NOBEL PEACE FOR TERESA Day!

“Love all, Serve all”, “Help Ever, Hurt Never” -that is all
What I know on earth and what all I need to know- stand tall
No need for religion, religious literature
Society to practice and ensure a bright future!

It is not theory but practical one canb follow
We have many who have lived and shown others can follow
Mahatma Gandhi -Father of the Nation was there
Mother Teresa who lived among us born elsewhere!

This is the day- years-long thirty seven ago
Mother Teresa got her Nobel Award for peace
We are proud and she the beacon light shown with ease
The way to live a life simple and noble on earth!

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BEYOND THE GRILLS

 

Beyond the grills of my beautiful window
A lovely sight I get as the gift of wind!
A plant of two years with height of ten feet
Bows with respect to the God of wind quite neat!

East to West and West to East, South to North and
North to South –gentle movement supporting wind
Adding to the great pleasure of breeze sitting
On this good side of the grill and enjoying!

A beautiful crow just glides and lands on the
Tender green plant- plant obliging the crow
A space to perch and moving along wit the
Plant’s branches- the great creation of God!

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE 21st September

 

A Sanskrit prayer reads:
“Swasthip prajaabyaha paripaalayanthaam
Nyaayaena maargaeNa mahee maheesaaha
Go brahmaNaabyaha subha masthu nithyam
Loka samastha sukino bavanthu,
Sarvae janaaha sukhino bavanthu!E”
The last two lines offering prayer:
“May the whole world be at peace and joy
May the entire people be at peace and joy!”
All the prayers end invoking God for peace:
“Ohm Shanthi! Ohm Shanthi! Ohm Shanthi”
“ Ohm peace! Ohm Peace! Ohm Peace!”

Today is International Day of Peace-theme of the year
“Together for Peace, Respect, Safety and Dignity for all”
A noble occasion for all in the world to work united
To achieve the theme throughout the world and all times.

Let us honour the spirit of being TOGETHER,
A global initiative to promote respect, safety
And dignity for everyone forced to flee their homes
In search of a better life- a great day to work for success!

September 7 FORGIVENESS DAY

 

‘Forget and Forgive’ words of wisdom often quoted
“Forget” may be human but “Forgive” is Divine –blessed
September Seventh “Forgiveness Day”worldwide observed
Let us develop the same in us for greater peace !

Forgetting and forgiving enable society
To be with poise, needs harmony and friendship-variety
For every one to try to the level best-serve
The cause –for individual, home and society !

“Love all and serve all” paves path for forgiveness pure
“Help ever, hurt never” spreads red carpet quite sure
Let us take to the path Divine, forget and forgive
Lord Almighty in all HIS compassion, takes to Heaven!

 

September 2- “BAKRID” IS TODAY

“Eid al -Adha”-Festival of the Sacrifice-‘Bakr-eid’ is to day
A great and holy day all over the Muslim World -Festival day
Ibrahim ready to sacrifice his son- an act of submission
To HIS command-God accepted and blessed in great appreciation!

To share our pleasures with others and sharing their pains true is Divine
Islamic families share the sacrificed animal and remain
Satisfied with one third to them, one third to friends, relatives- the last
One third to the poor and needy- principle of sharing pleasure fast!

Allahu Akbar
Ashahadunna la ilaha illillahu
Asahadunna Mohammadu Rasulillahi
Hayya lassala
Lailaha- illalahee!

Sing in praise of Allah sure five times
Spare one fifth of what you earn
For those who suffer hard all times
Make them happy with what you can!

Polygamy surely not a ban
Without which happily live I can
Sunflower plant holds only one
Never a second flower born in its stem!

Allahu Akbar
Allah is undoubtedly great!

Asahadunna la ilaha illillahu
To me Allah and Allah alone is God!
Asha ha duanna Mohammadu Rasulillahi
Prophet Mohammed last messenger of Allah!

Hayya lassalla
Come rush to namaz
Hayya lalfala
Get deliverance from the pain of Hell!
La ilaha illillahee
Allah is holy and great!

Day is gone and time for namaz
Call is heard from the holy tower
Allahu Akbar
What a great mystic experience
Godly light from sacred Mecca
Heavenly light from holy Bethleham
Divine light from hallowed Himalayas
All flash through mind’s layers!

Allah, Christ and Maheshwara
Blessing me fine to reach the Goal
Goal when reached redeems the soul
Through love and piety, peace and poise
Compassion and universal brotherhood all to rejoice!

Hayya lal fala
Get me the deliverance from the pains of hell!
Bismillah irrehiman nirrahim
Most merciful and benevolent Allah!

Hayya lassalla

“LIFE’S LIGHT LEFT” THIS DAY-20th August

 

MY LIFE’S LIGHT WAS SHE.

My “Life’s Light Left” this day three years ago exact
Keeping me desolate among a crowd of greats-left
To fend for myself despite kith and kin with me
That is HIS will- Omniscient God- who loves me!

Together we were for more than four and a half decades
In thick and thin, in joy and sorrow near with her,
And away- far far away- leaving her to take care of  children
No murmurs, no expression of regret- all Mother’s grace!

The cruel hands of destiny and death carried away
My beloved better half-years three are gone
Gone with the times remaining every minute
In my thoughts with misery unbearable-absolute!

 

Seen off at Kadapa railway station on our way to Kolkatta to receive Micheal Madhsudhan  Academy Award twenty years ago.

 

 

August 19-World Humanitarian Day

 

August nineteenth –tomorrow is a great day-quite significant
“World Humanitarian Day” observed all over the globe
For all of us to think, to pen and spread, make the world with patience
To respect all beings-God’s creation with clear conscience!

Men and women are created by God the Almighty
To live and lead a life normal with kith and kin rightly;
But there are the beloved of God who work for the world
Sacrificing all in challenging situations bold!

Brazilian Sergio Vieira de Mello was one of age
Whose thinking, philosophy, dynamism and courage
Inspired all and timeless legacy for all to emulate.
Rightly United Nations dedicated this day to that great!