Paramhansa Yogananda at the Sea in Encinitas

My Prisoner

Long You hid Beneath the static of my restless thoughts, Long You fled In the chambers of eerie ether, At last I found Thee Hiding behind the quiet desert dunes Of My desirelessness. Fastened with strong cords of devotion You are my Prisoner. I’ll keep You Locked in the dungeons of silence Fastened beneath the bars of my closed eyes. … Read More

Paramhansa Yogananda Standing

Leaving Thy Vow

Blossoms come and seasons change, They all speak of Thee. The moon slightly shows Thy smile, The sun holds Thy lamp of life. When wilt Thou talk to Me, Leaving Thy vow of silence? Wake! Wake! from Thy sleep Speak to me now, O Lord. I have been swimming for Thee In the sea of my tears. In the arteries … Read More