Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Basaveshwara ( 12th century A.D. ) Kannada Poet

Let your words be like a strand of pearls
Let your words be like a lamp of gems
Let your words be like a crystal weapon
At your words may God say, “yes, yes”
Should your deeds not match your words
No favors from Kudala Sangama Deva would come

Note: Submitted by Geeta Jayaram with literal
translation in English.The final version here is mine.

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