The Agony of the Heart. Saturday's Inspiration 7. A Soulful Offering to Shaloo Walia

Updated on July 1, 2018
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Manatita is an esteemed author living in London, UK. He writes spiritual books, flash fiction and esoteric poetry, his favourite genre.

Wisdom from the Master

"As long as your Heart remains,

An ever-mounting Aspiration-flame,

It makes no difference,

What your weaknesses are." -Sri Chinmoy

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My Heart spills …

Like ink on blots of paper,

Shedding her tears,

Upon the breath of God.


Ticker … ticker … ticker,

She spins her emotions like rain,

Falling copiously

Upon the wings of time.


The Light of another virgin dawn,

Pierces through her inner sanctum,

Glistening in radiant garments,

To ignite the lustre of the soul.


Heralding the promise of a New Jerusalem,

Love kisses my core, carrying the banner of an awakened sunrise.


Manatita, The Lantern Carrier. 28th June, 2018.

~Awakening The Inner Light ~

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Wisdom from Sri Sarada Devi

"I tell you one thing—if you want peace, do not find fault with others. Rather see your own faults. Learn to make the world your own. No one is a stranger, my child; the whole world is your own...

One must live carefully. Every action produces its results. It is not good to use harsh words towards others or be responsible for their suffering...

One’s sensitivity is lost if one has no control over one’s speech. And once a man casts all consideration for others to the winds, he stops at nothing." Sri Sarada Devi, the Consort of Sri Ramakrishna.

Wisdom from the Master

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Wisdom from the Master

"A Heart of compassion

Is the real possessor of happiness." -Sri Chinmoy.


"Our differences disappear,

The moment we come to realise,

That all Hearts are One." -Sri Chinmoy

The Joy of the Heart

How do you attract this, or which best appeals to you?

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© 2018 manatita44

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    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      2 weeks ago from london

      Much wisdom in your answer. Thank you, Rochelle.

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      rdsparrowriter 

      2 weeks ago

      Beautiful and thought provoking :) Finding faults is easy . Many times I realized that whenever i find a fault in another person, actually makes me realize of my own faults.

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      manatita44 

      2 weeks ago from london

      Ah Linda C,

      You have got taste. Lol. Yes, a beautiful piece! Thank you so much!!

      Shanmarie,

      Wise words ... wise words indeed!! Let me know when you figure it out. (Chuckle)

      Hope yes, we need this bird so badly! Thank you so much!!

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      manatita44 

      2 weeks ago from london

      So sweet of you, Peggy. Some have helped me, so I have blended them to my Heart. Thank you.

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      Peggy Woods 

      2 weeks ago from Houston, Texas

      Each and every one of your posts is enriching to the spirit. You are a wise teacher always sharing good advice of your own as well as others. Thank you!

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      Linda Crampton 

      2 weeks ago from British Columbia, Canada

      The poem is lovely, but my favourite part is the second verse. I love the imagery and the idea of emotions falling like rain on the wings of time.

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      Shannon Henry 

      2 weeks ago from Texas

      Your poetry is always so beautiful. I'm finding that recognizing my own faults is not as much of a problem as fixing them. Fixing them has been a long process, and I still stumble along. Perhaps one day I will find that I have it mostly figured out. But then I suppose, everyone is always still a work in progress. There will just be something else to improve upon. Thank God for hope.

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      manatita44 

      2 weeks ago from london

      Agreed as always, my Dear Nellieanna. Some very excellent sharing worth pondering upon. Indeed very meaningful!

      Missed you. I trust that you are well. Much Love. - Manatita

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      3 weeks ago from TEXAS

      How true and wise that it it in not finding fault in others, but recognizing one's own faults, that a person can find and cultivate peace within! This is all very beautiful and enlightening, my dear friend Manatita!

      I love that your poetry reveals both your spiritual growth and your humanity. Being on earth is for both. Hugs.

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      manatita44 

      3 weeks ago from london

      Mary,

      What a delightful comment. You are receptive to my poems. Gratitude ... much!!!

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      Mary Norton 

      3 weeks ago from Ontario, Canada

      Once a man throwns all considerations to the winds, he stops at nothing. We see that done today that the challenge is stronger to live int in our own lives. What a beautiful poem...

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      manatita44 

      3 weeks ago from london

      A very powerful compliment, Mitchell. Very powerful indeed!

      I'm really happy that it seems to have helped you.

      Excellent!!

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      Mitchell Marso 

      3 weeks ago from Mankato, MN

      Manatita,

      I absolutely love your poetry like this one!!! After reading this only halfway through, my consciousness tunneled itself in and out of vivid visualizations of the combined symbolizations and the literal senses. Both the abstract, and realistic, combining themselves simultaneously like a fluid wave pulsing into reality. Even after reading for the 5th time, it still brought the vividness. Your words are beautiful, my brother. You inspire.

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      manatita44 

      3 weeks ago from london

      Yes Mark. Over 500 so far. Thank you so much!

      Verlie,

      Thank you for a very beautiful sentiment. Appreciated!

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      Verlie Burroughs 

      3 weeks ago from Canada

      Nice light manatita, your spirituality is profound.

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      Mark Tulin 

      3 weeks ago from Santa Barbara, California

      You have an endless supply of positive messages. God bless.

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      manatita44 

      3 weeks ago from london

      Yes, Chitrangada.

      I knew her through being attracted by her spiritual articles. Thank you for for loving sentiment. Much peace!

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      manatita44 

      3 weeks ago from london

      Yes.

      It is full of hope. Diliberate. I wanted a loving start. Once you read Sri Chinmoy, Ramana and Ramakrisna, you would realise that the 'other' guy fell short.

      Thank you so much!

      Haha Rinita.

      Makes sense, but not intended. I switch from he/it/ she, quite a lot!

      Thank you so much!

      Eric, I like that Native American saying. Cool!

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      Ioannis Arvanitis 

      3 weeks ago from Greece, Almyros

      Oh! My Brother, another sublime Hub from you. A divine poem-metaphor, but I have to say that my Heart sang with joy when I read the first quote of Sri Chinmoy. It is so hopeful for us who know that we have many weaknesses.

      Thank you, Brother!

      Hare!

      Sean

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      Rinita Sen 

      3 weeks ago

      I interpreted this as the personification of the heart, and to render it as the female gender seemed truly central. Great offering for Shaloo who writes from her heart.

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      Eric Dierker 

      3 weeks ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      There is an old Native American name given "Walks in Beauty". So be it. Both of you here do that.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 

      3 weeks ago from New Delhi, India

      Beautiful poem and a lovely tribute to Shaloo!

      She is a dear friend and multitalented too. Her inclination towards spirituality is admirable, just like yours.

      Thanks for sharing this and the wonderful words of wisdom.

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      manatita44 

      3 weeks ago from london

      Well hello, Shaloo, my Didi Ji. You are first here! Hope that all's good with you. Thank you so much! Hari Om!- manatita

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      Shaloo Walia 

      3 weeks ago from India

      Thank you Manatita for this lovely dedication! The love and gratitude for the divine is beautifully depicted in the poem and speaks of hope for us, the fallen souls. Loved the quotes by Sri Chinmoy...So blessed we are to have a spiritual master in our lives!

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