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Brooding at Ramzan

WHAT is a Hindu, a Moslem or a Christian?
Whence he comes and where he goes?

Ocean is a solution, salty, but-
Crores of Suns gleam on the crust of waves-
One, only One at the helm in the blue.

Pools and streams and lakes and bays
Wells and springs and rain and ice
We see nothing but a drop, in them drops
Nay, vapor condensed: Nay, H2O-right?
Think a little straight, sit up aright
Am I not right? -break, break that H2O
Baffling bright white-light you can see.
Of heat and Energy, Oh! 'Sivam'!
You may call it 'Noor' in Arabic
'Siv' in Sanskrit-what then-
Releases combustion in cells?
Nothing but very heat and Energy.
Uranium and Thorium release the same.
We find Energy unborn eternal
Omnipresent, Omnipotent
Omniscient, and Formless.
The Almighty is Brahma,
Paramatma and Allah.
Jehovah may be for some,
For some Agni, may be that-
Radiant and resplendent Yogic Light.
Cant you see Ocean in rain drop
Cosmic power in a cell or shell?
Cell or Shell-what is in a name?
Is chariot, coat or prison of the soul.
When walls get weak the soul will part
Out through the vent as air off the balloon.
Reading Holy Scriptures, not knowing the sense-
What use? -observe the Nature and think
Knowledge is a chain of fact as pearls
Stringed by Reason and Faith with a Coir of the Truth.
Tension brews as experiences tightly
Loaded on the string, still stronger by Faith.
Knowledge is light to enlighten the folk
Not to kill, but for co-existence in Peace.
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Submitted: Friday, June 18, 2010
Edited: Friday, June 07, 2013


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  • Somanathan Iyer (6/24/2013 9:51:00 AM)

    This is an excellent energy coming out of the heart. The line ' Reading holy scriptures not knowing the sense'. yes all concerned should have an introspection. what we are seeking, is it really available where we are seeking? . the applicability with science a little bit confusing. thanks sir.

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  • Valsa George (6/3/2013 6:31:00 AM)

    This is indeed wonderful! How I wish if the fanatics of religion had read through this!

    Knowledge is light to enlighten the folk
    Not to kill, but for, co-existence in Peace..

    Lofty Message! Thank you for inviting to read! ! A 10 upon 10!
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  • Vipins Puthooran (12/15/2011 3:07:00 PM)

    'tis a g'd poem showing secularism! ! ! !
    I salute this poem! ! !
    [Live in peace
    Than break others into pieces- the perfect message]

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