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English translation of song ami jakhon tar duyare

Song of Rabindranath Tagore

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English translation of Tagore song ami jakhon tar duyare; please find it below.

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I lose all whatever I obtain from Him -
When I approach Him begging.
When He approaches me as a beggar -
Breaking the locks I find within my soul
A gem-studded chain, that I never lose.
Begging for light the dawn comes to Him,
The light so obtained falls on the ground.
When dusk He approaches to, hands stretched,
Earnest desires of darkness start flashing in layers,
And He places them on His crown.

- Translated by Anjan Ganguly

What I get when I come to his door begging, 
I lose it every time.
When He comes begging at my door
Breaking the lock I find within my soul a wealth of riches
And that does not go missing.
The dawn comes a begging to Him for light
That light prostrates on the ground 
When He approaches dusk with arms outstretched, then in layers
Blooms within its own soul the wealth of darkness
And He wears the jewel in His crown.

- Translated by Ratna De

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