Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

(17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

One Has To Eat Well By Using His Hand Without Spilling!


After praying the Almighty!
…While eating, one has to sit facing east;

Without sleeping, sitting perfectly,
…Without moving, without talking;

Without having unwanted attention, without spilling,
…One has to eat well by using his hand!

Submitted: Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, May 07, 2014

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Hi,
This poem 'One has to eat well by using his hand without spilling! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'Aasaarak kOvai'

உண்ணுங்கா னோக்குந் திசைகிழக்குக் கண்ணமர்ந்து
தூங்கான் துளங்காமை நன்கிரீஇ - யாண்டும்
பிறிதியாது நோக்கா னுரையான் தொழுதுகொண்
டுண்க உகாஅமை நன்கு.20 ஆசாரக்கோவை

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