Aisee Vani Boliye, Mun Ka Aapa Khoye
Apna Tan Sheetal Kare, Auran Ko Sukh Hoye
Speak such words, sans ego's ploy
Body remains composed, giving the listener joy
This doha is a gem. It deals with human psychology, metaphysics
and a basic tenet of the Indian philosophy. The ancients of the
Vedic literature have laid tremendous emphasis on speech. They have
mentioned in innumerable shlokas that our speech has a direct connection
with our bodily humors. They proclaimed that sound and sight are
the underlying source of all vibrations. This has been scientifically
proven over and over again.
We know that all sounds create vibrations. And these vibrations
affect both the speaker and the listener. Soothing, compassionate
and loving words breed togetherness, while harsh speech breeds hatred.
And, we also know that human speech is one of the main ingredient
that differentiates mankind from the rest of the animal kingdom.
Thus, Kabir, in this doha crystallizes the power of the spoken
word. He teaches us to speak in such a manner that keeps us harmonious
and composed thereby making the listener feel a sense of joy in
Experiment yourself and rediscover the power of the spoken word.