57. You are the doer

I’m not the doer, I’m not the giver.
I’m not the one who begs for
anything other than your compassion.
When the servant fails to do work,
the mistress does it herself.
In the same way, Kudala-sangama-deva
do your work yourself.
— Basavanna

Insight

The work is done but I am not the doer. So many contribute directly or indirectly and the work is done. Shiva chaitanya is present in everyone. The work is done by this Shiva energy.

Focus

Job is done. I don’t do it. I am not the doer.

BHAKTI
Vachana No. 46 to 59

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Vachana Text 57

Maaduvaata naanallayya,
Needuvaata naanallayya,
beaduvaata naanallayya, nimma kaarunyavallade.
Ele deavaa, maneya tottu alasidade
odati maadikombante,
ninage nee maadiko, Koodala-sangama-deava.
-- Basavanna

57. ನಿನಗೆ ನೀ ಮಾಡಿಕೋ

ಮಾಡುವಾತ ನಾನಲ್ಲಯ್ಯ.
ನೀಡುವಾತ ನಾನಲ್ಲಯ್ಯ.
ಬೇಡುವಾತ ನಾನಲ್ಲಯ್ಯ ನಿಮ್ಮ ಕಾರುಣ್ಯವಲ್ಲದೆ,
ಎಲೆ ದೇವಾ, ಮನೆಯ ತೊತ್ತು ಅಲಸಿದಡೆ
ಒಡತಿ ಮಾಡಿಕೊಂಬಂತೆ,
ನಿನಗೆ ನೀ ಮಾಡಿಕೋ, ಕೂಡಲಸಂಗಮದೇವ.
-- ಬಸವಣ್ಣ
ಸಹಾಯ : (ಸಾಲಿನ ನಂಬರ್ ಅನುಸರಿಸಿ)
4. ತೊತ್ತು = ಕೆಲಸದವ ;ಅಲಸಿದಡೆ = ಆಲಸಿಯಾದರೆ

 

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