Nil pakhi bale ai aiNil pakhi bale ai ai
Bela jai dekha bela jai
Sukhero madira je kareche pan
Ghire ache jeno satata sethai
The blue bird says,
Time is passing by.
I salute him who has tasted
The wine of pleasure.
Rest assured that in him, around him
Is nothing but the darkness of pleasure-night.
Sri Chinmoy, AUM — Vol.II-4, No. 8, August 27, 1977, Vishma Press, 1977