Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

Veteran Poet - 1,597 Points (17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

Maintain The Genetic Dignity! - Poem by Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

Even if a Brahmin ever forgets
the Veda Mantras what he had learnt,
he can learn again by repeated chanting;

But, if he loses his virtue and character,
his genetic dignity obtained through generation
is lost for ever!

It is said thousand years ago,
It holds good to everybody, also today,
Maintain the genetic dignity!


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Hi,
This poem is a translation of a Tamil poem from ThirukkuRaL.

மறப்பினும் ஓத்துக் கொளலாகும் பார்ப்பான்
பிறப்பொழுக்கம் குன்றக் கெடும்.134 ஒழுக்கமுடைமை

V.K.Kanniappan

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 21, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, July 22, 2013


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