NATIONAL PET DAY April 11th

Our children indeed are our pets even when in teens and above!
God’s will and creations are unique and many can be our pets!
If we consider our pet a member of the family, we
Are normal humans. Millions have dogs and cats as lovely pets!
Fish, birds, gerbils and turtles are also deemed to be so by many.
We love pets and National Pet Day is the purr-fect our furry,
Feathery, or scaly friends on April Eleventh- today our pet day!
Here isaa what Mahakavi Bharathiyar expresses his love for pets as if he advises his pet children!
IN TAMIL

சின்னஞ் சிறுகுருவி போலே-நீ
திரிந்து பறந்து வா பாப்பா
வன்னப் பறவைகளைக் கண்டு – நீ
மனதில் மகிழ்ச்சி கொள்ளு பாப்பா!
கொத்தித் திரியுமந்தக் கோழி – அதைக்
கூட்டி விளையாடு பாப்பா.
எத்தித் திருடுமந்தக் காக்காய் -அதற்கு
இரக்கப் படவேணும் பாப்பா!
பாலைப் பொழிந்து தரும் பாப்பா! – அந்தப்
பசுமிக நல்லதடிப் பாப்பா!
வாலைக் குழைத்துவரும் நாய்தான் அது
மனிதற்குத் தோழனடி பாப்பா!
வண்டி இழுக்கும் நல்ல குதிரை நெல்லு
வயலில் உழுதுவரும் மாடு,
அண்டிப் பிழைக்கும் நம்மை ஆடு – இவை
ஆதரிக்க வேணுமடி பாப்பா!

TRANSLITERATION

Sinnanchiru kuruvi poalae – nee
Thirindhu parandhuvaa paappaa
Vannap paravailgaLaikkaNdu – nee
Manadhil magizhchi koLLu paappaa! (2)

Koththith thiriyumandha koazhi – adhaik
Kootti viLaiyaadu paappaa.
Eththith thirudumandhak kaakkaay – adharkku
Irakkap padavaeNum paappaa! (3)

Paalaip pozhindhu tharum paappaa – andhap
Pasu miga nalladhadi paappaa
Vaalaik kuzhaiththu varum naaydhaan – adhu
Manidharkkuth thoazhanadi paappaa! (4)

VaNdi izhukkum nalla kudhirai – nellu
Vayalil uzhdhu varum maadu.
ANdip pizhaikkum nammai aadu =ivai
Aadharikka vaeNumadi paappaa! (5)

TRANSLATION
Like a small pigeon that plays around–you
Here and there, everywhere run and play my child.
Looking at the colorful birds around –you
Have all joy ever in your mind my child! (2)

The hen that goes and picks its food-make
Friend and play with that my child.
The crow that stealthily hps and eats-you
Have to sympathize with it my child! (3)

The cow black that gives milk white-that
Indeed is a nice and good cow my child;
The dog that comes around with its wagging tail it
Is a great friend of a man my child! (4)

The good horse that pulls the cart – paddy crop
Tilled by the bull in brown nice;
The goat that depends on us for life – all these
To be taken care of by us, my child! (5)

Let us enjoy this National Pet Day ith our pets at home!

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Last two photos are by S. Nivetha and these are her past pets.

GREAT CREATION MY BELOVED CROW!

CROW

Photoed by S.Nivetha in our Balcony.

MY dear and beloved crow, I love you sure
I love your color-praised by Bharathiyar
I love your alarming * voice to wake me up
I love your beak strong enough to break hard nut
I love your hospitality-sharing a morsel
Of food with all your kith and kin-which I don’t!
I love your punctuality-to rise up early morn
Taking your food at seven thirty in my bolcony
Attending your classes in the evenings perching
On the branches of a tree very regularly learning!
I love your sharp sight to see my placing your food
In my balcony and coming in seconds to taste the good!
I admire your intelligence that makes you carefully see
Whether the food kept is right and good; when you doubt
By its shape or size, you call your friends to ascertain
Whether it is harmless and then only you take!careful certain!
My people call you sky scavengers as you clean the earth quite nice
I call you as earth beautifiers sans any salary what a great grace!
You are a fine creation by the Almighty God- Omniscient
Lovely bird beloved crow created by the Omnipotent!
I love you so much, but you make me guilty of jealousy
I feel jealous of you-I am unable to swim in air like you!

