Hasmukh Amathalal

Gold Star - 452,105 Points (17/05/1947 / Vadali, Dist: - sabarkantha, Gujarat, India)

Lines To Observe - Poem by Hasmukh Amathalal

I refused to yield to pressure
Even though I had nothing precious with me as treasure
It did hurt my sentiments to break me from within
They could never come to know how much depressed I had been

If I was told to leave place at once I could gladly do
If it was last option I could have agreed even if untrue
But why would they insist on me falling in their lines?
How can they pressurize me when I completely declined?

I would never leave my faith if that causes any embarrassment
If they want to have forcible conversion then it is their movement
I will cling to that path from where inspiration and strength is drawn
I shall disown any belief that has been forced upon

If we come out from our stated lines to observe
We may come across many tales of messiahs who descended on earth to serve
Laid down their lives for upholding the faith and true causes
So many citations can be had from many prophets as it was

Money and power play dominant role
It is just show off and sprit behind it is completely stolen
Religious places are made show pieces and symbol of exhibition
Where people visit not out of faith but with superstition

What difference it may make if millions are of same faith?
How does it stop innocent people falling to merciless deaths?
How come a person offering prayer is sprayed with bullet?
Who will claim and say it was only the destiny decided by fate?

I shall believe in any faith if that preaches true religion
Enough respect for humanism barred by any region
Let some one pray rising sun or respect emergence of moon
We all must feel heat while toiling hard in after noon

This was the message actually intended
It was never meant to be offended
All messages meant for masses were carefully worded
To be professed and adopted were later on distorted

I feel like crying when regretfully listen to cruelty
Have we stooped so below to insult the almighty?
We hanged them to death and took away the life
Yet they preached and professed without fearing knife


Comments about Lines To Observe by Hasmukh Amathalal

  • Poet Of The River (12/20/2011 11:22:00 PM)


    Wow.. I am at a loss of words... Greatly portrayed and a good flow to it. I enjoyed reading it.10+ (Report) Reply

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  • (12/20/2011 7:27:00 PM)


    in this time of age and government seems like theres no reight religion or wrong but within our hearts we know which is which...
    we just has to be stead fast on our decisions to stay with our religon even though we might be persecuted as such....
    wonderful write :)
    ~Bella
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (12/20/2011 6:42:00 AM)


    It is a wonderful poem of our changing times! What a lovely photo. And of your words... I was just saying the other day that there is a difference between Corporate Religion and those who struggle for love and faith and freedom for all... maybe as the Liberation Theologists... which I need read more about ♥
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (12/20/2011 6:41:00 AM)


    Maya Dearth Religious places are made show pieces and symbol of exhibition
    Where people visit not out of faith but with superstition... yes places of ownership not stewardship.
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (12/20/2011 6:41:00 AM)


    Hasmukh Amathalal many come with sole faith for salvation. their faith can't be disputed as they approach with holy feelings. i cry for those souls who sacrificed for mankind. this is one place where guru laid down life (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, December 20, 2011


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