Four hundred blue-green-white-red soul-birds, part 2

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Jyotsna Rate Chander Pashe Dekhte Amai

Jyotsna rate chander pashe
Dekhte amai chahi

In the Full Moon Night

In the full moon night,
Beside the moon
I must see myself.

Kalpana Noy Kalpana Noy Bandhan Hara

Kalpana noy kalpana noy
Bandhan hara jiban dhara

No Imagination

No imagination:
Limitless is the life-flow.

Intense Eagerness

Intense eagerness
Will be my companion.
With this hope I live.

Jiban Britha Maran Britha Bokar Abhigyata

Jiban britha maran britha
Bokar abhigyata

Meaningless Life

Meaningless life, meaningless death —
This is the experience of the fool.

Charan Tale Thai Pele Aj Jiban Habe Dhanya

Charan tale thai pele aj
Jiban habe dhanya

If I Get My Shelter at Your Feet

If I get my shelter at Your Feet,
My life will be blessed.

Jiban Amar Haibe Kebal Madhumoyi Asha

Jiban amar haibe kebal
Madhumoyi asha nadi

My Companion-Friend

My companion-friend will be
The message of self-giving incantation.

In My Outer Life

In my outer life
I shall no more open
My desire-door.

Maraner Bhoye Jibanere Nahi Charibona

Maraner bhoye jibanere
Nahi chharibona

I Shall Not Give Up Life

I shall not give up life,
Being afraid of death.

Charidhare Mor Kamanar Moha Jal

Charidhare mor kamanar moha jal

Desire, Attachment

Desire, attachment
All around me.

Charan Tale Peyechi Tahi Chahina Ar Kichu

Charan tale peyechhi thai
Chahina ar kichhu

I Am at Your Haven-Feet

I am at Your Haven-Feet.
I want nothing more.

Kusum Sama Phutite Chahi Param Prabhur

Kusum sama phutite chahi
Param prabhur charana tale

Like a Flower

Like a flower, I long to blossom
At the Feet of my Lord Supreme.

Adhirata Nahi Pabe

Adhirata nahi pabe
Nirabata dekha

Silence Can Never Be Seen

Silence can never be seen
By restlessness.

Ashanta Man Tomare Karibo Achire Bisarjan

Ashanta man tomare karibo
Achire bisarjan

Maner Atite Jete Habe Jani Manere Karite Joy

Maner atite jete habe jani
Manere karite joy

Alasata Nahi Pabe

Alasata nahi pabe
Saphalatar madhurata

Idleness

Idleness will never have
The sweetness of success.

O Sincere Heart

O sincere heart, do tell me
Where I can find you.

Durbalata Bhitar Bahir Durbalata Charidhar

Durbalata bhitar bahir
Durbalata charidhar

Day and Night I Shall Swim

Day and night I shall swim
In the sweetness-hope-river.

Khudra Amire Haraite Habe Brihat Amire

Khudra amire haraite habe
Brihat amire labhite

Shephali Phuler Gandhe Ajike Nachiya Utiche

Shephali phuler gandhe ajike
Nachiya uthichhe pran

Dancing, My Heart Is Awakened

Dancing, my heart
Is awakened today
By the redolence of jasmine.

Asha Kusum Tomar Sathe Jiban Amar Chale

Asha kusum tomar sathe
Jiban amar chale

Shantir Lagi Hriday Kandiche Shantir Dekha Nai

Shantir lagi hriday kandichhe
Shantir dekha nai

Asha Kusum Tomar Ruper Nai Je Kabhu Sima

Asha kusum tomar ruper
Nai je kabhu sima

Ami Tomar Ei Kothati Shunte Kebal Chai

Ami tomar ei kothati
Shunte kebal chai

I Am Yours

I am Yours:
This is all I want
To hear from You.

Jagite Haibe Nutan Bhore Nutan Hasite

Jagite haibe nutan bhore
Nutan hasite

Man Akashe Urite Chahi Ananta Ullase

Man akashe urite chahi
Ananta ullase

In the Sky of the Mind

In the sky of the mind
I long to fly
With ecstasy infinite.

Kusumita Chitte Dibase Nishite Tomar Bijoy

Kusumita chitte dibase nishite
Tomar bijoy gahibo.

