May 20, 2013

Release the gates, my playmate

 খেলার সাথি, বিদায়দ্বার খোলো
Khelar shathi, biday-dwar kholo (audio: Suchitra Mitra)

Release the gates, my playmate
As our heyday comes to an end
Bid me goodbye

There is a faraway echo
Urging the tramp to depart
Here, our happy carnival ends

May 19, 2013

I thrill to the day your message possesses me

Boshe achhi he kobe shunibo tomaro banee (audio: Subinoy Roy)

I thrill to the day
Your message possesses me
The instant I can show up to the world
In affinity
To celebrate my sacred life

I crave for my moment of ascension
Through love

To beg the hearts
Of my fellow beings

I have failed to evoke ecstasies.
Noone listens
I end up being a powerless instrument
For your prolific symphony

Unless you sing for me
How could my melodies breathe
How could they shimmer
Without your force and light?

Unless you speak through me
What can my words depict?
If could only embrace creation

Through the vibes of your love

May 16, 2013

With one solo surrender

একটি নমস্কারে, প্রভু
Ekti nomoshkare probhu

With one solo surrender
May my body embrace
Myriad roles
Of your intricate world,
My lord.

May my heart be weighed down
Like a deep, succulent cloud
Yielding to you
With infinite richness

With one lone bow
May the many melodies meld
To form one silent sea of serenity

Like a swan that seeks
Her sea of sustenance,
Her ultimate destiny,
May my entire being
Take on a singular flight
To the supreme end of all ends

May 7, 2013

Eternal sunshine

 হে চিরনূতন, আজি এ দিনের প্রথম গানে
He chiro nuton, aji e diner prothom gaane (audio)

Eternal sunshine
Unfold my life like a bud
As I hum this song

Your missives lilt of boundless hope
Of  life's cosmic vibrations  
Your blessings are indelible

In this sacred moment
The sky be suffused with magical air
Filling lungs with clean life
Reviving moments, hopes and breaths

Anything short of vitality
Be swamped with vigor,
Anything short of freshness
Be liquidated 
Into the stream of reborn sunlight