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Nar ho na nirash karo man ko is an inspiring poem by Indian poet and thinker Maithili Sharan Gupt. Nar ho na nirash title means, that you are a human being, and you should not be disappointed if you are not successful. When we look at the nar ho na nirash karo man ko summary, we definitely will be inspired by the lines and the meaning.
Maithili Sharan Gupt was born in India on 3rd August 1886. He was one of the most influential poets of the modern era. He was awarded with Padma Bhushan for his book Bharat-Bharti.
Nar ho na nirash is a single drop in his ocean of thoughts, that can inspire you in stages of life when you get disappointed or start losing hope. I have translated the summary of “Nar Ho Na Nirash Karo Man ko” in English, so that it reaches with its real meaning to the whole world.
The Poem – Nar Ho Na Nirash by Maithili Sharan Gupt
The Poem – Nar Ho Na Nirash by Maithili Sharan Gupt (English)
Nar Ho Na Nirash Karo Man Ko Summary
First Stanza ~ Nar Ho Na Nirash
Meaning of First Stanza ~ Nar Ho Na Nirash
You are a man (referring to human beings, be it a man or woman). Do not be disillusioned or disappointed. Do not sit idle. You are a human being; this means you are the best creation of God. If you are disappointed, disillusioned, or actionless, it is not good for you.
Do some work, do something for your glory. Do something to elevate your life. Do not be actionless. Make a name for yourself in the world. The world should know your worth.
This birth has a human being is of a great worth. You are very lucky that you got a human birth. This birth is worth something. You do not have to live like animals. Eat, drink, reproduce, and die. This is not how a human should live. There is a great worth of a human life. Understand the worth of your life. Do not waste it.
You have got a human body, a human brain. Human brain is capable of creation and logic. Take some use of this body and mind.
You are a human being, do not remain disillusioned and disappointed.
Second Stanza ~ Nar Ho Na Nirash
Meaning of Second Stanza ~ Nar Ho Na Nirash
Be aware and pay attention, this is the right time, and you should not let this right time fly away. Every time is the right time to start or take action.
A move or an action for good has never gone wrong. A positive step never goes in vain. Action is the only way, and an action is the only way to yield a result. An action is never wasted.
Do not take this world for granted or a mere a dream. If you do not get a path, pave your own path. Make your own way through the problems and hardship of the world.
Akhileshwar, meaning the almighty God. The one who controls everything, is there for your support. So, being a human being do not get disappointed.
If God was not for your support, you would not have born like a human being.
It is simple, you are blessed to get a human life, do not waste it being actionless. Do something.
Third Stanza ~ Nar Ho Na Nirash
Meaning of Third Stanza ~ Nar Ho Na Nirash
Do you know that this world has everything for you. Everything that you need is here, in this world. Then the essence of being your, yourself will not be lost.
This means that what you are looking for resides within yourself. So, leave all and everything aside and enjoy being yourself. Look inside you and you will find that everything is within you. Take the charge and enjoy the essence of yourself.
So, rise and rise towards immortality. Your inner-self and your actions will take you towards immortality. You remain like a dewdrop in a vast forest.
If this world is a vast and dense forest, make yourself like a dewdrop, which is small, however, it is calm and beautiful from inside. It does not care about what is there in the big forest. It is self-contained and it is enjoying its presence without caring about all the atrocities of a forest.
So, be like a human being who is enjoys his own presence and his inner self and do not remain disappointed.
Fourth Stanza ~ Nar Ho Na Nirash
Meaning of Fourth Stanza ~ Nar Ho Na Nirash
You should be aware of your glory. You should have a feeling that you are not worthless. You should know your worth and if you are born as human being definitely you deserve a worth. You should always know that you are not worthless.
When you die, your glory should be sung by everyone. You lose everything; however, your pride and glory should always remain. Even if any materialistic object you have to leave or sacrifice for your self-respect, you should leave it immediately.
whatever happens, do not leave the hope and trust on yourself. You are the most important source of courage. The time you lose trust on yourself, you will lose the last hope. So, whatever is the situation, if you do not have anything to support you, support yourself.
So, be a human being and do not disappoint yourself.
Fifth Stanza ~ Nar Ho Na Nirash
Meaning of Fifth Stanza ~ Nar Ho Na Nirash
God has given you everything. Whatever you needed, God has provided it for you. God has provided your everything that is required and needed by you.
If you are not able to get it, then it is your problem. If you are not able to make use of it, it is your problem. There is nothing that you cannot achieve.
It is just in your thought, if you need something or you want to get something, the moment you think that it is unachievable, it is your fault. You need to put effort to achieve your goals. Every goal is achievable, if you put required effort. There is nothing you cannot achieve.
Come On! you are a human being, do not remain disappointed.
Sixth Stanza ~ Nar Ho Na Nirash
Meaning of Sixth Stanza ~ Nar Ho Na Nirash
Is there any pride or respect which is not made for you? Is there any happiness that is not made for you? There is no such pride or respect for which you are not made. There is no such happiness that is not made for you. You deserve everything and anything which is available in this world. Be it any pride, glory, respect, and happiness.
You are the soul of God (Jagdishwar – Ishwar of Jagat). You are the soul of the creator and preserver of this world, and everything is owned by the same God. Then, you need to understand that there is nothing that is not achievable for you.
So, O! the great human being, do not disappoint yourself and rise. Do something.
Seventh Stanza ~ Nar Ho Na Nirash
Meaning of Seventh Stanza ~ Nar Ho Na Nirash
Do not make excuses about the rules and regulations. Do not make excuses for your failures and limitations. You keep on setting goals and keep on achieving these goals.
The only way to success and achieving a target or goal is the effort that you put. The only way to success is hard work. The hard work is the only way to achieve happiness and glory. So, do the hard work. Never be scared of putting your hard work to achieve your goals.
If your life is stagnant and actionless, you should consider such life as a curse on you.
So, O! human, you are capable of achieving anything with your efforts and hard work. Do not remain actionless and disappointed.
Rise and do something for your glory, self-respect, and good life. You have a great worth. Do not waste it.
Summary of Nar Ho Na Nirash Karo Man Ko Poem
Nar ho na nirash karo man ko poem is an inspirational poem that makes every human being realize it’s worth. The poet Maithili Sharan Gupta clearly mentions that if you are born as a human being, you have a great worth. There is nothing that you cannot achieve. There is no glory that is not made for you. Even God gets on your side, if you keep making efforts and put your hard work to achieve your goals. If you are not putting your hard work, or if you are not putting efforts to achieve your goals, your life is a curse on you.
So, this is the right time to start taking actions. Remember, you are a human being. Do not remain disappointed.
Nar Ho! Na Nirash Karo Man Ko.
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