Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 43,013 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Happiness Is A State

Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Happiness is a state of mind
Instantly produced by sense
Gratification through touch, taste,
Sight, hearing and smell the desired.

Happiness is a state of mind
Produced by social interaction,
Love, affection, enthusiasm,
Compassion and patriotism.

Happiness is a state of mind
Produced intellectually
From appreciation of art
And literature and problem solving.

Happiness is a state of mind
Produced at a higher level
In offering, self sacrifice,
Service and devotional works.

Happiness can be subjective
Or of dependent origin.
Happiness is not permanent.
It needs feed for its existence.
05.01.2019

Topic(s) of this poem: happiness


Comments about Happiness Is A State by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (3/22/2020 11:30:00 PM)

    CONGRATULATIONS! CONGRATULATIONS! ~ We are glad to read this poem as this reflects unlimited happiness. We remain to be in happiest state always. May God bring happiness and fortune for you! : : BEST WISHES FROM: : : : Poet Kumarmani Mahakul # 438 on top 500 poets of the wold (As per the information of the World Poetry Database, Today's ranking.)(Report)Reply

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  • Savita TyagiSavita Tyagi (3/22/2020 8:58:00 PM)

    Great poem. Happiness is a state of mind influenced by many factors so well defined. If we can minimize the effect of those circumstances we can enhance the happy state of mind. Congratulations for member poem place.(Report)Reply

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (3/22/2020 5:25:00 PM)

    Happiness is not permanent.
    It needs feed for its existence. Very very true. happiness is a state of mind....... we have to feed it always. lovely.
    thank u. tony(Report)Reply

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  • Aqua FlowerAqua Flower (3/22/2020 11:52:00 AM)

    Wonderful message in this poem. Happiness uses all the senses! Congrats on poem of the day!(Report)Reply

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  • Anil Kumar PandaAnil Kumar Panda (3/22/2020 7:17:00 AM)

    'Happiness is a state of mind
    Produced by social interaction,
    Love, affection, enthusiasm,
    Compassion and patriotism.'.. i completely agree with you. A nice write. Congrats.(Report)Reply

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  • Gangadharan nair pulingat (3/22/2020 4:40:00 AM)

    Happiness is dependent upon the circumstances and challenges of life and this poem is relevant(Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (3/22/2020 2:54:00 AM)

    A brilliant expression on happiness has been made by you. Thanks and congratulations for being selected this poem as the member poem of the poem of the day.(Report)Reply

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  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (3/22/2020 2:43:00 AM)

    Yes, happiness means being in the company of good things- living and non-living- physical, intellectual and spiritual.
    Thanks and Congrats.(Report)Reply

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  • Sylvia Frances ChanSylvia Frances Chan (3/22/2020 1:51:00 AM)

    Happiness can be subjective
    Or of dependent origin.
    Happiness is not permanent.
    It needs feed for its existence.............................SO TRUE! ! CONGRATULATIONS being chosen TWICE (last year same date) as The Member Poem Of The Day. Hooray! All my respect and appreciations for your creation, Sir! Most deserving to win twice. God's Blessings in Abundance for you and your beloved family. A 10 Full Score(Report)Reply

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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (3/22/2020 1:50:00 AM)

    Happiness is a state of mind
    ...
    Happiness can be subjective
    Or of dependent origin.//// exactly(Report)Reply

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  • Chinedu DikeChinedu Dike (3/22/2020 12:42:00 AM)

    An insightful piece on happiness written with clarity of thought and mind. A beautiful work of art.(Report)Reply

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  • Aniruddha PathakAniruddha Pathak (10/2/2019 12:52:00 AM)

    A lovely piece on Happiness, what it is, what not.
    an apt choice for POD, congrats.(Report)Reply

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  • Khairul AhsanKhairul Ahsan (3/22/2019 9:41:00 PM)

    'Happiness is not permanent.
    It needs feed for its existence.' - An absolute truth! One should learn to be happy with small things and appreciate the things of beauty that come on one's way.(Report)Reply

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  • Khairul AhsanKhairul Ahsan (3/22/2019 9:36:00 PM)

    The poet has provided some intelligible definitions of happiness, reading which the readers would like to explore for some more.
    Thanks for sharing your thoughts on such an abstract subject, and many congratulations to the poet on his poem's selection as the 'Member Poem of the Day'!(Report)Reply

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  • Dipak Adhya (3/22/2019 9:07:00 PM)

    Happiness is a state of mind
    Instantly produced by sense...enjoyed.(Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (3/22/2019 7:56:00 PM)

    CONGRATULATIONS! This is great to see your nice poem chosen as the poem of the day. Yes, you are very right. Happiness is a state of mind and this is produced from the thought of self satisfaction.(Report)Reply

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  • Lyn PaulLyn Paul (3/22/2019 5:55:00 PM)

    An amazing write on something so important and valuable to us all that so many people do not have.
    Thank You(Report)Reply

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  • Mj Lemon (3/22/2019 12:46:00 PM)

    Congratulations on Poem of the Day. This is a great verse with such a positive message. To myfavourites.(Report)Reply

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  • James McLain (3/22/2019 12:23:00 PM)

    Congratulations on this great poem for the day.(Report)Reply

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  • Parameswaran Nair Damodaran NairParameswaran Nair Damodaran Nair (3/22/2019 10:32:00 AM)

    Happiness is a state of mind. Congrats being POD(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, February 25, 2019