Dr. Geeta Radhakrishna Menon

Gold Star - 83,221 Points (3rd August 1950 / Mumbai)

Mind 1 - Liberation Of The Mind - Poem by Dr. Geeta Radhakrishna Menon

Let liberation be the motto of
The present generation
And the generations to come;
First and foremost:
Let there be liberation of the mind,
From the shackles of pre-conceived ideas and notions,
From the clutches of anger and hatred,
From the grip of terrorism and vandalism,
From the bondage of Ego!

Let the global wind blow into my tiny mind
Filling my brain -
The cerebrum, cerebellum and medulla oblongata
With fragrance of love!
Let the four walls of my heart -
The two auricles and
The two ventricles open their valves
To let out the toxic blood
And refill them with pure blood of compassion!

Let the breeze of all cultures
Waft in through the windows of my house
And cool the rooms with pure altruism;
Let me not hold on to dreadful habits,
Age old strife's and meaningless rivalry -
That block my growth in life,
A hurdle to my progress in work,
An impediment to my philanthropic ways
To follow the path of truth!

Let me celebrate my liberation only
With a pure mind!
To be able to think freely - at the same time
Respecting the thoughts of my fellow beings;
Let me have the freedom to speak - yet, taking care
Not to use words that hurt others;
Let my action be an example,
A lesson and a learning,
To be imbibed and followed by the children of my country.


15 August 2015
"To all my sisters and brothers in Korea -Happy Liberation Day".
"To my Indian friends - A great Independence day."

Topic(s) of this poem: liberation day


Comments about Mind 1 - Liberation Of The Mind by Dr. Geeta Radhakrishna Menon

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (6/24/2018 7:35:00 AM)

    Part - 2
    A lesson and a learning,
    To be imbibed and followed by the children of my country........touching expression with nice theme.15 th August is the Liberation Day of people of Korea and Independence day of Indian. Beautifully presented.
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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (6/24/2018 7:32:00 AM)

    Part- 1
    Let me celebrate my liberation only
    With a pure mind! The
    To be able to think freely - at the same time
    Respecting the thoughts of my fellow beings;
    Let me have the freedom to speak - yet, taking care
    Not to use words that hurt others;
    Let my action be an example,
    continued
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  • Akhtar Jawad (9/29/2017 9:39:00 PM)

    Liberal thoughts lead to coexistance that is badly needed by the world. A poem with unversal values. (Report)Reply

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  • Drtony Brahmin (9/14/2015 6:49:00 AM)

    Let there be liberation of the mind,
    From the shackles of pre-conceived ideas and notions,
    From the clutches of anger and hatred,
    From the grip of terrorism and vandalism,
    From the bondage of Ego!
    Celebration of the free mind in true liberty imbibed with eternal values that belongs to all religions and goes beyond the religions. very fine thoughts my dear Geeta. liked it very much. tony
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  • Ayman Parray (8/18/2015 8:52:00 AM)

    Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high
    I hope that day is near, before the end is nigh

    Happy 15th of August my friend
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    Geeta Radhakrishna Menon(8/18/2015 11:29:00 AM)

    You know it all, Ayman! Yes, when i was composing this poem Rabindranath Tagore's poem was ringing in my ears. Thank you my dear friend.

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  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (8/18/2015 4:44:00 AM)

    Respecting the thoughts of my fellow beings
    Truly, when this takes place, liberation is achieved by one and all
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    Geeta Radhakrishna Menon(8/18/2015 11:30:00 AM)

    Thank you once again for your generous thoughts.

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (8/15/2015 4:39:00 PM)

    With pure altruism to serve all mankind and, to love all! Living in peace.Nice work. (Report)Reply

    Geeta Radhakrishna Menon(8/15/2015 8:43:00 PM)

    Yes! Pure altruism to serve mankind is the noblest of virtues. Thank you for sharing your thoughts.

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  • Rajnish Manga (8/14/2015 2:26:00 AM)

    We all share your ideas on liberation and independence. If we liberate ourselves from our prejudices, hatred, religious bigotry and egoist ambitions, only then we shall be able to enjoy our hard earned freedom in the true sense of the word. Happy Independence Day. Thanks. (Report)Reply

    Geeta Radhakrishna Menon(8/14/2015 10:40:00 AM)

    Thank you Rajnish for your valuable comment. Yes! We need to release ourselves from the
    bondage of emotions created by the self in order to enjoy true liberation.
    Wishing you too a great independence day, my friend!

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 14, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, December 4, 2017


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