*alarm clock like.

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CROWS- Teacher and the Taught!

March 19th-POULTRY DAY

National Poultry Day - March 19

Great Saint Poet, author of the Tamil magnum opus Thirukkural
Two thousand years ago appealed to the people to shun and
Give up meat eating!
Chapter Twenty Six

BYE TO MEAT EATING

1.
How can be graceful
One who takes animal’s flesh
To keep his flesh fresh!                                      (251)

2.
For the meat eaters
No grace left; wealth of no use
Who cares not but fritters!                               (252)

3.
The one who takes flesh
Sees not the grace of life great
Killer minds his knife!                               (253)

4.Non-killing is grace
Killing graceless; eating meat
Sure a sin – disgrace!                                       (254)
5.
Bye to meat! Lives saved!
Hell welcomes the meat eaters
Path to hell well laid!                                      (255)
6.
Killing life for meat
Selling flesh for money – sin
No more flesh to eat!                                       (256)
7.
Flesh – another’s sore
Realized one avoids meat
The world can’t ask for more!                           (257)
8.
Free from ignorance
Will abstain from meat eating
Meat – another’s life!                                      (258)
9.
Better than penance
Is giving up meat – a life
Killed for our pleasure!                                    (259)
10.
Who abstain from meat
The world salutes with respect
They kill not and greet!                                     (260)

Here we have NATIONAL POULTRY DAY today Nineteenth March
Eggs and turkey bacon for breakfast, an open-faced turkey avocado sandwich for lunch and then perhaps a good, ol’ fashioned fried chicken dinner to finish off the day. Poultry is the theme for March 19th as it is National Poultry Day.
Poultry refers to domestic birds that are raised for meat and eggs. These birds include chicken, turkey, ducks, geese, quail, and pheasant.  Poultry is farmed in large numbers with chickens being the most numerous.
Poultry can be prepared in many different ways including roasting, baking, frying, grilling, sautéing, steaming and roasting.

Look at these ignorant and innocent looking hen and rooster
Not knowing its fate in a minutes few at the hands of the men
Great creation of the Almighty, my great Lord Omnipotent
To be at peace and harmony with all HIS creations!

Let us try  and make efforts to follow the Tamil Poet Valluvar
And take to vegetarianism in all spirit good and valuable
And spare the valuable lives of all birds and animals
Live to the traditions of India that is Bharath our homeland!

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POETS WITH /ON FLAMINGOS!

 

Of the million creations of the Almighty-Omnipotent, Omniscient and Omnipresent – Flamingo is one nice and beautiful bird! Flamingos are seen in several parts of the world but there is no history of any individual or organization  celebrating  as FLAMINGO POETRY FESTIVAL  anywhere except in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh  where at the initiative of International Poet Shri Perugu Ramakrishna of PEN.India and the Tourism Development Department of the Government of Andhra Pradesh  FLAMINGO POETRY FESTIVAL is being conducted. This year’s that  took place in Nellore is the IV th Edition- first three conducted in the years 2015, 2016 and 2018. I had the fortune and privilege of attending the Festival in 2016 in ShulurPeta, Nellore District A. P.

This IV th Edition was conducted in the Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management,   (An autonomous body under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India)  situated at Golagamudi village and Post), via Sarvepalli, SPSR Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh.

Sarvepalli is the home village of our Professor- Philosopher- President of India Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan to be deemed as a holy place.

Of course reasons are not far to seek!.

Lot of migratory birds-flamingos add  natural charm to Nellore District in various tanks and lakes. Have a look at two of the important habitats  for Flamingos  here.

Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary:  Pulicat is a small seashore township which offers an invigorating and thrilling experience of expedition. Sited on the barricade island of Sriharikota which divides the Pulicat Lake from the Bay of Bengal, it is located at a distance of 60 km from Chennai and 3 km from Elavur, It is the second leading brackish lagoon in India–covering a total area of 720 sq km of which 84% comes in Andhra Pradesh and 16% in Tamil Nadu–following the Chilka Lake in Orissa. It extends to a length of 60 km.. They serve as breeding grounds for migrating birds and resident amphibians, permanent homes for fish species, social interaction amongst mammals who congregate there for water, and an escape from the heat of the sun for countless reptiles, amphibians and mammals.

Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary, Nellore Renowned for being one of the most significant pelican habitats that can be found in entire south-eastern Asia, the Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary in the Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh in India is every bird watcher’s dream come true. This mesmerizing sanctuary is located just near the village of Nelapattu and is spread over a total area of about 459 hectares. The sanctuary is also a crucial breeding site for the spot-billed pelicans and is also home to significant plant communities like the Barringtonia swamp forests and the southern dry evergreen scrub.

Other than the spot-billed pelican, the sanctuary is an important breeding ground for other birds as well, such as white ibis, open-bill stork, night heron and little cormorant. In all, 189 different species of birds can be found at the Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary, of which 50 species are migratory. These migratory birds include common teal, shoveler, Spot-bill duck, grey heron, black-winged stilt, and garganey gadwall.

Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary got its name from its neighboring village, located in the Nellore district. It was declared as a sanctuary in the year 1997 by the government of India. The famous festival ‘Flamingo’ is also organized here by the government every year in January and witnesses huge footfall. What adds to the beauty of the sanctuary other than the breathtakingly beautiful bird species found here is the strategic location of the sanctuary. The Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary is located just near the Pulicat Lake, which is the second largest salt lake in all of India. The easy accessibility to the sanctuary from nearby major towns and cities is a bonus, which makes this destination on the top of the list of places to visit in Andhra Pradesh.

Coming back to the topic of this Sunday story, I had the honor and proud privilege of being invited to present Tamil poem in the FLAMINGO POETRY FESTIVAL which I give below in Tamil and its English translation for the benefit of my esteemed viewers:

அழகுப் பறவை நீர்க்கோழி!

 

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பறவைகள் பலவற்றைப் பரமன் படைத்தான்
இறவாத பெருமைதனை அவன் அளித்தான்
தெரியாத பறவையினம் எத்தனையோ
அறியாத மக்களும் அறிவதற்கு வாய்ப்பு இங்கே!

நீர்க்கோழி எனும் பறவை அழகுப் பறவை
பார்ப்பவர்க்கு மகிழ்ச்சி தரும் அதன் பார்வை
கேட்பவர்க்கு இனிமை தரும் அதன் குரலும்
நேர்த்தியாக அதுகுறித்து இன்று மகிழ்வோம்!          (8)

ஃப்ளேமிங்கோ  பொயட்ரிஃபெஸ்டிவல் என்ற பெயரில்
நீர்க்கோழி கவிதைத் திருவிழா இன்று காண்போம்
பார்ப்போரைப் பரவசமாக்கும் பறவை பார்ப்போம்
கேட்போரை மகிழ்விக்கும் கவிதை கேட்போம்!

அழகுப் பறவை, அருமைப் பறவை, அந்தப் பறவை
பழகும் பாங்கினைக் கேட்டு மகிழ்வோம்
வெள்ளை நெஞ்சு நீர்க்கோழி, கம்புள் கோழி
சம்புக்கோழி என இனப்பெயர்கள் கேட்பீர்!

அன்னைத்திரு நாட்டில், ஆசியக் கண்டமதில்
நெஞ்சும் முகமும் வெள்ளை நிறத்தில்
கொஞ்சும் உடலதுவோ சாம்பல் நிறத்தில்
பஞ்சு போன்ற அதன் உருவம் நிற்கும் மனத்தில்!  (20)

குட்டை குளங்களில் குளுமையாய் வாழுமவை
எட்டி நின்று பார்த்தாலும் அழகுப் பறவை
தொட்டுத் தொட்டுப் பார்க்கவுமே ஆசை தோன்றும்
மட்டிலா மகிழ்வதனை அவைகள் தந்திடும்!       (24)

இதன் வால் நடக்கையிலே மேல்நோக்கும்
மெதுவாக குலுங்கும். அலகினால் நீரினைத்
தோண்டி உணவினைப் பார்வையால் தேடும்.
ஆழமான நீரில் காட்டுக்கோழி போல் இரைதனைஉண்ணும்!.

