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Monday, May 23, 2011

THE MOUNTAIN TEMPLE








Years ago, the world saw the GODLY mountain,
the peak covered with heavenly clouds,
the slopes holding the purest of breezes.

Men and women worshiped the freshness of the mountain,
the beauty of the flowers,
they worshiped the honest heights,
so, they built a TEMPLE at the peak.

Seasons passed, men and women came from miles away,
to see the mountain temple.
There were innumerable people,
the breeze was pure no more,
the heights were honest no more,
there were just people and their greedy faith.

Today, centuries later,
there's a HUGE temple,
there are a million shops on the mountain,
there are guest houses and business plans,
but unfortunately, there's NO GOD!

(Images: Tirupati Tirumala Devasthanam, Andra Pradesh and Vaishno devi mata, Jammu and Kashmir)

3 comments:

Sambit Kumar Pradhan said...

Intersting! Found the end a bit abrupt though.

Maniyarasan R said...

He got lost amidst all the chaos and lost his seat...
(the highest point- it is/was believed that there is no one higher than Him)

kshatriya harish singh said...

@ Sambit: Ya could have been longer I guess.
@ Mani: Romba True Mani!