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Swamiji

A transliterated Bengali article on Swami Vivekananda


Kono kono manus asen jander sombhondhey mone hoi amra tanr kichui chinte parlam na, othocho jiboner sob abosthai tanke chere kothao jete parina. Emon ak manus Bibekananda. Choto choto kichu ghotona diey tanke smaran korar chesta kori.

" Swamiji! apni ato hansen keno? apni na adhyatmik manus" jiggasha koren akjon. " Arre, adhyatmik bolei to hansi! amra to papi noi- amra anonder shontan" tini bollen.

Bideshe oneker mone hoechilo a kemon yogi, ato mota! Buddhi o koutuk mishrita tnar logic, " Adhyatmik manusera mota hoi, ami mota manus, sutorang ami adhyatmik."

Tini jakhan hasten sara prithibi hansto, abar kende bolten, jagat duhkhe pure jachhe, tomra keno ghumiey aacho? " Kandte bhoy pao keno - kando! ... khir nani kheye, tulor upor suey, ek phonta chokher jal na phele ke kobe boro hoiche - kar Brahma bikashito hoiche?"

Antar jakhan jege othey, takhan manus sudhu kande na, hanseo.

Akjan lok sinri diey panchile uthchilo. jato uthche ki jano dekhte pachhe, panchiler opare ki jano aache! abosese panchiler opor uthey porlo. ebar se bolbe opare ki aache, odicaye to takiey aache -- ha, ha, ha, ha. lokti dekhlo aar prithibi kapano hansite phete porlo - ha, ha, ha ,ha, tarpor jhamp diey porlo o pare. Ei golpo-ti Sri Ramakrishna-er. panchiler o par theke khub kam manus-i uthey aaste paren. janra perechen tander modhey Ramakrishna, Swamiji, Jishu abong onnanyo mohapurusra aachen. tanra jakhon hasen, hansir alo tander sorbango diey jhore pore.

Swamijir je murti amader samne dhora aache ta eirakam :

Kolkatar Simla parar danpite chele Narendranath Dutta. Sob rakam khelai ostad, duranta ghorai chora theke golf khela porjonto, ekbar beloon-e chore akash-bihar'o korechen. santar, kusti kichui baad nei.

ekbar tini tokhon America-te. $10.50 baji rekhechen Mr.Leggett -er song'e golf-er mathe, ek bar'e ball gorte phelben. Hall bole ekti cheleke bollen gorto-tar kache giey danrate, ishara korlei gortota dekhiey sore jabe. Swamiji club hat'e ready, ingit korlen sore jete, club'ti duliey ball-e aghat korlen, tibrobege ball gorte porlo. Hotobhombo Leggett bollen -- Bharatiya yogir aloukik khela. Swamiji hense bollen "aarre na, na, yougic shakti esab tuchha byapare khoroch korina. Ami chokh diey duratwa mepe, mon-ke bole hater peshi-ke chalalam, karon oi sare dos doller amar chai, ebong peye gelam."

Swamijir rup : " mollojoddhar moto sharir, sudrirho o shaktishali. doirghey panch foot aat inchi. Prososto greeba, bistrito bokksho, bishal gothon, kormistho peshol bahu, shyamal chikkon twok, poripurno mukhomondol, subistrito lolat, kathin choal. swayang gorbo kore bolten, 'amar tatari choal'. Tnar dehe singher soundarja o mriger chanchalaya.

Bibekanandar 'chamakprada sundor' chehara'r bornonai America-r o England-er sambadpotro'guli purno hoye aache. Tnar cheharar mahima ebong mahan rajakiyata na dekhar moto andho keo chilo na. se cheharay chilo prochondo adesh-er nirghosh, soundarjya jeno tnar boshibhuto -- ek kothai, aiswaryamoi drishya. sei bir murti jakhan phete porto, takhan sombhrom o atanke bakyahara kore dito manuske.