வயிற்றைவிட அலகில் உணவை அதிகமாய் வைத்திருக்கும்
உலர்ந்த சதுப்பு நிலத்தில் கூடு  உற்சாகமாய்க் கட்டி நிற்கும்.
ஆறு ஏழு முட்டைகளை அதிலே அன்போடு இட்டுவிடும்.
வளைந்த தன் வாய்ப்பகுதியால் உணவினைக் கடிக்கும். முட்டைகள்  நாட்கள் பத்தில் குஞ்சு பொரிக்கும்
ஆணும் பெண்ணும் முட்டைகளை அடைகாக்கும்
குஞ்சுகளைப் அன்போடு பராமரிக்கும். பாதுகாக்கும்
வயதுக் கோழி, அமைதியுடன்அடைகாக்க
பறவைக் கூண்டு அமைத்து இளைப்பாறும்.!
இறைவன் காட்டிய வழிதனிலே இனிதாய் வாழும்!. (36)

நீர்க்கோழி எனும் பறவை அழகுப் பறவை
பார்ப்பவர்க்கு மகிழ்ச்சி தரும் அன்புப் பார்வை
கேட்பவர்க்கு இனிமை தரும் அதன் குரலும்
நேர்த்தியாக அதுகேட்டு இன்று மகிழ்ந்தோம்!      (40)

BEAUTY BIRD PELICAN

God the Lord Almighty created birds many
HE bestowed on all the pride and joy in plenty
Unknown birds and their tribes we know not how many
Here is a chance  for all to know in harmony!

Pelican is  nice bird on water beauty bird
Very look gives joy and happiness –not a third
Very voice provides joy to the one who listens
Knowing full today let us enjoy unbitten!                         (8)

In the name of “Flamingo Poetry Festival”
We shall enjoy the pelican poetry festival
We shall see the beauty bird that is delightful
Let us enjoy  poetry that makes us joyful!

Beautiful bird, lovely bird that enchanting bird
Let us enjoy the way the bird behaves-not tired
Phaethontiformes, herons, ibises, spoonbills,
The hamerkop, and the shoebill have now been
The home of  India our Motherland in Asia.
Chest and face in white color great and bright quite sure
Caressing body in brown color  very pure
Shape and size ever remaining green in our mind!                  (20)

In the ponds and lakes happily in coolness they live
Beauty birds they are to see from a distance active
Desire arising to touch and enjoy again
Gives  joy beyond limits again a great grand gain!                   (24)

When it walks its tail looks up beautiful and graceful
Slightly jostles; with its beak peeps into water i
Gently looks for food majestically with its eyes
In deep water, takes food like forest hen nice!

Stores food more in its long beak than in its belly
In the shallow, dry and marsh lands builds its nest rightly
With love and affection leaves eggs six or seven
With its curved mouth it bites its food – in its heaven
Eggs yield little, cute pelican birds in days ten
Male and female pelicans take care of little ones
Aged pelican builds its own bird’s cage to rest
Happily enjoy living as the Creator guides!     (36)

Pelican is  nice bird on water beauty bird
Very look gives joy and happiness –not a third
Very voice provides joy to the one who listens
Knowing full today we enjoyed right unbitten!               (40)

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The Poetry festival started at 10.00am. With the lighting of the lamp by the Chief Guest Sri Abdul Azeez, Hon’ble Mayor of Nellore Municipal Corporation  to the accompaniment of invocation in Sanskrit  seeking the blessings of Lord Vigneshwara.  Shri Perugu Ramakrishna, International Poet and  Executive Member of PEN.India (An Apolitical Association of Indian Writers who sponsored Flamingo Poetry Festival  once), convener of the Poetry Festival presided  over. He traced the history of  the Festival  from the first Edition in 2015 to the IV the Edition on 31st January in a graphic manner.

