Treasure Island

douglas scotney

(boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

A Limerick, ' Bad Losers '


An advanced Advaitist of Vedanta
Won all the arguments he would enter,
But hadn't even opened his mouth,
When he turned and fled out of the house
Of bad losers who'd slay who they lost to.

Submitted: Friday, December 06, 2013
Edited: Saturday, December 07, 2013

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Advaita: non-dualistic school of Vedanta philosophy
founded by Shankara (788-820) . Intellectual rigour
alone can lead to Moksha.

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