śatakatrayam 1.25: kusumastabakasyeva (like a cluster of flowers)

by Jahnabi Barooah

कुसुमस्तबकस्येव द्वयी वृत्तिर्मनस्विन: ।
मूर्ध्नि वा सर्वलोकस्य शीर्यते वन एव वा ।।२५।।
नीतिशतके

like a cluster of flowers,
there are two positions for the wise.
either at the crown of the entire world,
or rent asunder in the forest floor. ||25||
nītiśataka

e1c06567ad1e746b48c3b37a856863eb61335037-beautiful-natural-background-with-orange-flowers-on-the-ground-in-the-rain

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