Rajaram Ramachandran

Gold Star - 21,021 Points (13-7-31 (see reverse) / Chennai born, now at Juhu, Mumbai, India)

God Is The Real Owner - Poem by Rajaram Ramachandran

'My Master, the peace of mind
For me, where shall I find?
I am, day by day, restless
With my mind peace less.'

A king went all the way
To the forest one day
And before his kind master,
Knelt down with this prayer.

'Oh king, give up your throne
In favour of your only son
And peace you'll find here
In this forest, with no fear.'

'Oh master, my son
Is too young to own
The burden of my throne
If he's left to rule alone.'

His master then said
'The power you shed
Why not I take over
From this very hour? '

'You feel yourself free
And sit under this tree,
With nothing to worry,
While I rule your country.'

With the king's consent
At that very moment
The master took control
Of the kingdom's rule.

The king wanted to leave
Elsewhere outside to live
But wasn't allowed to go
As his master said 'No.'

'You'll from this moment
Be not a king, but a servant
Of mine to rule the country
On a monthly paid salary.'

What a wonder, as days passed,
The servant became relaxed!
Isn't his 'My own' very thought
Countless worries it brought?

What we posses as our own
If we treat it as God's own
And ourselves as His servants
Will the worries haunt us?

Comments about God Is The Real Owner by Rajaram Ramachandran

  • (5/7/2010 1:58:00 PM)

    ‘What we posses as our own
    If we treat it as God's own
    And ourselves as His servants
    Will the worries haunt us? ‘

    All riches are but of Master's we’re just custodian

    Excellent poem Sir
    Voted 10
    Ms. Nivedita
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  • (3/30/2009 9:02:00 PM)

    to bring youself to such an attitude....is all what growing up is about..wise words sir (Report) Reply

  • (7/24/2006 3:36:00 AM)

    Wise words from an experienced man!
    Very well written~

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  • (7/23/2006 4:04:00 PM)

    Words of rare wisdom from the pen of Rajaram Ramachandran. I like this one very much.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 20, 2003

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