39th World Congress of Poets Day 2: “Wisdom poetry has the power to enlighten our path”

Bhubaneswar: “Kavya Kavita has the power to awaken our way,” Shyam Jajoo, the national vice-president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), praised the second day of the 39th World Congress of Poets at the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology. KIIT) became a university on October 3, 2019.
“Poetry can connect us to a movement that would otherwise slip quietly from us. Wisdom Kavita is a counselor who helps us understand each other batsman. It can lead us from hate to love, violence to mercy and kindness; He said that we have the power to awaken our path.
The theme for the second day of the 39th WCP was ‘Wisdom Poetry’. “The poem reveals an understanding in the poem that deep meaning can be felt in the description. Mahakavi Kalidas, Rabindranath Tagore, Sarojini Naidu, Sri Aurobindo and Atal Bihari Vajpayee are the greatest learned poets of India ”, said Mr. Jaju. He said that sympathy for human emotions like love, hatred, betrayal, sensitivity and duty can be seen as a heavy reflection in the work of the great poet, Kalidasa.
Speaking on the occasion, Smt Aparajita Sarangi, Member of Parliament, Bhubaneswar said, compassion is the foundation of all morality. Society needs nothing more than compassion. Poetry is a great medium of mercy, he explained.
Prof. Ernesto Kahan, First Vice President, World Academy of Arts & Culture (WAAC), USA said, “Our generation is privileged. Until this generation, we did not have the resources to provide basic care to everyone. But in this generation, we have the resources to provide education and primary health care to every single person in the world. Simultaneously, there is a possibility and probability of destroying everything. There is a probability to destroy all humankind, to contaminate everything. We have to be more cautious to protect humankind and our environment. Poetry is beauty and poetry is love. Maybe this world can be different from the combination of beauty and freedom, beauty and education, and beauty and love.
Prof. Hrushikesha Mohanty, Vice-Chancellor, KIIT Deemed to be University said, land of Odisha is known for wisdom poetry. Odia Bhagabat written by Atibadi Jagannath Dash is a well-known wisdom poetry of Odisha. Poetry is all about love and compassion, he said. Prof. Achyuta Samanta, President, 39th World Congress of Poets and Founder, KIIT & KISS delivered the welcome address, Dr. María Eugenia Soberanis, General Secretary, WAAC proposed vote of thanks.
On the occasion, Smt. Prabasini Mahakud, Eminent Odia Poet and Writer; Shri Souvagya Kumar Mohapatra, Executive Director, Mayfair Hotels & Resorts, Odisha; Dr. Rita Malhotra, President, Poetry Across Cultures, New Delhi; and Ms. Dutee Chand, Olympian, and Ace Sprinter were conferred with Honorary Diploma by 39th World Congress of Poets.
Parallel poetry reading sessions on English, Chinese, Spanish, Hindi and Odia languages on compassion were held on the day. Also, books of 67 authors of various languages were released.

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