Alik Swapan Nahe Kabhu Jani

Alik swapan nahe kabhu jani
Manab jiban manab maran

Man's Life and Man's Death

Man’s life and man’s death, I know,
Can never be a false dream.

Martya Tomai Basbo Bhalo Paran Bhore

Martya tomai basbo bhalo paran bhare
Swarge jabar age

Earth, I Shall Love You

Earth, I shall love you
With all my heart
Before I leave for Heaven.

Inspiration Brings In Aspiration

Inspiration brings in
Aspiration.
Aspiration invites
The Lord Supreme.

Hiya Pure Jabo Ebar Karbona Ar Deri

Hiya pure jabo ebar
Karbona ar deri

Jyotir Nabhe Gaibo Ami

Jyotir nabhe gaibo ami
Bishalatar gan

Translation

In the light-flooded sky
I shall sing the songs of Infinity.

In the Light-Flooded Sky

In the light-flooded sky
I shall sing the songs of Infinity.

Mor Asha Nadi Sukhaye Jai Nirash Maru

Mor asha nadi shukhaye jai
Nirash maru bhume

Shunte Barai Madhur Lage Amar Hiyar Amar

Shunte barai madhur lage
Amar hiyar amar banshi

Kandibo Bhitare Kandibo Bahire Bishal Paran

Kandibo bhitare kandibo bahire
Bishal paran lagi

Shikte Habe Param Prabhur Bijoy Giti Shikhte

Shikhte habe
Param prabhur bijoy giti
Shikhte habe

Amar Chitta Sabar Chitte Nitya Bhalo Baste

Amar chitta sabar chitte
Nitya bhalobaste habe
Ei duniyar

Namo.. Karuna Brishti Pratikkhane Namo

Namo namo namo
Karuna brishti
Pratikkhane namo

Descend, Descend

Descend, descend,
Compassion-rain,
At every moment descend.

Bhakti Bina Jiban Keman Kare Madhur Habe

Bhakti bina jiban
Keman kare madhur habe

How Can Life Be Sweet?

How can life be sweet
Without devotion?

Kritagyatar Hasi Jani Mulya Bihin Dhan

Kritagyatar hasi jani
Mulyabihin dhan

Gratitude-Smile

Gratitude-smile, I know,
Is invaluable.

Simar Bandhan Bhangar Age Keman Kare

Simar bandhan bhangar age
Keman kare asim jage

How Can the Infinite Open Its Eyes?

How can the Infinite open its eyes
Before the finite bondage is smashed?

O Surrender-Smile

O surrender-smile,
In the depths of my heart,
I love you.

Andhar Achhe Achhe Alo

Andhar achhe achhe alo
Bechhe nite paro tumi
Jaha tomar lage bhalo

Translation

Darkness there is.
Light there is.
You can choose whichever pleases you.

Darkness There Is

Darkness there is.
Light there is.
You can choose
Whichever pleases you.

Shanti Lagi Praner Jadi Jage Tibra Kandar

Shanti lagi praner jadi jage tibra kandar
Tabe shudhu jabe dure ashanti andhar

If There Is an Intense Cry

If there is an intense cry
For silence-life,
Then only darkness-clamour
Will disappear.

He Bidhata Dao More Ichchha Shakti

He bidhata dao more ichchha shakti

He Bidhata Dao More Bhakati Kusum

He bidhata dao more bhakati kusum

He Bidhata Dao More Shakti Plaban

He bidhata dao more
Shakti plaban

He Bidhata Dao More Premer Akash Dao

He bidhata dao more premer akash
Dao more

He Bidhata Dao More Dhoirjya Baridhi Dao

He bidhata dao more dhoirjya baridhi
Dao more

He Bidhata Karo More Namrata Ghash Karo

He bidhata karo more namrata ghas
Karo more

Janani Mor Karunamoyi Yogamaya

Janani mor karunamoyi
Yogamaya

Mother of Mine

Mother of mine, all Compassion,
Yoga enraptured.

Bhalo Manda Sabar Lagi Aruna Ane Karuna

Bhalo manda sabar lagi
Aruna ane karuna

For Good and Bad and For All

For good and bad and for all
The morning sun brings Grace.

