avadhu, maya, taji na jay

Tell me, Brother, how can I renounce Maya ?

When I gave up the tying of ribbons,
still I tied my garment about me:

When I gave up tying my garment,
still I covered my body in its folds.

So, when I give up passion,
I see that anger remains;

And when I renounce anger,
greed is with me still;

And when greed is vanquished,
pride and vainglory remain;

When the mind is detached and casts Maya away, still it clings to the letter.

Kabir says, 'Listen to me, dear Sadhu! the true path is rarely found.'

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