Thursday, July 16

Spirit of beauty

The evening was lonely for me, and I was reading a book till my heart became dry, and it seemed to me that beauty was thing fashioned by the traders in words. Tired I shut the book and snuffed the candle. In a moment the room was flooded with moonlight.

Spirit of beauty, how could you, whose radiance overbrims the sky, stand hidden behind a candle’s tiny flame? How could a few vain words from a book rise like a mist, and veil her whose voice has hushed the heart of earth into ineffable calm?

.... Quoted from Tagore’s Lover’s Gift
.... Photo Credit: Mr.Mahadev, my fellow trekker to Roopkund
Photo Location: Evening at Didna Camp....