Kamayani is a Hindi epic poem (Mahakavya) by Jaishankar Prasad. It's regarded as among the best literary works composed in modern times. In addition, it signifies the epitome of Chhayavadi school of Hindi poetry and early 20th centuries.
Kamayani depicts the interaction of ideas, human emotions, and activities by requiring metaphors that are mythological. Kamayani has characters like Ida, Manu and Shraddha who are seen in the Vedas. The truly amazing deluge explained in the poem has its source. Describing his metaphorical demonstration the poet said:
"Ida was the sister of the gods, giving consciousness to entire humanity. That is why there's an Ida Karma. This erudition created a rift between Shraddha and Manu. Then using the progressive intelligence searching for delights that are unbridled, the impasse was unavoidable. This storyline is not so very modern that metaphor has fantastically mingled. Thus, while keeping their historical relevance, Shraddha Manu and Ida might additionally express the symbolic consequence. The mind is represented by Manu using its faculties of the head and heart and these are again symbolized (Shraddha) and Intellect (Ida) respectively.
The storyline is founded in the Vedic story where Manu, the man enduring following the deluge (Pralaya), is emotionless (Bhavanasunya). Manu begins becoming involved in a variety of emotions, thoughts and actions. All these are sequentially impersonated with other characters, Ida, Kilaat and also Shraddha playing with their part, leading inside them. Some people consider the sequence denotes the reversal of character in the life of a man's .