What is Indian culture known for?
Well, let’s say - Shiva, fanged and many-armed...
We also know of the artist, Raj Kapoor,
and the Yogi caste, the strangest of castes.
They say that once a Yogi
Take nothing by mouth
for a year,
and now they’re beating that
for a whole year, they’re eating and drinking
And who are we? We’re no worse than many -
We can also drink a lot,
And numerous Yogis wander round,
true, they’re very hard to recognise.
A Yogi can do many
One of them, recently, all of a sudden,
lay down -
The third day, they’re still lying -
the shame! -
Well, the Yogi’s put themselves
I know that they’re got many secrets,
With a Yogi, you’d have to have a tete-a-tete,
Even poison doesn’t work on a Yogi,
To poison they are immune.
For an hour, they won’t breathe underwater
Not offended by any two
If they sense that some gaffer’s coming,
They’ll say "stop", and that very moment -
you’ll see a corpse!
I asked a tipsy Yogi
(He ate razors and nails like sausages)
"Listen, friend, open up to me, upon my soul,
I’ll take your secret to my grave!"
The answer to my question was
But I argued with him
into oblivion -
I could reveal that very
But the Yogi swore me to secrecy,