Buker opor du hat rekhe Bibekananda jakhan danraten, sei mohabir mohimake bhumikai ana jagater sresthaya abhinetar-o asadhaya. Oi bhangir sathe jukto hoto tnar rakto-chhashito tamro borno, prachya ritite asamanya sundor mukh, madhya-ratrir moto nil-dyutimoy chokh, ebong mondirer ghonta-dhwanir moto gobhir gombhir konthoswar. Swamiji-ke himalayaer pothe dekhe ek sannayasi sobismoye bolechilen, Shib! Japan'e pothocharira sthombhito hoye bolechen, swyang Buddha; aar America'r bidagdha somaj shihorito shroddhaya bolechen, Classic God.

Ee palowan swami hahakar kore bolechen, 'shakti chai, shakti chai; h'e Sur ya, shakti dao; h'e Rudra, shakti dao. Upanisad-e aache sudhu shaktir katha, aar tomra -- prachin rishir bonsodhor tomra -- panker keet hoye giecho. turi bajao, veri bajao, march karo, egiey jao.'

Beporoa khushite norendranath sarbatra ghurechen,hullor korechen, gaan geye berieychen, sarbasrenir loker songe mishechen. prochondo buddhiman ei Narendra jakhan prothom din poschimer doroja diey Sri Ramkrishna-er ghore dhuklen, tini stombhita hoye bolechilen, 'e ki dekhlam! eto boro boro chokh -bhetor dike taan- kolkatar rasta diey jaay aar sob Narayan-moy dekhe! Narendra unchu ghor, nirakarer ghor. karor modheye padma nana doler, kintu padma-modheye Norendra sahasradal'. tankei khaoaten, na ele kandten, Narendra-r songe torko badhieye moja peten. Norendranath bina apottite kichui mene niten na, bina dwidhay Ramkrishno-ke murkho bolten, upohas o bidrup kore uriey debar chesta korten. kakhono Ramkrishner anurodhe eker por ek gaan shonachhen, abar kokhono mukher upor na bolchen.

ei murkho manusti, jini jagater sob rahasaya-er kendre bose achen, tini sporsho korechilen je Norendra-ke. tai ekdin barite sakaler bokuni kheye porte bose mone ki je atanka alo, boi-toi phele dour, dour, -- juto rastay pore roilo, khorer gada gai lege sara shorire khor. Kashipure apeksha korchilen murkho manusti, Narendra chitkar kore uthlen, "Lo! The Man is entering into me!"

tai shune Thakur hanste hanste bollen,'shala! mone korecho tomar kirir mirir ingriji-buli bujhi na? tumi bolcho - tomar modhey ami dhuke jachhi".

anek din por Swamiji America-te bolechilen --" Ami emon ekjon manuser sishya jini nijer nam-tao bhalo kore likhte parten na. kintu ami tnar pa chounar-o yoggya noi. amar ei buddhike upre jadi Gongay phele dite partam".

ek mohila bolen, "Kintu Swamiji, apnar buddhir jonnoi to tanr ato pochondo!" Swamiji bollen, "tahar karon mohashoya, aapni nirbodh -- amar'i moto".

Swamijir ashikshito guru Sri Ramakrishna'r shobdo byabahar dekhle bishmito hot e hoi. jar gaane tal melena, take bolten --betalsiddha. charte pass kora Gyanbabu hajir hole tini bolten, 'ki go, hothat je gyanodoy!' abar keo pass korte na parle se hoto 'pashmukto'. karo bichitro sanskrit sunle bichitrotoro bhasay bollen, 'akjon jemon bolechilo --'matarang bhatarong khatarong,' orthat, ma bhat khachhe. bolten, 'golmale mal aache, gol chere malti nebe'.

