‘Gold’-en words-thought for the day

Aham SuvarNa na mE dukhamagnidahE na taDanE

EtattumE mahadukham gujjaya tolayanti mAma

I'm gold! It doesn't pain when I'm tested (melted) in fire or when being beaten in wires or moulded in various shapes while making jewellery but what hurts most,is when people weigh me with 'Gunja' -Abrus precatorius.

Abrus precatorius are the seeds which were used to compare with gold in order to determine the weight of gold.

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  1. […] – bookmarked by 1 members originally found by VenetianPrincess on 2008-07-29 ‘Gold’-en words-thought for the day https://wanderingmindz.wordpress.com/2008/07/07/gold-en-words-thought-for-the-day/ – bookmarked by […]

  2. Excellent! Reminded me of the one about sandal wood and good human beings (‘sajjana’? I think).

    You’ve won an award, Medha. 🙂

  3. @ Kanan: Thank you very much. 🙂
    I’m glad that my blog is of ur interest.

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