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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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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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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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Thai Pongal: English poem on Pongal Festival

Thai Pongal - English poem on Pongal Festival

Milk Rice the Golden child came – granting immeasurable ecstasy in her cooking Farmers with the beauty of lion dream a picturesque memory this new year gleam. Elevated threshing floor courtyard the face-where month of January gave love’s kiss with rice share abundance in red rice and charity – sweet to the tongue January child glad to meet. With the …

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Happy Hanukkah: A Good Kids Hanukkah Poem

Hanukkah Poems

Outside, snow is slowly, softly Falling through the wintry night. In the house, the brass menorah Sparkles with the candlelight. Children in a circle listen To the wondrous stories told, Of the daring Maccabeans And the miracles of old. In the kitchen, pancakes sizzle, Turning brown, they’ll soon be done. Gifts are waiting to be opened, Happy Hanukkah’s begun. ∼ Eva …

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Joyous Hanukkah: Hanukkah Festival Kids Poem

Joyous Hanukkah - Eva Grant

At last! At last! Hanukkah is here! The whole house is bursting with holiday cheer. Pancakes are sizzling as hard as they can, Browning delectably crisp in the pan. The dreidels can scarcely wait to be spun; Presents are hidden for Hanukkah fun; And there, on the table, polished and bright, The shining menorah gleams through the night, Like the …

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