Narendra shakti manen na, bolten, 'tumi to murkho, tumi jano ki? ami Mill jani, Hamilton jani, tumi amake ki shekhabe?' Ramkrishna bolten, - satyi bolchi, ami Bedanta-adi sastra porini, tai bole amar ektuo duhkkha hoy na. ami jani Bedanter sar--Brahma satya, jagat mithaya. abar Gita-r sar ki? dosbar 'Gita' bolle ja hoy, tyagi,tyagi! Narendra bollen, 'tomar kache asi keno jano? b halobasi bole. kichutei na ese parina.' jagater sab hansi o kannar mool'e aache ei bhalobasa kothati.

naam niey Swamijir rashikota khub upabhogya chilo. tini ekbar bolechilen, 'sab jai, pora namer moha aar jaina.' ekber Swamiji mothe chhagol duiben, Ram-maharaj'ke bollen, 'kyabla, chhagolta dhorto!' tarpor bhablen, kyabla bollam, bodhhoy duhkkho peyeche. deke bolchen, 'o niey duhkkho koris na, nam ekta nam matro, jemon loke bole, bibekananda!'

guru-bhai'der sonnayasi nam Swamijir-i deoa. sugobhir o sugombhir gyaner jonno ekjoner nam holo Swami Brahmananda, ishwar o manaber proti bhakti o premer janyo Swami Premananda, Ramkrishna mandirer protisthata o purohiter nam Swami Ramkrishnananda, janani Saradar dwarpal-er nam Swami Saradananda, yoga-tanmaya mahatmake Swami Yogananda, Sri Ramkrishner odbhut sristike Swami Adbhutananda, abhedabadi baidantik-ke Swami Abhedananda, turiya proggyamoy - Swami Proggnananda, anandamoya siba-swarupke Swami Shibananda, bostu-bigyan o adhyatma-bigyan'e supandit-ke , Bigyananda, akhondo pobitrota-ke Swami Akhandananda; emon sob nam. sudhu ekti nam tini den'ni - Swami Trigunatitananda. America theke lekha ekta chithite pai, 'lohar dil chai, tab'e lanka dingobi. bajra bantuler moto hote habe, pahar porbot bhed hoye jai. aasche sheet'e ami aaschi. ... tor namta aktu chotokhato kar dekhi baba, ki nam re baap! ekkhana boi hoye jai oi namer guntoy.'

sannayas nam dileo Swamiji tander sonsar namei dakten karon oiguli tnar gurudeber priyo chilo. Brahmananda - Rakhal chandra Ghosh; - rakhal theke raja moharaj, karon tini ekai ekta rajya chalate parten. Shibananda - Taraknath Ghosal; tnar adhyatmik shoktir jonno tarakda holen Mohapurus-moharaj. Sarat o Sashi dui bhai'ke ek kor'e tini Sarat-shashi bolten. Swami Avedananda ba Kali bedanti holen kelo ba kelua, aar tanr sathi Sarat holen Bhulua.

Premananda-ke bolten Venpu, karon tini khali bhab-tonmoy hoye kandten. Balak bhritya Rakhturam holen Leto (jini por'e Latu Moharaj hon). ebong gobhir gyaner jonyo Swami Adbhutananda holen Plato.

Bibekanander kache Gangadhar Moharaj hoye gelen Ganges; kokhono ba Barafani Baba, karon tnar Himaloy-preeti. Allahabader engineer Hariprasanna (Swami Bigyanananda) holen Peson; abar lamba alkhalla pore thakten bole kakhono ba Allahabader Bishop. DumDum-school'e ekjon poraten, tai tini Domdom master. ekjon Bute kali, karon tini buter dal khete bhalobasten. Nirbhik Kalipodo Ghosh chhilen Danakali. Bhokto Gopal Ghosh jini hoot-haat asten, jeten, tnar nam Hutko Gopal. tnar protibeshi hobar aporadhe Satish Dutter nam holo Mutko. Hajra mo shai'er apurba anubad - Thousanda!

Haramohan-ke beshi kothar jonno Harmonium. Kishorimohaner daarir jonno naam holo Fakiruddin Hydar. kichudin phal o dudh kheye chhilen bol'e Prof.Singaravelu-r nam hoy Kidi. Swamijir madrasi sishya Alasinga Perumal holen Achinga, o tnar bhai holen Chichinga. Chicago-te janra Swamiji'ke ashroy den tanra holen Father Pope ebong Mother Church. NIbedita'ke somoy somoy bolten Margorite. Rege gele Mr. Goodwyn'ke Badwyn. Okakura hoye gelen Akrur Khuro. Tnar nijer namer artho na jene bideshe sobai tanke bolto, `Prince of men'. tini sudhu trishnarto hoye thakten je name Thakur tanke dakten, Naren ba Laren.

