Kalidasa

(4th Century - 5th Century / Ujjain / India)

Comments about Kalidasa

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (6/8/2016 5:01:00 AM)

    I came in touch with his great poetry only when I had the opportunity to read Meghadootam in Sanskrit and also Kumarasambhavam. He would be regarded as world's greatest poet in Sanskrit as wellas of ancient civilisations.
    He is simply Incomparable.
    Great poet.
    Subhas

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  • Vikram Aarella - The Poem Shooter (6/1/2006 3:04:00 PM)

    Kalidasa is the greatest sanskrit poet and probably one of the greatest poet world has ever seen.

Shakuntala Act 1

King Dushyant in a chariot, pursuing an antelope, with a bow and quiver, attended by his Charioteer.
Suta (Charioteer). [Looking at the antelope, and then at the king]
When I cast my eye on that black antelope, and on thee, O king, with thy braced bow, I see before me, as it were, the God Mahésa chasing a hart (male deer), with his bow, named Pináca, braced in his left hand.

King Dushyant: The fleet animal has given us a long chase. Oh! there he runs, with his neck bent gracefully, looking

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