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Meghaduta of Kalidasa

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Published by New Bharatiya Book Corp .
Written in English


  • Kalidasa,
  • Meghaduta

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9093242M
ISBN 108187418346
ISBN 109788187418344

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  The Meghaduta of Kalidasa Paperback – January 1, by M. R. Kale (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $/5(4). Illustrating the Meghaduta: "Illustrated catalogue of the plants and trees of Kalidasa’s Meghaduta". A summary by Chandra Holm; Notes on issues in translation by Holcombe; A Review of a book of translation. This page was last edited on 2 July , at (UTC). Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution. Meghaduta, (Sanskrit: “Cloud Messenger”) lyric love poem in some verses composed by Kalidasa about the 5th century ce. The verse is unique to Sanskrit literature in that the poet attempts to go beyond the strophic unity of the short lyric, normally the form preferred for . The Meghaduta or Cloud Messenger is a masterpiece of Sanskrit literature, and was composed by the court poet Kalidasa some time before AD in northern India. A Yaksha or nature deity begs a passing cloud to carry a message across the subcontinent to his grieving consort in the fabled city of Alaká.

Items Related to मेघदूत: Meghaduta of Kalidasa (An Old and Rare Book) (Hindi | Books) Deal 20% Off. मेघदूत भाष्य और महाकवि कालिदास - Meghaduta Bhashya and Mahakavi Kalidasa. by Bhagwatilal Rajpurohit HARDCOVER (Edition: ). Looking for books by Kālidāsa? See all books authored by Kālidāsa, including Sacontal, and Meghaduta of Kalidasa, and more on INR. USD - US Dollar; Call Us at +91 - or Mail Us at [email protected] The earliest paleographical evidence of Kalidasa is found in a Sanskrit inscription dated c. CE, found at Mandsaur's Sun temple, with some verses that appear to imitate Meghaduta Purva, 66; and the Ritusamhara V, , although Kalidasa is not named.

It is of tangential interest, however, that the Ritusamhara, published in Bengal in , was the first book to be printed in Sanskrit. On the other hand, the Meghaduta, until the ’s hardly known outside India, is in many ways the finest and most perfect of all Kalidasa’s works and certainly one of the masterpiece of world literature. A poem by the British poet laureate Simon Armitage, titled ‘Lockdown,’ about the Coronavirus pandemic, published in the Guardian on 21st March , which was influenced by the Meghaduta or The Cloud Messenger by Kalidasa, inspired me to read the Meghaduta in original Sanskrit and its various English ately, I had studied Sanskrit in my high school in Rajgir, Nalanda. The text of The Meghaduta by Kalidasa, as is known from the Preface of the book with a translation into English verse by , M.A.F.R.S., Boden Professor of Sanskrit in the University of OXFORD, was first printed in the year at Calcutta. The Meghaduta of Kalidasa book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. xvii. p.: folded map ; 22 cm/5.