Hiya Bane Baje Aji Amar Shyamer Banshi

Hiya bane baje aji
Amar Shyamer banshi

Dak Eseche Dak Eseche Bishwa Prabhur Dak

Dak esechhe dak esechhe
Bishwa prabhur dak

Call Has Come

Call has come,
Call has come,
Lord Supreme’s Call.

Kripa.. Bigalita Kripa Amar Manasa Purite

Kripa kripa kripa
Bigalita kripa
Amar manasa purite

Compassion, Heart-Melting Compassion

Compassion, Compassion, Compassion,
Heart-melting Compassion
In my mind-city.

Shyama Mayer Charan Tale Bishwa Shanti

Shyama mayer charan tale
Bishwa shanti jage

At the Feet of Mother Kali

At the Feet of Mother Kali
The world peace awakes.

Dekhte Chaha Dekhte Pabe Bishwa Prabhur

Dekhte chaho dekhte pabe
Bishwa prabhur rup

Gopane Hiya Bane Eso Giri Dhari

Gopane hiya bane eso giri dhari

Dakte Tomai Chaina Ami Pete Tomai Chai

Dakte tomai chaina ami
Pete tomai chai

I Do Not Want to Invoke You

I do not want to invoke You,
I want to have You.

Bhul Kareo Gaibona Ar Chaowa Paowar Gan

Bhul kareo gaibona ar
Chaowa paowar gan

Even By Mistake

Even by mistake,
I shall sing no more
The songs of begging
And receiving.

Nirab Haye Nirabatar Karbo Aradhan

Nirab haye
Nirabatar karbo aradhan

I Shall Offer My Adoration

I shall offer my adoration
To silence supreme
In silence.

Byakul Hiya Chahi Ami Amar Maner Rupantar

Byakul hiyai chahi ami
Amar maner rupantar

Shanta Chitte Bhakti Bhare Shakti Kache Jabo

Shanta chitte bhakti bhare
Shakti kachhe jabo

Ar Katobal Raibo Bhabe Agyanatar Sathi Haye

Ar katokal raibo bhabe
Agyanatar sathi haye

How Long Am I to Remain?

How long am I to remain on earth
Being a friend of ignorance?

Oishi Sahas Nai Je Amar Nai Nai

Oishi sahas
Nai je amar nai nai

Heavenly Strength

Heavenly strength
I have none, none.

Maner Sathe Ghure Berai Hriday Kande

Maner sathe ghure berai
Hriday kande gopane

Khudra Chaowa Mukta Haye Dekha Aji Dilo

Khudra chaowa mukta haye
Dekha aji dilo

Small Desires

Small desires
Are being liberated
Today.

Chokher Jale Hiyar Bale Basi Tomar Charan

Chokher jale hiyar bale
Basi tomar charan tale

May My Body

May my body become
My heart-mountain.
May my heart become
My love-mountain.

Kende Kende Ghure Berai Jiban Maru Bhume

Kende kende ghure berai
Jiban maru bhume

Crying and Weeping

Crying and weeping I roam
In my life-desert-land.

Kandite Chahina Paite Chahina Chahi Je Kebal

Kandite chahina paite chahina
Chahi je kebal pujite

I Do Not Want

I do not want to cry.
I do not want to receive.
I only want to worship.

Dine Rate Bajate Habe Rupantarer Banshi

Dine rate bajate habe
Rupantarer banshi

Day and Night I Must Play

Day and night I must play
Transformation-flute.

In Darkness-Night I Must Proceed

In darkness-night
I must proceed
In search of light.

Dyuloke Bhuloke Ashar Sammilan

Dyuloke bhuloke ashar sammilan

On Earth and in Heaven

On earth and in Heaven
Hopes assemble.

Kothai Ananda Kothai Ananda Hatashai Bhara

Kothai ananda kothai ananda
Hatashai bhara pran

Kamanar Ban Barai Tibra Jani

Kamanar ban barai tibra jani

Desire-Arrows

Desire-arrows are too severe,
I know.

Chahina Ami Chaowa Paowar Khudha

Chahina ami chahina ami
Chaowa paowar khudha

I Want Not

I want not the hunger
Of desiring and receiving.

