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Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry Indian Verse I. The Vedas, an Overview Pankti (associated with food and the god of rain) is a Vedic meter found in one of the later books (Book V) of the Reg Vida. Also known as the 5th horse pulling the golden chariot of the sun god and is said to come from the bone marrow. In Hindi it means line or sentence and is a popular Indian girl's name. The elements of the pankti meter are: stanzaic, 40 syllables, written in any number of quintains, 5 padas or lines. syllabic, lines of 8 syllable each. Generosity by Judi Van Gorder Blessings from heaven rain down to fill the thirsty streams with life sustaining elixir and wash clean the dust from the late harvest, the Father renews the planet. Other Vedic forms Anistubh Brhati Gayatri Jagati Pankti Tristubh Ushnik II. Sanskrit Forms Regional Forms:III.Bengali, IV.Hindi, V.Kashmiri, VI.Marathi and VII.Teluga