Ek Kahun To Hai Nahin, Do Kahun To Gaari
Hai Jaisa Taisa Rahe, Kahe Kabir Bichari
If I say one, It is not
If I say two, it will be a violation
Let 'It' be what 'It' is
says Kabir upon contemplation
This Doha is an illustration of Kabir mysticism that parallels the
Kabir here is alluding to the futility of describing the cosmic
experience. In that vein, he underscores the limited vision of both
the Advaitic (one God) and Dvaitic (God is separate from the devotee)
schools of thought. He says that the final experience is what it
is and cannot be cast into any thought, words or description. A
first-hand direct experience is the only way of knowing. And when
that happens all else becomes literally irrelevant.
Many people ask why did the tragedy of September 11 have to happen?
Many spiritual leaders have given a variety of explanations. Could
it be that the answer is not an explanation but a feeling, not discussion
or analysis but silence, not extroversion but an introversive acceptance?