(27) What is liberation

Our body has senses physical

Designed for experiences dual

 

If I get pricked by a pin

Can I avoid feeling pain?

 

Cool breeze on a muggy evening

So pleasing and comforting

 

But sense experiences do not last

Here now, gone moment next

 

Why want pleasure, avoid pain

Knowing they won’t remain?

 

Dual reality of senses inevitable

But why have attachment mental?

 

Desire for pleasure, state painless

Keeps one stuck to lives endless

 

If no desire at the moment of dying

No need to return to life repeating

 

One liberated from desires while living

Is naturally also liberated after dying

 

One not believing in birth after death

Steady desireless mind, goal of worth

 

Going beyond bodily identity limited

Discarding doership, duality associated

 

Gunas are real doer is self-realisation

Merging with the Singular is liberation

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I am happily retired and enjoy writing and communicating with friends.
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