Final Summit

Numerous paths surge all around me,everything in perpetual ecstatic motion,and I wonder;How easy it would have been to press on!Had there been just one course of action!Had everything else been stationary! To start is easy;Is it not?But, to see the sojourn to its cusp?Mettle stretched and wearied,inflicts a grinding halt.In that ephemeral jiff,intervening desolation andContinue reading “Final Summit”

Deathless Courage

Didn’t have the slightest desire,No promises made,yet,it stood stubborn on my path,At that moment,death seemed to have eclipsed life. Quietus is momentary,only a split second of its command.A lifetime echoes in eternity.I lived to my heart’s fullness,Whither shall I from within,I do not fear the plunge,when I am ordained to return. O lifeless death!Now thatContinue reading “Deathless Courage”

The INDIA I COME FROM

अयं निजः परो वेति गणना लघुचेतसाम्।उदारचरितानां तु वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम्॥ (ayaṃ nijaḥ paro veti gaṇanā laghucetasām | udāracaritānāṃ tu vasudhaiva kuṭumbakam ||) The world is a familyOne is a relative, the other stranger, say the small minded.The entire world is a family, live the magnanimous. Be detached,be magnanimous,lift up your mind, enjoythe fruit of Brahmanic freedom.—Maha Upanishad 6.71–75 IContinue reading “The INDIA I COME FROM”