Wednesday, 21 May 2014

River Of Life



Wisdom tells me I am nothing
Love tells me I am everything
Between the two my life flows - Nisarga  Dutta Maharaj





The River of Life is flowing with vigor

No ocean for it to merge

Ocean is inside the River of Life

Tranquility is the Ship to Travel

Happiness its Engine, Benevolence its Fuel

Love its Guiding Light, Wisdom its Navigation Tool

Enlightenment the Impenetrable Harbor




23 comments:

  1. i think understanding we are each is true wisdom...and leads us to a life of freedom....happiness fed by benevolence...i am all for that....and letting love lead...

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  2. Nice! I love the tranquility ship fuelled by happiness. A beautiful thought indeed.

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    1. At the end of the day each one of us need that happiness to keep us going:)
      Thank You

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  3. Enjoyed the philosophy in the quote...as well as the philosophy in your poem. I especially liked the idea of "Love its Guiding Light, Wisdom its Navigation Tool." We definitely need that wisdom to navigate our path through the ocean of life.

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    1. Thank You Mary..hope every ones life is filled with that Love and wisdom :)

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  4. I enjoyed the quote you chose as well as your use of ship as a metaphor for individual lives on the ocean of Life in general.

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  5. A beautiful meditation, Arathi. I am quite drawn by this spirituality . Thank you.

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    1. We all are connected in this Victoria:)

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  6. Oh -- I find this most comforting.. but privately I feel at loss looking for a harbor or a guiding beacon

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    1. looking or not looking does not matter as long as understanding is there ...:))

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  7. smiles... you know... i tend to listen to love more than to wisdom... though i think it's wise to find a middle path

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    1. I too thought the middle path might be nearer to the truth.

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    2. the final destination is same for all...but the name of the path may vary for each individual ..:)

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  8. "Love its Guiding Light, Wisdom its Navigation Tool"..the only means to reach enlightenment...the quote is wonderful and i love your weaving of words on it...very
    thoughtfully done.. :)

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    1. now the only thing to do is getting down at that harbor:)))

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  9. Beautiful "river"… We should all find such a bank to sit and ponder :)

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    1. That's the bank one finds so hard to find..May be it is inside us?

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  10. Ocean is inside the river of life...nice thought.

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