open thy eyes

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Great poem by Shri Rabindranath Tagore

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Open thy eyes and see thy God : 

Open thy eyes and see thy God

Leave this chanting and singing and telling of beads! : 

Leave this chanting and singing and telling of beads!

Whom dost thou worship in this lonely dark corner of a temple with doors all shut? : 

Whom dost thou worship in this lonely dark corner of a temple with doors all shut?

Open thine eyes and see thy God is not before thee! : 

Open thine eyes and see thy God is not before thee!

He is there where the tiller is tilling the hard ground : 

He is there where the tiller is tilling the hard ground

and where the pathmaker is breaking stones. : 

and where the pathmaker is breaking stones.

He is with them in sun and in shower, : 

He is with them in sun and in shower,

and his garment is covered with dust. : 

and his garment is covered with dust.

Put off thy holy mantle and even like him come down on the dusty soil! : 

Put off thy holy mantle and even like him come down on the dusty soil!

Deliverance? Where is this deliverance to be found? : 

Deliverance? Where is this deliverance to be found?

Our master himself has joyfully taken upon him the bonds of creation; : 

Our master himself has joyfully taken upon him the bonds of creation;

He is bound with us all for ever. : 

He is bound with us all for ever.

Come out of thy meditations and leave aside thy flowers and incense! : 

Come out of thy meditations and leave aside thy flowers and incense!

What harm is there if thy clothes become tattered and stained? : 

What harm is there if thy clothes become tattered and stained?

Meet him and stand by him in toil and in sweat of thy brow. : 

Meet him and stand by him in toil and in sweat of thy brow.

By:-Shri Rabindranath Tagore : 

By:-Shri Rabindranath Tagore

Recapitulation : 

Recapitulation

Recapitulation : 

Recapitulation Answer in ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ Q:- Can God be found in temples (Yes/No) ? Ans:- ____________

Recapitulation : 

Recapitulation Answer in ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ Q:- Do we need to wear clean and tidy clothes to worship God (Yes/No) ? Ans:- ____________

Recapitulation : 

Recapitulation Answer in ‘True’ or ‘False’ We can achieve deliverance with meditation. Ans:- ____________

Recapitulation : 

Recapitulation Answer in ‘True’ or ‘False’ God hates those who wear dirty clothes. Ans:- ____________

Recapitulation : 

Recapitulation Fill in the blanks: The central idea of the poem is : ________ is ____________

Open thy eyes and see thy God : 

Open thy eyes and see thy God

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