Tag Archives: English Poems on Gods And Goddess

Muharram: Devotional Poetry For Students

Muharram: Devotional Poetry For Students

Muharram marks the beginning of the Islamic New Year, but it is a period of mourning where Muslim Shia community commemorates the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain, the son of Hazrat Ali and grandson of Prophet Muhammad. Similar to last year, Dussehra and Ashura (10th day of Muharram) will be celebrated consecutively this year too. Both events in the history …

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Short English Lord Ganesha Poetry: Awakening

Awakening - Lord Ganesha

Ganesha is the formless Divinity – encapsulated in a magnificent form, for the benefit of the devotee. As per Hindu mythology, he is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Gan means group. The universe is a group of atoms and different energies. This universe would be in chaos if there was no supreme law governing these diverse groups …

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Verses on Lord Ganesha: Pillaarayaastakamu

Verses on Lord Ganesha - Pillaarayaastakamu

Verses on Lord Ganesha: A legend explains why Ganesha is worshiped before any other deity or prior to any important event. It happened that Lord Shiva asked Kartikeya and Ganesha – his two sons – to circle the world and return. Kartikeya hurried off on his peacock, but Ganesha walked around Shiva and Parvati. He explained that for him, his …

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The Buddha At Kamakura: Rudyard Kipling Poem

The Buddha At Kamakura - Rudyard Kipling English Poem

Rudyard Kipling was born on December 30, 1865, in Bombay, India. He was educated in England but returned to India in 1882. A decade later, Kipling married Caroline Balestier and settled in Brattleboro, Vermont, where he wrote The Jungle Book (1894), among a host of other works that made him hugely successful. Kipling was the recipient of the 1907 Nobel Prize in …

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Awareness: Gautama Buddha English Poetry

Awareness - Lord Buddha

Siddhartha, who later became known as the Buddha – or The Enlightened One – was a prince who forsook the comforts of a palace to seek enlightenment. He realized the essential unreality of the world and experienced the bliss of Nirvana. After his enlightenment, he spent the remainder of his life teaching others how to escape the endless cycle of …

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The Fool: Gautama Buddha English Poetry

The Fool - Lord Buddha English Poetry

Siddhartha, who later became known as the Buddha – or The Enlightened One – was a prince who forsook the comforts of a palace to seek enlightenment. He realized the essential unreality of the world and experienced the bliss of Nirvana. After his enlightenment, he spent the remainder of his life teaching others how to escape the endless cycle 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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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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