Biography of TD. Kumar
Born in 1940, I saw as a young boy the culmination in 1947 of free India under Gandhis leadership after centuries of colonization and royalties. I was and still now imbued with unique visionary idolism coupled with grass root pragmatic strategy. Combination and connection of ends and means which was Gandhis unique insight. I was trained in physics with masters. Though I was equally interested and soaked in literature and philosophy India, English, American, French, Russian and others. Now, after variety of experience, including Indian Revenue Service leaving the job in 1994 as a senior commissioner of Income Tax. I am a film maker, writer, director and producer. Writer(poetry, prose and articles) , social activist and trainer in HRD and human empowerment using various Indian and western techniques, old and new. My writing spans a large often contrasting area of science, philosophy, spiritualism and social cause. I have some rhymes in my poems it challenges and provokes me to explore new words, phrases and concepts. I offer my poems hoping the reader will get some value and insight. I request them to read it with love because it is offered with love.
TD. Kumar Poems
Happiness Is The Way To Happiness!
An Ode To Ego.............
Anatomy Of Humor And Physiology Of Laugh...
Obedience Or Rebellion
Mahabharat- The Great War Epic
Unrivalled in breadth and depth It is greater than Iliad or Odysseus, Homer's Greek epic Blend of human realism and bright values and idealism is it's very strength. Every hero or character is flawed
Self- Development Vs. Self-Realization
On The Hill Of Effort Is Effortless!
On the hill of effort is effortless! Much art is needed to look artless Simple covers lot of chaos, cost and complexity It takes laborious 'Saadhana 'on spiritual path to get natural goodness and godliness.
Surrender With Grace To Grace
Surrender with grace to Grace Stripped naked of ego and mask on the face All concepts paradigms, greed, fear, entanglement are shed as outworn dress Thus naked, your inner grace expands and blends in His Grace.
Friendliness Is Not Just Friendship (J)
Friendliness is not just friendship The difference is between a boat and a large ship A room with few windows or open sky Friendliness is all embracing and ever widening circle of relationship.
All Good Things Of Life Are By-Product
Music As Noise And Noise As Music
Music as noise and Noise as music Music is often a noise If not listen to, with focus and poise A distraction when you converse and discuss or you are pre occupied
Appreciating The Hot Summer
Appreciating the hot summer Appreciating the hot summer is not easy for most The scorching summer does appear to roast Everything, earth, plant, animal and man But sun pours its enormous energy, for us to store, if we can!
Passion, Compassion, And Dispassion
Krishna In Crisis
Krishna in his last moments, is wracked with doubts and regrets
Though and 'Avatar' he was yet human, framed in freedom and constraints
A life full of fraud though with good intentions; his clan and dynasty was in shambles!
Was he always conscientious or deviant? He raves and rambles!
The great 'Mahabharat' he had violated many rules of war
To finish his opponents Bhishm, Karna Dron and Duryodhan
Cursed, perhaps rightly, by the bleeding heart of Gandhari, with her dead son
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