Poem: The people of Japan
In this week's spot, Sadhguru reflects on his trip to Japan where he spoke at the India-Japan Global Partnership Summit. Inspired, he pens a new poem. "Their stoic silence is not of the weak, their gentleness for sure not weakness. Determined, Dogged and Dignified. They stand in Silent strength."
 
 
 
 

JAPANI

If you are not a japani*
for sure your car could be
if not, your television is
if not, your motorcycle definitely is

at least check your phone
or maybe the stereo. Ah, now
your footwear-joothi**. That is it.

You may never have been to japan
no matter where you live, japan
has entered your life.

These gentle people, so unassuming,
humble and delicate in stature
and conduct. How do they manage
to invade everyone's lives.

Their stoic silence is not of the
weak, their gentleness for sure
not weakness. Determined, Dogged
and Dignified. They stand in
Silent strength.

*Hindi, for a Japanese person
** Hindi, for footwear

Love & Grace

 
 
 
 
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6 years 9 months ago

I love Sadhguru's poem about the Japanese people. How True!

6 years 10 months ago

sadguru is realy great!!
 

6 years 10 months ago

Sadhguru remembers the old Raj Kapoor number  "Mera Jhootha hai Japani" and wonderfully woven into his poem. Does their stillness and stoicism stem from the Buddhist and zen heritage?!

6 years 10 months ago

 sadguru has entered many peoples life and improved it drastically!!

6 years 10 months ago

wwwwwwwOooooooooooooooooooow..... Sadhguru now mixes Hindi in his poetry......... Sooooooo happpppppppyyyyyyyyyyyy

6 years 10 months ago

For sure Japan is in everyone's life. We love Japan and salute at the Silent Strength.

Jai Sadhguru Maharaj

6 years 10 months ago

Very well said Sadhguru. To a Japanese, the word 'Anshinkan' is so important that they place everything else below it. Simply translated in English, it means 'Peace of Mind'. They truely hold this to the core of their heart for everything they do.

6 years 10 months ago

Love Japan!

6 years 10 months ago

Japan is perhaps the only country which treats its people like resource ! hats off !!

6 years 10 months ago

yes!. that is true. Japan has entered to everyone's life. i like this poem! thank you Sadguru!

6 years 10 months ago

wow wow wow..................namaskaram

6 years 9 months ago

very good poem & realistic    Thank you Sadguruji,  Namaskaram

6 years 10 months ago

Added, I am wondering how they were tyrants in the past... Hmmm... 

I enjoyed your flow of thought...!!

6 years 9 months ago

Sadhguru has already spoken about inculcating the spirit of oneness in the minds of Business Tycoons , who are in the Post Globalization era , becoming the dominant voice in Global politics. If he is successful (and of course he will be) there won't be hunger deaths,illiteracy and malnutrition that plagues the Third World Nations. Corporate Social responsibility will be a natural outcome if the Elite feel the Universe within them. Pranams to the LOTUS FEET OF OUR GURU

6 years 10 months ago

Lively description of Japan through a poem in Sadhguru's inimitable style!

6 years 9 months ago

Namaskaram, Sadhguru is great.I am follow sadhguru

6 years 10 months ago

It is very auspicious beginning in the history of economics and technological areas where sadguru is welcomed to speak regarding  spiritual approach in concerned Field.

6 years 9 months ago

Haiku imagery from the web, . . . Urban Haiku 

 
Freeway overpass--
 - Michael R. Collings

Blossoms in grafitti on

fog-wrapped June mornings.----------------------------------------------

Flowers

- Dave McCroskey.on the Chinese vase

flowers retain brightness

- - pouring out water.--------------------------------------

6 years 10 months ago

mera juta hain japani, sar pe lal topi rusi, phit bhi dil hain hindustani :)

6 years 9 months ago

I love Sadhguru's poem about the Japanese. Very true Words!!!

6 years 10 months ago

only inspiiration to me..