poem – in damodar lake

In Damodar lake, near Girnar hill, Mehtaji frequently took bath.
Poor sweepers full of devotion for Hari approached him
And touched his feet with devotion.
`Great soul, pray come to our place, and singki rt ans with us! ‘, they prayed.
In Damodar lake, near Girnar hill, Mehtaji frequently took bath.
‘So what we too may attain the wealth called Bhakti
And escape the bewildering snares of life and death! ‘

They joined their hands and implored him.
In Damodar lake, near Girnar hill, Mehtaji frequently took bath.
Seeing them plead, Mehtaji, the kindest of all Vaishnavas,
Was overcome with compassion.
‘The love for lord and the bigotry hardly go together,
For all are equal in his eyes.
Purify the place and wait for me,” the generous Vaishnava replied.
In Damodar lake, near Girnar hill, Mehtaji frequently took bath.

Mehta came withpr as ad and spent the whole night celebrating.
In the morning, he sungbhaj ans
And all Vaishnavas’ hearts were full of contentment.
In Damodar lake, near Girnar hill, Mehtaji frequently took bath.
Singing Hari’s praises on cymbals and drums as he returned home,
TheNagar as mocked him, ‘Is this the way abrahmi n behaves? ‘
In Damodar lake, near Girnar hill, Mehtaji frequently took bath.

But Mehta kept silent, what can you say to unworthy people?
All the men and women of this caste woke up and derided him,
‘O what kind of person are you, O Mehta!
In Damodar lake, near Girnar hill, Mehtaji frequently took bath.

You care not for caste, you care not for creed, you care not for discrimination! ‘
Nevertheless, Narsaiyyo said humbly
‘O I have the support of the true Vaishnavas
In Damodar lake, near Girnar hill, Mehtaji frequently took bath.

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About भण्डारी2013

Has a reflective and idealistic types of personality. Loves to participate in Social activities. Extremely loyal by nature. Laid back unless a strongly held value is threatened and a talented writer too.
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