Thursday, October 14, 2010
Nee Mayeyolago- Kanakadasaru
nee maayeyoLago, ninnoLu maayeyo
nee dEhadhoLago, ninnoLu dEhavo ||
Are you a creature of illusion? or illusion your creation?
Are you a part of the body? Or is the body a part of you?
bayalu aalayadoLago, aalayavu bayaloLago
bayalu aalayaveraDu nayanadoLago
nayana buddhiyoLago, buddhi nayanadoLago
nayana buddhigaLeraDu ninnoLago hariye||1||
Is space within the house? Or the house within space?
Or are both space and the house within the seeing eye?
Is the eye within the mind? Or the mind within the eye?
Or are both the eye and the mind within you?
saviyu sakkareyoLago, sakkareyu saviyoLago
saviyu sakkareyaraDu jihveyoLago
jihve manasinoLago, manasu jihveyoLago
jihve manasugaLeraDu ninnoLago hariye||2||
Does sweetness lie in sugar, or sugar in sweetness?
Or do both sweetness and sugar lie in the tongue?
Is the tongue within the mind? Or the mind within the tongue?
Or are both the tongue and the mind within you?
kusumadoLu gandhavo, gandhadoLu kusumavo
kusuma gandhagaLeraDu aaghraaNadoLago
asamabhava kaagineleyaadi kEshavarAya
usuralennaLavalla ella ninnoLago hariye||3||
Does fragrance lie in the flower? Or the flower in fragrance?
Or do both the flower and fragrance lie in the nostrils?
I cannot say, O Lord Adikeshava of Kaginele,
O! peerless one, are all things within you alone?