Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 39,128 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Buddha Declares: - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Shed hatred towards others.
Then possessiveness is at check.
Share others’ suffering.
Then selfishness is at bay.
Feel joy in others’ joy.
Then jealousy is kept out.
Be a witness to events.
Then attachment is in loose.
Practise kindness and compassion.
Then come joy and equanimity.
You are liberated from fear.
You are liberated from pain.
Lord Buddha wanted you
To practise these plain truths
And not to pray Him in vain.

A candle melts to shine.
17.04.2001, Pmdi

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 21, 2010

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