‘Nayan Nehare Bishwa Bhuvan Herena’
The eye sees the entire world
But it sees not its own life;
Therefore, keeping the two eyes closed
The Yogi meditates on You,
O Lord Supreme.
The ear hears only
The messages and the clamour of the outer world.
It hears not the messages
Of the highest Heaven;
Therefore, the true seeker of wisdom
Always tries to keep his ears
Under his perfect control.
By: Sri Chinmoy
From: Supreme Teach Me how to cry – 100 Bengali Songs
Songs translated from Bengali into English