Essay on Elephant in Sanskrit

This is an essay on Elephant in Sanskrit.

Transliteration, meaning in English and Hindi translation is also given for better understanding.

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Essay on Elephant

गजः।

गजः मम प्रियपशुः अस्ति। सर्वेषु पशुषु गजः महाकायः पशुः अस्ति।

गजः उपयुक्तपशुः अस्ति। एषः मानवानां कृते उपयुक्तः। गजः इन्द्रदेवस्य प्रियः। एषः शाकाहारी पशुः। गजस्य खाद्यः वृक्षाणां शाखाः, सस्यानि इत्यादिः। गजाः यूथरूपेण वने वसन्ति।

तस्य द्वौ रदौ स्तः। तस्य दन्ताः बहुमूल्यवन्ताः। कारागिराः तस्य दन्तैः रम्याणि वस्तूनि निर्मान्ति। तस्य दीर्घा शुण्डा। तस्य चत्वारः पादाः स्तम्भवत् दृश्यन्ते। तस्य कर्णौ शूर्पे इव विशालौ। तस्य पृच्छं कृशम् अस्ति। तस्य नेत्रे लघुनी। एषः भारवाहनाय अपि उपयुज्यते। पूर्वं, नृपाः स्वस्य प्रासादस्य गजं पालयन्ति स्म​। युद्धे अपि गजस्य उपयोगः भवति स्म​।

गजः समृद्धे प्रतीकम्।

Transliteration

gajaḥ mama priyapaśuḥ asti। sarveṣu paśuṣu gajaḥ mahākāyaḥ paśuḥ asti।

gajaḥ upayuktapaśuḥ asti। eṣaḥ mānavānāṃ kṛte upayuktaḥ। gajaḥ indradevasya priyaḥ। eṣaḥ śākāhārī paśuḥ। gajasya khādyaḥ vṛkṣāṇāṃ śākhāḥ, sasyāni ityādiḥ। gajāḥ yūtharūpeṇa vane vasanti।

tasya dvau radau staḥ। tasya dantāḥ bahumūlyavantāḥ। kārāgirāḥ tasya dantaiḥ ramyāṇi vastūni nirmānti। tasya dīrghā śuṇḍā। tasya catvāraḥ pādāḥ stambhavat dṛśyante। tasya karṇau śūrpe iva viśālau। tasya pṛcchaṃ kṛśam asti। tasya netre laghunī। eṣaḥ bhāravāhanāya api upayujyate। pūrvaṃ, nṛpāḥ svasya prāsādasya gajaṃ pālayanti sma​। yuddhe api gajasya upayogaḥ bhavati sma​।

gajaḥ samṛddhe pratīkam।

English translation

The elephant is my favourite animal. It is one of the biggest of all animals.

It is a very useful animal. It is very useful for humans. The elephant is dear to Lord Indra. This animal is a herbivore. The elephant eats branches of trees, crops, etc. Elephants live in herds in the jungle.

It has two long tusks. The tusks are precious. Artisans create beautiful ivory artefacts from the tusks of an elephant. It has a long trunk. Its four legs look like pillars. Its ears are very big like winnowers. It has a a small tail. It has small eyes. This animal is also used for carrying heavy loads. In ancient times, the kings used to keep elephants in front of their palaces. The elephants were also used for wars.

The elephant is considered a symbol of prosperity.

हिंदी में अनुवाद

हाथी मेरा प्रिय पशु है। सर्व पशुओं में हाथी विशाल पशु है।

हाथी उपयुक्त पशु है। यह मनुषयों के लिए उपयोगी है। हाथी इन्द्रदेव को प्रिय है। यह शाकाहारी पशु है। वृक्ष के पत्ते, फ़सल इत्यादी हाथी का खाना है। हाथी वन में झुंड में रहते हैं।

उसके दो लंबे दाँत होते हैं। उसके दाँ मूल्यवान होते हैं। कारागीर इनके दाँतों से अच्छी वस्तुएँ बनाते हैं। हाथी की सूँड लंबी होती है। उसके चार पैर स्तम्भ के जैसे दिखते हैं। उसके कान सूप की तरह विशाल होते हैं। उसकी पूँछ छोटी होती है। उसकी आँखें छोटी होती हैं। हाथी भरवाहन के लिए उपयोगी है। पुराने ज़माने में राजा अपने महल के आगे हाथी को रखते थे। युद्ध में भी हाथी का उपयोग करते थे।

हाथी को समृद्धी का प्रतीक माना जाता है।

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