Nepal

Nepal

The enveloping blackness, dark enough to veil fire,
    is dispersed by the dim reddening of the eastern skies
The ominous shadows of the horizon suddenly become
    towering peaks of profundity,
    glistening with glory under the Himalayan dawn.

Nepal, Nepal, Nepal,

Humanity has come to Nepal to pay homage to the very
    dust on which Lord Buddha trod his first steps.
Humanity has come to Nepal to partake of the sweetness
    filling even the smile of the street sweeper.
Humanity has come to Nepal to relearn the purpose
    of existence.
Humanity has come to Nepal to return to the Source –
    Nepal is the Source.

Where is God if not in the hearts of those
    who sacrifice their comfort for yours?
Where is God if not in the lives of those
    who sacrifice their happiness for yours?
Where is God if not in those
    who sacrifice their progress for yours?

Nepal has learned the secret of secrets: -
    from self-offering dawns satisfaction.
For this achievement,
Humanity bows and bows to the Soul of Nepal
and God tunes His own Heart to the heartbeat of Nepal.

– Sanjay Rawal.

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