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Mahatma Gandhi: Poem on Father of The Nation

Mahatma Gandhi - Father of The Nation

Mahatma Gandhi (October 2, 1869 to January 30, 1948) was the leader of India’s non-violent independence movement against British rule and in South Africa who advocated for the civil rights of Indians. Born in Porbandar, India, Gandhi studied law and organized boycotts against British institutions in peaceful forms of civil disobedience. He was killed by a fanatic in 1948. Young …

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Happy Fathers Day: Celebrating Fatherhood

Happy Fathers Day

Father’s Day is not as respected and popularly observed as Mother’s Day. There is a simple reason for this. Although almost everyone has difficult issues with their mothers, there is no doubt as to their mother’s love. The same is not true for fathers. Because men have a more difficult time expressing their feelings to their children, many children go …

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Donate Blood: Inspirational English poem on Blood Donation

Donate Blood - Inspirational English poem on Blood Donation

Written after seeing a sizable crowd of young and old alike, thronging in our auditorium to donate blood – in a blood donation campaign! This sight gladdened me and made me feel that humanity is still not dead – in these decadent times – when everybody has neither time nor thought for others! Donate blood And be blessed To get …

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Eid-ul-Fitr: Eid Poetry For Students And Children

Eid-Ul-Fitr – Obaid Ahmed

Eid-ul-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide as well as in India that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Now that we fasted and did extra good deeds, We celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the two Eids! Allah prescribed two Eids and forbid all other festivals, He told us to worship Him and …

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To A Buddha Seated On A Lotus: Sarojini Naidu

To A Buddha Seated On A Lotus - Sarojini Naidu English Poetry

Sarojini Naidu was an Indian independence activist, poet and politician. A renowned orator and accomplished poet, she is often known by the moniker ‘The Nightingale of India’. As a prodigious child, Naidu wrote the play “Maher Muneer”, which earned her a scholarship to study abroad. She became the second woman president of the Indian National Congress. She was the first …

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Twin Verses: Lord Buddha Poetry For Students

Twin Verses - Lord Buddha English Poetry

Buddha Purnima is the most sacred day in the Buddhist calendar. It is the most important festival of the Buddhists, and is celebrated with great enthusiasm. Although Buddhists regard every full moon as sacred, the moon of the month of Vaisakh has special significance because on this day the Buddha was born, attained enlightenment (nirvana), and attained parinirvana (nirvana-after-death of …

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Buddha Jayanti Day: English Poetry on Buddha

Buddha Jayanti Day

Buddha Purnima or Buddha Jayanti, popularly known as Vesak, is commemorated as the birthday of Prince Siddhartha Gautama, the founder of Buddhism. Since Buddha was born, attained enlightenment and Nirvana on Purnima, the full moon period, the day is known as Buddha Purnima. As Buddha’s Birthday also falls in the Hindu month of Vaishakha, Buddha Jayanti is popular as Vesak …

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The Saint: Gautama Buddha English Poetry

The Saint - Lord Buddha's Poem in English

The Saint: Gautama Buddha’s Poetry There is no suffering for the one who has completed the journey, who is freed from sorrow, who has freed oneself on all sides, who has thrown off all chains. The thoughtful exert themselves; they do not delight in a home; like swans who have left their lake, they leave their house and home. Those …

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Buddha in Glory: Enlightening Poem On Buddha

Buddha in Glory - Rilke Maria Rainer

Buddha Jayanti is a special day for both Hindus and Buddhists in Nepal. On this day people celebrate the life of Lord Buddha; his Birth, Enlightenment and Mahaparinirvana (Death). Lumbini, in the western Terai plains of Nepal, is the place where Prince Siddhartha (known as the Buddha) was born. The newly-born Prince is believed to have taken seven steps and …

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I Hear America Singing: Labour Day Poem

I Hear America Singing - Labour Day Short English Poem

Walt Whitman hears America singing; do you? Classic poem published in 1860, where every man and woman has a voice that is unique, yet is part of the overall fabric of the America. I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong, The carpenter singing his …

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