Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

Freshman - 1,188 Points (17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

Worship the incomparably greater persons!


One has to worship
...- the King, the teacher,
mother, father and elders
...who were born before you,

- like God, since they are
...incomparably greater persons!
This is the virtue
...found out by everybody!

Submitted: Saturday, April 26, 2014
Edited: Saturday, April 26, 2014

Topic of this poem: life

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Hi,
This poem 'Worship the incomparably greater persons! ' is a translation of a poem from Tamil literature 'Aasaarak kOvai'

அரசன் உவாத்தியான் தாய்தந்தை தம்முன்
நிகரில் குரவர் இவரிவரைத்
தேவரைப் போலத் தொழுதெழுக வென்பதே
யாவருங் கண்ட நெறி.16 ஆசாரக்கோவை

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