Jhini jhini bini chadariya.
kah ke tana, kah ke bharni, kaun taar se bini chadariya
ingla pingla taana bharni, sushumna tar se bini chadariya.
ashta kamal dal charkha doley, panch tatva, gun tini chadariya
saiin ko siyat mas dus lagey, thonk-thonk ke bini chadariya.
so chaadar sur nar muni odhi, odhi ke maili kini chadariya
das Kabir jatan kari odhi, jyon ki tyon dhar deeni chadariya.
The Lord Supreme has woven a very fine and delicate tapestry, free of impurities of any kind!
What refined and subtle yarn, what complex interlacing,
He has used to weave it!
Using veins and breath he threads twenty four hours on end,
His spinning wheel turns,
Weaving the tapestry from all five essential elements.
Ten months it takes the Lord to weave his tapestry,
Using the greatest of craftsmanship, care and skill.
That exquisite tapestry is worn by the celestials, by Saints, and by human beings alike.
But they all invariably have defiled it !
Your humble devotee Kabir has worn it scrupulously and meticulously,
And is returning it to you, O’Lord, unblemished and pure !
(cited Blind to Bounds)
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