Je manusti samasto jibon sudhu porishrom kore gachen, sob abosthaya tini chilen anander rosograhi. sokoler songe sob somoye mishten, se gorib mut'e hok ba raja moharaja hok. bidesh theke asar por Ramlaldada bollen, - apni ei korechen, sei korechen. Swamiji bollen, 'dada, eto chain lagachhen keno? ami sei Bile'i aachi'.

Bagbajar theke Simle aschen; path'e par'e bondhu Hari Ghosh-er dokan, sekhane ekta kerosene-teler baksher opor bose golpo suru holo, bondhu to totostho. katakgulo chele bollo aare chi! Bibekananda Swami oi genjel-tar song'e bose tamak khachhe! Swamiji ekbar matro purno dristite tader dike takalen, - sob palalo.

ek sishya dur theke dekhen ek sannayashi Ganga-tire shalpatay chanachur khete khete anande jachhen; kachhe ele abak hoye dekhlen tini tnar guru Swamiji! sishyake guru bollen, 'chaddi chanachur bhaja kha na, besh nun jhal ache!' amoni tnar abhiman-sunyata.

Jahaje kore France jachhen, bhorbela sunlen ke khali bolche, 'bang-moshai-er biey, bang-moshai-er biey'; pore bujhlen pharashi bhasai ekjon cabin jatrider snaner janya gorom joler kotha bolche (bain, monsieur, eau bruillant ?).

Nana dhoroner chotochoto sundar golpo bole sohoje bishoi-ti bujhiey diten. Paschatya deshe dharma sombondhe oggota prosonge ekti mojar golpo --

ek padri koila khonite dharmaprochar korte giey giggesh korlo 'tomra ki c hristo-ke jano?' ekjon bollo, 'Christo! aagge, tenar nomborta bolun, khunje ene dichhi'.

Buro boyose ek Irish chasar dhorme moti holo. se aage kokhono church-e jayni, ba Jishu ke tao shoneni. Padrir kache sunlo je Ihudira tanke kantai bindhe merechilo. tar rokto togbog kore phut'te laglo. moha-rage girja theke beriey ak Ihudi-ke dekhe "oi to byata!" bole bedom prohar. se bollo, 'bhai, maro keno, ki aporadh korlam?' Irish bollo, 'tora amader probhu-ke keno merechish?' 'se to bhai 1900 bochor aage!' Irish chasa birdorpe petate petate bollo, 'tate ki hoiche, ami to sobe sunlam!'

samskarak ekta bichitro shobdo. Swamiji chilen sei nisthur samskarak-der ekjon ja tnar bani o rachana na porle anubhab kora jai na. tini sangathak-o bote. bolten, 'dharma ki aar Bharote aache dada, ... ekhon aache kebal chunt-marg, dunia apobitra, ami pobitra. je desher boro boro mathagulo khali bichar korche -- dan hate khabo ki bam hate, jol dan na bam kon dik theke nebo, ebong, 'phot p hot swaha, krang, hung' kore -- tader adhogati hobe na to kader hobe!'

Swamijir biruddhe phalao obhijog, tini mlechho deshe giey jat khuiechen, tini go-khadok. tini sob swikar kore niey shanito jukti diey mimangsa kore diechen. amader deshe niramish-bhoji somprodai-der uddeshey bola tnar akta golpo --

'keo keo sokale pimprer jonno serer por ser chini matite choriey dai. ekbar ekjon jokhon ei chini dichhilo, onno ekjon bhul kore pimpreder mariey phello. tate sei sebok bollo, 'hotobhaga, tui prani-hotya korli!' ei bole oporadhi loktike amon ak ghunshi lagalo je tokhoni more galo!'

