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Thursday, September 04, 2014

THE ANT GIVES BIRTH TO AN ELEPHANT



THE ANT DELIVERS OR GIVES BIRTH TO A STRONG ELEPHANT

കാ ഖാദതേ ഭൂമിഗതാൻ മനുഷ്യാൻ?
കം ഹന്തി സിംഹപ്രകടപ്രഭാവഃ?
കരോതി കിം വാ പരിപൂർണ്ണഗർഭാ?
പിപീലികാ ദന്തിവരം പ്രസൂതേ
का खादते भूमिगतान् मनुष्यान्
कं हन्ति सिंहः प्रकटप्रभावः
करोति किं वा परिपूर्णगर्भा
पिपीलिका दन्तिवरं प्रसूते
Kaa khaadathe bhoomigataan manushyaan
kam hanta simhaH prakat prabhaavaH
Karoti kim vaa paripoorn garbhaa
Pipeelikaa dantivaram prasootey..

This shows the extremes as to which Indian logic and ingenuity can go..
The statement is pipeelikaa danthivaram prasootey…
the ant gives birth to a stong elephant..
It is the practice in Sanskrit to have a few questions asked in some part of a sloka and the answers to be given in the final line
Question Kaa Khaatade bhoomigataan manushyaan… who eats up the bodies of men consigned to the earth?
Answer Pipeelikaa the ant
Question Kam hanti simhaH prakataprabhavaH.. whom does the valorous lion kill
Answer Dantivaram… the strong elephant
Question Karoti kim vaa paripoornagarbhaaH.. what happens when the pregnancy period is complete
Answer delivers
Put these answers in a single line… Pipeelikaa danthivaram prasoothey and it means THE ANT DELIVERS OR GIVES BIRTH TO A STRONG ELEPHANT