Men and women-the roof and crown of God’s creation in quest
For knowledge in areas different explored and the result
A branch of literature is POETRY and the POETS
Creators-today is WORLD POETRY DAY March Twenty First!
Poets indeed are the Ambassadors of peace in the world
Always aiming to express their views nicely, pleasant and bold!
Poets are simple in life and living but noble in thoughts,
Elegant in conduct and manners-loving all and serving all!
Ever helping and never hurting-in thoughts words and deeds tall
Standards of poets, readers uplifted and never to fall!
The purpose of the day is to promote the reading, writing,
Publishing and teaching of great”Poetry”-the soul making!
To “give fresh recognition and impetus to national,
Regional and international poetry movements”.perennial
The day is joyful occasion worth celebrating all over.
“YOUNG POET” wishes all well for all the poets for ever!
Leonov was outside the spacecraft for twelve minutes and nine seconds
On Eighteenth March Nineteen Sixty Five- fifty three years ago
Connected to the craft by a five meter tether! Wonderful feat-
At the end, his spacesuit inflated in the vacuum to the point
Where he could not re-enter the airlock-. opening a valve to allow
Some of the suit’s pressure to bleed off and got back inside the capsule.
The great Creator, Preserver and Destroyer Lord Almighty
Made the Universe-earth, sky, space and all living beings mighty
To explore the space and hills, seas and forests sky and the planets
And exploit for the world’s greater peace and joy, health and happiness!
Man in his wisdom made his body and mind, intelligence in full
Set his feet into the space and planets outside his earth
And the search goes on – with successes- set goal higher in mirth!
Theme for “World Consumer Rights Day” today is ‘Making digital
Marketplaces fairer’- chosen with the aim to promote digital
Marketplaces more accessible, safer and fairer for consumers
Across the globe- consumer satisfaction became consumer delight!
Days were there and continue at times -consumers taken for a ride
In cost and quality, measure and means. Dawned consumer right thoughts
In the Society- laws were made, consumers/customers made aware of rights
They enjoy. The world is changing fast and thoughts and actions quite right!
On line marketing, anything sitting in front of all powerful
COMPUTER-making use of internet facility from any part of the globe
Whatever we need, reaching our door steps in a couple of days,
Risk is always there with anything on earth- not an exemption here!
Yes, FEBRUARY ended with a sad note that the present senior Pontiff of KANCHI KAMAKOTI SHANKARA MUT, Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu- HIS HOLINESS JAGADGURU SHRI JAYENDRA SARASWATHY attained SAMADHI at the age of 82.
Here is a soliloquy of a disciple in Tamil and the version translated to English for the benefit of my esteemwd viewers from more than 200 countries in the world. Soliloquy is by me-N V Subbaraman this Blogger of ENVIOUS THOUGHTS:
அந்தோ காலா அந்தகாரகனானாயா
எங்கள் ஜயேந்திரர் உங்களுக்கு அத்தனை அவசரமாகத் தேவையா?
55 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்னால் ஆந்திராவில் உள்ள அக்ககாரி பேட்டை ஏரிக்கரையில் மகா பெரியவாளையும், ஜயேந்திரரையும் தரிசித்தது இன்று காலை போல் உள்ளதே! 1992ஆம் ஆண்டில் ஸ்ரீ மடத்தில் எனது “நிலவே நீ சொல்” என்ற கவிதை நூலை முழுக்கப் படித்து, வாய் நிறைய நன்னா இருக்கு, நெறைய எழுது என்று ஆசீர் வதித்து, புத்தகத்தின் மேல் மந்திராட்சதையும், புஷ்பஙளையும் வைத்துக் கொடுத்த எனது குருநாதர் ஜயேந்திரரை எங்கு கொண்டு சென்றாய் காலா?
2013ல் சங்கர மடத்தில் எனக்கு “சேவா ரத்தினா” விருதளித்துப் பாராட்டினீர்களே-மறக்க முடியுமா?