jekhane lokachar, aloukik kando pradhanaya peyeche sekhane tnar byango-bidrup shanito torobarir moto jholshe utheche. murti-puja niey koto alochana, prithibir sorbosreshthya Baidantik Swamiji prokashya sobhai matha unchu kore bolechen, 'ami jadi sei murti-pujok briddha brahmoner podotole na bostam, tahole kothai jetam!' bar-bar tini mone koriey diechen, Hindu jakhon murti-puja kore tokhon se bolena, he pathor ba dhatu tomake ami puja korchi, oiguli akta protik matro. je shoktike amra dharona korte pari na, take ei rup-kolpanay amra puja kori.

tini bolechen, miracle-ke ami dhormojiboner sob theke boro badha bole mone kori. tnar kache spirit namano dhappabaji chhara kichu noi. je konorakam fanaticism tnar kache chilo nisthurata o swarthaparota, ek dhoroner byadhi. dhairjya,soghya kshama, jara hariey phele tara oi doler manus.

tahole dharma kothay? tini bollen -- dharma tomari moddhye, Ishwar tomari moddhye. karor moddhye prokash beshi, karor moddhey kom, amra ta bujhina karon amader maya ba aggyanata. ei prithibi amar bhoger janyo tairi hoeiche - eta khub bhul dharona. kshudha (hunger), manusher kshudhai, tar chaitanya-ke jagiey rakhe, doridra-narayaner seba karo, setai Ishwarer asol puja.

je sob gonra, andho lok bishwa-bhratritwo'r kotha bole tara kemon jano? ekta golpo boli -- Bharate mod khaoa khub kharap kaaj. akbar dui bhai thik korlo paser ghore khuro-ke jante na diey mod khabe. tara thik kore nilo, ekdom chup, k huror ghum bhenge jabe. tarpor kheye jachhe aar bolche, ekdom chup, khuror ghum bhenge jabe, kromei chenchate chenchate tarosware bola! khuro ghum bhenge ese dakhen ei kando! Swamiji bollen, amra sobai oi matalgulor moto, chokh bondho kore kebol chenchiey jachhi sara prithibir bhratritwa chai.

tnar kache Dharma mane satya-ke khonja. vishwa-sristir daay kono singhasone upabisto, danda-dhari bhogobaner opor na chapanoi bhalo. tini ki ek subho probhate uthe prithibita tairi kore phellen? tar aage tini ki korchilen? lomba lidra marchilen? tnar biggyan-preeti abong bedanta-preeti shristhi theke bichhinno sristi-korta bhogobanke bhaba akta kusamaskar matro. etoboro ghosona korar sahos akmatro tinie dekhiechen.

tini aaro bolechen, ae prithibi sudhu amar bhoger jonno tairi, eta sudhu nirbodher dharona. bisanna hoye bolechen, era janena, sarir-tai prithibir sobcheye boro kusamskar. barbar bolen, dharma akhon soukhin bhodromohilar drawing-roomer aasbab. satya-ke khonjar kothai sei ashanta byakulota ja tara kore phere manus-ke?

Swamijir nijer abhiggatar kichu golpo :

ekber Rajputana theke train-a kore aaschen, kamrai dujon ingrej, tanke niey nijeder modhey khub thatta-tamasha korche, Swamiji nirbikar, pore ek station-a poriskar ingreji-te ekglass thanda jol chailen. lojja peye tanra jiggesh korlen tini keno chup kore chilen. tini modhu-konthe bollen, 'nirbodh loker songsorge aasa amar jibone ei to prothom noi!' tnar su-swasthya dekhe tara nijeder samle nei.

aar ekbar Swamiji-ke Abu-road-a tule dite eshechen ek rail kormachari; ek saheb rail kormachari tanke neme jete bole jhogra badhalo. Swamiji tader thamate gele dhamak khelen, tum kahe baat karte ho? prochondo dhamak diey Swamiji bollen, tum tum korcho kake? uchha-srenir jatri-ke ki kore kotha bolte hoi jano na? saheb thotomoto kheye bolle, ...I only wanted this man...

Swamiji abar rudramurtite bollen, lokta ki? Now I see you do not even know your own language. This man of whom you speak is a gentleman.

