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GLISTENING GOKARNA

GLISTENING GOKARNA This scenic beauty, a grand temple town Seated in the Arabian Sea like a golden crown Bedecked on its bosom the blue beaches festoon To name a few- Kudle, Paradise,Om and Half moon Plays host to a galore of global tourists Adventure enthusiasts and also motorists Its a Sanskrit hub; has temples ancient opulent Spirituality, Vedic chants have sprayed its sweet scent The gracious mountains line the beaches pristine Verdant vegetation like emerald has draped it green Coconut fronds along the shores sway in gentle breeze Colourful narrow streets and shacks to you please with ease Savoring the magic of Sunrise and Sunset on the yellow sand Makes you get lost in trance attaining bliss with its magic wand In the twilight’s crimson red a natural painting of the retreating birds… And fishing boats dancing with waves cannot be explained with words!
8th November 2016 My Kind of Town - Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Janis Thompson Notes: Gokarna is a small temple town on the western coast of India in Uttara Kannada district of the state of Karnataka. Gokarna in Kannada language (my mother tongue) means Cow's ear. Vedic chant-The oral tradition of the Vedas (Srauta) consists of several pathas, "recitations" or ways of chanting the Vedic mantras. Such traditions of Vedic chant are often considered the oldest unbroken oral tradition in existence, the fixation of the Vedic texts (samhitas) as preserved dating to roughly the time of Homer (early Iron Age).UNESCO proclaimed the tradition of Vedic chant a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity on November 7, 2003.

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Date: 11/15/2016 2:40:00 PM
belated congrats on your stunning win.. huggs
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Anulaxmi Nayak
Date: 11/16/2016 3:25:00 AM
Dear Nette, thank you so very much for your sweet wishes ,thanks again:) :)//love, Anu:)
Date: 11/11/2016 8:00:00 PM
Lovely! Congratulations, Anulaxmi!
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Date: 11/16/2016 3:24:00 AM
Dear Kim, thank you so very much for your sweet wishes and words ,thanks again:) :)//love, Anu:)
Date: 11/11/2016 6:41:00 PM
Hi Anu, Congratulations on your fine win: -) Alexis
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Date: 11/16/2016 3:23:00 AM
Dear Alexis, thank you so very much for your sweet wishes ,thanks again:) :)//love, Anu:)
Date: 11/11/2016 4:29:00 PM
Anu, I enjoyed reading your lovely poem about this beautiful place I will probably never get to see...but you have given me a wonderful glimpse. Congratulations on your fine podium win in the contest. Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 11/16/2016 3:22:00 AM
Dear Sandra, thank you so very much and glad you liked my entry on Gokarna:) well.. we never know you might get to see Gokarna some day!Even if not, google will surely show you though virtually !! thanks again:) :)//love, Anu:)
Date: 11/11/2016 3:43:00 PM
Congratulations on the win here Anulaxani'
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Date: 11/16/2016 3:20:00 AM
Dear Joe, thank you so very much for your wishes ,thanks again:) :)//love, Anu:)
Date: 11/11/2016 6:53:00 AM
I like the way your poem is shaped like a pagoda!! Congrats Aulaxmi, for your well, deserved top placement in the contest!!! ;-)
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Date: 11/16/2016 3:19:00 AM
Dear Teddy, thank you so very much and glad you liked my entry on Gokarna:) well.. nice..you observed the pagoda shape! actually that has happened by chance!thanks again:) :)//love, Anu:)
Date: 11/10/2016 1:26:00 PM
Ah, Gokarna. :) Never been there but it's on the list. May be the next time I'm travelling southwards. Beautiful piece Anu, congratulations!
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Anulaxmi Nayak
Date: 11/16/2016 3:15:00 AM
Dear Tamal, thank you so very much and glad you liked my entry on Gokarna:) well.. all the very best for your south India exploration, you are welcome and I am sure you will enjoy:)//love, Anu:)
Date: 11/10/2016 11:28:00 AM
Nice composition! Can picture how the old, the new (tourism) and nature blends together. Congrats! :-)
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Date: 11/10/2016 11:53:00 AM
Dear Mark, thank you so very much and glad you liked my entry on Gokarna:) yeah this place is balancing new with old these days:)//love, Anu:)
Date: 11/10/2016 11:20:00 AM
Anu, I thoroughly enjoyed your entry. Very well written. Congratulations and thanks for being in the contest.
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Date: 11/10/2016 11:51:00 AM
Dear Janis, thank you so very much and glad you liked my entry on Gokarna:) you are welcome:)//love, Anu:)