Aniruddha Pathak

Gold Star - 131,551 Points (25.05.1941 / Godhra - Gujarat)

St Kabeer's Couplets 21:Waste Not In Vain Mirth - Poem by Aniruddha Pathak

Rare be thine human birth,
Waste it not in vain mirth,
Like brown leaf fall ye would,
Think; change thine attitude.
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Given here under is the original couplet in Hindi script, and its transliteration in English Roman.

दुर्लभ मानुष जन्म है, देह न बारम्बार,
तरुवर ज्यों पत्ता झड़े, बहुरि न लागे डार।

Durlabha mānuśha janma hai, deha na bārambār,
Taruvar jyon pattā jhađe, bahurī na lāge đar.

Kabeer explains the value of human birth and exhorts us not to waste it. It is when one can think and take positive action.

Topic: human, birth, death, good deeds

Topic(s) of this poem: birth, death

Form: Quatrain

Comments about St Kabeer's Couplets 21:Waste Not In Vain Mirth by Aniruddha Pathak

  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (2/20/2020 3:41:00 AM)

    yeah I think so
    the human birth is valuable and we need use in all through good deeds

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  • Rose Marie Juan-austinRose Marie Juan-austin (2/17/2020 3:46:00 PM)

    Existence is a gift.
    We shall enjoy its wonders.
    Live life to the fullest and contribute positive works
    for the enhancement of humanity.
    Another wonderful poem from a great Poet
    translated and conveyed brilliantly by an equally great man and Poet.

    Aniruddha PathakAniruddha Pathak(2/17/2020 10:29:00 PM)

    Thank you very much RMJA,
    A man put on a tall pedestal,
    Greater chances has from it to fall.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, February 16, 2020

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