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The work here adopts the Hultzsch text, and uses five-line stanzas of rhymed pentameters to render the simple magnificence of the poetry while remaining faithful to the prose sense. According to the story, Kubera, treasurer to the Gods, possesses a band of celestial attendees working for him, named the Yakshas.

How slendidly you described this ancient piece of Kalidasa’s immortal work? William Shakespeare, English poet, dramatist, and actor, often called the English national poet and considered…. The rest are pieces of sheer sublime poetry, intense love and devotion to each other. Meghdoot Raja laxman Singh Anubadit. Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and kalida also contact you if any clarifications are needed.

I have corrected the error. Belonging to the tradition of Duta-Kavyam, Meghdootam is a love poem, natural poem, and romantic poem, besides being a social document. They brought back many fond and cherished memories. The Yaksha makes the route seem as bewitching as possible, so that the cloud takes his message to his wife, in the city of Alaka according to Hindu mythology, Alaka sometimes also referred to as Alakapuri, is a mythical entlish in the Himalayas.


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Refer to the article on Kalidasa at https: Learn More in these related Britannica articles: All that restores the frame or cheers the mind. Many plays and programmes have been staged ever since based on this fascinating all-time work of Kalidasa. Eight months had already passed when the south-west monsoon had begun its northward journey.

Million thanx plasticpoet-ji for recommending and such revered words am glad that u found this post great, best wishes, kk. The yearlong exile on the beauteous Ramagiri hills in the South of Vindyas away kalidzs his wife in the Himalayas was too harsh to bearexacerbated by the flooding memories of the love- filled happier times. Crest Publishing House 30 July Language: They are like two gems strung together one thread.

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About its author, who wrote five or six other great works, little is known, but he may have served one of the pre-Gupta rulers of northern India at Ujjain.


An excerpt ,alidas his translation: What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? See our Returns Policy. Internet URLs are the best. Here, the poet says that while traveling towards North the cloud will come across the region of Mala, then it will float towards Norh-Westand will pass through Amarkoot Hill; then it will touch the foothills of Vindhyachal, where, where Reva or Narmada is flowing in zigzag motion. Delay then, certain in Ujjain to find. Meghaduta poem by Kalidasa.

The Megha duta; or, Cloud messenger (Das edition)

In tears withheld he took his fall from grace, from wealth attending on the King of Kings. Delay then, certain in Ujjain to find All that restores the frame or cheers the mind. The yaksha whose claim to the title is most potent, is quite surprisingly, not even named in the poem.

Iliked the following sentences. The friendly peacock hails thy grateful flight: Then take a straight route and turn towards Ujjaini, the capital of Avanti. I have rectified the link.