Aniruddha Pathak

Gold Star - 80,718 Points (25.05.1941 / Godhra - Gujarat)

The Song Of Life: 12. Never The Unreal Exists - Poem by Aniruddha Pathak

Never can the unreal exist,
The real ceases to be the least,
Perceived have the seekers of truth
Reality O of them both!

Truth forever lives with the same face,
For all time to come, in all space;
Untruth has no real face, nor place;
The seer in a seeker doth
Know Reality of both! || 2.16 ||

Here is the transliteration with the meanings of Sanskrit words:

na asatah vidyate bhāvah na abhāvah vidyate satah |
ubhayoh api dŗśhţah antah tu anayoh tattva-darśhibhih ||

na a-satah: never the unreal, what changes with time (the reference here is to body): vidyate: exists; bhāvah: being, becoming; na a-bhāvah: never non-being, non-existing; vidyate: is found; satah: of the real, of the existent (the soul): ubhayoh: of both; api: indeed, surely; dŗśhţah: perceived, seen, discerned; antah tu: the end, conclusion indeed; anayoh: of these/them (two): tattva- darśhibhih: by the seers of truth/reality.

Topic(s) of this poem: reality, truth

Form: Free Verse


Comments about The Song Of Life: 12. Never The Unreal Exists by Aniruddha Pathak

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (9/12/2019 1:11:00 PM)

    Truth forever lives with the same face,
    For all time to come, in all space;
    Untruth has no real face, nor place;
    The seer in a seeker doth
    Know Reality of both! || 2.16 |......|touching and true. Well translated. Beautifully put. Thanks for sharing.
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    Aniruddha Pathak(9/13/2019 12:20:00 AM)

    Thanks once again, this one is among the oft quoted verse from Bhagavad-Gita.

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