10-16 August: Independence Week

This Independence Week, I'm revisiting my roots with a re-post of the first poem I posted on this blog. My Mother Nation {Adapted from Waha Janmabhoomi Meri  (वह जन्मभूमि मेरी) by Sohanlal Dvivedi (सोहनलाल द्विवेदी)} My mother-nation, I bow to thee The Himalayas, like barriers, stand tall in the north,The blue seas of the south … Continue reading 10-16 August: Independence Week

My Mother Nation

{Translated & Adapted from Waha Janmabhoomi Meri  (वह जन्मभूमि मेरी) by Sohanlal Dvivedi (सोहनलाल द्विवेदी)} My mother-nation, I bow to thee The Himalayas, like barriers, stand tall in the north, The blue seas of the south bring traders forth; Where rivers like Ganga and Yamuna flow by And greenery is everywhere, all spirits are high! … Continue reading My Mother Nation