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Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry Indian Verse The Vedas, an Overview Anistubh, (Sun God, originating from the veins of Prajāpati) the first of the Vedic chandas or meters is a stanzaic form in ordinary epic meter. The verse is often a chanted mantra. The elements of the Anistubh are: stanzaic. The stanza or chanda is written in 4 lines or padas syllabic, a total of 32 syllables, the line are 8 syllables each. irregular. The anistubh has an irregular cadence, caesura and alternating trochaic and iambic meter contribute. Note: Because of language differences