My Lovely Cave


Dr. Ravi P. Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service

This is the Cave that I am living in
This is the Cave I invite you to come within

What do you expect to find here
There is no TV, no computers or newspapers

We don’t talk politics or political parties
We don’t listen to petty thoughts of what one can do
No egoistic feelings of how I am better than you

Then how do we survive in this limited space
We transcend our basic nature just like TMS does

We hope to remove our tension
And learn the act of meditation
We think of peace, spirituality, justice
And seek true happiness and bliss

Come, garner the thoughts of our seers and gurus
Enter a world of peace practiced by our real heroes

So my friend if you want to know what is Peace and Nonviolence
Come within, and go out happy overcoming personal tensions

This is what is called life with a capital L
This is what our faith makers tell us will prevail.

Dr Ravi P Bhatia is a member of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace Development Environment, an educationist, Gandhian scholar and peace researcher. Retired professor, Delhi University. His new book, A Garland of Ideas—Gandhian, Religious, Educational, Environmental was published recently in Delhi.



This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 5 Jul 2021.

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