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The Message

He lay in silent contemplation
His breath leaving the stead
The smile without the why
Ananda..stood by in dire
Oh Lord our guide
Where art thou ?
Apo Deepo Bhava
These words rang out stellar
The shell was cast away
This message for mankind to stay---
                                                           (c)copyright--vijay nair
(Lord Buddha's penultimate moments--with distraught disciple, Ananda by his side- This parting message for the cosmos to dance with--"Apo deepo bhava",meaning " Be a light unto yourself"

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