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Incineration of Love God Madan Cupid 4

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Incineration of Love God Madan Cupid 4


Incineration of  Love God Madan Cupid
4  of Many
Originally written in Hindi by my late father Dr. Amar Nath Kapoor
1899 to 1994. The work was written in Hindi somewhere around 1965-70.
English version by Ravindra K Kapoor.


Madan Dahan- Hindi name

Part 04


The Glory of 2nd Age (Treta Yug)

The youthful prime period of Satyug,
Was at the verge of fading by now,
And the force of delusion had entered,
On the lovely Earth of Gods.

In such golden age of Gods,
Only Shiv* the God of destruction,
Was lost in deep contemplation,
To acquire the power of destruction.

To destroy delusion's opulence,
By the power of soul's force,
Created by the sacrifice of self,
And sufferings of the senses.

Ravindra
Kanpur India 24th April 2012

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  1. Date: 5/11/2012 7:18:00 PM
    there seems to be a formula for everything.give me this you take that....

  1. Date: 4/27/2012 8:58:00 AM
    I continue to be enchantd by this tale and the wonderful translation.

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 4/27/2012 8:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Joann for finding this unique story interesting..Ravindra
  1. Date: 4/24/2012 7:34:00 PM
    A change in the course of your story. So you will continue it soon, ravindra? How many posts will you be doing yet? You sure are amazing at carrying on your dad's work.

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 4/24/2012 9:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Andrea. My father wanted these to be published during his life time but due to many reasons, he could not do so. Some of his creative works are worth becoming a pride possession of the world literature. If I can bring them in the limelight of the world, after making few changes & editing, it would be an achievement for me. Such things give the real inner joy for which we all are here.
  1. Date: 4/24/2012 7:30:00 AM
    and it seems to me, we are still right there, trying to "destroy delusions opulence, by the power of the soul's force," or enlightenment, perhaps. Enjoyed. hugs, Catie :)

    Kapoor Avatar Ravindra K Kapoor
    Date: 4/24/2012 10:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You are right Catie. The Power of soul becomes a force only when enlightenment comes and enlightenment comes, when one finds the light from one's soul....Ravindra
  1. Date: 4/23/2012 9:37:00 PM
    I am very glad to see this poem about our mythology here Ravindraji.I appreciate your effort to share our culture here at the soup with other poets.Enjoyed the read very much...thanks.

  1. Date: 4/23/2012 8:59:00 PM
    The Prelude to this story is given in earlier parts and the clarification about Treta Yug can also be seen in 1st Part of the story. ...Ravindra