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Saturday, 1 June 2013

Haiku Heights # 252 Stone

Inspired by the  prompt 'stone'



Who   says   stones
lifeless; Gods  we   worship  in  temples
smile, love  bless.



48 comments:

  1. Yes , its our faith only..

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    1. Yes Renu, I agree.Thanks for visiting.

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  2. like they say..mano toh bhagwan, na mano toh patthar...

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    1. Yes Princess ,it is all in our thoughts.

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  3. Interesting rhyming haiku this..

    http://rameshsood.blogspot.in/2013/05/haiku-myth-quietly-dilutes.html

    RS

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    1. Thanks a lot RS. Happy that you found it interesting.

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    1. Welcome Poet Laundry for dropping by. Thanks for your apprecative words.

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  5. Did the Gods say so? No we attribute that to the stone figures, for they cannot speak ,react to what is said of them!

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    1. Thanks Anil for the comments. This is a matter of ones faith and conviction.

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  6. stone, objects, they help us connect and therefore they do have meaning. appreciate this.

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  7. Welcome to my site. Thanks for your comments which are very encouraging.

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  8. Objects maintain their strength from their very quality of hardness, their mass! Good food for thought, Usha!

    Hank

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    1. Hi Kaykuala I am glad that you liked it..

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  9. Your faith is deep and a comfort to you. I enjoyed your red petal wedding story very much.

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    1. Yes Rallentanda.I am glad that you liked the red petal wedding narration.This is a decription of the actual wedding ceremoney of my daughter.

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  10. A mere stone can tell many a story!!
    Like a sanctuary where a spirit dwells inside!!

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    1. Thanks Nanka for stopping by. It is all a question of ones faith. For some a stone idol may be a a symbol of worship and for some merely a stone.

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  11. For many belief systems stone figures are symbols of breathing spirits! Lovely!

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    1. Hello Gemma.I am glad that you liked it.

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  12. Thanks Usha Ma'm...Your comment emboldened me..and I have weaved a poem too on One Single Impression...I wish you to visit and see here:

    http://rameshsood.blogspot.in/2013/05/haiku-myth-quietly-dilutes.html

    Some of my favorites poems are here:

    http://rameshsood.blogspot.in/2011/01/hadnt-he-become-tear.html

    http://rameshsood.blogspot.in/2010/06/i-heard-icarus-laughing-osi-prompt-119.html

    http://rameshsood.blogspot.in/2010/09/passing-of-ordinaries.html

    http://rameshsood.blogspot.in/2011/07/my-three-hundredth-post.html

    http://rameshsood.blogspot.in/2010/08/growing-up-with-books.html

    Well, Ushaji..I have always felt that I am gifted..and feel humbled whenever a poem flows.. each one of more then 700 posts have flown spontaneously without any deliberate effort..it is discerning and appreciative minds like you who inspire...


    RS







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    1. I have read quite a good number of your poems. They are all GEMS. Why don't you get them pnblished?

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    2. Somehow not being able to muster the courage as lack of resources hold me.. may be sometime in future..God willing...and I don't know why a publisher would take interest..

      It's kind hearts like you who understand and perhaps to whom I try to speak through my writings...it just flows...

      I feel blessed to have you reading my poems and that's another Gift of God..miracles do happen..

      RS

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    3. Wish you all the best. God bless you!

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  13. That's true. I totally agree.
    It's the believer's soul that makes the difference.

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    1. Wecome Megha to my post. Thanks you have liked it.

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  14. Beautiful Haiku. Such profound thoughts in a few words.

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    1. Welcome to my site Ramakant ji. Thanks a lot for your precious comments. Keep visiting.

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    1. Thanks for stopping by..Lliked your comments.

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  16. They say faith can move mountains, so faith in those seemingly lifeless rocks propels our lives with a divine force.

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    1. Thank you Reshma. Yes it is our faith and conviction which makes us visit the temples.

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  17. beautifully expressed in few words :)

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    1. Thank you Rajalakshmi for your inspiring comments.

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  18. So very true! Our belief, our faith makes all the difference!

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    1. Thank you Shilpa. Yes it is our conviction that makes us pray to idols of stone.

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  19. It's our perception and belief. Profound work.

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    1. Thanks Saru.It is our belief that makes us pray.

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  20. True.The holy stone in temple is full of life.

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    1. Sarala you are right. We visit temples to take the blessings of these Gods!

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  21. Faith is all about perceptions... it's strange how faith evolves, and a mere stone becomes a Shiva-ling!Lovely Haiku.

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    1. Hi Panchali I was missing you all these days. You are correct we don't take them as stones but our 'ishtdevas'.

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    2. Each one to his own.Believe in Him or not !

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    3. Kavita dear, people may call them stones, but we worship them. It is all a matter of perception. God bless you.

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