Red Lotus

Red Lotus by J.A. Chadwick

  (Sri Aurobindo’s Consciousness)

That living Lotus, petal by petal unfolding,

    Which through the mists of this avidya looms,

Vicegerent of the Sun, nowise withholding

    The light we lack in Maya’s nether glooms.

O puissant heart amidst whose raptured shrining

    A nameless Love is garbed in Name’s disguise,

Last metronome to mortal things assigning

    A fadeless rhythm wrung from Dawn’s echoing skies.

- From Yogi Sri KrishnaPrem – Dilip Kumar Roy