Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Gold Star - 29,021 Points (June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Mangal Sutra - Poem by Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

Thali-that rests on the bosom of woman
Is the ensign of fidelity.
It bridles the mare when away from the horse,
A powerful weapon handed down by the heritage.
05.12.2002

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  • (12/28/2009 4:43:00 AM)


    Nice poem sir...though many outside india may not connect to it. You have captured the essence and strength of Indian marital system very well in these lines....thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 28, 2009

Poem Edited: Friday, January 8, 2010


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