Leave This
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?
Open thine eyes and see thy God is not before thee!
He is there where the tiller is tilling the hard ground
and where the pathmaker is breaking stones.
He is with them in sun and in shower,
and his garment is covered with dust.
Put off thy holy mantle and even like him come down on the dusty soil!
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Balan kada thura hara dese ( Sinhala:Take off the veils off your eyes)
Giniuam awwae, maha warusawe ( Sinhala: Where the workers toil in the scorching sun, in heavy monsoon rain )
Deviyo wdea inne ( Sinhala:That's where the god is)
ABOVE IS A SINHALA SONG
Original version is from Gitanjali by the Bengali poet RabindranathTagor
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