R S Yadav ‘Ehsaas’
Genre: Poetry, Pages: 138, Binding: Paperback, ISBN No:- 978-93-82792-44-4
“Of the 10 sentiments (i.e. Rass), the choicest one of Shri Ehsaas is Shringaar Rass. In Shringaar Manjari, although poetry on Shringaar Rass in ancient Reeti Kaalik forms like Doha, Sawaiya, Kavitt and Choupaai is dominant, there are several chapters on other forms and sentiments also like Ghazals, Hazals (i.e. Ghazals of sarcast & humour), Patriotic, Devotional and moral teachings; apart from ‘Speaking Pictures’ (descriptive paintings).
Speciality of this poetry book is that the meanings of hard and uncommon words have been given as foot-notes below each lyric for the ease of readers to derive complete pleasure of the poetry.
With a view to enrich the knowledge of students and the aspiring poets, the author, in his Praakkathan (or Foreword), has, in a nutshell, reproduced the rarely available best definitions of Language, Literature, Poetry, Poet, Romantic Sentiment (i.e. Shringaar Rass), Love, Milan and Viyog. Therefore, for many good reasons stated above, this book would prove to be worth preserving by poetry lovers. It is hoped that Shringaar Manjari shall be greeted enthusiastically by amorous readers world over.”