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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

quest for knowledge

यस्य कृत्यम् न विघ्नन्ति शीतमुष्णम् भयं रतिः।
समृद्धिरसमृद्धिर्वा स वै पण्डित उच्यते॥
विदुरनीति
yasya kṛtyam na vighnanti śītamuṣṇam bhayaṁ ratiḥ|
samṛddhirasamṛddhirvā sa vai paṇḍita ucyate||
viduranīti
യസ്യ കൃത്യം ന വിഘ്നന്തി ശീതമുഷണം ഭയം രതി
സമൃദ്ധിരസമൃധ്ധിര്‍ വാ  സ വൈ  പണ്ഡിത ഉച്യതേ
വിദുരനീതി

He is the thoroughly learned scholar  whose forays into the world of muse cannot be blocked by hot climate or cold, fear or carnal desires,  prosperity or absence of it.

Pursuit of knowledge is a path of absolute bliss.  In this journey one's mind and spirit sore to dizzy heights.  Minor impediments as listed by vidhura cannot dampen the quest for knowledge/