गजः
Elephant

This is an Essay on Elephant in Sanskrit.

Transliteration, meaning in English and Hindi translation is given for better understanding.
This post can be referenced by students or anyone interested in learning and understanding Sanskrit.

सर्वेषु पशुषु गजः महाकायः पशुः अस्ति। तस्य द्वौ रदौ स्तः। तस्य दन्ताः बहुमूल्यवन्तः। कारागिराः तस्य दन्तैः रम्याणि वस्तूनि निर्मान्ति। तस्य दीर्घा शुन्डा। तस्य चत्वारः पादाः स्तम्भवत् दृश्यन्ते। तस्य कर्णौ शूर्पे इव विशालौ। तस्य पृच्छं कृशं अस्ति। तस्य नेत्रे लघुनी। पूर्वं नृपाः स्वस्य प्रासादस्य अग्रे गजं पालयन्ति स्म। यतः गजः समृद्धे प्रतीकम्।

Transliteration

sarveṣu paśuṣu gajaḥ mahākāyaḥ paśuḥ asti। tasya dvau radau staḥ। tasya dantāḥ bahumūlyavantaḥ। kārāgirāḥ tasya dantaiḥ ramyāṇi vastūni nirmānti। tasya dīrghā śunḍā। tasya catvāraḥ pādāḥ stambhavat dṛśyante। tasya karṇau śūrpe iva viśālau। tasya pṛcchaṃ kṛśaṃ asti। tasya netre laghunī। pūrvaṃ nṛpāḥ svasya prāsādasya agre gajaṃ pālayanti sma। yataḥ gajaḥ samṛddhe pratīkam।

English translation

An elephant is one of the biggest of all the animals. It has two long tusks. The tusks are precious. Artisans create beautiful ivory artifacts from the tusks of an elephant. It has a long trunk. Its four legs look like pillars. Its ears are very big like a winnower. It has a small tail. It has small eyes. In ancient times, the kings used to keep elephants in front of their palaces. That’s why an elephant is considered as the symbol of prosperity.

हिंदी में अनुवाद

सर्व पशुओं में हाथी विशाल पशु है। उसके दो लंबे दाँत होते हैं। उसके दाँत मूल्यवान होते हैं। कारागीर दाँतों से अच्छी वस्तुएँ बनाते हैं। उसकी सूँड लंबी होती है। उसके चार पैर स्तंभ के जैसे दिखते हैं। उसके कान सूप के जैसे विशाल होते है। उसकी पूँछ छोटी होती है। उसकी आँखें छोटी होती हैं। पुराने जमाने में राजा अपने महल के आगे हाथी को रखते थे। इसलिए हाथी को समृद्धी का प्रतीक माना जाता है।

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