"Beauty is truth, truth is beauty - that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know", were the immortal words of Keats, the great poet. In it, he summed up the quintessential wisdom given to us by our sages of yore. What is that truth then? It is not just the conventionally believed opposite of lie. Our ancient seers have handed down to us through their utterances words of wisdom of eternal truth. Nearer to our time, we have the wise sayings of Vemana, who has left for us in an easily understandable, capsule form, which have gone deep in to the psyche of people from all sections, right from the illiterate up to the highly educated. There are several others from time to time who have shared their experiences in their inimitable and elevating manner.
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