A dip in Ganges is dunk
To one of pure-hearted love
What more is ken of heaven?
To immune of pride’s false move
All honour means next to none.
Where easy it is to swim
And harder nigh to get sunk,
To such purest of life-stream
A dip in Ganges is dunk.
This is translation of a muktak (a type of quatrain) in Gujarati by Prabhulal Dwivedi, transliteration of the original as under:
hrdayna shuddha premine nigamnan jñyana ochan che,
na parava manani to ye badhan sanmana ochan che,
tari javun bahu sahelun che, mushkil dubavun jeman,
ai nirmal ras-saritathi ganga snana ochan che.
Translation |07.01.14 |
Copyright © Aniruddha Pathak | Year Posted 2019
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