Chief Guest Shri Azeez, in a scholarly manner, spoke about the home of Flamingos, viz Nellore, its significance, economic impact of tourism and traveland the role the students and public can play in development and so on.

Shri Srinivasa Kumar, District Tourism Officer explained the various programs of the Department.

Ten senior poets and ten students presented their poems on the theme”Migratory Birds” in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi and English by the poets participating from different Southern States.

Shri Vinodan Assistant Professor of IITTM proposed Vote of Thanks. Dr. S. Meera Nodal Officer of the Institution was thye co convener.

In connection with the Festival a nice Photo and Art exhibition was put up. 15 photos and 12 artistic hand drawn pictures were presented by the students. Photos on the theme by Shashi Mouli, Sanjana and Vishal were adjudged top three. In the matter of drawing presentation, Sanjana, Shiv Hari and Rizwana were  the top three.

Power Point Presentation was made by Vinay and Kulsum and Sanjana as a group and the second group comprising Hasya and Sameera . Three papers were also presented by them.

Wide publicity was given by the Telugu newspapers and two of the specimens are produced below:

 

 

All the covereges mentione about the participation of Malayalam Poets Shri Unnikrishnan and Janardhan and Tamil poet N V Subbaraman.

 

N V Subbaraman being honored by the Chief Guest.

Nodal Officer Madam Dr. S. meera addressing.

 

Convener International Poet Shri Perugu Ramakrishna with Mr Unnikrishna to his right and N V Subbaraman and Janardhan  on his left.

 

Convener Perugu Ramakrishna to present bouquet to the Chief Guest.

Chief Guest Mayor of Nellore addressing the Festival.

Thus was the FLAMINGO POETRY FESTIVAL –IV Edition on 31st January at Nellore. The blogger carrying the happiest memories returned home eagerly expecting the V Edition next year!

This Sunday Story comes to an end with this. We shall meet tomorrow morning. Till then GOOD BYE!

December 11th-International Mountain Day

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Omnipotent, Omniscient and Omnipresent Lord Almighty
In HIS ocean of compassion created the whole world with all
Living beings, humans and animals, high mountains and deep valleys,
All to coexist for the mutual peace and plenty, joy and health!

”Mountains Matter” – theme for this International Mountain Day
Crucial role they play in providing key ecosystem goods and services
To the planet and their vulnerability due to climate change,
We all of us have to step up and raise attention to mountains.

Mountains Matter for Water as mountains are the world’s ‘water towers’
All glaciers in mountain ranges around the world retreat and disappear.
Mountains Matter for Disaster Risk Reduction as climatic variations trigger disasters.
Avalanches, mud flows and landslides tumble downstream, strip bare forests.

Mountains Matter for Tourism as mountains attract global tourism
Mountains Matter for Food as centers of biodiversity
Mountains Matter for rural Youth as life in the mountains is tough.
Abandon their villages in search of employment elsewhere.

Mountains Matter for Indigenous Peoples as mountain areas host
Ancient indigenous communities with precious knowledge, traditions.
Mountains Matter for Biodiversity as half of hotspots are in mountains
Mountains are home to rare animals such as gorillas, snow leopards etc.

Large social movement can bring mountain issues through a global campaign
Social media strategy and events around the world, to tell the world
That the current neglect of mountains and mountain peoples must stop.
Let us use the hashtag Mountains Matter in all our social work.

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PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE!

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Blessed with human life on this earth, we have to EXIST!

In HIS great creations there are human beings, animal beings, hills and dales, mountains and rocks, seas and rivers, tanks and lakes!

Because of religions, castes and sects a feeling has come in us that peaceful coexistence refers only to the people belonging to the different religions inside or outside their countries living and coexisting peacefully!

The following quotes will stand testimony!

Yes at a time when religions -a great unifying factor- sow the seeds of division, disharmony and distrust!

