15 Jun '11
Posted in Blog by Eric Shaw
One Short Bhakti Poem
I have been reading, The Hindus, An Alternative History by Wendy Doniger. In the chapter on Bhakti, she translates this poem:
Male and Female,
a cloth covering their shame comes loose.
When all the world is the eye of the lord,
onlooking everywhere, what can you
cover and conceal?
by the female poet named Mahadevi,
Tags: Bhakti, Yoga History, Yoga Philosophy, Wendy Doniger