In Praise of Shri Bhagavan: By Alan Adams Jacobs

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In Praise of Shri Bhagavan
by Alan Adams Jacobs

Let’s give thanks to great Lord Ramana,
For his boundless Grace and Jnana teaching;
He grants silent diksha without vain preaching,
And the precious gift of atma vichara,
His directly liberating, true sadhana.
His eternal presence is close; ever reaching
The hearts of all devotees, so breaching
Mad ego’s fortress of dark avidya.
We feel devotion through our gratitude,
For leading us out of dread samsara;
He bestows full faith, strength and fortitude,
He transmits the power of Arunachala.

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Ever our loving guardian and guide,
Deep in our hearts his lotus feet abide.

Photos courtesy of Shri Ramanaashram