Indira Renganathan


A Day With The Lord - Poem by Indira Renganathan

Wake up o'Lord, it's winter's vernal shine
Dawning to be consecrated with mercy Thine
Whilst yet a darkling sky's in full moon shine
In tardy treads it's pinking too fine
As Thou asterism Arudhra is on to sign
Conjuring melodies of cooing birds pine
Invoked Margazhi-matins intensify to combine
Intending for anointed ablutions aromatic divine
Wake up o'Lord, wake up

Then it means to be sanguine more
Sacred bathing mounds in variety to pour
Shiva is fresh and feasted to score
Follow now His jaunt of cosmic chore
Prime at Dharukavan blissful, He dances to roar
Surrender the rishis, their nescience to implore
Repeats His cosmic dance, Pathanjali to adore
On Thai-Poosam for Vyagrapada once more
Illimitable expeditions has He all more

Vital, vigorous, fervent He's the cosmic force
Blest or blazed all from His source
Fiery that He seeks more a bathing course
Cool on Maasi- morn of a chathurdasi-repose
Ere full moon amid sacred ablutions He glows
Freshened Lord doesn't let us doze
Awakens the light in wide awake those
On a Maasi-night whole His blessing flows
Thence the trumpet of His marriage-grandeur blows

Watch the merry Lord ecstatic, samsaric
Performing to the core of our blood rhythmic
Reddened to be Ratnasabapathy dynamic
Refreshed of yet more ablution fantastic
On Thiruvonam in Chithirai bombastic
Noon -bathing rhapsodic naps to be melodic
That the Lord emerges to be characteristic
On Uthiram in Aani all majestic
Blessing us whole in evening symbolic

Now time for the slumber-surrender-darkness
Nescient night whilst seeking refuge vivacious
The Lord forbids its ignorance gracious
Bathed anew, aglow with effulgence
On Chaturdasi in Aavani propitious
Sequel- Poornima all with her godliness
While leering fledging cupid-arrows
Rapturous Lord resorts to further ambrosial ablutions
On a Chaturdasi in Purattasi nighttime magnificence
Shiva is all content with the whole cosmic force
Unto Him retires our woes and wishes
Unto Him Poornima wanes, waxes, wanes


Comments about A Day With The Lord by Indira Renganathan

  • Mahtab Bangalee (10/23/2018 4:55:00 AM)


    great piece and great work - excellent

    Unto Him retires our woes and wishes
    Unto Him Poornima wanes, waxes, wanes
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  • Mohabeer Beeharry (8/22/2018 8:48:00 AM)


    Namashkar, your poem is so full f wisdom and it thrills me to read about Shiva too. It seem to tell everything that there s in Hindu culture, those names and expressions are so full of beauty.i am happy I read it. God bless you
    Mohabeer Beeharry
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  • Rajnish Manga (8/6/2018 2:05:00 PM)


    Extraordinary poem by any yardstick. Be it the temple rituals to appease The Lord from morning till night or their co-relation with phases of the moon or retaining the poetic beauty through out the exercise, you have done it marvelously. Thanks a lot, Mdm Indira. (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (8/6/2018 12:47:00 PM)


    I feel so excited as I have this journey through this creative garden of yours revered Ma'am,
    Thanks a lot for the sharing.
    10++++
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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (7/13/2018 10:39:00 AM)


    A sublime piece of poetry! My great pleasure reading it time and again! (Report) Reply

  • Narayanan Kutty Pozhath (4/29/2018 3:12:00 AM)


    It is a prayer to wake up God. (Report) Reply

  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (3/20/2018 10:41:00 AM)


    A tremendous beautiful thoughts have been embodied in this marvelous poem. Beautiful verses have pulled me through towards the end of the write. A high spirited write invoking His.power and a deep affirmation of faith in the Lord.. Beautifully crafted write, Indira. Thank you for sharing.10 (Report) Reply

