Jibane Chahina Marane Chahina

Jibane chahina marane chahina
Tomar charan chahite
Chahi shudhu ami jibane marane
Taba pada tale rahite


I do not want to leave
Your Compassion-Feet,
Either in my lifetime or in my death.
I want only to remain at Your Feet.
Sri Chinmoy, One thousand lotus petals, part 2, Aum Publications, New York, 2000