Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

(17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

The one who does not err in maintaining discipline!


The one who does not err
…in maintaining discipline

will not ever eat without
…offering food

to the guests, elders, cows,
…birds and children!

Submitted: Thursday, May 08, 2014

Topic(s): life


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Hi,
This poem 'The one who does not err in maintaining discipline! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'Aasaarak kOvai'

விருந்தினர் மூத்தோர் பசுசிறை பிள்ளை
இவர்க்கூண் கொடுத்தல்லா லுண்ணாரே யென்றும்
ஒழுக்கம் பிழையா தவர்.21 ஆசாரக்கோவை

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