SaketSaket

Submitted / Updated On: Monday, November 05, 2007 | Written By: Maithili Sharan Gupt- Rashtra Kavi | Hits since Feb 1, 2014: 3819

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Saket is an epic that tells the story of Rama, the prince of Ayodhya, who lived thousands of years ago and is considered to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu by Hindus. Saket actually means Ayodhya. Different forms of verses in pure Hindi (Khadi Boli) have been used in this epic by Rashtra Kavi Maithili Sharan Gupt, the author of the work. The beauty conveyed by the words used to describe the scenes imagined by the poet is simply superb. Here is a short piece to illustrate the point. Here, Rama and Sita are living in a simple hut in the forest. Sita is watering plants and softly humming some song. Rama is totally engrossed in watching her divine beauty. Some Hindi words are difficult so I have provided the meanings. Read on- Rajiv K. Saxena