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Kālidāsa

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Kālidāsa


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India
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Poetry of Indian dramatist and lyric poet Kalidasa (circa 375-circa 415) represents the height of the kavya style, which his epic poem Raghuvamsha and his lyric poem Meghaduta exemplify.

Poeple widely regard Kālidāsa (Devanāgarī: कालिदास "servant of Kali") as the greatest renowned writer in the classical Sanskrit language.

We know nothing with certainty about the life of Kālidāsa apart from works but speculate about the place where he lived or the dates of his birth and death. According to legend, his known beauty brought him to the attention of Vidyottama, princess, who married him.
Kālidāsa, however, legendarily lacked much education, and his ignorance and coarseness shamed the princess. A devoted worshipper of Kali (by other accou
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Average rating: 3.92 · 3,226 ratings · 289 reviews · 85 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Recognition of Śakuntalā

3.86 avg rating — 1,587 ratings — published 350 — 127 editions
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The Meghadūta of Kālidāsa

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Kumarasambhava of Kalidasa

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The Loom of Time: A Selecti...

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Raghu Vansha

4.36 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 400 — 32 editions
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The Rtusamhara of Kalidasa

4.07 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 2001 — 13 editions
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Translations of Shakuntala ...

3.52 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 2007 — 16 editions
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Malavikagnimitram: Malavika...

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Vikramorvasiyam of Kalidasa

4.06 avg rating — 63 ratings29 editions
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Kalidasa for the 21st Centu...

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“Yesterday is but a dream,
Tomorrow is only a vision.
But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope.”
Kālidāsa, The complete works of Kalidasa
tags: hope

“Today well lived makes every yesterday a memory of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope.”
Kalidasa

“Hadapilah hari ini!
Inilah saatnya untuk menuntut hidup yang nyata,
Dalam rentang waktu yang pendek ini, kita mendapat kesempatan untuk:

Berkembang dengan gembira, bertindak dengan mulia.
Menciptakan keindahan yang mempesona,
Karena hari kemarin cuma mimpi dan hari esok cuma bayang-bayang.
Tapi bila hari ini kita jalani dengan baik, setiap hari kemarin akan menjadi mimpi yang indah.
Dan setiap hari esok menjadi bayang-bayang harapan.
Jadi manfaatkanlah hari ini sebaik-baiknya.”
Kalidasa

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