  • Chinedu Dike (3/8/2018 10:23:00 PM)


    A fine and lofty verse written with clarity of thought and mind. Writing for the edification and glorification of God Almighty is the hallmark of ingenuity. Thanks for sharing Indira and do remain enriched. (Report) Reply

  • Dr Dillip K Swain (3/5/2018 7:15:00 AM)


    I get a lot of peace when I read this poem! A pious piece, meticulous and immaculately structured! Thanks dear madam! Pray God bless you always! (Report) Reply

  • Dr Dillip K Swain (11/4/2017 6:55:00 AM)


    A sublime creation..! The vibrant description of Lord Shiva is pulsating..A great poem! (Report) Reply

  • (11/2/2017 8:42:00 AM)


    Beautifully composed, a divine piece. Thank you for sharing this poem. Take care (Report) Reply

    Indira Renganathan (11/3/2017 12:56:00 AM)

    Very happy to read your comment Seema...thank you very much

  • Akhtar Jawad (9/22/2017 9:10:00 PM)


    Shiva(God, you may give any good name to Hin) is all content with the whole cosmic force
    Unto Him retires our woes and wishes
    Unto Him Poornima wanes, waxes, wanes
    A beautiful thought, a great spiritual poem.
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    Indira Renganathan (9/24/2017 1:16:00 AM)

    Thank you Akhtar...I'm really happy that you visited my page again with this kind comment...thanks and God bless you

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (8/6/2017 8:33:00 PM)


    It is a marvellous spiritual poem with nice penmanship. Let Shiva bless all. The ending of the poem is very heart touching.
    Shiva is all content with the whole cosmic force
    Unto Him retires our woes and wishes
    Unto Him Poornima wanes, waxes, wanes..
    Thanks for sharing.
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    Indira Renganathan (8/11/2017 11:09:00 AM)

    Thanks a lot for this nice comment Kumar...God bless you

  • Bharati Nayak (4/2/2017 9:03:00 PM)


    Wake up o'Lord, it's winter's vernal shine
    Dawning to be consecrated with mercy Thine
    Whilst yet a darkling sky's in full moon shine
    In tardy treads it's pinking too fine
    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    Unto Him retires our woes and wishes
    Unto Him Poornima wanes, waxes, wanes
    - - - - - - -
    Your knowledge and depth in Sanskrit and Hindu religious scriptures just awe inspiring.I am too short of words to praise this great poem.
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    Indira Renganathan (4/3/2017 5:17:00 AM)

    Thank you Bharati..God bless you

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (9/4/2015 5:54:00 PM)


    this is a great poem. you seem to know a lot about Hindu Religion. you speak about Gods and their affinities and qualities. how much we all rely on a God figure in all the religions. we humans need God. thank you very much for your great poem (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (9/21/2014 7:23:00 PM)


    Lord Shiva ! begining and end of creation. It is as much as infinite as lifes on earth. Any invocation for the lord is always less. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (9/21/2014 7:22:00 PM)


    Lord Shiva ! begining and end of creation. It is as much as infinite as lifes on earth. Any invocation for the lord is always less. (Report) Reply

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (3/29/2011 6:35:00 PM)


    madame pse cct to read.... it is death of rajaram's son.. (Report) Reply

  • (6/16/2010 10:04:00 AM)


    ‘Unto Him retires our woes and wishes’…very wise and with Vedic verdict
    Ms. Nivedita
    UK
    10/10

    PS Thanks for comment Ma’am …Please visit my page
    n
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  • (4/28/2010 10:24:00 PM)


    How could I ever repay you? For your beauty.
    How could I ever repay you? For all the love that you shown to others.
    How could I ever repay you? For every tear you've dried from a child face.
    How could I ever repay you my sweet sister?
    I'm just a meek man, so the only way I could repay you
    is to thank the LORD for the beauty He made when he made YOU.
    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU
    HUMBLE BY YOU,
    ~*~Randy
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, July 31, 2011


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