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Lalla - Prune the weeds from your heart’s garden

Identifier

020316

Type of spiritual experience

A description of the experience

I, Lalla, The Poems of Lal Ded translated by Ranjit Hoskote

Prune the weeds from your heart’s garden
and the narcissus will bloom for you.
When you die, they’ll want all your ledgers and journals.
Look out!  Here comes Death, chasing you like a tax-collector.

The source of the experience

Lalla

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Observation contributed by: Francis Keeble