Vrind ke Dohe / Kavi Vrind ke Dohe
Some facts about the poet Vrind
> It is said and believed that poet Vrind was born at Merta (Rajasthan) in 1685.
Gaaree pyaree lage, jyon- jyon Samdhin det.
Meaning - Poet Vrind says that the person for whom we have love and affection, looks us very sweet whatever he / she says to us. For example , when the samdhin (a Rajasthani word which means a female relative) calls us bad names or uses abusive language for us (in her songs) looks us very sweet because her bad names or abusive language, has the feelings of love and affection.
Note- In rajasthan , there are some songs which are known as Galiyaan (a colloquail use.) The women of Rajasthan sing such type of songs addressing to their relatives at some joyful occasion.
Paro apaavan thour men, kanchan tajat na koy.
Meaning - The poet Vrind says that no one wants to abandon the piece of gold even though it is lying at any dirty or unholy place. In the same way we must learn or adopt good knowledge (learning) even from the ignoble person.
(4) Udhyam kabahun na chhodiye, Par aashaa ke mod .
Gaagari kaise foriye, unayo dekhi payod.
Meaning - The poet Vrind says that we must not break the pitcher ( a pot for collecting drinking water) on seeing the sky over cast with clouds ( in the hope that it is going to rain soon). In the same way we must not stop our own efforts in hope that some other person will do the things for us or we shall get the things from others.
(5) Moorakh ko hit ke vachan , suni upajat hai kop.
Saanpahi doodh pivaaiye, vaake mukh vish op.
Meaning - The snake will take out only poison even if it is given the milk to drink. Likewise a foolish person gets angry even though he is told the things for his good.
(6) Sabai sahaayak sabal ke, kou na nibal sahaay.
Pavan Jagaavat aag ko , deepahi det bujhaay.
Meaning - Fierce wind turns the fire into a fierce fire,but the same fierce wind puts out the Deepak (the earthen lamp). The rule of the world is that a lot of persons come forward to help the strong ones but no one comes forward to help the weak ones.
(7) Unche baithe naa lahe, Gun bin badapan koi.
Baitho deval sikhar par, Baayas garud na hoi.
Meaning - A man attains greatness by his merits, not simply by occupying a seat at a high place. A crow cannot be called an eagle (Garud) simply by his sitting on the top of the high temple.
For remaining Dohes of Vrind go to the - Page- First , Page - Second, Page - Third , Page - Fourth