SPRING (4) - VASANTA RITU (pr: Vasanta Rutu) (3)
Bhartrihari used SIX verses to describe SPRING season. This is the THIRD verse. (81 to 86).
Avaasaha kim kimcideeva,
daita paarsvee vilaasa alasaha,
Karn`ee kookila kaaminii kalaravaha,
smeeroo lataa man`t`apaha,
katipayais seevyaaha sitaams`oo karaaha,
keeshaam cit sukhayantyaveehi,
hridayee caitree vicitraaha srajaha.
The poet describes the blissful days of spring-time spent by the fortunate, by the following happy events:
a) tired wife on the side, happy after intercourse;
b)hearing the 'kuhu' sounds of female cuckoos;
c)staying under the fully blooming canopies of creepers and shrubs;
d)participating in delightful discussions of poets and scholars;
e)awe inspiring, bewitching moon-lit nights.