THE RESURRECTION OF THE CHRIST

RESURRECTION

Neither nails hold, nor time, nor tomb.

Having entered darkest night, with the stone rolled shut,

Light inaccessible is your domain, Oh Nazarene!

 

The passing forms of a whirling world cannot define you.

Your flesh, so vulnerable, is spun

into its finest form: divinity invisible.

 

You are. All time is gone. All is.

And those who share the darkness of your tomb

are with you in light.

 

Now the tomb is empty.

Now fragrance fills the world.

About interfaithashram

Rev. Dr. John Dupuche is a Roman Catholic Priest, a senior lecturer at MCD University of Divinity, and Honorary Fellow at Australian Catholic University. His doctorate is in Sanskrit in the field of Kashmir Shaivism. He is chair of the Catholic Interfaith Committee of the Archdiocese of Melbourne and has established a pastoral relationship with the parishes of Lilydale and Healesville. He is the author of 'Abhinavagupta: the Kula Ritual as elaborated in chapter 29 of the Tantraloka', 2003; 'Jesus, the Mantra of God', 2005; 'Vers un tantra chrétien' in 2009; translated as 'Towards a Christian Tantra' in 2009. He has written many articles. He travels to India each year. He lives in an interfaith ashram.
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