Treasure Island

chandra thiagarajan


Power of Good Thoughts


The strength of the body
is reduced
with the diseases
hidden in the body.

The strength of the mind
is reduced
with the senses
of desire, fear, lust,
anger and jealousy
hidden in the mind.

One must delve deep down
and exterminate
such untoward thoughts
lingering therein.

The real truth
will then be realized.
Mind can then reach
to the things and lives
of the world outside.

Our thoughts then
devolve on others’ hearts
and abide there.

As per our thoughts- -
the world outside appears to us!

Good and pure thoughts
kind and virtuous thoughts
restitute all the goodness
In the world!

Submitted: Saturday, April 13, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 04, 2013

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  • Shahzia Batool (5/11/2013 10:52:00 PM)

    A panacea offered...! ! !
    there's much for the hearts willing to learn from life...! ! !
    a poem to be framed...! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (4/17/2013 4:04:00 AM)

    Good advice which we will hopefully remember at those times in our lives when we are tested. (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath (4/16/2013 4:50:00 AM)

    Good thoughts act like positive energy.So true and the presentation is superb! (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (4/15/2013 4:50:00 PM)

    So much truth and wisdom expressed here - positive thinking adds to the happiness of the world, whilst negative thoughts detract from it. Well said and well written Chandra. (Report) Reply

  • Thomas A Robinson (4/15/2013 4:02:00 PM)

    Good thought are the lighthouse of our soul beaming a light everyone can see.
    This light enables you to see the right choices necessary for happiness in life.
    Good thought thrive and grow in others we inspire with that light. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (4/14/2013 11:01:00 PM)

    For strengthening the weak muscles, apply the balm administered from time to time by Mrs. Chandra Thiagarajan! ! A highly edifying write! ! (Report) Reply

  • Www.poemhunter.com/m-d-dinesh-nair-2 Search 2 (4/14/2013 8:19:00 AM)

    As the mind rules over the frame, let the thoughts win over the deeds for a while...
    The power of good thoughts has to be distinguished by one and all. As usual, your poem works like a medicine for the fatigue of these times... Thanks for sharing this thought. (Report) Reply

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