“Do not be overcome by hate. But conquer hate with love.”

 

“The pathos of the human life teaches one that idolatry of the ego is a sham. Only by living in harmonious accord with the entire world can a person distill happiness that flows from cultivating a state of mindfulness.”

“Our actions reflect the distilled wisdom that we possess of the innermost self. Our personal philosophy is an activated way of living. A peaceful person delves the truest definition of the self by maintaining an attentive state of conscious awareness and ceases escaping from reality with mindless diversions. Self-inquiry is the principal method to remove ignorance, increase self-awareness, and abide in a tranquil existence

 

“See that the most essential thing is life and that killing or oppressing one another will not solve anything.”

I firmly believe that the mission of religion in the 21st century must be to contribute concretely to the peaceful coexistence of humankind.

Daisaku Ikeda

“India is a living museum of different ethnicities and religions peacefully co-existing. This process is going on for centuries. Shia, Sunnis, Sufis, Hindus, Sikhs and others are living together,” Rouhani said.

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.

 

Jagath Guru: “Hatred and conflict are often rooted in differences between people of different races and religions. We all need to respect people of different races as well as people of different faiths and religions. We need to unite by recognizing our common desire and need for a harmonious society — a society in which we and our children and families and friends and communities can all live our lives in peace and harmony. Regardless of our race or religion, we all want and need such social harmony.”

“Without respect for people of different races or ethnicities or religions, how can we have a peaceful and harmonious society or world? And without a harmonious society, how can there be the necessary economic development and atmosphere conducive to spiritual happiness and self-realization?”

 

Ramakrishna, a Hindu mystic: “God has made different religions to suit different aspirations, times and countries…one can reach God if one follows any of the paths with wholehearted devotion.”

 

Ancient Japanese saying: “There are many paths up the Mountain, but the view of the moon from the top is the same.”

The main purpose of this Sunday story is PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE with the other non-human beings like birds and animals, trees and plants, hills and dales, oceans and lakes!.

It is indeed sickening to see the trees being cut for selfish purposes.Trimming is OK and not cutting. When we think of global warming, we have to ensure the trees are protected at any cost.

Again the birds and animals! We have to coexist peacefully with them whatever the inconveniences to which we are put to.

One of the greatest Tamil poets Mahakavi Bharathiyar would say:

.  சின்னஞ்சிறு குருவி போலே-நீ

            திரிந்து பறந்து வா பாப்பா!

வன்னப் பறவைகளைக் கண்டு -நீ

           மனதில் மகிழ்ச்சி கொள்ளு பாப்பா!

கொத்தித்திரியுமந்தக் கோழி -அதைக் கூட்டி

          விளையாடு பாப்பா.

எத்தித் திருடு மந்தக் காக்காய்-அதற்கு

          இறக்கப் பட வேணும் பாப்பா!

பாலைப் பொழிந்து தரும் பாப்பா!-

        அந்தப் பசு மிக நல்லதடி பாப்பா!

வாலைக் குழைத்துவரும் நாய்தான்-அது

         மனிதர்க்குத் தோழனடி பாப்பா!

வண்டி இழுக்கும் நல்ல குதிரை-

        நெல்லு வயலில் உழுதுவரும் மாடு,

அண்டிப் பிழைக்கும் நம்மை ஆடு,-இவை

           ஆதரிக்க வேணுமடி பாப்பா!

In a poem addressed to the children he lists out a few of the animals and birds like sparrow, hen, crow, cow, dog, horse, goat, buffalo,  and so on and it is our duty to help, nurture, and live in peaceful coexistence with all domestic and non domestic!

Very interesting happenings are there in a big residential colony where there are about 5000 residents in about 1000 flats. Pet dogs and stray dogs are seen and the residents are unhappy with the residents feeding the stray dogs and allowing them inside the colony. They urge their Association to arrange with the Municipal authorities to catch them in their dog vans and see that the colony is rid of them. I am an early riser and take my morning walk at 3.00 am for an hour within the colony roads  and again for an hour in the evenings at 16.00 hours. There are half a dozen dogs just following me- some of them may be barking under the impression a-stranger I am why should I walk in the morning hours!!!!!

