I said to them: Where are you going?
Do not only follow the path of the Tirthas [holy places],
Stray from that way, for He is not there.
I said to them: Why are you listening?
Do not believe that only a Brahman knows where He is, Look for Him elsewhere, for He is not there. I said to them: What are you doing?
Search for Him not by shedding the blood of animals,
In the killing of innocence, He is not there.
I said to them: Why are you kneeling?
Do not search for Him in the faces of your superiors,
Search instead within your own reflection, for He is not there.
But Kabir, where is He then? They said to me
He is the piece of glass in a grain of sand.
He is the flutter of a flutter of a heartbeat.
He is the shiver you feel and see but you cannot explain.
Look within yourself, for He is there and always has been.