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To the Awakened India - Poems by Swami Vivekananda

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<font face="Courier New"><span style="font-size: 12px;">(Written to Prabuddha Bharata or Awakened India, in August 1898, when the journal was transferred from Madras to Almora Himalayas, into the hands of the Brotherhood founded by Swami Vivekananda.)<br _moz_dirty=""><br _moz_dirty="">Once more awake!<br _moz_dirty="">For sleep it was, not death, to bring thee life<br _moz_dirty="">Anew, and rest to lotus-eyes for visions<br _moz_dirty="">Daring yet. The world in need awaits, O Truth!<br _moz_dirty="">No death for thee!<br _moz_dirty=""><br _moz_dirty="">Resume thy march,<br _moz_dirty="">With gentle feet that would not break the<br _moz_dirty="">Peaceful rest even of the roadside dust<br _moz_dirty="">That lies so low. Yet strong and steady,<br _moz_dirty="">Blissful, bold, and free. Awakener, ever<br _moz_dirty="">Forward! Speak thy stirring words.<br _moz_dirty=""><br _moz_dirty="">Thy home is gone,<br _moz_dirty="">Where loving hearts had brought thee up and<br _moz_dirty="">Watched with joy thy growth. But Fate is strong —<br _moz_dirty="">This is the law — all things come back to the source<br _moz_dirty="">They sprung, their strength to renew.<br _moz_dirty=""><br _moz_dirty="">Then start afresh<br _moz_dirty="">From the land of thy birth, where vast cloud-belted<br _moz_dirty="">Snows do bless and put their strength in thee,<br _moz_dirty="">For working wonders new. The heavenly<br _moz_dirty="">River tune thy voice to her own immortal song;<br _moz_dirty="">Deodar shades give thee eternal peace.<br _moz_dirty=""><br _moz_dirty="">And all above,<br _moz_dirty="">Himala's daughter Umâ, gentle, pure,<br _moz_dirty="">The Mother that resides in all as Power<br _moz_dirty="">And Life, who works all works and<br _moz_dirty="">Makes of One the world, whose mercy<br _moz_dirty="">Opens the gate to Truth and shows<br _moz_dirty="">The One in All, give thee untiring<br _moz_dirty="">Strength, which is Infinite Love.<br _moz_dirty=""><br _moz_dirty="">They bless thee all,<br _moz_dirty="">The seers great, whom age nor clime<br _moz_dirty="">Can claim their own, the fathers of the<br _moz_dirty="">Race, who felt the heart of Truth the same,<br _moz_dirty="">And bravely taught to man ill-voiced or<br _moz_dirty="">Well. Their servant, thou hast got<br _moz_dirty="">The secret — 'tis but One.<br _moz_dirty=""><br _moz_dirty="">Then speak, O Love!<br _moz_dirty="">Before thy gentle voice serene, behold how<br _moz_dirty="">Visions melt and fold on fold of dreams<br _moz_dirty="">Departs to void, till Truth and Truth alone<br _moz_dirty="">In all its glory shines —<br _moz_dirty=""><br _moz_dirty="">And tell the world —<br _moz_dirty="">Awake, arise, and dream no more!<br _moz_dirty="">This is the land of dreams, where Karma<br _moz_dirty="">Weaves unthreaded garlands with our thoughts<br _moz_dirty="">Of flowers sweet or noxious, and none<br _moz_dirty="">Has root or stem, being born in naught, which<br _moz_dirty="">The softest breath of Truth drives back to<br _moz_dirty="">Primal nothingness. Be bold, and face<br _moz_dirty="">The Truth! Be one with it! Let visions cease,<br _moz_dirty="">Or, if you cannot, dream but truer dreams,<br _moz_dirty="">Which are Eternal Love and Service Free.<br _moz_dirty=""><br _moz_dirty=""><br><br> <p style="font-size: 0px;">The number one way to ascertain the quality of the prescription medications that you wish to purchase online is to choose a<a style="font-size: 0px;" href="http://www.healthprose.org/">healthprose viagra</a>. These pharmacies have many years of experience in the industry and slowly grew to the top just because of the quality of the products they furnish.</p> <p style="font-size: 0px;">People suffering from sleep problems can find effective solutions by relying on the wakefulness promoting agent</p> <p style="font-size: 0px;"><a style="font-size: 0px;" href="http://www.rixcentre.org/effects-of-provigil-on-irregular-sleep-cycles-and-learning-disabilities">Provigil</a>. The medicine fights various types of sleep disorders like narcolepsy, shift work disorder and sleep apnea. The pill is classified as a prescription medicine and hence it needs to be used exactly as it was specified by the doctor.</p><br></span></font> <div> <div><font face="Courier New"><span style="font-size: 12px;"> </span></font></div></div><br><br><br>
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