Kabir: Are you looking for me?

Are you looking for me? I am in the next seat.
My shoulder is against yours.
You will not find me in stupas, not in Indian shrine rooms,
nor in synagogues, nor in cathedrals,
not in masses, nor in kirtans, not in legs winding around your own neck,
nor in eating nothing but vegetables.
When you really look for me, you will see me instantly—
You will find me in the tiniest house of time.
Kabir says, Student, tell me, what is God?
He is the breath inside the breath.

(as translated by Robert Bly)

quoted in Ram Dass,
Polishing the Mirror – How to Live from your Spiritual Heart
Colorado: Sounds True (2013)

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