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9789390252343 60c490ab724f691a5dc9e355 Kalidasa: Meghduta The Cloud Messenger https://cdn1.storehippo.com/s/607fe93d7eafcac1f2c73ea4/60c499bca0beb34a2f15e56b/webp/51yeatbquss-_sx310_bo1-204-203-200_.jpg Meghaduta or The Cloud Messenger is a masterpiece of Sanskrit literature, written by Kalidasa some 1500 years ago. This breathtaking poem of 111 stanzas is about a Yaksha, who is banished for a year to central India for neglecting his duties by Kubera-the Lord of Wealth, from his abode at the fabled city of Alaka near Mount Kailasa. The Yaksha exhorts a passing cloud to carry his message across to his beloved in the Himalayas. The cloud is assisted by sylphs, nymphs, eight-legged animals, the wish fulfilling trees, drums, celestial elephants, birds, rare flowers, trees and rivers during his journey. 9789390252343
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Kalidasa: Meghduta The Cloud Messenger

ISBN: 9789390252343
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  • ISBN: 9789390252343
  • Author: Abhay K.
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury
  • Pages: 120
  • Format: Paperback

Book Description

Meghaduta or The Cloud Messenger is a masterpiece of Sanskrit literature, written by Kalidasa some 1500 years ago. This breathtaking poem of 111 stanzas is about a Yaksha, who is banished for a year to central India for neglecting his duties by Kubera-the Lord of Wealth, from his abode at the fabled city of Alaka near Mount Kailasa. The Yaksha exhorts a passing cloud to carry his message across to his beloved in the Himalayas. The cloud is assisted by sylphs, nymphs, eight-legged animals, the wish fulfilling trees, drums, celestial elephants, birds, rare flowers, trees and rivers during his journey.

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