America-te ek sabha-te Ingrej-ra mukhey bhalobasar kotha bolleo ki bhabe aporer gala kate abong tara je matro alpodin savya hoieche, ae kotha bolay ekjon birokto hoye bollen, - apni ki bolchen? o baje kotha, antotto panch-so bachor agekar kotha.

Swamiji modhuro-tomo uttor dilen, 'kintu ami ki bolini, matro kichudin aage? manob-jiboner prachinatar-r tulanay kayeksho bachor aar emon ki?

rasikata prosonge bar bar mone koriey diechen sei Mahabharatiya roshikata-ti, -- apor'ke morte dekhleo manus bhabe se chirojibi. sahaj kothai bojhate cheyechen, manus nijo seemai aaboddho, se nioti-baddha.

akti golpe bollen, apple-er matite pora siksha debar por teacher proshno korlen -- aachha, apple pore, kintu prithibi pore na keno? sara hall stabdho! abosese ekti meye protiproshno korlo - kothay porbe? ebar sei teacher niruttor. Swamiji ekti asadharon bakya-te gota byaparta prokash korechen,

'Nijer Atma-r baire keo laf dite parena'.

Swamijir katha, Shri Ramakrishna-Sarada Ma'er katha ba prithibir je kono mahapuruser katha ebong jibani jeno amrito dugdher dhara, jar kono anto nei. amra kojon kan pete suni, buker opor du-hat rekhe sei unnata-sirsha manusti amader aajo bolchen --

  1. "Love conquers in the long run ... jar bhalobasay choto-boro aache, se kokhono agrani hoy na, jar premer biram nai,uchha-nich nai, tar prem jagat joy k ore.
  2. Bhoy ki? kaar bhoy? ... ek-ekta nakshatra-r moto chhute par dekhi, .. .maha tej, maha birjya, maha utsaha chai ...bhoy khao keno, chot kore ki dano more? ...ei to bati jollo, ekhono sara-ratri gaona aache. ...It is better to wear out than to rust out... chalakir dwara kono mahat karjo hoy na.
  3. Amar purono bol- Struggle, struggle unto Light - onward! ...chintito hoyo na. boro gachei boro jhor lage, kath nere dile beshi jwale, saper mathay aghat lagle tabe se phona dhore. jakhan hridoy-er modhey maha-jatana uposthit hoy, charidike duhkher jhor uthe, bodh-hoy jeno e-jatra alo aar dekhte pabo na, jakhan asha-bhorsa praay chare-chare, takhon-i ei maha-adhmyatik durjoger modhyo hote antarnihito Brahma-jyoti sphurti pai."

amar priyo pathokera, emon ekjon manusher kotha likhte gechi, janke bojha ekta ghoti diey somudra mapar moto. kichudin aage ekta boi porechilam, 'sahasya Bibekananda'. amar ei lekha-ti taar thekei anupranito. prai sobtai sekhan theke neoa sekhan theke, mulatoh tander janya janra bideshe thaken bol'e bhalo bangla sahitya porbar beshi pan-na.

Humour sombondhey Carlyle bolechen, 'ghrina noi prem-i er saratsar, mostishko noi, hridoy theke tar jonmo'. Thackeray bolechen, hashya-roser sorbange komolata o sahridayata-r gandho thake.

Prof. Perry bolechen, manab-jiboner churanta asangatir modhye-i sera hasi aase. je manus dabi kore, 'ami amriter putro', se jakhan satya, sundar o mongal-er pathe jatra kare, takhan take nirbhar korte hoy oti durbal panch-ta indriy-er opor. ei udbhat obosthar rup dekhe tar theke sera hasir jonmo hoi.

Swamiji tnar jibon o karmer modhyo diye, tnar shanito o kathin banir modhyo diey ei kothatai hoito bojhate chesta korechen.

ei lekhati hoyto ektu kathin lagte par'e er bhasar janyo. eto boro ekjon mahapurus-er kotha nijer thekei ghombhir hoye jai. tobu keo jodi ektu dhairjya dhore banan kore poren, tini kichu ananda thik khunje paben. Swamiji chilen ananda-somudra, tate dub dile kichu na kichu amulya-dhan amra paboi.


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