectic generation

Oh how can I have a great transformation

To live with peace

When restlessness will cease

And there will be a blissful rejuvenation

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I went to the monk who meditated on the hill

Eyes closed and there sitting very still

Oh how can I live

The knowledge you give

Some wisdom in me O Master, please do instill

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The monk with compassion began to dictate

Heaven or hell O child, your mind can create

Learn it to reign

Let not it gain

The temptations by training thyself to meditate!

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-r prab

 

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14 thoughts on “Word High July: Timpi

  1. This is an incredible poem, I love the idea of taking wisdom from a monk! They are the most able people on earth in controlling themselves and being at peace.

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