I don’t find any reason why these stray dogs are to be driven out of the colony!  We have to learn to live in PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE with this community of dogs- my creator and the creator of these dogs being the same ALMIGHTY GOD!

In a place where I was working for three years in Andhra Pradesh, for several years  there was a SNAKE Burrow, in our compound spanning dozens of acres There are about 300  employee- families residing there. . To my knowledge and information, there was no case of snake bite at any time in the past. One day on my return from my official tour, I found the burrow razed to the ground and I felt so bad and the result is the following.

                        SNAKES AND MEN

Snakes and men nature’s  creation.

Nothing created sans purpose of action

All to coexist with mutual appreciation

Alas!Many work to mutual destruction!

Survival of the fittest law of nature

Not for humans to make it a structure

To help each other and start nurture

Sure paves the path for glorious future!

Pity it is to see the stronger

Sit in judgement over the weaker

Brutal strength makes the other poorer

Keeps lives in agony or destroy altogether!

Man and serpent wonders of creation

Funny it is both in constant fears

Trying to provoke others extinction

Stronger is the man puts snakes in tears!

Lovely serpent made  molehill its home

Made its young ones sleep in foam

Taught its toddlings prey and roam

Fell the evil eyes fell on this zon!

   

Fear and panic razed the molehill to the ground

Parent snakes on return from their round

To their horror and sorrow razed home they found

And dead were their offsprings with misery around!

Living in harmony all with nature

PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE high in stature

All living and let living without torture

How to ensure for  glorious future?

So my esteemed viewers this brings us to the end of this Sunday Story. We shall meet tomorrow as usual. Till then GOODBYE!  

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WORLD SPARROWS DAY IS TODAY!

It is WORLD SPARROWS DAY today Nature Forever Society
And organizations several sponsoring with purity
Of hearts and souls to bring an awareness in all in unity
And conserve the Sparrow and birds others with love and sympathy!

What a pity? A beautiful creation is lovely sparrow
Mindlessly the cruel man kills in thousands with his sharp arrow
Arrow of cellphone towers , high rise concrete jungles all over
The areas urban -unfortunate we lose birds by waves power!

My mentor from his heavenly abode National,patriotic Tamil Poet Mahakavi Subramaniya Bharathiyar’s poem on SPARROW in original Tamil and my English translation are as below:

விட்டுவிடுதலை யாகிநிற்பா யிந்தச்
சிட்டுக் குருவியைப் போலே.

1,எட்டு திசையும் பறந்து திரிகுவை
ஏறியக் காற்றில் விரைவோடு நீந்துவை
மட்டுப் படாதெங்கும் கொட்டிக் கிடக்குமிவ்
வானொளி யென்னும் மதுவின் சுவையுண்டு (விட்டு)

2.பெட்டையி னோடின்பம் பேசிக் களிப்புற்றுப்
பீடையி லாததொர் கூடுகட் டிக்கொண்டு
முட்டை தருங்குஞ்சை காத்து மகிழவைதி
முந்த உணவு கொடுத்தன்பு செய்திங்கு (விட்டு)

3.முற்றத்தி லேயுங் கழனி வெளியிலும்
முன்கண்ட தானியம் தன்னைக் கொணர்ந்துண்டு
மற்ற பொழுது கதைசொல்லித் தூங்கிப்பின்
வைகறை யாகுமுன் பாடி விழிப்புற்று (விட்டு)

In English:
Leave bondage and be free -like
This Lovely sparrow!

Go free in all the directions eight
Get into the air and glide fast
Limitless flowing all over
Drinking the honey of Divine light! (Leave)

Speaking joyfully with your young ones
Building a nest comfortable sans any flaws
Keeping the young one coming out of the egg safe and happy
Showering all your love feeding the young!(Leave)

In the field and in the yard at home
Bringing the grains of food and taking with thy young ones
At other times telling story and making it asleep
Getting up in the early morn singing in praise (Leave)