nimal dunuhinga

Rookie - 151 Points (19, April,1951 / kalubovila East, Sri Lanka)

Cause And Effect In Karmic Life- School? - Poem by nimal dunuhinga

[In Buddhism, karma (Pāli kamma) is strictly distinguished from vipāka, meaning 'fruit' or 'result'. Karma is categorized within the group or groups of cause (Pāli hetu) in the chain of cause and effect, where it comprises the elements of 'volitional activities' (Pali sankhara) and 'action' (Pali bhava) . Any action is understood as creating 'seeds' in the mind that will sprout into the appropriate result (Pāli vipaka) when met with the right conditions. Most types of karmas, with good or bad results, will keep one within the wheel of samsāra, while others will liberate one to nirvāna.[citation needed]
Karma is one of five categories of causation, known collectively as niyama dhammas, the first being kamma, and the other four being utu (seasons and weather) , bīja (heredity, lit. 'seed') , chitta (mind) and dhamma (law, in the sense of nature's tendency to perfect) .]-Wikipedia

When thunder storms shakes their innocent shacks
And the heavy raindrops hit on the tin roofs
O the saddest music erupts with their heart beats?
Breaskfast, a scanty meal
Bread crumb dip in the black sweepings-tea
How they taste with their Aluminium mugs?
Bright children go to school on barefoot
along the thorny paths and the home work
They have done by erasing the mesmerize arithmetic sums
using their dirty thumbs with saliva?

for my poet friend narain, j. p. with gratitude!

nimal p.dunuhinga

Comments about Cause And Effect In Karmic Life- School? by nimal dunuhinga

  • Gajanan Mishra (2/4/2013 8:55:00 PM)

    With good or bad results it is our action that is related. good one. (Report) Reply

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  • (2/4/2013 8:52:00 PM)

    apart from the imperfect scene from poor countries, this poet talks about karma and its effect. If everyone thinks deeply, they can understand how karma or simply our actions take the toll on us, sometimes we have to pay for the karma of our ancestors, so karma affects in different forms and it does not imply that poor people are the worst hit category as the rich and the famous have their own bitter medicine to taste and suffer! Thank you for sharing! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, February 4, 2013

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