Samanyan Lakshminarayanan

# The Weapon - Ahimsa - Poem by Samanyan Lakshminarayanan


a war in which...both
the winner...and
the loser would win

no blood shed
a saved manhood
a war very different

what a weapon this is
which would'nt provoke
which would invoke


this weapon: AHIMSA
previosly used: in INDIA
the expert in it: MAHATMA


Comments about # The Weapon - Ahimsa by Samanyan Lakshminarayanan

  • Veteran Poet - 1,443 Points Louis Rams (6/2/2009 8:10:00 PM)

    then we should all put it to use. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 40 Points Ashraful Musaddeq (5/25/2009 8:32:00 PM)

    Beautiful idea is there. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 177 Points Sathyanarayana M V S (5/25/2009 12:08:00 PM)

    evocative poem. Very very good. Please take a look at my poem WEAPON, on same theme. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 627 Points Subbaraman N V (5/25/2009 1:51:00 AM)

    Yes; it is that weapon precisely turned Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi into Mahatma Gandhi! A nice write! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,076 Points C. P. Sharma (5/24/2009 4:22:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem.

    Gandhi taught the world peaceful way to protest
    Instead of war peaceful coexistence suggest

    CP (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,314 Points Ken E Hall (5/24/2009 3:37:00 AM)

    Oh if only the world would listen..... the great man of India' reflection
    'There is enough in the world for everyone except the greedy'.....10
    regards (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 1 Points Sandra Martyres (5/23/2009 11:53:00 PM)

    Another wonderful write Samanyan.....If only we thought and practised the true spirit of the Mahatma....the world and India too would be a different place...10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 159 Points Maia Padua (5/23/2009 9:07:00 AM)

    great write...
    wonderful thoughts...
    expressed concern for world peace
    a write that wish to have a world of peace,
    a world of hope..a world of love...
    10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Bob Blackwell (5/23/2009 8:35:00 AM)

    Samanyan, your thoughts are my thoughts. AHIMSA IS THE ONLY WAY! ! !
    No war is justified. The world's greatest weakness is its inability to stop going to war. I thank you for this poem. Wram regards Bob (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,816 Points Ramesh T A (5/23/2009 7:23:00 AM)

    Yes, you are right; many don't follow even in India! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 26 Points Rajaram Ramachandran (5/23/2009 7:04:00 AM)

    India won the freedom without bloodshed thro' the weapon Ahimsa as you say in this nice poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 431 Points Ravi A (5/23/2009 6:51:00 AM)

    Even the Indians haven't learnt this properly. Thanks for propagating the message through your poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 111 Points Meggie Gultiano (5/23/2009 6:37:00 AM)

    nice message....i do want non violence..a fine piece (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 274 Points Kesav Easwaran (5/23/2009 5:59:00 AM)

    Ahimsa -non violence- has relevance only where Himsa- violence- has its presense...and hence in today's world, has prime importance...well, would the war weapon merchants allow peace thrive? good theme you take up there... (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 947 Points Ency Bearis (5/23/2009 4:13:00 AM)

    meaningful verses..a good move for promoting peace...nice advocate write (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Naidz Ladia (5/23/2009 1:07:00 AM)

    Ahimsa is refraining from causing pain to any living creature. ok, hope these words of mine will fit the topic..'a war in which both could be a winner '...well, this piece is spreading information..thanks sam, ..naizz (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Carol Gall (5/23/2009 1:05:00 AM)

    great poem non violence is the way and Ghandi great man 10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ch J Satyananda Kumar (5/23/2009 12:43:00 AM)

    Thiru Lakshminaryanan,

    'A war in which both the winner and loser would win'.., a wonderful composition. But unfortunately, our people, our leaders and our society have failed to honour Ahimsa, the great weapon! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Carl Harris (5/23/2009 12:18:00 AM)

    This is a fine poem, samanyan, for the great Mahatma Ghandi remains widely respected by people around the world today. Sadly, nations still engage in foolish and wasteful wars, blind to the teachings of Ghandi. Your poem expresses the wish of all civilized people, that all nations live in peace with each other. Were wise men such as Ghandi and several others in charge of theses nations, there would be no war. Sadly, there are not many wise men like Ghandi around anymore. Thank you for this outstanding poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 22, 2009

Poem Edited: Friday, May 22, 2009

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