Maner Atite Jete Habe Jani Paramer Dekha

Maner atite jete habe jani
Paramer dekha lagi

Beyond the Mind

Beyond the mind I must go
To see my Lord Supreme.

Agyanatar Ghumer Deshe

Agyanatar ghumer deshe
Thakbe ami chahina

I Do Not Want to Live

I do not want to live
In the ignorance-sleep-clime.

Asha Amai Kare Raja Asha Kare Bishwa Joyi

Asha amai kare raja
Asha kare bishwa joyi

Hope Makes Me a King

Hope makes me
A king,
Hope makes me
A world-conqueror.

Diner Sheshe Rater Sheshe Ami Amai Dibo

Diner sheshe rater sheshe
Ami amai dibo tomai hese hese

At the End of the Day

At the end of the day,
At the end of the night,
I must smilingly give myself to You.

Hiyar Jyoti Hiyar Jyoti Ami Tomar Chirantaner

Hiyar jyoti hiyar jyoti
Ami tomar chirantaner sathi

Kandte Habe Manas Bane Anya Kothao Noi

Kandte habe manas bane
Anya kothao noy

Haste Habe Hiya Pure Anya Kothao Noi

Haste habe hiya pure
Anya kothao noy

Nachte Habe Alor Deshe

Nachte habe alor deshe
Anya kothao noy

Translation

I must dance in the land of light,
Nowhere else.

Deha Man Sathe Chalilam Aji Satyer Sandhane

Deha man sathe chalilam aji
Satyer sandhane

Bhitare Bahire Kandi Aharaha Nutan Jibana Lagi

Bhitare bahire kandi aharaha
Nutan jibana lagi

Jabar Dine Diye Jabo Dharanire Kritagyatar Har

Jabar dine diye jabo
Dharanire kritagyatar har

At the End of My Life's Journey

At the end of my life's journey,
I shall offer to the Mother Earth
A gratitude-garland.

Sathi Habe Akulata Ei Barashai Thaki

Sathi habe akulata
Ei barashai thaki

Balo Prabhu Ar Katokal Rahite Habe Tomai

Balo prabhu ar katokal
Rahite habe tomai bhule

My Lord, Do Tell Me

My Lord, do tell me,
How long have I to live
Forgetting You?

My Life Will Only Be

My life will only be
A sweetness-hope-river.

Sathi Habe Sathi Habe Atma Tyager Mantra

Sathi habe sathi habe
Atmatyager mantrabani

Bahir Jibane Basanar Duar Khulibona Ar

Bahir jibane basanar duar
Khulibona ar khulibona

O Restless Mind of Mine

O restless mind of mine,
Soon I shall cast you away.

Beyond the Mind

I know, beyond the mind
I must go
To conquer the mind.

Saral Hriday Tomar Dekha Kothai Pabo Balo

Saral hriday tomar dekha
Kothai pabo balo

Weakness Within, Weakness Without

Weakness within,
Weakness without,
Weakness all-where.

Santaribo Dibanishi Madhumoyi Asha Nadite

Santaribo dibanishi
Madhumoyi asha nadite

I Must Lose the Little 'I'

I must lose the little ‘i’
To get the big ‘I’.

O Hope-Flowers

O hope-flowers, with you
My life goes on.

My Heart Is Crying for Peace

My heart is crying for peace;
No peace can be seen.

O Hope-Flower, Your Beauty

O hope-flower, your beauty
Knows no limit.

Phulte Hale Phuler Mato Khulte Habe Hiyar

Phulte hale phuler mato
Khulte habe hiyar duar

The Door of Your Heart

The door of your heart
Must be kept open
If you want to blossom
Like a flower.

I Must Wake Up

I must wake up
With the new dawn,
With a new smile.

Prabhur Charan Bhalobasi Ei Je Amar Parichai

Prabhur charan bhalobasi
Ei je amar parichoy

I Love My Lord's Feet

I love my Lord’s Feet.
This is my identification.

With a Flower-Blossomed Heart

With a flower-blossomed heart
I shall sing Your Victory-Songs.

Prerana Ane Eshana Eshana Ane Param

Prerana ane eshana
Eshana ane param prabhure

This Time

This time
I shall enter the heart-city
Without any delay.

