chandra thiagarajan


Righteousness


For a child
Playing with dolls
Is righteous

For an adult
Pursuing his vocation
Is righteous

For people
In the mundane level
Seeking material wealth
Is righteous

For persons
Who tread the path
Of spirituality
Sacrificing material wealth
Is righteous

For each one
From their level
Moving on to the next level
Is righteousness.

Submitted: Monday, July 01, 2013
Edited: Thursday, July 25, 2013

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  • Rookie - 339 Points David Wood (7/5/2013 5:23:00 AM)

    We must all try and travel the right path and do the right thing. Lovely thoughts Chandra. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,751 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (7/3/2013 5:09:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem defining righteousness. Problems occur when righteous for one is harmful to others. Thank you for a nice poem. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,652 Points Dave Walker (7/2/2013 2:13:00 PM)

    We all must try to travel the righteous path. A great poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,281 Points Valsa George (7/2/2013 4:41:00 AM)

    That's why we say that one man's right can be another man's wrong! This conflict of values is beautifully brought out in the poem! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 20 Points Jaideep Joshi (7/1/2013 8:44:00 AM)

    Well and succinctly put! Lie morality, righteousness is also subjective, We can call it 'righteous relativism'! ! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 692 Points Kavya . (7/1/2013 5:43:00 AM)

    yes mam rightly said.... (Report) Reply

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