Maha Periyava, Anna Ra. Ganapati and Poet Shelley converge on one thought Advaitha in this post! Hara Hara Shankara, Jaya Jaya Shankara!

Sage of Kanchi

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“The One remains, the Many change!”

There was a discussion with Swamigal about how famous English poets like Shakespeare, Milton, Wordsworth, Tennyson had expressed the principles of Vedanta in many places! I showed Swamigal an example of how Keats, though considered to be a Romantic poet, had spoken about Adwaita.

Swamigal replied: “Keats and Shelley should not be dubbed solely as ‘Sensual Poets’ (phrase used by Him). You gave an example of Keats. Has Shelley also spoken about Adwaita?”

I started to think but could not recollect.

Swamigal gave me a clue, “How about Shelley’s work in the poem Elegy?”

I still could not recall!

Swamigal Himelf continued, enjoying the beauty of Shelley’s words:

“The One remains, the Many change
Heaven’s Light forever Shines, Earth’s shadows…

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