My Hope-River Is Getting Dry

My hope-river is getting dry
In the cheerless desert-land.

Pleasant, All Pleasant

Pleasant, all pleasant,
My heart’s deathless flute-melody.

I Shall Cry Within

I shall cry within,
I shall cry without
For an infinite heart.

Benche Thaki Ami Kebal Khudra Chaowa Niye

Benche thaki ami kebal
Khudra chaowa niye

I Keep Myself Alive

I keep myself alive
Only with puny desires.

I Must Learn How to Sing

I must learn how to sing
Victory-songs of my Lord,
I must learn.

My Heart Must Love Daily

My heart must love daily
All the hearts in this world.

Balte Chahi Gopan Katha Keha Shunte

Balte chahi gopan katha
Keha shunte chahena

I Long to Tell

I long to tell my secret thoughts;
Nobody wants to hear.

Samarpaner Hasi Pran Gabhire Tomai Ami

Samarpaner hasi pran gabhire
Tomai ami bhalobasi

My Lord, Give Me Will-Power

My Lord, give me will-power,
Give me.

My Lord, Give Me Devotion-Flower

My Lord, give me devotion-flower,
Give me.

My Lord, Give Me Strength-Flood

My Lord, give me strength-flood,
Give me.

My Lord, Give Me Love-Sky

My Lord, give me love-sky,
Give me.

My Lord, Give Me Patience-Sea

My Lord, give me patience-sea,
Give me.

My Lord, Make Me Humility-Grass

My Lord, make me humility-grass,
Make me.

Barai Nithur Bhitar Bahir Ahamika

Barai nithur bhitar bahir
Ahamika

Very Cruel Within, Without

Very cruel within, without:
Pride.

Today My Lord Krishna

Today my Lord Krishna
Is playing His Flute
Inside my heart-garden.

You Want to See

You want to see,
You will see
The Beauty of the Lord Supreme.

O Lord Krishna, Do Come

O Lord Krishna,
Do come into my heart-garden
Secretly.

With an Eager Heart

With an eager heart,
I want my mind’s transformation.

With a Silence-Heart

With a silence-heart,
Devotedly
To Power Goddess I shall go.

With My Mind

With my mind I roam.
My heart cries in secrecy.

Sakal Desher Jabe Hiya Shanti Giti Geye

Sakal desher jabe hiya
Shanti giti geye

To All Climes

To all climes my heart shall go
Singing the peace song.

With the Tears of My Eyes

With the tears of my eyes
And the strength of my heart,
I sit at Your Feet.

Tanu Hok Mor Hiyar Pahar Hiya Hok Mor

Tanu hok mor hiyar pahar
Hiya hok mor premer pahar

Timir Rate Chalte Habe Alor Sandhane

Timir rate chalte habe
Alor sandhane

Balar Mato Kichui Ajo Balte Shikhini

Balar mato kichhui ajo
Balte shikhini

I Have Not Yet Learned

I have not yet learned
Anything worth telling.

Where is Delight?

Where is delight?
Where is delight?
My heart is all depression.

Sabar Sathe Jukta Haye Mukti Bhikkha Magi

Sabar sathe jukta haye
Mukti bhikkha magi

United With All

United with all,
I must beg for liberation.

O Light of My Heart

O Light of my heart,
O Light of my heart,
I am Your Eternity’s companion.

I Must Cry inside My Mind-Forest

I must cry
Inside my mind-forest,
Nowhere else.

I Must Smile in My Heart-City

I must smile
In my heart-city,
Nowhere else.

I Must Dance in the Land of Light

I must dance
In the land of light,
Nowhere else.

With My Body and Mind

With my body and mind,
I am on the march today
For the truth-discovery.

Tomai Puje Hayechi Ami Param Bhagyaban

Tomai puje hayechhi ami
Param bhagyaban

Worshipping You

Worshipping You,
I have become most fortunate.

Within, Without, for a New Life I Cry

Within, without,
For a new life
I cry sleeplessly.

Pranami Tomai Bhubaner Nath Parama Bhakati

Pranami tomai bhubaner nath
Parama bhakati bhare

O Lord of the Universe, I Bow to You

O Lord of the universe,
I bow to You
With my devotion absolute.