(Composed by Francis Brabazon. Australia)
O Glorious Eternal Ancient One
Your face is bright, transcendental sun
Lighten this dark world and the tears I weep;
My heart, Meher, I give to You to keep.
Creator, yet creation-less You are
Truth and truth’s body, Divine Avatar
Who, through compassion, the three worlds maintains
Destroy this ignorance that life sustains.
These five lights are the whirling spokes of breath
Of the world-wheel that bears me on to death
Unless, You, who are infinitely kind
Break the wheel’s hub which is conditioned mind.
The incense is my love, these fruits my art
Which to please You I have shaped from my heart;
Accept them as You would a simple flower
That has no use beyond its shining hour.
You are my Self. I sing to You in praise
And beg Your love to bear me through the days
Till You, the Everything Perfect One,
Illume my darkness with Your shining sun