by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

Eins!
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT FRE GRE ITA SAN
     [Eins!]1
O Mensch! Gib Acht!
     [Zwei!]1
Was spricht, die tiefe Mitternacht?
     [Drei!]1
„Ich schlief, ich schlief --,
     [Vier!]1
„Aus tiefem Traum bin ich erwacht: --
     [Fünf!]1
„Die Welt ist tief,
     [Sechs!]1
„Und tiefer als der Tag gedacht.
     [Sieben!]1
„Tief ist ihr Weh -,
     [Acht!]1
„Lust - tiefer noch als Herzeleid:
     [Neun!]1
„Weh spricht: Vergeh! 
     [Zehn!]1
„Doch alle Lust will Ewigkeit -,
     [Elf!]1
„-- will tiefe, tiefe Ewigkeit!“
     [Zwölf!]1

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Confirmed with Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Also sprach Zarathustra: ein Buch für Alle und Keinen, Volume 3, Chemnitz, Verlag von Ernst Schmeitzner, 1884, pages 111-112.

1 omitted by Mahler, Foss.

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Thomas Common) , no title
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Holger Christian Teipel-Jahr) , copyright © 2021, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "O uomo! Attento ascolta!", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SAN Sanskrit (संस्कृतम्) (Holger Christian Teipel-Jahr) , "एकम्।", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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एकम्।
Language: Sanskrit (संस्कृतम्)  after the German (Deutsch) 
  एकम्।
हे पुरुष। जागृहि।
  द्वे।
गम्भीरोऽर्धरात्रः किं वक्ति।
  त्रीणि।
अस्वपमस्वपम्।
  चत्वारि।
गम्भीरात्स्वप्नात्प्रबुद्धोऽस्मि।
  पञ्च।
लोको गम्भीरः।
  षट्।
गरीयांश्चाह्नो बुद्धेः।
  सप्त।
तस्य दुःखङ्गम्भीरम्।
  अष्ट।
रणो हृदयवेदनाया गरीयानेव।
  नव।
नश्येति दुःखं वक्ति।
  दश।
अथ सर्वो रणः त्विच्छत्यानन्त्यम्।
  एकादश।
इच्छति गहनङ्गम्भीरमानन्त्यम्।
  द्वादश॥

Transliteration provided by the translator:

  ekam |
he puruṣa | jāgr̥hi |
  dve |
gambhīro 'rdharātraḥ kiṁ vakti |
  trīṇi |
asvapam asvapam |
  catvāri |
gambhīrāt svapnāt prabuddho 'smi |
  pañca |
loko gambhīraḥ |
  ṣaṭ |
garīyāṁścāhno buddheḥ |
  sapta |
tasya duḥkhaṁ gambhīram |
  aṣṭa |
raṇo hr̥dayavedanāyā garīyān eva |
  nava |
naśyeti duḥkhaṁ vakti |
  daśa |
atha sarvo raṇaḥ tv icchaty ānantyam |
  ekādaśa |
icchati gahanaṁ gambhīram ānantyam |
  dvādaśa ||

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Word count: 39