A selection of poetry and other writing by the nineteenth century English poet, artist, printer and visionary William Blake, with an eleven page introduction and appreciation by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi. The book includes twenty-eight short poems and excerpts from three longer poems.
In today’s world, it may seem unlikely that Indian devotional poetry would be considered prize-worthy literature in the West. Lines that describe homesick cranes flying back to their nest as a metaphor for mankind’s return to God are potent sentiments. More than that, they are devout supplications.
In the poems and stories collected and translated to English for the first time in this volume, Vladimir Mikhanovsky rises above the mundane. His voice is the poet of old, the visionary who speaks of Buddha as if he walked our streets only yesterday. He remembers the Christ, the Moses and the Muhammed that the rest of us have forgotten.
Jerusalem, the Emanation of the Giant Albion was considered by William Blake to be his greatest work: 'The Grandest Poem that this World Contains'. A consummate work of art, poetry and spirituality by one of the most prophetic of Britain's artists, Jerusalem articulates the journey of Man's spiritual awakening to become the Divine Humanity.
A contemporary sufi poetry book that leaves one enchanted by the hidden miracle of life as described below. The sight of green shrubs springing in parched crevices of rocks, leave us wonderstruck at the miracles of nature. But there are many miracles that nature performs within us of that our conscious mind is unaware of.