2013ஆம் ஆண்டு எனது தியாகப்பிரம்மத்தின் பஞ்சரத்தின கீர்த்தனைகள் தமிழாக்கத்தைக் கேட்டுவிட்டு ,’நன்னாத்தான் இருக்கு. இருந்தாலும் அந்த அந்த கீர்த்தனைகள் அந்த அந்த பாஷையில் இருப்பது சிலாக்யம் “ என்று அறிவுரை கொடுத்த என் குரு நாதர் ஜயேந்திரரை மடத்தில் தரிசிக்க முடியாதே? என் அன்பு நண்பர் கவிஞர் காஞ்சி முத்து. ராமமூர்திக்கு கை உடைந்ததைப்போல வேதனை தந்துவிட்டாயே காலா? ஒரு வாரத்திற்கு முன்னால்தானே உன்னை ஆங்கிலத்தில் கேட்டேன்” டெத்- வென் வில் யூ டை?’’என்று. இன்று காலை இந்த அதிர்ச்சிச் செய்தியா?
காலா செய், உன்னால் இயன்றதை எல்லாம் செய்.
”காலா இங்கே வாடா உன்னைக் காலால் மிதிக்கிறேன்” என்ற எனது பாரதியையும் அழைத்துக் கொண்டாய். என் தகப்பனார், தாய், மனைவி அனைவரையும் அழைத்துச் சென்றாய்; அவர்களைப் பத்திரமாய் காத்து வை; எனக்கு அவர்களைக் காட்ட வேண்டும் அல்லவா?
என் வி சுப்பராமன்.
Oh, God of Death! Yama!When did you become blind?
Do you need our Jayendhra so urgently?
It looks to me as if it is this morning that I had the darshan FIFTY FIVE YEARS AGO, of Maha Periyava and Jayendhr on the banks of a lake in a place called AKKAGARI PETA in Andhra Pradesh.
In the year 1992, Jayendhra after fully reading my Tamil poetry collection titled “NILAVAE NEE SOL” (MOON YOU TELL ME), expressed his joy and blessed me to write more and more and returneedcthe book to me keeping MANTHRAAKSHATHA and FLOWERS.You have taken away my PRECEPTOR away.Where have you taken HIM?
In 2013, YOU honored me with SEVARATHNA AWARD- how can I forget that great moment in my life?
Again in 2013, after hearing my Tamil translation of Thiyagabrahmam’s Pancharathna keerthanas, He appreciated and smoothly in an unaffending tone told me that it is good that such keerthanaas are left in their original language!I can no longer have HIS darshan in the Mutt.
My close friend Poet Kanchi Muthu. Ramamurthy feels as if he is orphaned.(He is the person normally takes me to His Holiness)Just a week back I asked you in ENGLISH “Oh, DEATH when will you die?”Is this shocking news this morning?
Yes, GOD of DEATH , do what all you can do?
You have taken away my mentor Mahakavi Bharathiyar who said: oh, God of Death, you come here, I shall kick you with my feet.” You have taken my father, Mother and Wife and I hope you keep them safe as you have to show them to me one day.
“Tearful tribute to the Seer, who guided us all for several decade. Who can forget his kind smile? A genius in all our great scriptures, Vedas and samskaras. A torch bearer and a guiding star to the entire humanity. It is great loss for all of us.” Jagannathan , PRO, Sevalaya in response to my mail.
No high or low, no rich or poor, no lettered or unlettered
No weak or strong. no tall or short, no theist or atheist
No young or old-ten or hundred, five or fifty, men or women
All are equal to the Yamadharma- when the time comes He comes!
As long as we are blessed to be alive on earth let us do
Our best to the humanity- loving all and serving all,
Helping ever and hurting never- that is all we can and should
Keep the society in peace and harmony, joy and pleasant!
