Kali Yuga ni Saku Hana

カリユガに咲く花 <kariyuga ni saku hana : The Flower that Blooms in Kali Yuga> +1

by GalapagosS | on Slowly But Surely
Lyrics & Music: Sharaku Kobayashi
Translated by Aka

目に見える事だけを全て信じて
手に入るものだけが僕を彩る
いつの日か咲けるのだろうか
.
me ni mieru koto dake wo subete shinjite
te ni iru mono dake ga boku wo irodoru
itsu no hi ka sakeru no darou ka
.
I entirely believe only what I can see
Only what’s in my hands paints me +2
Someday they’ll bloom, right?
.
目に見えない事達が傷つけるから
手に入れたもの達がこぼれ落ちてく
いつの日か咲けるのだろうか
.
me ni mienai kototachi ga kizutsukeru kara
te ni ireta monotachi ga koboreochiteku
itsu no hi ka sakeru no darou ka
.
The things that I can’t see hurt me
The things that I held, fall and scatter
Someday they’ll bloom, right?
.
*ならば僕は歩いていこう
残り時間は限られている
だから僕は歩いて行こう
所詮僕ら終末に咲く徒花
.
*naraba boku wa aruiteikou
nokori jikan wa kagirareteiru
dakara boku wa aruiteikou
shosen bokura shuumatsu ni saku adabana
.
*If so, I’ll walk on
My remaining time is limited
So, I’ll go walk on
After all, in the end we were just a blooming fruitless flower +3
.
今を信じ明日を生きて
振り返らずに進みたいけど
少し不安で振り返ったり
焦る気持ちさえ捨て切れない
.
ima wo shinji ashita wo ikite
furikaerazuni susumitai kedo
sukoshi fuan de furikaettari
aseru kimochi sae sutekirenai
.
I believe in now and live for tomorrow
I want to move forward without looking back, but
I look back with a bit of anxiety and
I can’t even dump this hurried feeling
.
* * *

 

+1: Kali Yuga – the fourth stage of the world in the Hindu faith, see Wikipedia (although I don’t really see it’s relevance to the song)
+2: I believe what he means is that the things he has make him what he is, i.e. his “color” is painted by these things. I’m not sure; this whole verse gave me trouble, tbh.
+3: This is literally what an ‘adabana’ is – a fruitless flower – in other words, something showy but useless

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