Tag Archives: Top 10 Devotional Poems in English

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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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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To A Buddha Seated On A Lotus: Sarojini Naidu

Lord Buddha: Enlightenment and Nirvana

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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Good Friday Poem By Alan Allegra

Good Friday

Good Friday Poem: Alan Allegra “What makes Good Friday good?” you ask. A challenge! A rather daunting task. Some may dismiss it with a shrug and a smirk, And consider it another day off work. Others, religious, pious as such, Take a few minutes for a mournful watch; Merchants unlock their doors with glee, Anticipating the pre-Easter shopping spree. A bunny …

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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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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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