My first son was born on 25th November and MY FOURTH SON NAMELY ENVIUS THOUGHTS WAS BORN ON 25th FEBRUARY!!!!!! Of course there is a vast difference in the years- first son in 1971 and the FOURTH in 2015! I deem and treat my BLOG ENVIUS THOUGHTS in https://nvsr.wordpress.com as a MEMBER OF MY FAMILY and I spend more time on my FOURTH SON and not on my SECOND AND THIRD sons in Bangalore and Canada respectively!!!!
I remember my second son a journalist in Bangalore designed the Blog and made me to post every day. The posts will have photos every post and I have received a lot of encomiums on the appropriate selection of photos for the posts! Every Sunday there will be a SUNDAY STORY and all the week days Monday to Saturday English poems will be the posts. Poems will be translations of great Tamil works of Saint Tamil Poet Thiruvalluvar, National Poet Mahakavi Bharathiyar, Bhagwan Ramana Maharishi of Thiruvannamalai, tamilnadu and so on.
Yes, FIRST POST in ENVIUS THOUGHTS was made on TWENTY FIFTH FEBRUARY TWO THOUSAND AND FIFTEEN and hence today is the THIRD BIRTH DAY OF ENVIUS THOUGHTS. It successfully sets its foot on the fourth year today. I am immensely grateful to the Goddess of Learning -SARASWATHY- and WORDPRESS>COM and my esteemed viewers around the Globe who have been encouraging and supporting the Blog with increasing number of views day by day and the overall!.
This BLOGGING has become a PASSION with me in such a way that I go mad with noting the number of every day’s views and the total commencing from 4.30 hours and then at 8.30, 12.30, 16.30 hours- promptly and REGULARLY!
As of now for the day it is 84 and the overall is 1,32,874 views from more than 210 countries! Though I started this Blog exactly 3 years ago, I never even remotely imagined that I will get so deep into this purely literary activity that I will go into madness and craziness!!!!
Nor I ever thought that it will fetch me the HONOR OF GETTING A PLACE IN THE INDIAN BOOK OF RECORDS for the FEAT ACHIEVED “MOST ENGLISH POEMS/ARTICLES BLOGGED REGULARLY WITHOUT FAIL for more than 1000 days which fetched me a TROPHY, CERTIFICATE, IDENTITY CARD AND BADGE!
Let us look into the path traversed in the last three years:
25/2/2016 Ist year- 365th day- 370 posts- total 370 posts- Views- 28,265 total views 28,265
25/2/2017 2nd year- 729th day—382 posts- total 752 posts- views- 50,209 total views 78,474
2 5//2018 3rd Year- 1094th day- 392 posts- total 1144 posts- views- 54,526 total views 1,33,000
First post of the Blog was titled “MY TRYST WITH LIFE INSURANCE CORPORATION OF INDIA- almost an autobiographical sketch of my forty years in my MOTHER LIC-my ALMA MATER where I learnt my LIFE!
Here are a few comments that I received on this post:
11 thoughts on “My Tryst with Life Insurance Corporation of India”
February 28, 2015 at 3:03 am
A real Role Model.
T shirts for RUN FOR INSURANCE from Tiruppur was arranged by me.
I was then SBM Tiruppur
March 1, 2015 at 1:04 pm
Quite interesting presentation of an involved career spanning a period of nearly four decades. I remember the association I was privileged to have with you in Thanjavur D.O. during late 1960 s,when,we were together in P.h.s. and you used to give the highest number of revival quotations and acted as a role model for others to follow. I cherish the association We had on subsequent occasions when you were heading Bikaneer and subsequently Cuddapah. divisions of L.I.C. and even after your retirement when you Visited Hyderabad as a Trainer of Bajaj AllianZ. Best wishes for a Long, healthy future.
