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Incineration of Love God Madan (Cupid) 23
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.
Editing and English version by Ravindra K Kapoor.
Hindi Title ‘Madan Dahan’ 23
Rati* saw her husband burning,
In the fire of God,
In great panic, she ran to Him,
Terrified and trembling.
She prayed the three eyed,
She is becoming orphan,
The expanding fire would destroy all,
Including her beloved husband.
Prostrate at Shankar’s* feet’s,
With deflated pride and ego,
She murmured in weak voice,
To arouse His kindness.
Kanpur India 14th May 2012
Shankar*- The other name of Lord Shiva the
supreme God of Hindus.
Rati*- Wife of Madan (Cupid) for more details
Of Rati please see Episode 10