Monday, July 7, 2008

Lead kindly light!



Discard your yesterdays
It is gone everlastingly.
If we need to be lead to eternity,
Beyond death, beyond time,
Do not look into the past or future.
It will never come near us.
Do not think, about your tomorrows.

But we always think about our tomorrows
And also life beyond our demise;
About the heavenly bliss, hoping to
Enjoy the abandoned comforts of this world
Forever and ever, interminably.
‘Do not use alcoholic drinks’.
‘Woman is the gateway to hell.’
The religion teaches us so many ’Don’ts’.
Heaven forbids all such pleasures in life,
And guarantees them, when you reach there
To enjoy, boundlessly, and without restriction.
A licentious life in all its meaning!
But all happiness, and enjoyment is
Out of bounds in this life.
What an irony! Idiosyncrasy!

And here we abdicate, and forsake
All the natural desires of spirit,
Fasting, penance, worship, self immolation,
Struggling and striving to attain salvation,
In the hope of enjoying them, in a thousand fold
When we reach the sanctified abode they call ‘HEAVEN’….

1 comment:

Kunjubi said...

‘Do not use alcoholic drinks’.
‘Woman is the gateway to hell.’
The religion teaches us so many ’Don’ts’.
Heaven forbids all such pleasures in life,
And guarantees them, when you reach there...What a great offer we have while we live here, to enjoy on the otherside of this life! read on.. kunjubi