Limerick: Once the Yogi of Himalaya or the Laughing Gas Yogi


Limerick: Once the Yogi of Himalaya
                      or the laughing gas Yogi
 
                  I
 
Once the Yogi of Himalaya
Preached laughing loud with Prânâyâma*
They thought him immortal
Put him on pedestal
Now he’s the toast of lost Gondwana.
 
                  II
 
Once the same Yogi Himalaya
Taught laughing during Prânâyâma*
Lungs stuck to diaphragm
Voice: phonocardiogram
Now he’s part of iced Fujiyama.
 
·      Sanskrit for the art of breathing in yogic practices:
·      prânâ = (cosmic) energy; âyâma = vitality.
 
© T. Wignesan – Paris,  2013

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