Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

Freshman - 1,192 Points (17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

Maintain the genetic dignity!


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!

Submitted: Sunday, July 21, 2013
Edited: Monday, July 22, 2013

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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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