Tag Archives: Inspirational poems for Recitation

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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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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My Role: Poem On Builders And Labour

My Role - Inspirational Poem On Builders & Labour

Labour in India refers to employment in the economy of India. In 2012, there were around 487 million workers in India, the second largest after China. Of these over 94 percent work in unincorporated, unorganized enterprises ranging from pushcart vendors to home-based diamond and gem polishing operations. The organised sector includes workers employed by the government, state-owned enterprises and private …

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They Earned The Right: Labour Day Poetry

They Earned The Right - Labour Day Poetry in English

Edgar Albert Guest was a prolific English-born American poet who was popular in the first half of the 20th century and became known as the People’s Poet. His poems often had an inspirational and optimistic view of everyday life. Labour Day Poem For Students And Children: They Earned The Right I knew Ket and Knudsen, Zeller, Zeder and Breer. I …

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परशुराम की प्रतीक्षा: रामधारी सिंह दिनकर की कविता

परशुराम की प्रतीक्षा - रामधारी सिंह दिनकर

A just society does not occur spontaneously. It has to be nurtured and protected with valor. Here is a poem so characteristic of Ramdhari Singh Dinkar. Compare with his other works like “Shakti Aur Kshma“, “Vijayi Ki Sadrish Jiyo Re” and Rashmirathi in this collection. Before the contemporary poem evolved as an expression of self, there were poets like Dinkar …

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