Kalidasa’s Meghaduta 1: undertaking a translation. with a leaning towards reflection and speculation unlike anything in Chinese, or indeed in English, {7} we. Digitized by Google. Digitized by. Page 2. Digitized by Google. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Page Page Page Page Read Kalidasa’s Meghdoot book reviews & author details and more at of Kalidasa: Text with Sanskrit Commentary of Mallinatha, English Translation, Notes.

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Cologne Digital Sanskrit Lexicon. The actual message is rather thin and predictable.

Thank you for the post. The version here by the poet Colin John Holcombe is taken from the standard Hultzsch text, and employs accomplished English verse to render the simple magnificence of the original while remaining faithful to the meaning. Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and may also contact you if any clarifications are needed.

He also tells her that the remaining period of his exile will end soon. Later translations are close to the prose sense of the Sanskrit, but employ free-verse styles that give no hint of Kalidasa’s elevated and harmonious language. It developed as the vehicle of expression for the Brahmanical society that gradually established itself as the main cultural force throughout the region in the period….

At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. The route that indicated by Kalidasa is the route of monsoon.

Krishna, I have replaced mediafire links of Meghaduta with archive. Thank you for the needful. A free e-book in pdf format.

Here’s how terms and conditions apply. Retrieved 28 February The otherworld that brimmed in cloudy air was still discomfort when far longing brings a breath to hold him to that neck’s embrace. Many translations exist, generally in the style of their period, some being designed to help Sanskrit students understand the grammar and vocabulary of Kalidasa’s elevated and harmonious language.


The Internet All photos are also from the internet and I have no right to these. Megha Sandesha mfghdoot translation by C. I enjoyed reading them. Apart from the imagery sketched of mountains, valleys, forests, landmarks, Meghdootam also brings out the meghdot of Yaksha in englis dialogues between Yaksha and the cloud. This lyric poem Meghdootam has stanzas each comprising four lines. Meghana, There are 6 download links for Meghaduta in this post.

Meghadutam of Kalidasa with Sanskrit Commentary and English Translation

An example are the drawings by Nana Joshi. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Thus, ends the message that yaksha desires to sent to her beloved through the cloud.

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Help us improve this article! It would be a gross fallacy to read the poem Simply as a love message.

We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. How slendidly you described this ancient piece of Kalidasa’s immortal work?

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Charles Dickens, English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian era. Sanskrit literaturebody of writings produced by the Aryan peoples who entered the Indian subcontinent from the northwest, probably during the 2nd millennium bc. I have corrected the error. Kuber, fortunately heard this megydoot and remitted the rest of his exile about four months and thus Yaksha could again unite with his wife.


Meghaduta is separated into two parts — Purvamegha Previous cloud and Uttaramegha Consequent cloud. An excerpt is quoted in Canadian director Deepa Mehta ‘s film, Water. Such pleasant memories in times of suffering, the poet remarks, are indeed very cruel. It is my fortune that I have come across such an excellent source of sanskrit books. The description is so enamouring and so pictorial, that one can actually experience the scenes are flashing in front of the eyes in a vision. So, please be specific meghddoot your kaldias, regarding which link causes problem.

Gayantri, Thanks for pointing out the broken link. You have summarized the narration of the poem very well. Here, the kalidaw 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.

Excerpt Opening of Meghaduta A year from amorousness: Each year this is the time when Kalidas’ magnum opus comes to the forefront! Many plays and meghcoot have been staged ever since based on this fascinating all-time work of Kalidasa.