March 2, 2015 at 9:59 am
Yes; I vividly remember your leadership that shaped us. Thanks for your kind feed back. Shri VK and Shri SVR are always in my thoughts
March 2, 2015 at 9:57 am
Thank you Esakkirajan. Quite green in my memory. Nice help you extended then was a source of strength to me. Thanks again
March 12, 2015 at 6:41 pm
Dear Sir, it was nice reading your autobiography relating to your experiences in LIC. I too had the good fortune of working with you (not under you…!! while you were MM at Salem and I was Sr.BM at Salem North) I was also receiving your copies of “Young Poet” and used to enjoy going thru’ the poems. I remember one of your advises that you gave me when I told you that I was transferred to Delhi in 2001, you told me… keep your head cool and your feet warm.
Sir, I wish you all happiness, joy, good health and prosperity in your life….
N. V. Subbaraman
March 13, 2015 at 6:01 am \
Thanks in millions Balagopal.
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February 27, 2016 at 5:23 am
August 18, 2016 at 4:13 am
August 17, 2016 at 10:48 pm
Excellent Article. I am very much thankful to the writer.
Such comments do act as a a great tonic for pursuing my writing.
One of the most striking aspects of this passion is the increasing number of followers from many parts of the world and a few of my esteemed followers ALMOST DAILY REVIEW OF THE POST for long. I do consolidate and publish the same as a SUNDAY STORY.
I particularly remember with gratitude the learned viewers like S/Shri Rajiv Ja, OKR Sivanganam, KVVS Prasad, TC Chandrasekara Reddy, G. Vasudevan. ARK, and Ramamurthi Thupakala. Their reviews have been published in a number of volumes in Sun day Story – not exceeding two to three thousand words a week.
Summarizing the progress of the Blog I wanted to give the Tale of he Blogger and I decided to bring out every 5o th post a TALE. In that way, so far 22 TALES hve been published 9 22 X 50 = 1110 posts) and the next tale 23 is due on the 1150th post due on 4th March 2018.
Therefore soliciting THIRD BIRTH DAY greetings and wishes for your loving ENVIUS THOUGHTS from my esteemed viewers, I end this Sunday story. We shall meet tomorrow. Till then God be with you! GOOD BYE!
ENVIUS THOUGHTS crosses 1,33,000 views.
I am glad to share with you that with the 53rd view at 09.30 hours today viz Sunday the 124th February 2018 THIRD BIRTH DAY OF ENVIUS THOUGHTS- , total views of the BLOG crossed ONE LAKH AND THIRTY THREE THOUSAND (1,33,000) from more than 210 countries around the world on the 1094th day and 1144th post, thanks to your support and encouragement. Kindly continue. Thanks aplenty
“WORLD THINKING DAY” is today as if the world thinks not on other days!
This day celebrated annually by all Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.
Also celebrated by boy-oriented associations around the world.
A day when they think about their “sisters” and “brothers” all over the world!
To think of the meaning of Guiding, and its global impact
Twenty second February -the birthday of Scouting and Guiding
Founder Lord Robert Baden-Powell and of Lady Olave Baden-Powell,
His wife and World Chief Guide. Other Scouts observe asFounders’ Day.
My memory goes back to fifties when as Shivaji TROOP LEADER
In my Karaikudi school days I observed the day with my troop
Six decades ago still green in mind-badges, scarf and khaki
Colored dress and beret and shoes! “BE PREPARED” on lips!
The Omnipotent, Omniscient, Omnipresent Lord Almighty
Created the Universe and all the living beings mighty
In stages and the roof and crown of all creations –the Man-
With his knowledge and intelligence made research on creation!
One of the foremost was born this day in Eighteen hundred and nine
British naturalist Charles Darwin-searched and researched quite fine
Came up with the present day Theory of Evolution:
Great Tamil Saint Poet Manicka vasagar of nineth century
Gave his theory of Evolution in Thiruvasagam thus:
“கல்லாகிப் “புல்லாகிப் பூடாகி மரமாகி பல்விருகமாகி,
புழுவாய், பாம்பாய், பறவையாகி, மிருகமாய், மனிதராய்”
“Stone, grass, plants and trees giant trees,
Worms, snakes, birds, animals and man”